The $400 million payment to Iran was American diplomacy at its finest
The latest victim in the presidential race's assault on truth — to say nothing of nuance — came last week in the flurry of accusations surrounding the United States' payment of $400 million to Iran. Donald Trump called it ransom, and Sen. Tom Cotton ...
Iran 'Ransom': Feds Claim $1.7 Billion Paid in Full — But Won't Explain How
If the $400 Million to Iran Was Legit, Why Won't the Administration Answer Basic Questions?
Congress 'Disgusted' With White House Lies on Iran 'Ransom'
Why Israel's Defense Ministry compared the Iran nuclear deal to appeasing Hitler
Last Thursday, President Barack Obama once again defended the Iran nuclear deal, claiming that even Israel, “the country that was most opposed to the deal,” has “acknowledged that this has been a game changer.” “You will recall that there were all ...
Things That Aren't Genocide: The Iran Deal and the Occupation
The Fight To Frame The Iran Deal
Poland volleyball reportedly facing fine after skirmish with Iran
The Iranian men's volleyball team is certainly making its presence known in its first Olympics ever. After a hard-fought fifth set on Day 2 of the preliminary round Tuesday, Iran and Poland nearly came to blows at the net in a benches-clearing incident ...
The Guardian (blog)
Audio file revives calls for inquiry into massacre of Iran political prisoners
The Guardian (blog)
The publication for the first time in Iran of an audio recording from nearly three decades ago has reopened old wounds from the darkest period in the Islamic Republic. In the summer of 1988, thousands of leftists and supporters of the Mujahedin-e Khalq ...
Sanctions must remain to end Iran's human rights violations
New audio file sheds light on 1980s executions in Iran
Iran News Round Up - August 10, 2016
Swiss court rules in favor of Iran in decades-long oil dispute with Israel
Israel refused to pay Iran the $1.1 billion compensation awarded by a Swiss court in September 2015. Now, Switzerland's supreme court has upheld the earlier decision on Thursday. The pipeline in question was built by Eilat-Ashkelon Pipeline Co (EAPC ...
Swiss court backs Iran in decades-old oil row with Israel
The Conversation UK
Why Russia values a non-nuclear Iran more than higher oil prices
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
One of the key questions that remain unanswered more than one year after the signing of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action—the Iran nuclear deal—is why Russia supported it. A failure of the talks between Iran and the P5+1 (Russia and the four ...
Execution of Iranian nuclear scientist reveals tensions between liberals and hardliners
The New Yorker
Iran improves cyber abilities since nuclear deal, Pentagon says
WASHINGTON — Iran has gradually improved its offensive cyber abilities and developed more advanced ballistic missiles since signing an accord last year to curb its nuclear program, the U.S. Defense Department said. The Islamic Republic now has a ...
The Defector Who Returned to Iran
Why Was Our Iranian Spy Killed By The Mullahs?
This photojournalist captured women in Iran from the hostage crisis to the nuclear deal
A female taxi driver in Tehran. This photo is one of a collection that photographer Randy Goodman shot on her trip last year to Iran, her first in 33 years. She made another trip during the Iranian Hostage crisis, chronicling women in the early days of ...
The detention of Homa Hoodfar is unjust and unIslamic. Iran should release her
Born in Iran and now a Canadian and Irish citizen, Hoodfar is a senior anthropologist who has devoted her academic career to studying the family as well as the duties and rights of women in various Muslim contexts. A renowned scholar, she has taught at ...
Pentagon: Iran Improved Its Cyberwarfare, Ballistic Missile Capabilities Since Nuclear Deal
Iran has improved its cyberwarfare capabilities and made significant progress in developing more advanced ballistic missiles in the year since the nuclear deal was reached, the U.S. Defense Department has determined. Iran has “a substantial inventory ...
GOP's Last Shot At Iran Deal