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Rallies in Tehran mark 34th anniversary of U.S. Embassy takeover

Rallies in Tehran mark 34th anniversary of U.S. Embassy takeover

TEHRAN, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Iranian demonstrators marking the 34th anniversary of the U.S. Embassy takeover in Tehran, ended rallies Monday with an anti-U.S. statement
Iran: The myth of moderation

Iran: The myth of moderation

BRUSSELS, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke of moderation at U.N. General Assembly but the truth lies elsewhere.
MOSA ZAHED, UPI Outside View Commentator
West needs to heed Iran's 'kill, kill again' message

West needs to heed Iran's 'kill, kill again' message

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Following yet another senseless round of fruitless talks with Iran on its nuclear program, Tehran remains just as committed to building a nuclear arsenal as it does to killing "Alireza M."
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator

Iran's nuclear program talks handicapped by lack of trust

LONDON, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Western leaders have reason to be optimistic over Iran but there may be a trust deficit on both sides, a former British foreign secretary said.
Israel: Don't make partial agreement with Iran on nuke program

Israel: Don't make partial agreement with Iran on nuke program

TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Israel Tuesday warned world leaders meeting in Geneva not to make a partial agreement with Iran about dismantling its nuclear program.

Mosques -- Smiling dens of iniquity?

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 15 (UPI) -- It is appropriate to apply an old biblical term "den of iniquity" to mosques as the New York City Police Department has been doing for some Islamic centers.
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator
Iran's Khamenei undeterred by sanctions

Iran's Khamenei undeterred by sanctions

TEHRAN, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- International pressure exerted on the Iranian government is designed to curtail its scientific progress, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said.

Why U.S. is losing Iraq and why Iran can't afford to

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- At times in U.S. history its leaders failed to "get the message" of a national security threat, suffering dire consequences as a result.
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator

Netanyahu: Rouhani doesn't lead Iran, Ayatollah Khamenei does

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Sunday Iran's real leader isn't President Hassan Rouhani, but Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Ayatollah backs Iranian president's talks in New York

Ayatollah backs Iranian president's talks in New York

TEHRAN, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has expressed support for Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's participation in renewed talks on Iran's nuclear program.
Iranian horror movie turns reality

Iranian horror movie turns reality

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- The author says he finds it far from amusing to see a U.S. president naively falling victim to such monstrous hostile intent as threatened by Iran
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator

Iran releases 80 inmates, including Iranian-Canadian on death row

TEHRAN, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Iran freed 80 prisoners this week, with a Toronto woman saying one of them was her husband who spent four of his five-plus years in custody on death row.
Iran plans military drills after U.N. meeting

Iran plans military drills after U.N. meeting

TEHRAN, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- An Iranian military commander said more than 8,000 troops will take part in large-scale military exercises planned for October.
Fallacy of a moderate mullah

Fallacy of a moderate mullah

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama must not fall for claims of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani being a moderate
RAMESH SEPEHRRAD, UPI Outside View Commentator

White House open to Obama-Rouhani exchange

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The White House is open to a direct exchange between President Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the United Nations, senior U.S. officials said.
U.S.: Iran orders Iraqi militants to hit U.S. Embassy if Syria is hit

U.S.: Iran orders Iraqi militants to hit U.S. Embassy if Syria is hit

TEHRAN, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- An intercepted order from Iran instructs militants in Iraq to hit the U.S. Embassy and other interests if a military strike on Syria occurs, U.S. officials said.
U.N. envoy: Weapons inspectors confirm presence of chemical substance

U.N. envoy: Weapons inspectors confirm presence of chemical substance

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Evidence indicates a chemical substance was used to kill hundreds of people near Damascus last week, the U.N. special envoy to Syria said Wednesday.

Iranian supreme leader scorns 'outside interference' in Middle East

TEHRAN, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Most of the problems in the Middle East and North Africa can be attributed to interference from foreign powers, Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said.

Iran may tap moderate to lead nuke talks

TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Iranian officials signaled Tuesday they may change the leader of their nuclear negotiating team, possibly tapping a diplomat educated in the United States.

Regional affairs worry Iran's Khamenei

TEHRAN, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa should be resolved at the regional level to avoid outside intervention, Iran's supreme leader said Friday.
Don't view Iran's president with rose-colored glasses

Don't view Iran's president with rose-colored glasses

LONDON, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- The West has long shaken hands with despots in the Middle East in the name of stability and order and this continues with the change of presidents in Iran.
MURIEL TURNER, UPI Outside View Commentator
Rouhani installed as president of Iran

Rouhani installed as president of Iran

TEHRAN, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Hassan Rouhani Saturday became president of Iran when the country's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, endorses him.
Ahmadinejad conducts final Cabinet session

Ahmadinejad conducts final Cabinet session

MASHHAD, Iran, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- The Iranian government said outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was feted during his last official meeting in the northeast city of Mashhad.
Khamenei: West thwarting Islamic revival

Khamenei: West thwarting Islamic revival

TEHRAN, July 29 (UPI) -- Western governments are working to derail the series of Islamic revivals in the Middle East and North Africa, Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said.
Khamenei gets cold feet on engagement

Khamenei gets cold feet on engagement

TEHRAN, July 22 (UPI) -- Iran's ruling cleric, Ali Khamenei, said he wasn't optimistic about the prospects of direct negotiations with the U.S. government.
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