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Kevin Cullen: Kerry a frequent flier
He's been in the job for 313 days, traveling 128 of them. In that time, he's logged almost 577 hours in the air, which translates to more than 24 days spent on a plane.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
National Public Radio
In Qatar, Hagel Tours Command Center That May Or May Not Exist
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel visited the Combined Air and Space Operations Center in the tiny Persian Gulf nation of Qatar on Tuesday morning, the last leg of a tour that has also taken him to Bahrain, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Official Wire News
Hagel Meets With Senior Saudi Officials
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with senior Saudi officials during a visit to Saudi Arabia today, Assistant Pentagon Press Secretary Carl Woog said in a statement.
Kerry to Return to Middle East this Week; Will Also Visit Philippines
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will return to Jerusalem and Ramallah this week to try to rescue Israeli/Palestinian peace talks.
Iran opposes foreign troops' presence in region
Tehran, Dec 9 : Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said his country is against the presence of foreign forces in the region.
The Lebanon Daily News
Iran says it improves accuracy of missiles
Iran's Defense Minister says his country is now using laser systems to dramatically improve the accuracy of its ballistic missiles.
Tehran, Vienna to boost commercial ties
Iran and Austria plan to boost their trade and economic relations in the near future, Mehr news agency reported on Dec. 9. The issue was discussed during a meeting between Iran's Deputy Industry, Mine, and Trade Minister Mohammad Doost-Hosseini and the visiting Austrian delegation.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
The York Daily Record
Iran says opposes foreign presence in Afghanistan
A Sunday report by the official IRNA news agency quotes Rouhani as telling visiting Afghan President Hamid Karzai: "We believe that all foreign forces should leave the region and that the security of Afghanistan should be handed over to people of the country."
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Payvand News of Iran
Invitation becomes latest sign of renewed Iranian-UK ties
The chairman of the Iranian Parliament's Committee for Foreign Policy and National Security, Alaeddin Boroujerdi, announced that former UK foreign minister Jack Straw has been invited to visit Tehran.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Sic Semper Tyrannis 2005
Harper: Aipac's Waterloo
A monumental battle is shaping up in the United States Senate over the issue of new draconian sanctions against Iran.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Gulf Air Launches Double Miles Promotion for Airline's Newest Destinations
Its Double Miles Promotion coincides with the launch of its newest destinations, giving its frequent flyer program members the opportunity to fly to Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai, Thiruvananthapuram in India or Mashhad in Iran and earn... : Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, today announced the start of a "Double ... (more)
No limit for ties with Iraq, says Khamenei - Indiatalkies.com
Tehran, Dec 6: Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Thursday that there is no limit for expansion of ties between Iran and Iraq.
The Globe and Mail
If Iran opens for business, Canada will need a new approach - and fast
Drawing on Globe writers, seasoned international columnists and former diplomats, World Insider offers Globe and Mail subscribers an unrivalled perspective of the world.
A f. of cold
Visiting Iran without having a trip to Tehran is to miss out. Going out for a Persian delicious dish in one of Darband's beautiful restaurants, shopping in endless rows of stores in grand bazaar, having a nice day skiing in Tochal slopes, in snowy days of Tehran winter are only a glimpse of what you would miss! Actually this gigantic, busy beating ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Hezbollah: Saudis behind Iran blasts
The head of the Lebanese Shia militant group Hezbollah has said Saudi Arabia was behind last month's bombings outside the Iranian embassy in Beirut.
Corker Hears Saudi Concerns On Syria And Iran
Senator Bob Corker meets with Prince Bandar bin Sultan, Saudi Arabia's Chief of General Intelligence, in Riyadh.
Walta Information Centre
Iranian Parliamentary Delegation Due in Ethiopia Tomorrow - Tuesday, 03 December 2013 20:30
An Iranian parliamentary delegation is due to travel to the Ethiopian capital city of Addis Ababa on Wednesday, Parliament Speaker's International Affairs Adviser Hossein Sheiholeslam said on Tuesday.
The Daily Star
British envoy makes first Iran visit for two years: Foreign Office
LONDON: Britain's new envoy to Tehran visited Iran on Tuesday, becoming the first British diplomat to travel to the country since ties were severed in 2011, the Foreign Office in London said.
Ajay Sharma Makes First Visit To Iran As Non-Resident Charge d'Affaires
The UK's non-resident Charg d'Affaires to Iran, Ajay Sharma, today visited Tehran for the first time in his new role.
The Washington Post
Pope Francis meets with Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu
Can the so-called "Francis effect" that has captivated the imagination of the Catholic Church now extend to global politics? Pope Francis met Monday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a week after a papal summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.