Actress: In Iran, my counterpart faces prison
In this regard, she is just the latest in a string of filmmakers and actors of Iranian cinema -- including acclaimed filmmakers Jafar Panahi and Mohammad Rasoulof and actor Ramin Parchami -- to be arrested or sentenced to lengthy prison terms in recent ...
Opinion: In Iran, an actress faces prison
Iran bans WhatsApp because of link to 'American Zionist' Mark Zuckerberg
The Iranian regime has banned access to the WhatsApp messaging site, a popular site for many to communicate both inside and outside the country, stating that a Jewish “American Zionist” owns the site. The announcement came some two months after ...
The low-budget biopic riling Iran's president
A new low-budget film is causing a big headache for Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. I am Rouhani is an hour-long documentary telling the story of the president's life. The film was produced by Shafagh Multimedia Group, a company close to the powerful ...
A bold move
Politics, markets complicate Rouhani's rescue of Iran economy
OP-ED: Iran Human Rights: President Rouhani, Listen to Your Public
Iran's tech bloggers caught in the political crossfire
Al Jazeera America
Narenji was the Iranian version of Mashable or Gizmodo, a blog popular in Iran for its reviews of things like Android and iPhone apps but one that never dipped its toes into the political — a danger zone in Iran's ultra-censored, tightly monitored ...
White House says it has 'wide range of options' if Iran talks fail
WASHINGTON - A senior Obama administration official says the president is prepared to consider "a wide range of options" should negotiations with Iran fail to reach a comprehensive agreement over its nuclear program. "If talks break down, and if Iran ...
Former US officials detect shift in Israel on Iran nuclear deal
US delegation to visit Israel ahead of renewed talks with Iran
Former US officials detect shift in Israel on Iran nuclear deal: Al-Monitor
How Iran Became One of the World's Most Futuristic Countries
When we think about futurism, often we imagine cutting-edge technologies like bionic arms or weather machines for colonizing Mars. But if we really want to make it for another few centuries, we're going to need something that Iran has already got.
Cut those subsidies
The Economist (blog)
“PHASE two of the Iranian targeted subsidy plan” is as clunky in Persian as it is in English, but it rolls off every Iranian's tongue. On April 28th President Hassan Rohani raised petrol prices by 75%, from 4,000 to 7,000 rials ($0.16 to $0.28) per ...
Iran Mother Recalls Act of Mercy for Son's Killer
Her son's killer stood on a chair on the gallows, his hands shackled, the noose around his neck. Hundreds crowded outside the jailhouse in a northern Iranian town to see if the mother, Samereh Alinejad, would exercise her right to kick the chair out ...
Iranian mother finds peace after sparing life of son's killer moments before ...
Iran to buy 400 airliners if sanctions lifted, top official says
ANKARA (Reuters) - Barred by sanctions from buying Western airliners since the 1970s, Iran has pent-up demand for 400 new planes, Tehran's top aviation official was reported as saying, offering potential billions to manufacturers such as Airbus and Boeing.
West lies about medical sanctions: Iran health minister
Iran to buy 400 airliners if sanctions removed
Merkel - Give Iran talks a chance, but ready to act if needed
US Announces Actions to Enforce Iran Sanctions
New York Times
The United States government escalated enforcement of its Iran sanctions on Tuesday, adding eight Chinese companies, a Dubai company and two Dubai-based executives to blacklists for evading American restrictions on Iranian weapons, oil and banking ...
US offers $5 million for Chinese businessman accused of Iran dealings
Iran Cancels $2.5 Billion Chinese Oil Contract
US targets Chinese businessman, says he supplied parts for Iranian missiles