Two Democratic members of the House of Representatives have introduced a bill that will extend current laws for the White House notifying Congress about missile launches by the Iranian Regime until 2022.
Reuters, Vienna, 6 Feb 2012 -Iran is believed to be expanding uranium enrichment activity deep inside a mountain, diplomatic sources said on Monday, a move likely to add to tension with Western powers that suspect Tehran is seeking nuclear weapons capability.
The Wall Street Journal, 23 Jan 2012 - U.S. diplomats and lobbyists are stepping up pressure to reduce African commercial ties to Iran as part of a growing global push to squeeze Tehran, an effort that has already led several African companies to consider leaving the country.
AFP, Tehran, 23 Jan 2012 - The Iranian currency, the rial, tumbled Monday in blackmarket trading to a new record low against the dollar, news agencies said, as the EU moved to impose an oil embargo and fresh sanctions on Tehran.
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The Washington Post, Tehran, 21 Jan 2012 - Iran’s national currency fell by 11 percent Saturday amid the government’s refusal to sign off on a move to raise bank interest rates, state news agencies reported.