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  • Jailed Iranian Director Mahnaz Mohammadi Sparks Mounting International Outrage

    Concern is mounting in the international film community over Iranian director, actress and women's rights activist Mahnaz Mohammadi who on June 7th reportedly began serving a five year sentence in Iran's Evin Prison, on the outskirts of Tehran, on charges...
  • Iranian president vows to protect shrines in neighboring Iraq

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared Wednesday that Tehran was ready to protect Shiite Muslim shrines in neighboring Iraq under threat from Sunni insurgents. The nation’s top military official, however, said the Islamic Republic had no...
  • ISIS -- is it too extreme to survive?

    Just how terrifying is the Sunni Muslim extremist group that's taken over a huge swath of territory in northern Iraq? Here are some clues: After seizing Iraq's second-largest city, the group, known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS,...
  • Middle East holds few attractive options for Obama

    Two and a half years ago, the U.S. pulled every soldier out of a mostly quiet Iraq. In the void, formerly al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorists calling themselves "The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria" are now tearing apart the country, leaving medieval...
  • Iranian police launch campaign to seize satellite dishes

    Iranian police launch campaign to seize satellite dishes
    Iranian police have launched yet another campaign to confiscate privately owned satellite dishes, used by many Iranians to watch foreign television programs. Local news reports said police had launched operations in areas of west and southwest Tehran...
  • Iranian negotiator upbeat about latest nuclear talks

    Iranian negotiator upbeat about latest nuclear talks
    An Iranian nuclear negotiator offered an upbeat assessment of ongoing international nuclear talks during a news conference for Iranian journalists, but said a preliminary text for a comprehensive agreement may include hundreds of points of dispute,...
  • Iran eases key demand in nuclear talks, boosting chances for a deal

    Iran is easing a key demand in negotiations with world powers over its disputed nuclear program, boosting prospects for the top-priority agreement that diplomats are racing to finish within a month. Abbas Araqchi, Iran's deputy foreign minister,...
  • Michael Doran and Max Boot: The growing disaster in Iraq

    Michael Doran and Max Boot: The growing disaster in Iraq
    The growing disaster in Iraq has triggered anguished debate over two fundamental questions: What went wrong? And what do we do about it? Surprisingly, many people who disagree vehemently about the former question (in particular, whether President George...
  • Senators to Pentagon brass: Did we waste billions in Iraq?

    WASHINGTON Senators challenged the nation's top military leaders Wednesday over the recent chaos in Iraq, asking how Iraqi troops could be fleeing their posts after the United States spent billions training and equipping them. At a Senate hearing...
  • EXCLUSIVA-Irán no cede terreno sobre centrífugas en diálogo nuclear en Viena: enviados

    Por Louis Charbonneau y Parisa Hafezi VIENA (Reuters) - Irán se rehúsa a reducir significativamente la cantidad de centrífugas que pretende mantener operativas para producir combustible nuclear, lo que hace difícil imaginar un acuerdo en las...
  • GOP rips Obama as he meets with Congress on Iraq

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama briefed top congressional leaders Wednesday on the administration's plans to counter insurgents in Iraq, with the White House saying he's only ruled out sending U.S. troops back into combat. The meeting the first with...