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All sides declare victory in Iran nuclear deal
Posted: Monday, November 25, 2013

All sides declare victory in historic Iran nuclear deal
Iran and the US hailed an accord that temporarily halts Iran's nuclear program and offers sanctions relief – but holds major political risks for both President Obama and Iran's President Rouhani.

Iran's top officials hail nuclear deal as beginning of new era
Iran's top officials on Sunday welcomed the initial agreement struck with world powers over its nuclear activities, hailing the deal as the beginning of a new era for the Islamic republic, both in its relations with other countries and for its sanctions-ravaged economy.

Iran sanctions to be eased as US and west work out full Geneva deal
Oil revenues to be paid to Tehran in first phase of nuclear agreement, with warmer relations expected across region

U.S. Unfreezes $8 Billion in Iranian Assets
The United States released $8 billion in frozen assets to Iran on Sunday in a move meant to ensure Tehran's compliance with a nuclear pact signed over the weekend, according to top Iranian officials.

Follow the money: How lobby interests are spinning Iran nuclear deal

Saudi prince to Iran: We won't sit idly by
Riyadh's envoy to London slams US 'incomprehensible rush' to a deal with Tehran, won't comment on reports of Saudi-Pakistan nuclear deal

Iran nuclear deal: Saudi Arabia warns it will strike out on its own
Saudi Arabia claims they were kept in the dark by Western allies over Iran nuclear deal and says it will strike out on its own

Officals: Israelis in secret trip to inspect Saudi bases. Could be used as staging ground for strikes against Iran

Netanyahu: Israel is 'by itself,' 'not bound by this agreement'
Gray and solemn pronouncements about Israel acting "by itself" were issued by the Israeli prime minister at his Cabinet meeting today and mark Israel's sudden isolation from world opinion– and signal division inside the Israel lobby in the U.S.

Israel vows 'whatever is necessary' to stop Iran
'All options on table' after Tehran strikes deal with West

Israeli Officials Knew White House Was Holding Secret Talks With Iran
"We felt like we were being stabbed in the back."

Robert Fisk: He may huff and puff but Benjamin Netanyahu is on his own now as nuclear agreement isolates Israel
It marks a victory for the Shia in their growing conflict with the Sunni Muslim Middle East. It gives substantial hope to Bashar al-Assad that he will be left in power in Syria. It isolates Israel. And it infuriates Saudi Arabia and Qatar and Kuwait and other Sunni Gulf States which secretly hoped that a breakdown of the Geneva nuclear talks would humiliate Shia Iran and support their efforts to depose Assad, Iran's only ally in the Arab world.

Analysis: Israel's options limited

The Iran Accord -- Profoundly, and Primarily, Symbolic

Syria: Clashes to break siege kill over 160 in 48 hours
Two-day death toll unusually high as rebel forces attempt to fight off government forces in Damascus

U.S. to tighten mechanisms for FSA aid delivery

Al-Qaeda Seizes US Aid Warehouse From Syrian Rebels

Jeremy Scahill: the man exposing the US Dirty War
While making the documentary Dirty Wars, Scahill met the survivors of secret US hit squads in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia – and promised to tell their stories

Anti-Drone Protesters in Pakistan Set Up Checkpoints, Block NATO Trucks
Information Minister Slams Protests, But Blockade to Continue

New Egypt Law Effectively Bans Street Protests

US drone strike killed 12 people in southern Yemen

Africa to world's top court: Stop picking on our leaders
Kenya is staging a diplomatic revolt against the International Criminal Court and the West as President Kenyatta is told to stand trial in February.

Honduras election: Hernandez and Castro both claim win

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