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Exclusive: Obama forewarns Netanyahu that sanctions against Iran will soon be partially lifted

resident Barack Obama has notified Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu that his administration will soon start the partial and gradual easing of economic sanctions against Iran, DEBKAfile reports exclusively from its Washington and Jerusalem sources. The reduction would apply to “non-significant” yet “substantial” … Continue reading

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North Korea Nullifies All Nonaggression Agreements with South Korea

Angrily responding to the United Nations Security Council’s unanimous decision to impose tightened sanctions, North Korea said on Friday that it was nullifying all nonaggression agreements with South Korea, with one of its top generals claiming that his country had nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic … Continue reading

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Iranian Checkmate? Oil Embargo on the European Union to Be Announced

It appears that the news concerning the demise of Iran Daily was premature: only one day’s suspension for supporting Ahmadinejad over the opposition party. The stories below detail the Iranian response to the implementation of the European Union’s oil embargo. … Continue reading

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Israel Asks the United Nations to Take Action Against Iran

Israel has asked the United Nations to take action against Iran before they are capable of building a nuclear weapon. There is no question which country would be the first target of an Iranian nuclear attack. Palestinian religious leader Muhammad … Continue reading

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South Korea Warns US Against Crude Shortage

From the Iran Daily: Kim Jae-shin, [South Korea’s] deputy minister of foreign affairs and trade, underscored that point with US officials, a news pool report said. “Many in South Korea are quite worried that further strengthening sanctions in Iran at … Continue reading

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Israeli Attack on Iran Imminent?

Obama is preparing US facilities in the Middle East against repercussions of an Israeli attack on Iran. The failures last week by Obama, the Department of State and Tim Geithner to establish sanctions on Iran were a stark contrast with the … Continue reading

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Tim Geithner Strikes Out in China

The lines are being drawn between Iran and the United States. Timothy Geithner’s attempt to persuade China to initiate sanctions against Iran have failed. The European Union has postponed any sanctions for six months citing their poor economic conditions which … Continue reading

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