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  • New Iran president wins approval for most Cabinet choices

    New Iran president wins approval for most Cabinet choices
    TEHRAN — Iran’s parliament handed a victory Thursday to new President Hassan Rouhani, approving 15 of his 18 proposed Cabinet ministers, including nominees to head the key ministries of oil and foreign affairs. The vote culminated four...
  • Anaheim convention will address U.S. policy on Iran

    Anaheim convention will address U.S. policy on Iran
    Hundreds of Iranian Americans are expected to attend a convention in Anaheim on Saturday that will explore the current state of Iranian politics after the election of new president Hassan Rouhani. Rouhani, 64, a cleric considered a moderate pragmatist,...
  • Iran president-elect hints at need for nuclear sanctions relief

    Iran president-elect hints at need for nuclear sanctions relief
    Iranian President-elect Hassan Rouhani has accused his soon-to-be predecessor, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, of provoking fights within the leadership and driving the economy into crisis, signaling that he will focus on the country’s domestic troubles when...
  • Iran labor protest: Sign of daunting challenges for next president

    Iran labor protest: Sign of daunting challenges for next president
    TEHRAN -- More than 200 steelworkers staged a demonstration Tuesday in front of the Iranian parliament, protesting layoffs and unpaid salaries in an illustration of the daunting economic challenges facing President-elect Hassan Rouhani. One of the laid-...
  • Filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf slammed in Iran for visit to Israel

    Filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf slammed in Iran for visit to Israel
    BEIRUT -- Iran's expatriate filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf is facing withering condemnation in his homeland for attending a film festival in Israel, the Islamic Republi's archfoe. The acclaimed director, considered a pioneer of moviemaking in Iran,...
  • Iran's new leader sends Jews New Year's greetings -- or does he?

    Iran's new leader sends Jews New Year's greetings -- or does he?
    WASHINGTON – Could the Jewish New Year herald a fresh start in Iran? Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was known for incendiary anti-Semitic comments, questioning whether the Holocaust was “a real event” and once...
  • Iran's Rouhani outmaneuvering hard-liners on Syria, nuclear talks

    Iran's Rouhani outmaneuvering hard-liners on Syria, nuclear talks
    TEHRAN -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appears to be outmaneuvering hard-liners with his move Thursday to take control of stalled nuclear negotiations and in curbing bombastic vows to defend ally  Syria from threatened U.S. airstrikes. In sharp...
  • Iran announces deep cut in enriched uranium stockpile

    Iran announces deep cut in enriched uranium stockpile
    Iran has recently converted more than 40% of its stockpile of enriched uranium to fuel rods for use in a civilian reactor and is in the process of converting the rest, the country's nuclear chief has announced on state television. The claim aired by Ali...
  • A kinder, gentler Iran?

    A kinder, gentler Iran?
    In an autumn ritual, an Iranian president is once more coming to New York for the United Nations' annual meeting of the heads of state. Media frenzy is likely to follow, as the smiling visage of President Hassan Rouhani dominates the airways next week....
  • Russia's help is good news, not bad

     Russia's help is good news, not bad
    Cal Thomas greatly misreads what is happening with regard to Syria ("Putin played Obama like a fiddle," Sept. 12). President Barack Obama's stated objective was to enforce the international norm prohibiting the use of chemical weapons. The fact that Syria...
  • Iran frees human rights lawyer, 10 other opposition figures

    Iran frees human rights lawyer, 10 other opposition figures
    TEHRAN -- Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh and at least 10 other religious and political opposition figures were released from prison Wednesday with no explanation for the reprieve offered by the new government of President Hassan Rouhani....