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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 ...
Spinning the death penalty in Iran into a good news story
EU foreign policy chief arrives in Iran, expresses support for nuclear ...
TEHRAN — The European Union's foreign policy chief expressed optimism Sunday that world powers can reach a permanent deal with Iran over its nuclear ambitions, but she cautioned that success is far from certain. “It's difficult; it's challenging ...
Iran tells EU's Ashton nuclear deal possible 'in months'
Iran, world powers hold 'substantive and useful' nuclear talks
'No Guarantee' of Final Nuclear Deal With Iran, EU Official Says
Catherine Ashton in landmark bridge-building trip to Iran
The difficult and delicate process of forging a new relationship between Iran and the West takes another step this weekend with the first visit of Europe's foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, to the Islamic Republic. It will also be a significant ...
The Times of Israel
My dad, Iran's hostage
Los Angeles Times
Seven years ago Sunday, my father, Robert Levinson, was taken hostage while visiting Kish Island, Iran. He is currently the longest-held hostage in U.S. history, and will likely be marking his 66th birthday Monday in captivity, thousands of miles from ...
7 years ago, American went missing in Iran
US marks 7 years since American disappeared in Iran
Christian Science Monitor
Will Iran's 'end to extremism' take hold?
Christian Science Monitor
Iran certainly seems and sounds different eight months into President Hassan Rouhani's term. Promising an "end to extremism," Mr. Rouhani signed an interim nuclear deal with world powers months ago, and now Tehran is pushing ahead on a final ...
Ashton says no guarantee of Iran nuclear deal
EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has said there is "no guarantee" that talks with Iran on its disputed nuclear programme will lead to a comprehensive final agreement. Ashton made the comments on Sunday during her first trip to the Islamic Republic.
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 ...
International Business Times
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 says nuclear programme to stay 'intact'
Iran Continues Its Campaign Of Deception Over Its Nuclear Program
Mystery surrounds intercepted Iranian missile shipment
A tricky trail of paperwork and the circuitous route of the Panama-flagged ship found to be carrying lethal M-302 missiles from Iran showed a major effort to hide the cargo and the parties involved. The Israeli Defense Forces say the weapons aboard the ...
Israel brings arms ship to dock, hopes to shame Iran
The Amazing Coincidences of Iran's Javad Zarif
Israel finds long-range rockets on ship 'sent by Iran to Gaza'
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