Stories tagged: Iran
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 12:25 p.m.
Airbus secures Iran Air deal with list price of $18 billion
Airbus and Iran Air finalized Thursday a deal for 100 planes worth more than $18 billion dollars at list prices – a contract that’s potentially a big boost for Iran’s …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 3:38 p.m.
Russia, Iran, Turkey cast themselves as deal-makers in Syria
Russia, Turkey and Iran cast themselves as the essential deal-makers in Syria on Tuesday, saying at a trilateral meeting in Moscow that their cooperation could pave the way for a …
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016
Martin Schram: Aleppo the latest humanitarian failure
Aleppo will be remembered as yet another genocide the United States, still looked to as the world’s de facto leader, failed to act to stop.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 11:51 a.m.
Iran sanctions renewal becomes law without Obama signature
In an unexpected reversal, President Barack Obama declined to sign a renewal of sanctions against Iran but let it become law anyway, in an apparent bid to alleviate Tehran’s concerns …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 12:29 p.m.
Iran, angered by U.S. sanctions bill, considers atomic boats
Iran’s president on Tuesday ordered officials to draw up plans to build nuclear-powered ships and to show how the United States violated last year’s nuclear deal, a response to a …
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016, 2:46 p.m.
Iran seals deal with Boeing to buy 80 planes worth $16.6 billion
Iran’s flag carrier finalized a major deal with U.S. plane maker Boeing Co. to buy $16.6 billion worth of passenger planes Sunday in one of the most tangible benefits yet …
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016
Dana Milbank: Chaos is Trump’s consistent policy
But for all the promises Trump is breaking, there is one he has kept without wavering: his vow to be unpredictable.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 2:07 p.m.
Senate votes unanimously to renew Iran sanctions law
The Senate moved decisively Thursday to renew a decades-old sanctions law that lawmakers said gives the United States the clout to punish Iran should it fail to live up to …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 11:08 a.m.
Saudi-Iran rivalries could scuttle tentative OPEC deal
Up to this week, chances that OPEC countries would agree to their first cut in output in eight years were looking good. Now, not so much.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 10:02 a.m.
Iran state TV: Death toll in train collision increases to 43
A train collision in northern Iran killed at least 43 people and injured 100 on Friday, Iran’s state TV reported.
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 3:58 p.m.
IS car bomb kills 56, including 20 Iranians, in Iraq
A car bomb tore through a gas station south of Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 56 people, including 20 Iranians, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016
Trudy Rubin: Cabinet choices signal trouble
The temperamental Trump, who lacks foreign-policy experience and disdains details, is in desperate need of coolheaded staff. Yet he is veering toward a team even more erratic than he.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 8:42 p.m.
Iran’s atomic chief says he doesn’t think Trump will scrap nuclear deal
Throughout the U.S. presidential election campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly articulated disgust for the nuclear deal reached last year between Iran and world powers and promised to scrap it if he …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
Officials: US OKs Airbus sale of 100-plus planes to Iran
Officials say the Obama administration has green-lighted the sale of more than 100 Airbus planes to Iran.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 9:17 a.m.
House votes to prohibit sale of commercial aircraft to Iran
The Republican-led House has voted convincingly to approve legislation that would bar the sale of commercial passenger aircraft to Iran.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 7:21 a.m.
Donald Trump’s victory sparks optimism in an unlikely place: Iran
Donald Trump had sharp words for Iran during his presidential campaign, but Iranian leaders see reasons for hope in a Trump presidency.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 11:55 a.m.
OPEC reopens talks on oil cuts without Iran, Iraq ministers
OPEC and Russia will meet in Doha on Thursday for another round of talks without ministers from Iran and Iraq, the two countries that pose the biggest obstacle to a …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 11:51 a.m.
Analysis: Giuliani was a paid advocate for Iranian dissident group
Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani is reported to be in contention to be Donald Trump’s attorney general or secretary of state. Senators who will be considering his confirmation may …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 9:05 a.m.
After sanctions, Iran signs preliminary oil deal with Total
Iran has signed a preliminary $4.8 billion agreement with the French oil company Total – Tehran’s first such deal after the nuclear accord with world powers removed international sanctions that …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016
Past opinions provide perspective
Snake River dams, Nov. 9, 1936 The S-R editorial board opined on the idea of making Lewiston a seaport by constructing dams on the lower Snake River. An editorial approvingly …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 11:47 a.m.
Trump and Clinton are ‘catastrophic,’ says Iran’s supreme leader
Almost 37 years to the day that radical students overran the U.S. Embassy in Iran, the Islamic republic’s supreme leader sat with students and delivered a blistering tirade against American …
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 3:23 p.m.
Iran’s space agency ‘interested’ in cooperating with NASA
The head of Iran’s space agency said Tuesday his country is interested in cooperating with NASA.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 12:48 p.m.
U.S. grants Airbus first chance to sell airplanes to Iran
Airbus on Wednesday became the first airplane manufacturer to get U.S. government permission to sell aircraft to Iran following last year’s nuclear accord, getting final approval for a 17-plane sale …
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016, 11:54 a.m.
Muslim pilgrims begin hajj, but this year without Iranians
Close to 2 million people from around the world began performing the first rites of the Islamic hajj pilgrimage on Saturday, which calls for entering into a state of physical …
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 11:24 a.m.
Iran backs OPEC moves geared toward stability, oil minister says
Iran’s oil minister says his country would support any decision by the oil producing group of nations that seeks to stabilize the oil market, Iranian state TV reported on Tuesday.
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016, 11:17 a.m.
U.S. paid $1.3 billion to Iran 2 days after cash delivery
The Obama administration said Wednesday it paid $1.3 billion in interest to Iran in January to resolve a decades-old dispute over an undelivered military sale, two days after allowing $400 …
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 2:07 p.m.
U.N. warns Aleppo risks ‘catastrophe,’ urges 48-hour truce
The U.N. humanitarian chief on Monday urged all combatants in Aleppo to agree to a 48-hour pause to allow delivery or desperately needed aid, warning that otherwise the world risks …
Sat., Aug. 20, 2016
Charles Krauthammer: The price of powerlessness
The reordering of the Middle East is proceeding apace. Where for 40 years the U.S.-Egypt alliance anchored the region, a Russia-Iran condominium is now dictating events.
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 3:40 p.m.
$400M to Iran was contingent on release of prisoners, U.S. says
The Obama administration said Thursday that a $400 million cash payment to Iran seven months ago was contingent on the release of a group of American prisoners.
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 7:03 p.m.
Iranian fan allowed to hold her sign at volleyball venue
Iranian sports fan and activist Darya Safai returned to the Olympic volleyball venue Monday repeating her message and hoping the whole world hears: “Let Iranian Women Enter Their Stadiums.”