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    SalehiCultureTough to lift censor’s foot off the neck

    SalehiCultureTough to lift censor’s foot off the neck

    November 29 2013 Abbas Salehi (photo), the deputy minister of culture, told a news conference last week that the ministry is working to abolish pre-publication clearance for books.  But four…

    US is upset at volleyball

    November 29 2013 Iran defeated the United States in volleyball Saturday for the first time ever.  The two teams were playing in the six-team Men’s World Grand Champions Cup in…

    BadiBecome an Antigua citizen

    BadiBecome an Antigua citizen

    November 29 2013 The prime minister of the Caribbean island state of Antigua & Barbuda has named an Iranian-American, Badi Badiozamani (photo), to lead Antigua’s new program of citizenship for…

    New (old) US travel warning on Iran

    November 29 2013 The United States reviewed its travel warning for Iran, as it does every six months, and reissued the warning with no changes last Thursday.  The travel warning…

    Hekmati pursued by UN

    Hekmati pursued by UN

    November 29 2013 The family of Arizona-born Amir Hekmati (photo), imprisoned in Iran for more than two years, says representatives of he UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention have contacted…

    Rain is unhealthy

    November 29 2013 Health officials in Ahvaz, which has the most polluted air of any city in the world according to the UN World Health Organization, report that 1,500 people…

    Gay pair at home in Halifax

    November 29 2013 A gay Iranian couple stepped off a plane in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to a new life as they were given refugee status by Canada.  The Rainbow Refugee…

    Iran poor in tackling greenhouse gas

    November 29 2013 A European report presented to a UN climate change conference in Warsaw last week examined how 61 major countries were doing on tackling greenhouse gases.  It ranked…

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