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This week, an Iranian court issued the first death sentence in connection with recent protests.

First person sentenced to death amid protests challenging Iranian government

Lillian Newton, Politics Editor November 22, 2022

This week, an Iranian court issued the first death sentence in connection with recent protests. According to state media, an unnamed individual was convicted of “enmity against God,” as well as “spreading...

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Iran launches missile attack against Iraq, striking near new U.S. consulate

Lillian Newton, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

Earlier this month, Iran, in an unprecedented attack against Israel, used 12 ballistic missiles to hit the Iraqi capital of Erbil. According to Kurdish officials, the attacks seemed to target the U.S....

Argo: The Greatest Movie Never Made

Cameron Hines October 17, 2012

If there’s one thing to take away from Argo, it’s that Canadians are the nicest people in the world. Islamic militants during the Iranian Revolution, however, were not so kind. Argo focuses on these...

Iran Official Says Will Boycott 2013 Oscars

The Associated Press September 26, 2012

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s culture minister said Monday that his country will boycott the 2013 Oscars in the wake of the anti-Islam video made in the United States that denigrates the Prophet Muhammad. An...

Iran Opens Nonaligned Summit With Nuclear Arms

The Associated Press August 29, 2012

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran opened a world gathering of self-described nonaligned nations Sunday with a slap at the U.N. Security Council and an appeal to rid the world of nuclear weapons, even as Tehran...

It is Official – Iran Sponsors Terrorism

Sara J Dufort February 15, 2012

Countries in the Middle East are constantly threatening each other, and Iran is no exception. Last week, the Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei, announced that Iran would sponsor anyone, anywhere that would...

Iran Summons American Woman for Feb 6 Trial

Vanessa Estime February 9, 2011

Iran wants Sarah Shourd back. The American woman captured in Iran will have to come back to the very country that detained her to stand trial on February 6 alongside Shane Bauer, her fiancé, and Joshua...

Iran, 6 Powers Talk about Nuclear Issues in Geneva

The Associated Press December 8, 2010

GENEVA – Iran and six world powers held their first talks in more than a year Monday, an exchange that officials said focused mostly on Tehran's need to diffuse fears about its nuclear programs. Delegates...

Iran Blames Israel after Nuclear Scientist Killed

The Associated Press December 1, 2010

TEHRAN, Iran – Assailants on motorcycles attached magnetized bombs to the cars of two nuclear scientists as they were driving to work in Tehran on Monday, killing one and wounding the other, Iranian...

Karzai Says His Office Gets Cash from Iran, US

The Associated Press October 27, 2010

KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Monday that once or twice a year, Iran gives his office $700,000 to $975,000 for official presidential expenses and that Washington also provides...

Iranian Woman’s Stoning Sentence Delayed

The Associated Press September 15, 2010

Move over, balloon boy. The newest story to face outrageous media coverage and subsequent fervor from those who have become engrossed in it is the case of an Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning...

US upgrades defense of Persian Gulf allies

Liz De La Torre February 2, 2010

From The Associated Press WASHINGTON – The United States has begun beefing up its approach to defending its Persian Gulf allies against potential Iranian missile strikes, officials say. The defenses...

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