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    Pray for more or less:

    The U.S.-based Pew Foundation has compiled a ranking of countries by the restrictions they place on religious freedom.  At the top of the list with the most restrictive policies is…

    Complete break:

    Maryam Rajavi (photo), co-leader of the Mojahedin-e Khalq, called Monday for more UN sanctions to be imposed on the Islamic Republic.  She said the current wave of protests should be…

    Iran and USA to play:

    The United States  and Iran were drawn in the same group for  the World Basketball Championships to be played next August and September in Turkey.  The 24 teams were divided…

    Where was that plane going?

     Last week, we carried a report that said analysts had concluded the planeload of North Korea arms seized in Bangkok last month was destined for Iran.  But this week, a…

    Larijani ecstatic over Egypt:

     Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani returned from a visit to Cairo last week and told reporters Israel was upset by the growing cooperation between Iran and Egypt.  Larijani met President Hosni…

    Druggie to lose his head:

    A Yemeni court has sentenced an Iranian man, Momtaz Soltan Amiri, to death by decapitation upon his conviction Saturday for trafficking drugs into the country.  Two other Iranians were sentenced…

    More beds:

    The capacity of Tehran’s three homeless shelters has been increased to 1,000, according to Deputy Tehran Mayor Mohammad-Hadi Ayyazi.  That’s not a lot for a city of more than 7…

    Those slowpoke Russians:

     Here are more complaints about the Russians not doing as promised.  Hossain Mir-Afzali, the former head of the High Council of Marine Industries, says the Russians have ignored an Iranian…

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