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  • Naghmeh Abedini pleads for her husband's release from Iranian prison
    Naghmeh Abedini pleads for her husband's release from Iranian prison
    Naghmeh Abedini posted on Facebook today about the ongoing plight of her husband, Pastor Saeed Abedini.Today is the couple's ninth wedding anniversary and still,Pastor Saeed Abedini continues to be held in Iran after being sentenced to eight...
  • Malcolm Shabazz
    FBI reportedly arrests Malcolm X’s grandson en route to Iran
    Sources outside the United States confirmed on Monday that Muslim civil activist Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of the late African-American civil rights leader Malcolm X, was arrested as he was preparing to leave and participate in a conference on...
  • Amoli Larijani
    U.S. accused of trying to blackmail Iran
    US officials should not think that they can “blackmail” the Iranian nation at the negotiating table, Iran's Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoil Larijani said in an interview with FARS news.See video: Imam Khamenei 's Fatwa...
  • Argo
    Argo : Ben Affleck Directs Another Winner w/ This Amazing Real Life Rescue Story
    With the new film "Argo", Ben Affleck takes a mammoth step forward as one of Hollywood's increasingly skilled and influential directors by boldly broadening his creative palette beyond the familiar confines of his native Boston.In...
  • "Chicken with Plums" poster
    The week ahead: 'Chicken with Plums' premiering in downtown Portland
    In Tehran in 1958, the highly acclaimed violinist Nassar Ali Kahn (Mathieu Amalric) thrives as he lovingly plays his instrument. It is his life, and he brings joy and beauty to any who hear him play. When his violin is destroyed, he becomes...
  • Iranian police
    Iranian police risk their lives to save the French embassy staff in Tehran
    Furious students in the Iranian capital staged a massive rally and burnt the US in a show of protest against the sacrilege of Islam's Prophet Mohammad in a US movie and a French magazine.French weekly Charlie Hebdo published cartoons of...
  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad rants against U.S., Israel; tensions rise
    Mahmoud Ahmadinejad rants against U.S., Israel; tensions rise
    After the U.N. retreats in Syria, its secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon, manages to level a couple of harsh words at Iran after Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says the new Middle East will not have a trace of U.S. or "Zionists."The latest Iranian spew...
  •  Iranian Vice President Mohammad-Reza Rahimi
    U.N. anti-drug conference turns into anti-Semitic confab
    While the United States and most western nations declined to participate, the United Nations sponsored an international anti-drug conference, held in Iran's capital city of Tehran, that was more anti-Zionist than anti-drug addiction, according...
  • Iraq/Iran
    Iraq helps undermine US economic sanctions against Iran
    Managing Director of the Iranian Central Oil Fields Company (ICOFC) Mehdi Fakour announced that Tehran and Baghdad have decided to establish a joint company for developing three joint oil fields"An Iraqi delegation will visit Iran on February...
  • Iranians attack the British embassy in Tehran
    Occup-Iran?... Mob of Iranian students attacks British Embassy in Tehran
    Posted Tuesday, November 29, 2011, 10:20 AMAs described in a video-containing an article titled "Iranian Students Storm, Ransack British Embassy in Tehran," by Jonathan Seidl for Glenn Beck's news website, The Blaze, a mob of hard...
  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
    My Dinner with Iran’s President
    This is a guest post from my friend Mariam Haris (bio below) who recently attended a dinner that Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad hosted for U.S. universities during his visit to New York City to attend the U.N. General Assembly. I asked...
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    Did La Jolla High violate freedom of speech for students?
    In an effort to right what it feels was a wrong, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against the San Diego school district, alleging that La Jolla High School illegally covered up political messages painted by Iranian...
  • Iran Green Revolution
    Iran Green Revolution in 2009 sparked momentum across Middle East
    Revitalized by the successful social network revolution in the Middle East, Iranians have reignited public demonstrations across their nation, despite violent threats and intense security backlash from the oppressive autocratic government and...
  • Shahla Jahed
    Execution of Shahla Jahed at Tehran's Evin prison
    Iran:ShahlaJahedwas executed in the courtyard ofTehran'sEvin prison Wednesday morning.Jahedwas executed after 3,063 days in prison. Having confessed to killing the wife of a famous football player,Jahedwas sentenced to capital punishment...
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    The trial for the seven Baha'i leaders has ended
    Iran's notorious Evin Prison, where the seven Baha'i leaders have been held. (Wikimedia Commons) According to the Baha'i World News Service, the trial of the seven Baha'i leaders in Iran is now over. While there are no details available at this...