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    Netanyahu in Washington: Iran, Iran and Iran

    October 10-14 By Natan Sachs As Israel’s prime minister visits the White House, Natan Sachs of the Brookings Institution tells Deutsche Welle (DW) that Benjamin Netanyahu has one thing above…

    25 Nobel laureates plead for freedom for Kokabee

    25 Nobel laureates plead for freedom for Kokabee

    October 10-14 A total of 25 winners of the Nobel Prize in physics  have signed a letter to the Supreme Leader calling on him to free Omid Kokabee, a 32-year-old…

    Carter might have dealt with hostages differently

    Carter might have dealt with hostages differently

    October 10-14 Former President Jimmy F Carter marked his 90th birthday last Wednesday with an interview in which he said the one thing he would have handled differently as president…

    IS vision for shafting Iran

    October 10-14 A captured document from the Islamic State talks of plans to seize Iran’s nuclear secrets, unleash a vicious campaign of ethnic cleansing against Shias, and cripple Iran’s caviar…

    Tehrani killed by dish collectors

    Tehrani killed by dish collectors

    October 10-14 A 65-year-old building manager was killed by Tehran police last week when he intervened as they tried to strip satellite dish receivers from the apartment house he managed.…

    China’s military presence in the Gulf

    China’s military presence in the Gulf

    October 10-14 By Michael Singh Little noticed amid the tumult in Syria, two Chinese naval ships–a guided missile destroyer, the Changchun, and a frigate, the Changzhou–visited the Iranian port of…

    Internet filters: Irritating but ineffective

    Internet filters: Irritating but ineffective

    October 10-14 A Spanish reporter visiting Tehran to check out Internet censorship concludes that it is a pain in the neck but doesn’t really stop anyone with persistence from getting…

    Netanyahu: Iran, IS, Hamas competing now for dominance in the Middle East

    Netanyahu: Iran, IS, Hamas competing now for dominance in the Middle East

    October 10-14 Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says the Islamic State, Hamas and Iran are locked in a competition to become the dominant Islamist power in the Middle East. “ISIS…