Congress-White House Iran dispute a side-show for world

...As Congress was debating the merits of the Iran nuclear deal last week, the U.S. political...the effect of banning doing business with Iran, with only few exceptions, such as supplying parts for Iran's civilian aviation sector."Non-U...
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Brother of US journalist condemns 'cruel' detention in Iran

...Washington Post journalist detained in Iran and convicted in secret, described his...tried to access security information.Iran's judiciary spokesman confirmed the verdict...could face. Rezaian has been detained in Iran for 14 months on charges including espionage...
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Supporters of Iran deal near key vote total to back up Obama

WASHINGTON - Supporters of the Iran nuclear deal are on the cusp of clinching...unanimously oppose the deal, which aims to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for relief...against it, contending concessions made to Iran could empower that country, which has...
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Democrats clinch critical votes for Iran nuclear deal

...Republicans to pass a legislative rebuke to the Iran nuclear accord.Four previously undeclared...partisan debate on the deal aimed at curbing Iran's nuclear program.The debate will take...senators now on record in favor of the Iran deal would hold together on the procedural...
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Presidential candidates duel on Iran; House GOP in turmoil

WASHINGTON - Debate on the Iran nuclear deal morphed into accord aimed at curbing Iran's nuclear program in exchange for relief...candidates Trump and Cruz denouncing the Iran accord, which Republicans contend will...
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Iran deal survives: Democrats block disapproval vote

...the hard-fought nuclear accord with Iran on Thursday, overcoming ferocious GOP...implement the agreement negotiated by Iran, the U.S. and five other world powers. The accord aims to constrain Iran's nuclear ambitions in exchange for...
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Senate Dems block vote to disapprove of Iran deal

...move forward on a resolution rejecting the Iran nuclear deal, protecting President Barack...would bar Obama from lifting sanctions on Iran unless Tehran recognized Israel as a state and released U.S. prisoners held in Iran."Either way this debate will continue...
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Russia said to get Iran's clearance for Syria-bound flights

MOSCOW (AP) - Iran has granted permission for Russian planes...request for Sept. 1-24, a path via Iran and Iraq appeared to be the only one left...There was no immediate confirmation from Iran.The controversy over the Russian flights...
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Push for end to Syria war seen as most serious yet

...elections.The involvement of Russia and Iran, two key allies of Assad, is essential in any talks on Syria. Iran had been excluded from last year's talks...Vienna on Oct. 30, the U.S., Russia, Iran and more than a dozen other nations agreed...
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Syrians express opposition to Russian plan

...governments on both sides of the Syrian conflict.Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African...Vienna meeting in what serves its interests then Iran will not take part in the meeting."Iran and Russia have been Assad's strongest supporters...
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