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What About Iran?

While the world focuses on Libya’s popular uprising and Moammar Gadhafi’s murderous response, Iran has also—far from the international spotlight—been ratcheting up its repression. In

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ElBaradei Now Under House Arrest

Egyptian security officials say Nobel Peace laureate Mohamed ElBaradei is under house arrest, the AP reported. Police stationed outside his suburban Cairo home told him

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Iran Curbs LNG-Export Ambitions

In several recent interviews with state-controlled outlets, Iranian energy officials have said they have suspended two of the country’s big LNG projects. Tehran said it

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Jihadi Tourism Hits Lebanon

MLITA, Lebanon—Hezbollah has opened its first permanent museum atop a wooded hill here that was strategic territory in a 2006 war with Israel, the latest

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Sweden, Norway Act Against Israel

International fallout from Israel’s bloody boarding of a flotilla offshore Gaza intensified, moving beyond angry denunciation from Israel’s foes to protest measures in some Western

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End Iran’s Nuclear Charade

Nuclear experts working for Western intelligence agencies have identified a number of glaring discrepancies in Iran’s submissions to the IAEA, which suggest Tehran is making

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Germany Stops Shipment to Iran

German customs officials stopped a shipment of parts destined for delivery to an Iranian nuclear-power plant via Russia, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Iran Protest Figures Assail Regime

DUBAI—Iran’s top opposition leaders signaled Tuesday they were trying to broaden their movement’s popular appeal by emphasizing the economic shortcomings of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s government.

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