The ransom effect? Iran handing down harsh sentences for Iranian-Americans after swap
Republican lawmakers say the Obama administration's controversial “ransom” paid to Iran earlier this year is fueling a new wave of harsh sentences being handed down in the country to Iranian-Americans. “President Obama's cash ransom payment to Iran ...
Iran sentences San Diego grad student to 18 years in prison
Iranian government hands harsh prison sentences to American citizens born in Iran
Another Iranian-American Draws Stiff Prison Term in Iran
At Hillary Clinton's Favorite Think Tank, a Doubling Down on Anti-Iran, Pro-Saudi Policy
It is a signal that a future Clinton administration would overwhelmingly favor the Gulf states in their ongoing, Middle East-wide power struggle with Iran, implicitly rebuking President Obama, who has come under fire from Gulf states for mild criticism ...
Clinton Adviser Proposes Attacking Iran to Aid the Saudis in Yemen
Clinton's Allies Promise a Tougher Line on Iran
Iran's proxy missile attacks
Iran's navy touts 'suicide drone'
Iran's navy on Wednesday released a photo of what's being called a "suicide drone" that can be loaded with explosive materials and deliberately crashed into targets at sea and on land. The announcement was carried by Iran's semi-official Tasnim news ...
Iran Revolutionary Guard Unveils Maritime 'Suicide' Drone
Iranian Revolutionary Guard unveils new maritime “suicide drone”
Iran Unveils a 'Suicide Drone'
Jerusalem Post Israel News
Gay American Politician Visits Iran. Secret Agents Are on the Case.
New York Times
Iran's intelligence minister normally does not find himself on the receiving end of criticism by fellow hard-liners asking how he could possibly have overlooked a visit by a gay state legislator from the United States. But that is what happened on ...
Iran spy chief questioned after letting gay US politician into country
Iran official: Gay Utah senator watched during recent trip
Dabakis' Iran Debacle
19 men cry rape by Iran's top Quran reader
After failed attempts by top Iran officials to cover up the scandal, the nation's leading reciter of the Quran and close friend of Ayatollah Khamenei has been accused of raping 19 of his students and charged with “advocating corruption.” Saeed Toosi ...
Report: Top Quran Reciter in Iran Accused of Raping Children
3 Iran-Americans Receive Lengthy Prison Sentences In Iran
A third Iranian-American has received a harsh prison sentence in Iran — in what activists say is an attempt by hardliners to undermine the Iranian president's efforts to reach out to the West. RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: In just the past week, Iranian ...
New York Times
For Iran, Exerting Force While Making Nice Is Part of the Plan
New York Times
TEHRAN — Just as conservative opponents of the nuclear deal with Iran had warned, Tehran seems to be moving aggressively to expand its regional influence while working to counter American interests throughout the Middle East. Yet, just as proponents ...
Iran: Inside the battle to succeed supreme leader Khamenei
Iran rocked by abuse allegations against top Qur'an reciter
Iran has been shaken by scandalous allegations against a top Qur'an reciter, who is accused of sexually abusing underage trainees, in the first case of its kind to cast a spotlight on the taboo topic. The allegations are unprecedented in the Islamic ...
European Union reaches out to Iran over Afghan refugees
In Tehran, Stylianides announced the doubling of EU humanitarian aid to Iran to 12.5 million euros this year, with a special focus on education and health services for Afghan refugee children. "It's better to be close to your home and move back when ...
In Lebanon deal, Iran wins and Saudi retreats
With Hezbollah seemingly unassailable, Lebanon has tumbled down Saudi Arabia's list of regional priorities as it focuses on confronting Iran in Yemen, Bahrain and Syria, where Hezbollah is fighting in support of President Bashar al-Assad. That has led ...