| Jul 13, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Dan Gaspar answered a question about the biggest misconceptions that Americans may have about Iran, not with a story of suffering, but with a story of suffrage.
"We were in South Korea when the presidential elections were going on in June," Gaspar said....
| Jul 16, 2013
| 2:21 PM
TEHRAN -- More than 200 steelworkers staged a demonstration Tuesday in front of the Iranian parliament, protesting layoffs and unpaid salaries in an illustration of the daunting economic challenges facing President-elect Hassan Rouhani.
One of the laid-...
| Mar 14, 2013
Si alguien mata a una persona en Irán, no sólo tiene que cumplir la pena correspondiente, sino pagar una suma de dinero a la familia del muerto. Pero le sale más barato matar a una mujer o a un extranjero, porque en ese caso se paga la mitad.
Es uno de...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Even Jeff Van Gundy is flabbergasted at how his brother, former Magic coach Stan Van Gundy, has become Dwight Howard's biggest advocate in the past few months. While Dwight has been getting criticized unmercifully...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 12:59 PM
TEHRAN — Iranian President-elect Hassan Rowhani on Monday promised to make the country’s nuclear program more transparent, fueling hopes that the moderate cleric can make headway on an issue that has wreaked havoc on the Islamic Republic&...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:00 AM
With the election of congenial pragmatist Hassan Rowhani as the next president, Iran has caught the world off-guard.
Emigres, opposition figures and diplomats had written off Friday’s vote as a preordained elevation of another anti-Western hard-...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:58 AM
TEHRAN -- Leading reformist candidate Mohammad Reza Aref announced Tuesday that he was dropping out of the race to be Iran's next president, leaving centrist Hassan Rowhani as the sole moderate-leaning candidate in Friday’s election.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Iran’s ruling theocracy was unable to overcome its notorious infighting and unite behind a single candidate in Friday’s presidential election, which has suddenly boosted the prospects of the lone moderate in the race and rekindled interest...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
North Korea: Baby steps back from the brink
Wednesday, June 12 – After more than a month of ominous silence that followed threats to launch nuclear weapons, North Korea appears to be making modest motions toward easing tensions on the divided...
| May 22, 2013
| 8:14 AM
TEHRAN — President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has denounced as unjust the disqualification of his top aide from next month’s presidential election and says he plans to appeal to Iran’s supreme ruler.
Ahmadinejad spoke a day after the Guardian...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
TEHRAN -- Elections are scheduled in Iran for June 14, the first presidential balloting since the disputed 2009 vote. Iran’s Guardian Council, an oversight body, is expected to release the list of vetted candidates this week. The Times sought out...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:01 AM
TEHRAN — In a much-anticipated decision likely to spark controversy, Iran’s supervisory electoral body on Tuesday disqualified from next month’s presidential race two high-profile candidates who have been assailed as disloyal to the...