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  • White House says Iran policy unchanged; declines comment on letter

    White House says Iran policy unchanged; declines comment on letter
    White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Thursday that the United States' policy towards Iran has not changed. Earnest was responding to questions about a letter reportedly sent from President Barack Obama to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah ...
  • Iranian website reports U.S. giving ground on nuclear centrifuges

    Iranian website reports U.S. giving ground on nuclear centrifuges
    The Obama administration has agreed to allow Iran to operate 6,000 centrifuges to enrich uranium, up from a proposed ceiling of 4,000 reported two weeks ago, as part of negotiations for a nuclear deal, according to a website approved by the Iranian...
  • Flag-burning Iranians mark 35th anniversary of U.S. Embassy takeover

    Familiar shouts of “Death to America!” rang out Tuesday as thousands of Iranians gathered to mark the 35th anniversary of the takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran by militant students. This year’s commemorations came against a...
  • Paul Greenberg: The rest of the news

    This season of ill will is over at last. When the polls closed Tuesday, the biennial seizure called an American election campaign had finally passed. Whew. Glad that's over. Every couple of years, the same thought occurs the morning after the mutual...
  • Protesting Iran's ban on women at volleyball games leads to jail term

    An Iranian court has sentenced a British-Iranian woman to a year in jail for protesting a ban on women attending volleyball games, according to her lawyer and the semiofficial ILNA news agency. Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, was arrested outside Tehran's Azadi...
  • Emerging Iranian Official Could Bridge Factions

    Emerging Iranian Official Could Bridge Factions
    An intriguing new figure is gaining prominence in the Iranian government just as regional conflicts in Iraq and Syria intensify and nuclear talks with the West move toward a Nov. 24 deadline. The newly prominent official is Ali Shamkhani, the head of...
  • Iranian filmmakers get bad reviews at home over nuclear deal statement

    As part of a broader charm offensive toward the outside world, Iran’s government last month enlisted six of the country’s top filmmakers to help persuade the West to give Iran more lenient terms in negotiations over its nuclear program....
  • Film Review: 'Sun Station'

    Iranian helmer Saman Salour ("Lonely Tunes of Tehran") continues to spotlight marginalized characters in "Sun Station." Centered on a trio of misfits whose lives intersect along a railroad line in a remote mountain location, the pic is a visually...
  • Speculation grows over health of Iran's supreme leader

    The media office of Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, this month sent an unusual text message: For the first time since having prostate surgery in September, Khamenei had resumed his weekly hikes in the hills of Tehran. Attached was a photo...
  • Kerry calls reported U.S. slur of Israel's Netanyahu 'damaging'

    Kerry calls reported U.S. slur of Israel's Netanyahu 'damaging'
    This article contains language some readers might find offensive. The description of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a "chickenshit" by an anonymous U.S. official as quoted in a U.S. magazine this week was disgraceful and damaging,...
  • U.S. strategy against Islamic State hits major hurdles

    The Obama administration's plan to raise a 15,000-strong rebel army in Syria has run into steep political and military obstacles, raising doubts about a key element of the White House strategy for defeating Islamic State militants in the midst of a...