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  • Spate of acid attacks against Iranian women and girls prompts protests

    Spate of acid attacks against Iranian women and girls prompts protests
    A spate of acid attacks against women and girls in Iran's cultural capital of Isfahan has been met with street rallies and social media protests, seemingly alarming Iranian authorities who have promised to take steps to quell the disfiguring assaults....
  • Allies and adversaries in the Middle East

    Allies and adversaries in the Middle East
    Who are we at war with in the Middle East? At first glance, this seems like a straightforward question with an obvious answer. We are at war with the Islamic State terrorist organization in Iraq and Syria. Moreover, "war" is the exact descriptor to use,...
  • Iraqi Shiites warily greet new year, watch for suicide bombers

    Iraqi Shiites warily greet new year, watch for suicide bombers
    First came billowing banners in yellow, green and black. Then colorful tents were raised Sunday beside tables stacked with sugar-filled tea glasses, steaming teapots and plates of biscuits. And, surrounding every table and tent, wary Iraqi federal...
  • Iran hangs woman for killing her alleged rapist

    Rejecting pleas from human rights groups, Iran on Saturday hanged a woman convicted of murdering a man she had said was trying to rape her. Reyhaneh Jabbari,  27, was hanged at dawn, the official IRNA news agency reported. In a protracted court case,...
  • Nuclear negotiators again discuss extending their talks with Iran

    With talks nearly deadlocked and their deadline one month away, six world powers seeking a nuclear deal with Iran have begun discussing whether to again extend negotiations, according to Western officials. Officials say they believe a deal is still...
  • Collapse of Iran talks poses danger, U.S. official warns

    A failure of the gridlocked nuclear negotiations with Iran will lead to a dangerous escalation by both Tehran and the West, America's lead negotiator warned Thursday. Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman said that if the talks end at their Nov. 24...
  • 'Homeland' actor stars in Israeli indie feature

    'Homeland' actor stars in Israeli indie feature
    Navid Negahban's most famous alter ago, "Homeland" terrorist mastermind Abu Nazir, was certainly no fan of Israel. But Negahban, whose quiet, almost sympathetic performance of the jihadist shot him to fame in 2011, fell in love with the Jewish state while...
  • Let the Mideast do its own fighting: My Word

    U.S. Sen. John McCain keeps repeating that we had the Iraq war won. But did we? McCain sees a battle (the "surge"), in which we pushed both sides of a 1,000-year war far enough apart to temporarily stop them from trying to destroy one another. Sunnis...
  • Report says U.S. may OK more centrifuges in Iran nuclear talks

    The Obama administration has sweetened its offer to Iran in ongoing nuclear negotiations, saying it might accept Tehran operating 4,000 centrifuges, up from the previous 1,300, according to a semiofficial Iranian news agency. The Mehr news agency also...
  • Gina Nahai on her new novel, 'The Luminous Heart of Jonah S.'

    Gina Nahai on her new novel, 'The Luminous Heart of Jonah S.'
    Spanning 40 years, "The Luminous Heart of Jonah S." tells the story of an Iranian-Jewish family and their lives in Iran and then the United States. Identity, a mystery and a family fortune hang in the balance of a book that combines magical realism with...
  • Should schools ban sweets at class parties?