Topic: National Iranian American Council
During a nine-day provincial tour, Iran's Supreme Leader Khamenei pushed for voter participation in upcoming elections, but also suggested that a directly elected president might become a thing of the past.
10/17/2011 05:59 pm
Iran's leadership may be keen to offer a goodwill gesture, some observers suggest. Others wonder if the release of the two US hikers is tied to the controversy over Iran's nuclear program.
09/13/2011 07:29 pm
Iran has embraced a Russian proposal to restart nuclear negotiations with the international community, but President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's political rivals may try to block the talks.
08/17/2011 09:38 am
SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: A roster of influential former US officials is speaking at rallies in support of removing the MEK, an Iranian opposition group with a violent anti-American history, from the US terrorist list. A decision is expected within weeks.
08/08/2011 07:28 pm
Iran state media reported Thursday that an American in Iran was detained for having espionage equipment in her mouth. For Americans – be they hikers or businessmen – Iran can be a forbidding destination if the visitors are perceived as potential spies.
01/06/2011 06:56 pm
Despite intensified sanctions on Iran, US-based nongovernmental organizations are trying to prove that they should be allowed to work in the country. The process is daunting enough that many groups give up.
09/30/2010 05:14 pm
Instead of expressing support for participants in Iranian protests, which the regime could use against them, the Obama administration is focusing on Iran’s human rights violations.
12/23/2009 05:02 pm
The tentative Iran nuclear deal could be the beginning of a shift from a dominant antagonism to an openness to addressing mutual interests, some diplomatic experts say.
10/21/2009 01:00 am
But the Oct. 1 meeting may simply set the stage for the US to seek tougher sanctions against Tehran for its nuclear program.
09/15/2009 01:00 am
Twitter, Youtube, and the force of the movement for change in Iran make it difficult for the government to paint the protesters as tools of foreign powers.
07/05/2009 01:00 am
A senior cleric called Friday for British Embassy employees to be tried for allegedly inciting mass protests. The move signals a heightened effort to portray recent unrest as a foreign plot.
07/03/2009 01:00 am
He dismisses Ahmadinejad's accusation that US meddled in Iranian politics and must apologize.
06/26/2009 01:00 am
Condemn violence, without picking sides.
06/22/2009 01:00 am
Government tries to cut flow of information, but citizen journalists find ways to fill the gap. One blogger claims: 'Tiananmen + Twitter = Tehran'.
06/15/2009 01:00 am
A period of reestablishing relations with Iran's partners seems likely. Also expect contacts with lower-tier Iranian officials.
11/21/2008 12:00 am
Serious diplomacy, not military action, will bring regional security.
07/02/2008 01:00 am