WASHINGTON— Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the State Department were acutely aware of the need to protect sensitive information when discussing international affairs over email and other forms of unsecure electronic communication, according to the latest batch of messages released by the agency from Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.
WASHINGTON— Aides to Hillary Rodham Clinton at the State Department complained about the limitations of using email to discuss sensitive diplomatic information, according to the latest batch of emails released by the agency from Clinton's tenure as secretary of state. The email appears to focus on civil unrest in Iran during the period preceding the Green...
*Iran seeks to upgrade derelict refining, petchem sector. *Oil services executives visit Iran on tour of sites. Officials from Iran's oil refining company NIORDC, its National Petrochemical Company and the privately owned Persian Oil and Gas are holding talks with services firms to clinch projects to repair Iran's derelict refining and petrochemical sector.
DUBAI, July 14- Iran and the West could not have agreed a nuclear deal this week without the backing of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who set aside his deep mistrust of the United States to end decades of Iranian isolation. Iran and world powers reached a deal on Tuesday on curbing Iran's nuclear programme for at least a decade in exchange for sanctions...
VIENNA, July 6- Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have done very well out of international sanctions-- and if a nuclear deal is done in Vienna this week under which those sanctions are lifted, they are likely to do better still. The Revolutionary Guards Corps, created by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini during Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution, is more than just a...
BEIJING, April 7- An Iranian delegation is in Beijing this week to push for more oil sales and discuss Chinese oil and gas investments in Iran, just days after Tehran and world powers reached a framework nuclear deal, Iranian oil officials told Reuters. China is Iran's largest trade partner and oil client, having bought roughly half of Iran's total crude exports...
Iranians are voting for a president on Friday. Here are some important things to know about the vote.
Iranian voters are heading to the polls to elect a new president, reports NBC's Ali Arouzi. The country's current president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is barred from the election.
Not everyone shared the same optimistic sentiments of safety that Iranian President felt after the deployment of a new warship into the Caspian Sea.
At least two dozen heads of state were due to attend Hugo Chavez's funeral on Friday during an outpouring of grief for the charismatic but divisive Venezuelan leader who changed the face of politics in South America.
*Iran to seek more coking coal as steel imports banned. Despite the setbacks, industry sources say producers in Ukraine are providing Iran with coking coal, also known as metallurgical coal, and coke- key steel ingredients.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-- In back-to-back Asian summits this month, Iran's president made sure to carve out special time to look east. At one gathering in Azerbaijan, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad reminded the president of Kazakhstan about the vision of a railway linking the heart of Central Asia with Iran's warm ports.
BEIRUT-- Syrian warplanes hammered a strategic city captured by rebels, leaving behind scenes of carnage captured Thursday on amateur videos that showed a man holding up two child-sized legs not connected to a body and another carrying a dismembered arm.
*Some nuclear experts worry about proliferation risks* They say laser enrichment plants smaller, harder to detect* Iran says it "possesses" laser know-how but won't use it By Fredrik Dahl.
*UAE spoke last month of Iran's "occupation". DUBAI, Oct 9- Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday Tehran would consider downgrading ties with the United Arab Emirates over three disputed Gulf islands, but state television later denied the Islamic Republic was contemplating such a move.
TEHRAN, Iran-- Iran on Tuesday warned the United Arab Emirates it could cut diplomatic relations between the two countries if the Arab nation keeps repeating claims to three Gulf islands that are controlled by Tehran.
*Iran says UAE claims are "baseless". The three islands of Abu Musa and Greater and Lesser Tunb sit near important oil shipping channels at the mouth of the strategic Strait of Hormuz and were claimed by the U.S.-backed Shah of Iran in 1971, just before the seven Gulf emirates won independence from Britain and formed the UAE.
NEW YORK-- When Elie Wiesel emerged from quintuple heart bypass surgery, still wired to monitors, he immediately started writing a book about the ordeal _ "in my head."
DUBAI, Oct 8- A battle of wills between Iran's government and foreign exchange traders may end with authorities taking over all legal trade in the rial, leaving many Iranians to seek hard currency illegally in a poorly supplied black market.
DUBAI, Oct 7- Iran's parliament voted on Sunday to consider suspending plans for further reform of the country's food and fuel subsidies, with legislators citing economic pain caused by the plunge of the rial currency.