Iran plans to replace UN ambassador in New York
He added that Abutalebi is not known to have played a role in the secret nuclear discussions between Washington and Tehran that led to an interim deal last November between Iran and the United States, Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia.
Iran hangs 16 in reprisal for Pakistan border killings
New Straits Times
The ambush happened overnight in the mountains of Sistan-Baluchestan, a province in southeastern Iran. The province is home to a large community of minority Sunni Muslims, unlike the rest of Shiite-dominated Iran, where drug traffickers and Sunni ...
Iran offers to take over security of Pakistan border
Iran calls for return of abducted border guards held in Pakistan
Iran Demands Support from Abroad to Free Border Guards
Obama seeks to reassure Saudi Arabia over Iran, Syria
RIYADH (Reuters) - President Barack Obama sought to reassure Saudi King Abdullah on Friday that he would support moderate Syrian rebels and reject a bad nuclear deal with Iran, during a visit designed to allay the kingdom's concerns that its decades ...
Obama seeks to reassure Saudi King Abdullah on Iran, Syria
Iran is Topic A as Obama meets with Saudi King Abdullah
Obama Tries to Soothe Saudi Fears on Iran Nuclear Deal
The Times of Israel
UN Extends Term of Human Rights Monitor, Angering Iran
New York Times
UNITED NATIONS — The Iran government's effort to portray a kinder and gentler image was frustrated on Friday by the United Nations Human Rights Council, which voted to extend the term of a monitor scorned by Tehran. The Council, concluding its annual ...
Iran MP says UN human rights envoy is Mossad, CIA agent
Iran's Human Rights Showing Little Progress, UN Votes to Renew Special ...
Envoy Raps Ahmed Shaheed for Raising Baseless Allegations against Iran
Dempsey Israel trip focused on Syria, Iran and Ukraine
The nation's top military officer is departing Saturday for a trip to Israel where he will discuss developments in Syria, Ukraine and Iran. The focus of the visit by Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will be "issues of mutual ...
Uniting Iran and America in life and death: a tribute to Professor Richard N. Frye
Religion News Service
Frye always considered there to have been two enormously influential cultures in Asia: Chinese civilization and Iranian civilization. His engagement with greater historical Iran (which for him extended from Western China to Eastern Europe, from South ...
Iran FM expresses condolences over Richard Frye's death
Museum items can't be seized to pay Iran judgment
CHICAGO (AP) — Survivors of a 1997 terrorist bombing blamed partly on Iran can't seize thousands of relics from U.S. museums to pay a $412 million judgment against the Iranian government, a federal judge in Chicago ruled Friday. The case targeting the ...
International Business Times
Iran Names 1979 U.S. Embassy Hostage-Taker Its UN Envoy
Iran has named a member of the militant group that held 52 Americans hostage in Tehran for 444 days to be its next ambassador to the United Nations. The Iranian government has applied for a U.S. visa for Hamid Aboutalebi, Iran's former ambassador to ...
Iran Names Hamid Aboutalebi, Linked To 1979 Tehran US Embassy Takeover ...
Iran's New UN Ambassador's Visa Delay Raises Questions in Tehran
Executions surge in Iran - evidence of Rowhani's 'moderate' rule?
Many Iranian citizens who voted for the moderate cleric Hassan Rowhani believed that he would deliver on his promises of improving the standards and conditions of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran. These human rights issues encompass areas ...
The Times of Israel
Azeri president to visit Iran as bilateral ties warm
The Times of Israel
Azeri President Ilham Aliyev will visit Iran in April to discuss expanding ties between the two counties, the semi-official Iranian Fars news site reported Saturday. “The visit is to take place late April upon an invitation of Iranian President Hassan ...
Azerbaijan's President to Visit Iran Soon