President's Speech and Online Army Video Point to Iran's Dueling Interests in ...
New York Times
TEHRAN — Iran's new president, Hassan Rouhani, told Revolutionary Guards commanders on Monday that Iran would support whomever Syrians want as their leader even if it is not the country's staunch ally, President Bashar al-Assad of Syria.
Key Iranian official says new leadership more ready to compromise to reach ...
Iran's Rouhani may meet Obama at UN after American president reaches out
Iran signals 'desire' to end nuclear dispute with West
The Star Online
Iranians Gain Access to Facebook and Twitter
New York Times
It was not immediately clear whether the government had made an official decision to stop blocking the sites, which it walled off from Iranian users in 2009, saying they were being used by antigovernment protesters to organize demonstrations. To reach ...
Facebook and Twitter said to be unblocked in Iran
Iran opens up access to Twitter and Facebook for the first time since 2009
Facebook and Twitter are accessible in Iran for the first time in four years
Could Syria showdown lead to US-Iran talks on nuclear program?
President Obama is acknowledging having exchanged letters with Iran's new president, raising the possibility that diplomatic talks over Iran's controversial nuclear program could be renewed on the heels of the U.S.-Russia effort to strike a chemical ...
Obama sees accord with Russia on Syria as possible opening to Iran deal
By Tom Curry, National Affairs Writer, NBC News. President Barack Obama on Sunday defended the agreement that his administration reached with Russia to remove the chemical weapons arsenal of Syrian President Bashar Assad. And he argued that the ...
Kerry tells Israel that Syria accord is no prelude to Iran deal
In Wake of Syria Deal, Kerry Emphasizes Iran
Syria could offer an opportunity for Iran
Iran plans to sends Persian cat astronaut into space
TEHRAN, Iran Iran's hunt for its next animal astronaut may turn to the distinctive and locally named Persian cat, an official said Monday, in another possible step by the country's ambitious aerospace program that has also raised Western concerns about ...
Iran may put persian cat in space
Iran looks to send Persian cat into space
Iran to send Persian cat into space as it ramps up plans for first human ...
The Guardian (blog)
Meet Shirin Gerami, Iran's first female triathlete
The Guardian (blog)
Shirin Gerami, a 24-year-old woman from Iran, has made history by becoming the country's first female triathlete to have taken part in the sport's world championship. By racing in the London event, she paved the way and set a precedent for thousands of ...
How letter diplomacy keeps Iran and US 'talking'
The way that US and Iranian leaders communicate, you might think that telephones, faxes, and emails have yet to be invented. Or even stamps. Iran's seizure of the US embassy in Tehran in November 1979 caused the US to break off diplomatic relations.
Barack Obama warns Iran that US is still prepared to take military action
In the same interview, Obama also urged the Iranian leadership not to draw the wrong lessons from his decision to draw back from air strikes on Syria in pursuit of a diplomatic solution to the chemical weapons crisis. He said it showed that it was ...
Judge: Iran-Backed Company Behind NYC Office Tower
An office tower is subject to forfeiture because revenue from it was secretly funneled to a state-owned Iranian bank in violation of a U.S. trade embargo, a judge ruled Monday. U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest made the forfeiture finding in ...
US Iran sanctions force closure of opposition leader's website
DUBAI (Reuters) - A U.S. web-hosting company has shut the website of an Iranian opposition leader held under house arrest in Tehran to comply with U.S. sanctions, underscoring the unintended impacts of some of the curbs imposed on the Islamic Republic.