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    Facebook still under study

    October 25-2013 The Islamic Republic is still studying what to do about Facebook and Twitter, the government says, while denying a report they would remain blocked. State broadcasting quoted the…

    US says Iran hackers entered Navy computer

    October 25-2013 US officials say hackers they believe are linked to the Iranian government penetrated a Navy computer network in mid-September. It wasn’t clear why Iran would want to hack…

    Jew named director of Muslim group

    Jew named director of Muslim group

    October 25-2013 Jacob Bender, who is Jewish, has been selected by the Philadelphia chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), to be its executive director. In that role,…

    Poll: Fourth of Americans believe in Sharia plot

    October 25-2013 A new poll shows that more than a quarter of Americans believe US Muslims are secretly inserting Sharia law into the US justice system. The poll by Public…

    US Christian expelled from Iran for Evin prison protest

    US Christian expelled from Iran for Evin prison protest

    October 25-2013 Eddie Romero, an American Christian pastor, was arrested while on a one-man protest outside Evin prison Monday and is being expelled from Iran. Normally, anyone protesting outside Evin…

    Bachmann: US mosques disloyal

    Bachmann: US mosques disloyal

    October 25-2013 Rep. Michele Bachmann claimed in a recent radio interview that American mosques are seeking to “advance the goals” of foreign nations and organizations. In an interview with Christian…

    Violin master dies

    Violin master dies

    October 25-2013 Mahmoud Zolfonoon (photo), a master of the violin, has died at the age of 93.  He had lived in the United States for decades where he was a…

    Capital to move

    October 25-2013 The Majlis Urban Development Committee announced it has approved a proposal to move the capital out of Tehran.  It hasn’t yet decided where to move, when to move…