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French bank BNP pleads guilty to US sanctions violations

...Chartered paid $340 million in a settlement with New York state regulators, who accused the bank of scheming with the Iranian government to launder billions of dollars. The bank also paid $327 million to settle U.S. and New York charges related...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-30/french-bank-bnp-pleads-guilty-us-sa
President Obama addresses Democratic National Convention

...Our commitment to Israel's security must not waver, and neither must our pursuit of peace. (Applause.) The Iranian government must face a world that stays united against its nuclear ambitions. The historic change sweeping across the Arab...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-09-08/president-obama-addresses-democrati
Rants & Raves

...all, under any circumstance. What's up with that?DO YOU NOT THINK that these missiles that were fired by the Iranian government over there has anything to do with this earthquake? I do, because they had a quake after the first one was set...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-03-19/rants-raves
Metro
Action on Libya has been a disaster

...East. During the rebellion in Iran, President Obama voted "present" and issued no support to the rebels. The Iranian government brutally crushed the rebellion.In Egypt, the head of the government listened to Western leaders and abdicated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2011-03-24/action-libya-has-been-di
Letters
Cultivating its defiance

On the heels of the Iranian government becoming even more hard-line, a frustrated United States has imposed unprecedented unilateral sanctions again the regime. Here...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/29/edi_149707.shtml
Editorials
Boxing with kid gloves

...tough words, when he says, "It is simply not true that they went into Iranian territorial waters, and I hope the Iranian government understands how fundamental an issue this is for us." Well, OK - maybe they're not such tough words after all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/27/edi_121932.shtml
Editorials
Rock Iran with tough diplomacy

...properly rejected the conditions, tartly noting that Iran's "statement does not change our position that the Iranian government must give up its nuclear ambitions, nor does it affect our decision to move forward to the United Nations Security...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/10/edi_80793.shtml
Editorials
Iran bars CNN after mistranslation

...what they would probably looking to do anyway," she said. The ban comes at a time of global concern about the Iranian government's nuclear research and bellicose government rhetoric. McBride said that makes the CNN development particularly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/17/tel_45278.shtml
Television
Techbits: Iranian censorship, Biometric laptop and more

Iran tightens Net control NEW YORK - The Iranian government has tightened its control over the Internet, increasingly blocking content in its national language of Farsi and restricting what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/27/liv_457147.shtml
Life & style
Salman Rushdie is named new president of PEN American Center

...novel's Japanese translator was murdered and the Italian and Norwegian translators were attacked. In 1998, the Iranian government declared it would not support the fatwa, but declined to rescind it, saying that under Islamic law only Khomeini...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/10/art_408226.shtml
Arts