In an appearance on CNN Thursday, Mary Rezaian appealed directly to Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, to release her son, Jason Rezaian, who has been held for nearly five months.
We take to the streets to find authentic cuisine.
The dual American and Iranian citizen has been held without charge for more than four months.
The son of the ambassador’s bodyguard is one of the victims of the attack. 17 people have been injured.
Where did Ali Araghchi go? A tweet on Sunday is his first in months. Updated 11/24 with comment from Araghchi
A framework agreement is now seen as the most likely scenario from talks on Iran’s nuclear program being held in Vienna.
Thousands of people took to the streets to commemorate Morteza Pashaei, a 30-year-old singer who died of cancer late last week.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Obama personally communicated with the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, urging cooperation in the effort against the Islamic State and in reaching a nuclear accord.
International human rights organizations had been pleading with Iran to stop the execution. “We are devastated that Reyhaneh was denied justice,” Amnesty International told BuzzFeed News.
Statistics via Cornell University School of Law and Amnesty International. Numbers are state executions in 2013.
The woman from West London was imprisoned in Tehran for peacefully demanding women’s rights. Over half a million people have signed a petition calling for her release.
Rich Kids of Tehran, which depicted the lifestyle of affluent youth in Iran, gained nearly 100,000 followers in less than a month. But all photos were removed and activity ceased this morning with little explanation.
Everyone from Code Pink’s Medea Benjamin to French comedian Dieudonné M’bala M’bala.
On the trail of Qassem Soleimani.
“At a time when I think Iran wants to be seen in a more positive light and be part of the international community it really brings a question to how the country really works.”
The sentences have been suspended for three years on condition of good behavior.
With Rosewater, based on the true story of a tortured journalist, the Daily Show frontman stepped behind the camera for the first time. “I think the best decision I made was to be cognizant of my own ignorance.”
Grow a mullet, go directly to jail.
“I can’t imagine what they are doing to her right now,” her brother says.
The plane landed near the Persian Gulf after receiving orders to turn around from Iranian air traffic control.
The latest round in Iran’s internet battle.
The bank will also face restrictions on its Hong Kong and UAE businesses.
Maryam Mirzakhani is also the first Iranian to earn the coveted Fields Award.
The cause of the crash has not yet been determined.
U.S. officials have previously insisted that tension between the U.S. and Russia would not affect the effort to curb Iran’s nuclear program.
Black Hand’s stenciling is popping up around Tehran and raising eyebrows.
Iran has detained three journalists — two of them U.S. citizens — without charge since July 22.
Sherman doesn’t promise everything will be done by November.
No word yet why Iranian officials detained four journalists — among them three U.S. citizens — in Tehran on Tuesday.
Marzieh Rasouli was sentenced Tuesday to 50 lashes and two years in prison for allegedly spreading anti-government propaganda.