Europe and Iran: Time to Talk

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Blame game A protest outside Britain's embassy in Tehran

It is not exceptional to fall foul of Iran: the country's ideology, behavior and ambition provoke strong reactions. Egypt and Iran, for example, have never made up over a host of disagreements that go back to the earliest days of Iran's revolution; their relationship is shot through with differences over Palestine, and exacerbated by the fact that one is mainly Shi'a and the other mainly Sunni. And then there is Tehran's ongoing feud with the U.S.

Britain gets more than its fair share of any heat going, as we have found yet again with the detention of Iranian...

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