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    Italian diplomat intervenes to rescue jailed dual national

    Italian diplomat intervenes to rescue jailed dual national

    December 23, 2016 In an unusual intervention by a foreign diplomat, the former Italian ambassador to Iran has made a public appeal for the release of Karan Vafadari, an Iranian-American…

    WITH THE PREZ

    WITH THE PREZ

    November 18, 2016 Before her shift back to the State Department, Sahar Nowrouzzadeh (far left) sat in the Oval Office while President Obama spoke with German Chancellor Angela Merkel last…

    Expat election tally: 2 wins; 8 losses

    Expat election tally: 2 wins; 8 losses

    November 18, 2016 The final tally for Iranian-American candidates in last week’s US elections is two wins and eight losses, both wins by Democrats. The first win was by the…

    Hundreds turn out for Ramazani memorial event

    Hundreds turn out for Ramazani memorial event

    November 18, 2016 Hundreds of people came together Sunday at a memorial service in Virginia to celebrate the legacy of Professor Ruhollah K. Ramazani, known as the dean of Iranian…

    White House official moves back into State Department

    White House official moves back into State Department

    November 18, 2016 Sahar Nowrouzzadeh has left the White House and is now assigned to the Policy Planning Staff at the State Department. Nowrouzzadeh, 36, spent the last two years…

    Zarrab’s brother charged with sanctions violations

    Zarrab’s brother charged with sanctions violations

    November 18, 2016 The older brother of Iranian-Turk gold trader Reza Zarrab has now been indicted in the US for sanctions violations and a new charge has been added to…

    Prof. R. K. Ramazani dies at age 88

    Prof. R. K. Ramazani dies at age 88

    October 14, 2016 Ruhollah K. Ramazani, the University of Virginia professor often cited as the “dean of Iranian foreign policy studies,” has died at the age of 88. Ramazani taught…

    Abedini files for divorce from Naghmeh

    Abedini files for divorce from Naghmeh

    October 14, 2016 Christian Pastor Saeed Abedini has filed papers for a divorce from his wife Naghmeh, saying he believes that is the only route “toward healing.” Abedini was freed…