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  • Iranian Filmmakers Have Reason to Cheer as Political Climate Slowly Shifts

    To measure how much things have changed on the Iranian film scene with the election of moderate president Hassan Rouhani in June, one need only look at some of the activity at the recent Fajr Film Festival and market. Movies like "Tales," a drama by about...
  • Reformist Iranian newspaper shut down and manager jailed

    Reformist Iranian newspaper shut down and  manager jailed
    TEHRAN -- A reformist-oriented daily Iranian newspaper has been shut down and its manager jailed after the publication was accused of insulting Islam, various media accounts reported Thursday. The incident raises questions about pledges to ease press...
  • Iran, world powers off to 'good start' in nuclear talks

    BEIRUT -- High-level talks concerning the future of Iran’s controversial nuclear program got off to a “good start” during a three-day opening session in Vienna, participants said Thursday, though there were no major breakthroughs....
  • Iran, world powers restart nuclear talks amid limited expectations

    Iran, world powers restart nuclear talks amid limited expectations
    BEIRUT — Both sides sought to tamp down expectations Tuesday as representatives of Iran and six world powers met in Vienna for talks aimed at crafting a comprehensive agreement about Tehran’s controversial nuclear program. Much of the...
  • The Iran I saw — in 781 days in Evin Prison

    The Iran I saw — in 781 days in Evin Prison
    On the morning of my appearance before an Iranian Revolutionary Court, where I was convicted on a fabricated charge of espionage, I heard the chant "Death to America!" from the world beyond my prison window. The chant, and the associated stereotype of...
  • The coming crash of American diplomacy in the Middle East

    President Obama has three significant Middle East diplomatic initiatives underway, treating, respectively, Iran's nuclear weapons program; Syria's deadly, exhausting conflict; and the long-standing Israeli-Palestinian dispute. Into these negotiations,...
  • U.S. diplomats study how to preserve Iran's dignity in nuclear talks

    JAKARTA, Indonesia — U.S. diplomats preparing for a new round of nuclear negotiations with Iran this week are pondering an important question: How can they make the Iranians feel like the winners? The U.S. team and diplomats from five other...
  • Iran's supreme leader says nuclear talks will 'lead nowhere'

    Iran's supreme leader says nuclear talks will 'lead nowhere'
    TEHRAN -- Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, expressed deep skepticism Monday about the next round of nuclear negotiations with world powers, even as Tehran’s delegation headed to Vienna for the potentially decisive talks. The...
  • Iran celebrates 35th anniversary of revolution in a time of change

    Iran celebrates 35th anniversary of revolution in a time of change
    TEHRAN -- Throngs of people took to the streets of the Iranian capital Tuesday to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, which ousted a U.S.-backed leader and brought a defiantly anti-Washington government to  power. Iranians both...
  • Iranian leader Rouhani's TV appearance triggers a spat

    Iranian leader Rouhani's TV appearance triggers a spat
    TEHRAN -- Did a presidential appearance on Iran's state broadcaster become the latest battlefield in the struggle for influence between the nation's hard-liners and reformists? When Iranians tuned in to state television's Channel One on Wednesday...
  • Poor Iranians line up in the cold for government food handouts

    Poor Iranians line up in the cold for government food handouts
    TEHRAN -- For the third consecutive day, low-income Iranian families lined up Tuesday in harsh winter weather outside government–run distribution centers to pick up free food parcels. The nationwide handouts are part of an effort by Iranian...
  • Iran eases terms of detention for opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi

    Iran eases terms of detention for opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi
    TEHRAN -- Iranian authorities have eased the terms of confinement of Mehdi Karroubi, a leader of the opposition “Green Movement” that was crushed after disputed presidential elections in 2009, his son said Sunday. The ailing Karroubi, 76,...