Mercy and Social Media Slow the Noose in Iran
New York Times
Mr. Anghouti was quickly tried and convicted, and this being Iran, where murder carries the death penalty even for minors, he found himself on death row in one of the country's largest prisons. For most Iranian convicts — more than 600 were executed ...
Iran, world powers hold 'substantive and useful' nuclear talks
Seeking to build on an interim agreement reached late last year in Geneva, Iran and the major powers aim to hammer out a final settlement of the decade-old dispute over the Islamic Republic's atomic activities by late July. Both sides have made clear ...
Catherine Ashton in landmark bridge-building trip to Iran
Iran nuclear deal proves elusive
EU's Ashton to discuss nuclear issue in Iran
Israel brings arms ship to dock, hopes to shame Iran
Israel said it found dozens of advanced Syrian-made rockets hidden on board in Iran and destined for the ship's next port in Sudan, from where they would have been trucked through Egypt to Gaza. Iran and Gaza's Islamist Hamas rulers, both hostile to ...
For Israel, warming US-Iran ties are just as dangerous as smuggled missiles
Mystery surrounds intercepted Iranian missile shipment
"Iran weapons ship" arrives in Israel
World should thank Iran for high execution rate, says Tehran official
The Islamic republic's execution rate, which has soared to ghastly heights since self-described moderate Hassan Rouhani became president last year, should be viewed as a “positive marker of Iranian achievement,” according to the head of Iran's ...
Iran president condemns hard-line media crackdown
International Business Times
Exclusive: Iraq signs deal to buy arms, ammunition from Iran - documents
The Iranian government denied any knowledge of a deal to sell arms to Iraq. It would be the first official arms deal between Shi'ite Iran and Iraq's Shi'ite-led government and would highlight the growing bond between them in the two years since the ...
Iran, Iraq Sign Secret $195 Million Arms Deal, Causing Alarm In Washington
Exclusive: UN nuclear agency opted against sensitive Iran report - sources
Such a report - to have been prepared last year - would almost certainly have angered Iran and complicated efforts to settle a decade-old dispute over its atomic aspirations, moves which accelerated after pragmatic President Hassan Rouhani took office ...
Iran advancing its nuclear program despite pact with West
Iran deal could encourage rather than limit nuclear activity
Kerry defends US Iran position in advance of Obama-Netanyahu meeting
Is Iran Still Backing Terrorists?
By Wednesday afternoon, Israeli Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz was telling members of the U.S. Congress that the interception of the sophisticated rockets revealed the “real nature of Iran”—never mind the recent thaw in relations between ...
Iran's Zarif says Israel lying about Gaza rocket ship
'We stop Iranian arms smuggling often,' says Israeli security source
Israel says it stopped Iranian arms shipment destined for Gaza Strip
Googoosh sings out in support of Iran's gays and lesbians
Iran's queen of pop, Googoosh has released a video in support of the country's gay and lesbian community. She is the first prominent Iranian with such a huge following to speak out against homophobia in Iran. The topic is taboo in Iran and being ...
Iranian pop star releases taboo-breaking video addressing homosexuality
Iran: Warships Will Steam Close To US Waters As 'A Message'
An admiral of Iran's Northern Navy Fleet said warships under his command have been dispatched to skirt U.S. maritime borders for the first time, in tit-for-tat move aimed at protesting the U.S. naval presence in the Persian Gulf. Afshin Rezayee Haddad ...
Report: Iran sending warships toward US maritime borders
Iranian warships heading to USA to show reach
Iran says warships sailing towards US: agency
Israel halts 'weapons shipment from Iran'
Israel says it has seized a ship carrying advanced Iranian weapons made in Syria that was heading towards Gaza. The Panamanian-flagged vessel was boarded by Israeli naval commandos in the Red Sea off the coast of Sudan, the Israel Defense Forces ...