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    After 4 years, US resumes military aid to Bahrainis

    After 4 years, US resumes military aid to Bahrainis

    The United States announced Monday it is resuming military aid to Bahrain, citing “meaningful progress” on human rights, four years after the kingdom launched a crackdown on Shia protesters despite…

    Khamenehi issues yet another set of nuclear red lines

    Khamenehi issues yet another set of nuclear red lines

    By Warren L. Nelson Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei last week laid down four red lines for the nuclear talks—four new red lines that seemed to ignore the nine red lines…

    Shepherd becomes instant celebrity for Iran city folk

    Shepherd becomes instant celebrity for Iran city folk

    Mohammad-Qasem Torabi is just a 28-year-old shepherd who spends most of his time with his sheep on a farm in Golestan province near the Caspian Sea.  Or at least he…

    Majlis says water shortage now reaches crisis stage, but little is done about it

    Majlis says water shortage now reaches crisis stage, but little is done about it

    A Majlis report says the water shortage in the country has reached crisis proportions. According to the daily Shahrvand, the report says that more than 6,000 towns across Iran now…

    Sotoudeh protest works; law license to be restored

    Sotoudeh protest works; law license to be restored

    Nasrin Sotoudeh has been protesting her professional suspension by picketing the Bar Association building every day for nine months—and now she has won and can return to her law practice.…

    Majlis does NOT come close to ousting Rohani’s ed minister

    Majlis does NOT come close to ousting Rohani’s ed minister

    A conservative attempt to fire a second Rohani cabinet minister flopped last week as the Majlis voted to keep Education Minister Ali-Asghar Fani in office with the support of almost…

    All quiet on the Iraqi front

    The Iraqi Army with US assistance floundered in Ramadi in May and the Baghdad government subsequently went running to Tehran to be rescued. The city of Ramadi, about 70 miles…

    Khamenehi says US land of killers

    Khamenehi says US land of killers

    In a speech Saturday, just three days before the stated deadline for the nuclear talks, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenehi laid out a battery of charges against the Americans, accusing them…

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