Tehran's teens: Iran isn't what you think it is
First of all, she told me that in our school, when I talk about Iran, they all get scared and say, 'OK, isn't there a war going on there?' And something like that. "I was like, 'How? How do they think like that?'" MORE: Inside Tehran's American-made ...
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The Iran Election: What's at Stake
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Q. Is Iran a democracy? A. It's a hybrid country with religious and civil institutions. It has an elected president and Parliament, with limited powers. It also has a Supreme Leader who wields civil and religious authority and a Guardian Council, which ...
Why Iran is launching a rocket
Iran's Technicolor Elections
Nuclear Deal in Place, Iran Is Testing New Missiles and …
Israel blasts Iran's new cash-for-terrorists scheme aimed at rewarding families of 'martyrs'
Already identified as the world's top state sponsor of terrorism, Iran will now pay the equivalent of $7,000 "to every family of a martyr of the intifada in Jerusalem,” Iran's ambassador to Lebanon said Wednesday at a news conference in Beirut. What's ...
Netanyahu: Nuclear deal hasn't stopped Iran's support for terror
Netanyahu: Iran Continues Funding Terrorism 'Even After the Nuclear Agreement'
Israel decries Iran aid for dead Palestinians' families
Iran arrests Baquer Namazi, father of imprisoned American businessman
After last month's prisoner swap, Iranian-American groups wrote to Secretary of State John Kerry, urging the United States to do more to secure Siamak Namazi's release. But America's intelligence chief James Clapper suspected Iran has an interest in ...
80-year-old American jailed by Iran along with son, lawyer says
American in Iran Jail With Son
Iran Arrests Elderly Father of Jailed US Citizen
Telegram chat app may be game-changer in Iran elections
He says that after kicking the US out of Iran it wants to get in by the back door and infiltrate Iran's centres of power and decision-making. Such sentiment is echoed elsewhere in the capital, with moderates and reformists being accused of becoming ...
Messaging app Telegram is shaking up Iran's elections
The Price We Pay For Bargaining With Iran
As Iranians head to the polls this week for parliamentary elections, U.S.-Iran relations are at a critical juncture. The U.S. wants to see Iran adhere to the nuclear agreement, needs Iranian cooperation to try and end the war in Syria, and views Iran ...
This Iranian American went to visit Tehran, and decided to stay for the food
Election day arrives in Iran with reformists well organised to seek gains
Nearly 55 million of Iran's estimated 80 million people are eligible to vote, according to Hossein-Ali Amiri, a senior election official at Tehran's ministry of interior. As many as 120,000 ballot boxes had been distributed in Iran's 31 provinces and ...
Saudi Piles Pressure on Lebanon for Siding With Iran
Saudi Arabia has lashed out at Lebanon, cutting off billions of dollars of aid and telling its citizens to leave the country, after Beirut sided with Iran in the fallout over the execution of a Saudi Shiite cleric, in a diplomatic dispute that ...
Tiny Lebanon Is Caught In The Crosshairs Of The Saudi-Iran Fight
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'Through a religious prism': Iran's clergy view upcoming elections with wariness
The Guardian (blog)
Around 60 people, mostly men, are gathered in the local mosque in an old central neighbourhood of Mashhad, the shrine city in eastern Iran. In between midday and afternoon prayers, the men fiddle with their prayer beads, sitting on a floor covered with ...
In Iran's Religious Heartland, An Enduring Distrust Of The U.S.
In Iran's Qom western 'infiltration' trumps elections
Iran elections: Little choice for voters in the 'Shia Vatican' where reformers are banned from standing
Iran's religious minorities ready to vote in general election
With a population of around 15,000 in the capital and more across the country Iran has the largest Jewish minority in the Islamic world. The history of the Jews presence in Iran dates back to 3000 years. Mir Akhor is an Iranian- Jew: “The community ...