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    Two golds start Iran’s medal haul in weightlifting

    Two golds start Iran’s medal haul in weightlifting

    August 19, 2016 Iran has pulled down two gold medals so far in weightlifting at the Rio Olympics, but managed only a single bronze thus far in Greco-Roman wrestling, which…

    Olympic officials give in to crying Iranian

    Olympic officials give in to crying Iranian

    August 19, 2016 Olympic security personnel questioned a female Iranian volleyball fan when she sat in the stands Saturday for an Iran match holding a large sign and wearing a…

    Learning the wedding vows

    Learning the wedding vows

    August 19, 2016 When on their wedding day seven years ago Richard and Nazanin promised to love each other “for better or for worse,” they never imagined what that would…

    Russia stations bombers at Hamadan to hit Syria

    Russia stations bombers at Hamadan to hit Syria

    August 19, 2016 Iran and Russia both announced Tuesday that Russian bombers are now using an air base in Iran near Hamadan to bomb targets in Syria. It is the first…

    Iran drops S-300 suit against Russia

    Iran drops S-300 suit against Russia

    August 19, 2016 Iran has dropped its suit against Moscow for failing to deliver the Russian S-300 air defense system years ago. Iran has been silent on the suit.  But Russia…

    Model oil contract pulled back for yet more change

    Model oil contract pulled back for yet more change

    August 19, 2016 The “Iran Petroleum Contract” (IPC) that was approved by the cabinet last year, but later withdrawn for changes, and that was then revised and approved by the cabinet…

    Saudi clerics ban Pokemon Go, and so does Pentagon

    Saudi clerics ban Pokemon Go, and so does Pentagon

    August 19, 2016 Pokemon Go has now been banned by clerics in Saudi Arabia, who find it un-Islamic, as well as by security officials in Iran, who think it may be…

    Iran flip-flops on Apple i‑Phones

    Iran flip-flops on Apple i‑Phones

    August 19, 2016 Flip-flopping on an earlier threat to confiscate Apple phones in Iran, the government is now planning to authorize imports of the phones. The issue for some is rampant…

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