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Washington Post says correspondent likely held in Iran

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The Washington Post said Thursday its Tehran correspondent Jason Rezaian appeared to have been detained in Iran with his wife and two freelance photojournalists.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Oil-producing Iran looks to solar to light future

In this June, 22, 2014 photo, a woman stands on the balcony of her home powered by solar panels in Sichanloo, a hamlet 200 kilometers (125 miles) northwest of the capital, Tehran, Iran.

In this village nestled in the arid hills of rural Iran, government-subsidized solar panels on the rooftops of homes provide both needed electricity and a shining symbol of efforts by the Islamic Republic to wean itself off fossil fuels and nuclear power.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Iran says no return to past if nuclear talks fail

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gestures as he speaks during a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, June 14, 2014. Rouhani says the international sanctions regime has crumbled and will not be rebuilt even if Iran and world powers fail to reach a final nuclear deal by a July 20 deadline. Iran and the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council plus Germany reached an interim deal in November that limited Iran's uranium enrichment program in exchange for the easing of some sanctions. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday the international sanctions regime has crumbled and will not be rebuilt even if Iran and world powers fail to reach a final nuclear deal by a July 20 deadline.

Posted: June 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Iran hangs prisoner linked to opposition group

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Iran’s official news agency says authorities have executed a prisoner linked to the opposition Mujahedeen-e-Khalq (MEK) group.

Posted: June 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Report: Iran billionaire executed over $2.6B fraud

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A billionaire businessman at the heart of a $2.6 billion state bank scam, the largest fraud case since the country’s 1979 Islamic Revolution, was executed Saturday, state television reported.

Posted: May 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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