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  • UMass Amherst, Iranian students spar over admissions, sanctions

    UMass Amherst, Iranian students spar over admissions, sanctions
    The University of Massachusetts at Amherst has decided to no longer admit Iranian nationals to graduate programs in key science-related fields, a move that has angered Iranian students and injected the university into the diplomatic whirl of how to...
  • Iran's ayatollah threatens to withhold gas unless sanctions lifted

    Iran's supreme leader warned Wednesday that Western sanctions are unlikely to be lifted even in the event of a nuclear deal with six foreign powers because the West opposes the fundamental principles of the country's Islamic revolution. In a speech to...
  • UMass reverses ban, will admit Iranians to graduate programs

    The University of Massachusetts at Amherst said Wednesday that it has reversed its decision to ban Iranian nationals from admission to certain graduate programs in engineering and science. The announcement comes on the heels of the university's...
  • Argentines march to demand answers about dead prosecutor

    Tens of thousands of Argentines marched through the capital Wednesday demanding answers in the mysterious death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman exactly one month after he was found in his bathroom with a bullet in his right temple. In a case that has...
  • Stand-up Maz Jobrani on the culture of comedy

    Stand-up Maz Jobrani on the culture of comedy
    When you grow up as Maz Jobrani did, as one of the few Iranian American kids in the rich Bay Area town of Tiburon, a kid embarrassed when his dad drove him to school in a Rolls-Royce instead of a Volvo like the other parents — comedy might come...
  • Yemen's Houthis reject U.N. Security Council call to restore order

    Yemen's Iranian-backed Houthi militia on Monday rejected a unanimous appeal from the U.N. Security Council to restore constitutional order in the country after months of chaos, Middle Eastern media reported. At a special meeting of the 15-member...
  • The Week in Pictures | February 9 – 15, 2015

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Minsk, Belarus: Russian President Vladimir Putin, France's President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko attend a meeting in Minsk, aimed at...
  • Pictures in the News | February 12, 2015

     
    Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where a vigil was held at the USC in memory of three Muslim students killed in a residential complex at the University of North Carolina....
  • Iran's supreme leader suggests he would back nuclear deal in the works

    Iran's supreme leader suggests he would back nuclear deal in the works
    Iran's supreme leader offered a new signal of support Sunday for a deal to scale back his country's controversial nuclear program as negotiators race to meet an upcoming deadline. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, whose recent public pronouncements have usually...
  • Israel's leader faces pressure at home, from White House to cancel speech to US Congress

    A national leader's appearance before the U.S. Congress is usually a source of pride and unity. But Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned trip to Washington — opposed by the White House and many Democrats — has Israel in uproar. The...
  • Logic of ISIS barbarism rests with destablization of Jordan

    Why did they do it? What did the Islamic State think it could possibly gain by burning alive a captured Jordanian pilot? I wouldn't underestimate the absence of logic, the sheer depraved thrill of a triumphant cult reveling in its barbarism. But I...