Jasmin Ramsey

Jasmin Ramsey

Jasmin Ramsey is a journalist that has been published in a variety of print and online publications including Common Dreams, Rabble.ca, Zmag and Le Monde Diplomatique.  She is also the coeditor of the popular political weblog: PULSE Media.  She is currently in Istanbul covering the situation regarding the Gaza Freedom Flotilla protest for PULSE and Le Monde Diplomatique.

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Saturday, June 27, 2015
High Hopes in Iran as Nuclear Talks Head Into Final Round
A final deal on Iran’s nuclear program wouldn’t only make non-proliferation history. It would also be the beginning of a better life for the Iranian people—or at least that’s what they’re hoping. Iranians, who are keeping a close eye on the talks which will resume Saturday in Vienna amidst the...
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Iranians Keep Hope Alive for Final Nuclear Deal
In the United States, the negotiations aimed at a final deal between world powers and Iran over its nuclear program—in a crucial phase this week—are far from the minds of average people. But for many Iranians, the talks hold the promise of a better future. “I really hope for a fair agreement,”...
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Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Iran Begins Implementing Joint Plan of Action for Nuke Deal
Iran on Monday began implementing its end of the historic bargain made in Geneva on Nov. 24 under the supervision of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The “Joint Plan of Action” requires the Islamic Republic to halt much of its most controversial nuclear work during the next 6 months...
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Thursday, November 21, 2013
Iran Nukes Talks Make Progress Despite Israeli Objections
GENEVA - Amidst rising expectations of a breakthrough, Iran and six world powers Wednesday resumed their quest for a deal on Iran’s controversial nuclear programme that seemed just within reach earlier this month. In the first of at least three days of talks here, diplomats from Iran and the so-...
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Thursday, November 14, 2013
Now Given Chance, Will US Congress Trash Iran Nuclear Talks?
WASHINGTON - The anticipated agreement over Iran’s controversial nuclear programme that seemed to slip away in the last stage of talks in Geneva last week is now being hotly debated on Capitol Hill. “Right now Congress is looking at the deal that wasn’t and trying to figure out if it could be good enough to support,” Joel Rubin, who heads policy and government affairs at the Ploughshares Fund, told IPS.
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Wednesday, September 25, 2013
US, Iran Trade Cautious Overtures at UN
UNITED NATIONS - While the U.S. and Iranian heads of state have yet to meet, the 68 th session of the United Nations General Assembly may mark a new era between the two countries. After more than 30 years of frozen US-Iran relations, President Barack Obama announced Tuesday during his address to the world body that Secretary of State John Kerry would be directly involved in talks over Iran’s nuclear programme.
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Friday, March 01, 2013
Ahead of March Iran Talks, US Urged to Back Possible Israeli Strike
WASHINGTON - In the same week that talks between Iran and the P5+1 (the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council plus Germany) concluded in Kazakhstan with rare positive Iranian feedback, a joint resolution declaring U.S. support for Israel in the event of an Israeli military strike on Iran’s nuclear program was brought before Congress.
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Saturday, November 17, 2012
US Escalation Against Iran Would Carry High Cost for Global Economy
WASHINGTON - The world economy would bear substantial costs if the United States took steps to significantly escalate the conflict with Iran over its controversial nuclear programme, according to the findings of a Federation of American Scientists’ (FAS) special report released here Friday.
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Saturday, September 22, 2012
US to Take Iran Anti-Regime Group Off Terrorism List
WASHINGTON - In a move certain to ratchet up already-high tensions with Iran, the administration of President Barack Obama will remove a militant anti-regime group from the State Department’s terrorism list, U.S. officials told reporters here Friday. The decision, which is expected to be formally announced before Oct. 1, the deadline set earlier this year by a federal court to make a determination, was in the process of being transmitted in a classified report to Congress, according to the Department’s spokeswoman, Victoria Nuland.
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Friday, September 14, 2012
US Attack Would Destroy Region, Not Iran's Nuke Program: Report
WASHINGTON - While U.S. or Israeli air strikes may delay the building by Iran of a nuclear weapon, they are unlikely to prevent it altogether and could well prove counter-productive, according to a major new report signed by nearly three dozen former top U.S. foreign-policy makers, military officers, and independent experts.
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