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  • 'Republic of Imagination' makes a case for literature in U.S. schools

    "The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books" by Azar Nafisi; Viking (338 pages, $28.95) What does Huck Finn have to do with the Iranian revolution? Azar Nafisi makes a strong case for the answer "everything" and also with democracy in...
  • No workable nuclear compromise? No deal

    The latest round of negotiations over Iran's nuclear program took place this week, pitting the United States and its European partners against the Iranian regime's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. But only five weeks before an upcoming deadline,...
  • Should schools ban sweets at class parties?

  • Slumping price of oil has Iran worried about paying its bills

    Iranian officials are expressing new worry over the global oil price slump, which is threatening the country’s budget and could undermine its strategy in international nuclear negotiations. As recently as Tuesday, Iran’s oil ministry was...
  • Iranian ayatollah, diplomat condemn Saudi Arabian cleric's conviction

    A well-known Iranian ayatollah and a top diplomat in Tehran have joined in widespread condemnation of a death sentence handed down in Saudi Arabia against Sheikh Nimr Baqir al Nimr, a prominent Shiite Muslim cleric and dissident. "If Sheikh Nimr is...
  • Iran nuclear talks again stuck on Arak reactor's future, official says

    Iran nuclear talks again stuck on Arak reactor's future, official says
    The future of Iran’s planned research reactor at Arak is again proving a major sticking point in international talksĀ over Tehran’s disputed nuclear program, according to a key negotiator. Western officials fear that the heavy-water reactor,...
  • India prepares to pay $400 million under interim deal to Iran: sources

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Iran has sought payment of $400 million from India under an interim deal with six world powers that allows the OPEC nation to recover part of its overseas frozen oil revenues, industry sources said in Wednesday. Iran and the...
  • Oil price drop threatens to hit Russia, Iran harder than sanctions

    Oil price drop threatens to hit Russia, Iran harder than sanctions
    A drop in global oil prices, driven in part by a boom in U.S. shale oil production, is threatening to hit the economies of energy-exporting Russia and Iran harder than Western economic sanctions have done. Prices have fallen about 20% on world markets...
  • Given the unpalatable options, Iran nuclear talks may be extended

    Given the unpalatable options, Iran nuclear talks may be extended
    Negotiations for a nuclear deal with Iran may be extended if an agreement can’t be reached by the Nov. 24 deadline, a senior Iranian official said Friday, offering the strongest signal yet that Tehran and world powers may prefer a continuation of...
  • David Rothkopf: How Malala can help defeat the Islamic State

    David Rothkopf: How Malala can help defeat the Islamic State
    The Nobel Peace Prize committee rightly cited the work that Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi did to lead the "struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education," but it was Malala's work...
  • Iranian conservatives, reformists unreceptive to U.S. nuclear proposal

    A U.S. proposal aimed at resolving a central dispute in nuclear talks with Iran is meeting skepticism in the Iranian capital from conservatives and observers of other political stripes. U.S. negotiators have proposed to have Iran disconnect some of...