Updated: Thursday, March 30, 2017 4:26:13 PM


Canadian accused in Iran smuggling scheme arrested in Blaine
seattlepi.com
According to charging papers, Ghasempour created several front companies to help his father's friends Iran launder money and import products in violation of sanctions related to Iran's nuclear program. Ghasempour, who is alleged to have begun the ...


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Press TV

Iran's Aras region hosts Nowruz art festival
Press TV
Iran's northwestern Aras region is hosting an exclusive art festival. Artists from different parts of Iran have gathered there to take part in a lively art performance which includes painting gigantic eggs. The Nowruz egg painting festival has turned ...


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Breitbart News

Top US Commander: Iran's Heightened Threat Since Nuclear Deal May Require Military Action
Breitbart News
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. needs to consider military action to disrupt Iran's malign activities in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia, which have intensified since the Islamic Republic signed a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015, a ...



Jerusalem Post Israel News

Steinitz to JPost: Iran's traction in Syria a greater threat to Israel than ISIS
Jerusalem Post Israel News
As world powers focus on toppling ISIS, Iran is quietly gaining traction in Syria – posing a direct threat to Israel, eastern Mediterranean countries and the entire Arabian Peninsula, according to National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Minister ...



Washington Post (blog)

Iran provides a rare moment of bipartisanship
Washington Post (blog)
At Monday's Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Iran there was, given the political environment, rare and welcomed unanimity. Ranking member Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin (D-Md.) remarked that although he voted against the Joint Comprehensive  ...



Forbes

Iran And The Revolutionary Guards' Economic Powerhouse
Forbes
For slightly over a decade the office of Irani Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has been quietly and yet surely taking full control over a large swathe of Iran's economy, all under the deceptive pretext of privatization. The motive driving this major effort ...



Washington Free Beacon

State Dept.: Sanctions Alone Not Enough to Stop Iran's Missile Program
Washington Free Beacon
Sanctions on Iran are not enough to stop the country's illicit ballistic missile program, according to senior State Department officials, who said on Thursday that a new package of sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic would not halt the country's ...



Daily Mail

Iran sentences man, 21, to DEATH for 'insulting Islam'
Daily Mail
According to Iran's Islamic Penal Code, insulting the prophet is punishable by death. Article 263 of the document, however, states that if the accused tells the court that the insults were a result of anger or a mistake, the sentence can be reduced to ...