Financing death: Iran's 'War on Drugs'

LONDON, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Last year I wrote an op-ed on Iran's bloody "war on drugs," which has led to hundreds of executions and sent thousands to death row.
MOSA ZAHED, UPI Outside View Commentator

Time for scholars to examine Iranian opposition

BALTIMORE, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- The P5+1 nuclear negotiations in Geneva this week have the world asking whether there isn't a better way to address the Iranian nuclear problem.
IVAN SASCHA SHEEHAN, UPI Outside View Commentator

Surprising Israel

PHILADELPHIA, July 23 (UPI) -- The chaos gripping the Middle East, especially Syria, Egypt, Libya and Tunisia, is leading to a surprising turnabout for many powers, in and outside of the region.
Polls open as six vie to become Iran's next president

Polls open as six vie to become Iran's next president

TEHRAN, June 14 (UPI) -- As millions of Iranians cast ballots in the country's presidential election, one candidate has been reaching out to reformists in recent days.

Report: U.S. asks Israel not to respond to drone launch

BEIRUT, Lebanon, April 27 (UPI) -- The United States has asked Israel to refrain from retaliation for a drone that was shot down over Haifa Bay, a western diplomat was quoted as saying.

Israeli navy seeks gas field defense force

HAIFA, Israel, April 2 (UPI) -- Israel's navy is assembling a force of warships to protect the country's natural gas fields in the Mediterranean.

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Bahraini security chief accuses Iran

MANAMA, Bahrain, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The head of security in Bahrain accused the Iranian Revolutionary Guard of masterminding terror plots to attack public officials and military sites.

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McCain: Not sure about voting for Hagel

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said Sunday he's not sure if he'll vote for or against his friend, former Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., to be the new defense secretary.
Arab Spring presents new terror challenges

Arab Spring presents new terror challenges

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Washington sees a resurgence of state support for terrorist groups amid the changing political landscape of the Middle East, an official said.
Report:Hezbollah, Iran planning attacks

Report:Hezbollah, Iran planning attacks

BEIRUT, Lebanon, April 13 (UPI) -- Hezbollah and Iranian Revolutionary Guard operatives are planning attacks on western targets in the coming days, a Lebanese report said.