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    Was Shojai conned or the conman?

    Was Shojai conned or the conman?

    May 16-2014 An Iranian expatriate living in Spain stands accused of conning nine women into being his sex slaves. But he responds that he is no con man, but rather…

    Novelist vomiting weeks before her death

    Novelist vomiting weeks before her death

    May 16-2014 Novelist Marsha Mehran, whose body was discovered a week after she died in a rented house in Ireland, had been seriously ill for weeks before her death, an Irish…

    Florida GOP is accused of bigotry

    May 16-2014 The Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is accusing some Republican Party lawmakers and local party organizations in the state of actively fostering anti-Muslim sentiment.…

    Man nabbed for knife threat

    May 16-2014 Albuquerque, New Mexico, police have arrested a man accused of threatening to stab a couple of Muslim teenagers playing basketball, simply because he hated Muslims. Nilsson Wood is…

    Keep your shirt on

    Keep your shirt on

    May 16-2014 Ali Kafashian (photo), president of the Iranian Football Federation, was quoted by the Fars news agency as saying the budget for the World Cup was very tight and…

    Driving away business

    May 16-2014 An Indonesian trade delegation to Iran has been cut in half after the US embassy in Indonesia contacted the 15 businessmen and told them they could not expect…

    I’ll take my ball and go home

    I’ll take my ball and go home

    May 16-2014 Iranian officials are almost uniformly saying they will not bow to US pressure and name a new ambassador to the United Nations, but will stick with Hamid Aboutalebi…

    Just hearing things

    May 16-2014 It took hours for firefighters to bring a blaze at a fuel depot in Qazvin under control last week.  The Fars news agency said 50 people were injured,…