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  • Jeff Jacobs: Gaspar Takes Pride In Iran Cup Experience

     Jeff Jacobs: Gaspar Takes Pride In Iran Cup Experience
    Dan Gaspar's unforgettable World Cup moment arrived not in one of Brazil's frenzied stadiums, filled with their uninhibited joy and extra-time heartache. It came with security forces surrounding the Iranian soccer team. It also isn't what you probably...
  • Negotiations with Iran over nuclear program still face a major hurdle

    Three months into intense international negotiations over Iran's disputed nuclear development program, Tehran's team has surprised almost everybody with its apparent eagerness for a deal. Iranian negotiators have met all of their commitments under...
  • Iran nuclear talks still face obstacles, U.S. official says

    Iran nuclear talks still face obstacles, U.S. official says
    A top U.S. official cautioned Tuesday that obstacles remain before a nuclear deal can be reached between Iran and six world powers and warned that the widespread optimism about the four-month-long negotiations has gotten “way out of control.”...
  • U.S., Iranian leaders need success, but see peril in nuclear talks

    U.S., Iranian leaders need success, but see peril in nuclear talks
    The negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program that resume here this week could, if successful, give a huge boost to the governments in Washington and Tehran. But if they collapse, there could be damaging political blowback for leaders in the two...
  • You can't be happy in Iran, you can't be gay in Pennsylvania

    In the immortal words of one Rodney King, “Can we all get along?” Apparently, when religion gets in the way, maybe not. Need proof? Look over there, in inane Iran, and over here, in silly Philly. In Tehran, people were arrested this week...
  • Video of Iranians dancing to Pharrell's 'Happy' leads to arrests

    Video of Iranians dancing to Pharrell's 'Happy' leads to arrests
    Police here have arrested 13 people linked to a video posted on YouTube showing young Iranian men and women dancing on a rooftop to Pharrell Williams’ feel-good hit "Happy,"  local media reported Wednesday. The arrests drew outrage on social...
  • My dad, held in Iran

    Seven years ago Sunday, my father, Robert Levinson, was taken hostage while visiting Kish Island, Iran. He is currently the longest-held hostage in U.S. history, and will likely be marking his 66th birthday Monday in captivity, thousands of miles from his...
  • EU's Ashton sparks controversy in Iran for meeting with women

    EU's Ashton sparks controversy in Iran for meeting with women
    TEHRAN — The highest-level European diplomatic visit to Iran in six years has ended, but controversy remained Tuesday about the European Union envoy’s meeting with a pair of women activists. Political conservatives have lashed out at the...
  • What Hassan Rouhani's bad bargain means for Iran, and the West

    The tragedy of Iran is that it may not be able to reach an agreement over its nuclear program even when it knows it needs one. The Islamic Republic's political class knows its hold on power depends on sustained economic growth, and that in turn requires a...
  • Iran, major powers begin two-month sprint toward nuclear deal

    Iran and six world powers Wednesday formally began a two-month diplomatic sprint to complete a deal aimed at preventing Tehran from developing the ability to build nuclear weapons. Top diplomats from the United States, Britain, China, France, Germany...
  • Iran's president faces pressure from all sides

    Iran's president faces pressure from all sides
    Nine months after taking office, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani finds himself under pressure from both his reformist supporters and hard-line conservatives as efforts to spur political change and economic progress have stumbled. Rouhani has faced a...
  • Last year was among the worst for human rights, State Department says

    Last year was among the worst for human rights, State Department says
    WASHINGTON — With a Syrian chemical weapons attack that killed more than 1,000 civilians, violent crackdowns against protesters in Turkey and Ukraine and a string of anti-gay laws from Russia to Uganda, human rights abuses last year ranked among the...