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All Posts Tagged With: "Mahmoud Ahmadinejad"

Ahmadinejad’s compromise offer met with skepticism

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Ahmadinejad’s compromise offer met with skepticism

Iran this week offered to accept a deal that would swap enriched uranium for nuclear fuel -- and launched yet another rocket into space. Daljit Dhaliwal speaks to Geneive Abdo of the Century Foundation for more about the implications of President Ahmadinejad's latest actions and the challenges faced by the U.S. as in refining its policy toward Iran.

Posted: February 3, 2010 15:44   Comments: 13
Iran protest coverage reflects spectrum of Arab media bias

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Iran protest coverage reflects spectrum of Arab media bias

Worldfocus' Mohammad al-Kassim writes about bias in the Arab media's depiction of recent political violence in Iran. The post-presidential election demonstrations in Iran have been closely monitored by Western media outlets, and the coverage is sympathetic with the reform movement. But the coverage in the Middle East -- especially the Gulf region -- is conflicted.

Posted: December 31, 2009 12:19   Comments: 2
Reading the Middle Eastern press on Iran’s nuclear plant

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Reading the Middle Eastern press on Iran’s nuclear plant

Worldfocus producer Mohammad Al-Kassim blogs about how Middle Eastern news media outlets covered the news that Iran is building a second nuclear site.

Posted: September 25, 2009 15:10   Comments: 1
Iran expects “free and open” nuclear talks with West

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Iran expects “free and open” nuclear talks with West

In his address to the United Nations General Assembly, U.S. President Barack Obama said Iran and North Korea must be held accountable for their nuclear programs. Mansour Farhang discusses the upcoming nuclear talks between the West and Iran.

Posted: September 23, 2009 14:11   Comments: 7
Harsh words from Iranian president as protesters rally

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Harsh words from Iranian president as protesters rally

Amid protests on Friday, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made some harsh comments about Israel and the West. Ervand Abrahamian of the City University of New York discusses the state of the protest movement in Iran. Do you think the Obama administration is making a mistake by engaging Ahmadinejad? Tell us what you think.

Posted: September 18, 2009 09:45   Comments: 42
Iran won’t benefit much from Venezuelan gasoline

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Iran won’t benefit much from Venezuelan gasoline

Venezuela has agreed to export 20,000 barrels of gasoline per day to Iran. But Hugo Chavez is merely making a small deal with Iran to thumb his nose at the United States, writes Peter Eisner -- an exercise he and Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad practice whenever they can.

Posted: September 9, 2009 11:40   Comments: 3
Venezuela and Iran strengthen political, business ties

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Venezuela and Iran strengthen political, business ties

Professor Fernando Coronil discusses this weekend's protests in Venezuela, Hugo Chavez's suspension of radio stations and the oil export deal that could undermine any new sanctions against Iran.

Posted: September 7, 2009 16:22   Comments: 5
Chavez continues whirlwind ‘tour of tyrannies’

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Chavez continues whirlwind ‘tour of tyrannies’

As Hugo Chavez makes his way from North Africa and the Middle East to Europe, commentators evaluate his relationships with anti-American regimes. Yesterday, Chavez strengthened ties with Iran's Ahmadinejad by signing a new oil deal.

Posted: September 7, 2009 14:29   Comments: 1
Iran’s cabinet appointment angers Argentinians

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Iran’s cabinet appointment angers Argentinians

Lucia Newman of Al Jazeera English reports from Buenos Aires on the uproar that Iran's appointment of a potential terror suspect is creating in Argentina. The cabinet appointee is suspected of carrying out the worst terrorist attack in Argentine history fifteen years ago.

Posted: September 4, 2009 15:14   Comments: 6
U.S. considers cutting off Iran’s gasoline supplies

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U.S. considers cutting off Iran’s gasoline supplies

Despite weeks of protests contesting the Iranian presidential election, the supreme leader formally endorsed Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for a second term. The U.S. is considering cutting off gasoline supplies to Iran. Trita Parsi of the National Iranian American Council discusses the possibility of gas sanctions and the trial of protesters.

Posted: August 3, 2009 12:59   Comments: 2

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