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U.S. Congress passes bill banning Iranian diplomat from U.S.

U.S. Congress passes bill banning Iranian diplomat from U.S.

WASHINGTON, April 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Congress passed a bill banning an Iranian envoy to the UN from entering the United States.
Aileen Graef

Israeli arms dealers held over seized F-4 parts for Iran

TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Israeli arms dealers Eli Cohen and Avichai Weinstein reportedly have been arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggle F-4 fighter components to Iran amid a shake-up in the Defense Ministry over concerns that supervision of arms exports is too lax.

Unlike Netanyahu, Israeli generals go along with Iran deal

TEL AVIV, Israel, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Despite Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's strident denunciations of the move toward a U.S.-Iranian rapprochement and efforts by the powerful pro-Israel lobby in Washington to undo the interim agreement reached in Geneva Sunday, influential former military and intelligence chiefs think otherwise.
WH: Additional Iran sanctions 'complicates' latest diplomatic effort

WH: Additional Iran sanctions 'complicates' latest diplomatic effort

TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Imposing more sanctions against Iran before giving diplomacy a chance would "undermine our credibility" on the sanctions' goals, the White House said Tuesday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013.
By United Press International

For Pakistan, more twists and turns in long-running Iran gas saga

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- A $7.5 billion natural gas pipeline from Iran to Pakistan would help the Islamabad government overcome crippling energy shortages. But the much-delayed project is under fire, even from Pakistanis, and it's taking some interesting twists and turns.
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

Possibility of Obama-Rouhani meeting evaporates

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and U.S. President Obama will not meet Tuesday on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, U.S. officials said.

Obama promises help to Kenya, Nigeria, may meet Rouhani

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama, in New York for talks at the United Nations, promised help to Kenya and Nigeria, two nations struck by terror in the last few days.

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.

White House says no plans for Obama-Rouhani meeting at U.N. gathering

TEHRAN, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- President Obama doesn't intend to meet with Iran's new president at the U.N. General Assembly, the White House said Monday.

If you're looking for a cut-rate F-16 or a Merkava tank...

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 15 (UPI) -- Israel's military is planning to hold a bargain basement sale of aircraft, tanks and navy missile ships that are being made redundant under a revolutionary, multi-year program to restructure the Jewish state's armed forces to meet new challenges.

Egyptian Princess Fawzia, first wife of Iran's shah, dies at 92

CAIRO, July 3 (UPI) -- Egyptian Princess Fawzia Fuad, the first wife of the late shah of Iran, has died, her family announced on social media. She was 92.
Iran: Khamenei the real winner in presidential election

Iran: Khamenei the real winner in presidential election

TEHRAN, June 13 (UPI) -- With the Revolutionary Guards poised to crash down on any political protests, Iran goes to the polls Friday in a presidential election in which the real winner will be the Islamic Republic's dour supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

The Iranian cliff

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- If 2012 turned out to be the year of the "Cliff Hanger," what will 2013 bring? Consider the "Iranian cliff."
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 26, 2008.
By United Press International

Iran develops Caspian port

WASHINGTON, May 21 (UPI) -- For the last decade the U.S. administration has brandished the 1996 Iran-Libya Sanctions Act to isolate Iran and punish naughty Western companies seeking a foothold in Iran's hydrocarbon sector.
JOHN C.K. DALY, UPI International Correspondent
Iraq, Iran dispute 1975 border agreement

Iraq, Iran dispute 1975 border agreement

TEHRAN, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Iraqi and Iranian officials are in dispute over a 1975 agreement that defined their common border.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 26, 2007.
By United Press International

Iran notes embassy takeover anniversary

TEHRAN, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The speaker of Iran's parliament said Wednesday the Nov. 4, 1979, anniversary of the takeover of the U.S. embassy in Tehran was an Islamic milestone.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 26, the 299th day of 2005 with 66 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 26, the 300th day of 2004 with 66 to follow.
By United Press International

Iran to restore relations with Egypt

TEHRAN, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Iran expects to restore full diplomatic relations with Egypt, an Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman announced Tuesday.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Oct. 26, the 299th day of 2003 with 66 to follow.
By United Press International
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