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    Islamic Rep. lists six reasons for it to shun Shaheed of UN

    Islamic Rep. lists six reasons for it to shun Shaheed of UN

    The Iranian official charged with dealing with the human rights issue internationally says the Islamic Republic has barred Ahmad Shaheed, the UN human rights official dealing with Iran, from entering…

    Jabbari hanged for killing her rapist

    Jabbari hanged for killing her rapist

    The regime hanged Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, Saturday morning for the crime of murder, having convicted her of stabbing to death a former officer of the Intelligence Ministry, whom she said…

    Is the ambassador Iranian?

    Is the ambassador Iranian?

    President Obama has named a woman identified as both Iranian-born and Indian to be the next US ambassador to Sweden. There was considerable confusion over the ethnicity of Azita Raji,…

    Iran’s dinner diplomacy

    Iran’s dinner diplomacy

    October 10-14 By Robin Wright Iran’s President, Hassan Rouhani, did not shake hands with  Barack Obama at the United Nations this week, a year after their celebrated cell-phone chat. The…

    Who might succeed Khamenehi?

    Who might succeed Khamenehi?

    October 10-14 by Warren L. Nelson The hospitalization last month of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenehi has opened up speculation about who might succeed him if he should die soon or…

    Partnering with Iran would be a historic mistake

    Partnering with Iran would be a historic mistake

    October 10-14 By Sen. Ted Cruz On Sept. 26, 2012, an American pastor named Saeed Abedini who was visiting family and fellow Christians in Tehran was dragged out of the…

    What is the central strategic question in the Middle East?

    October 10-14 By Michael Doran No one explains the durability of the status quo in Israeli-Palestinian relations as well as Elliott Abrams. “What Now for Israel?” demonstrates why, despite the…

    Rezaian’s wife is released on bail

    Rezaian’s wife is released on bail

    October 10-14 The Islamic Republic has freed the wife of Jason Rezaian on bail, but is still detaining The Washington Post reporter. Yeganeh Salehi, 30, who is the Tehran correspondent…