Iran

"Children of the Jaracanda Tree" by Sahar Delijani

Beach Reads: ‘Children Of The Jacaranda Tree’ By Sahar Delijani

The book looks at post-revolutionary Iran in the early 1980s and follows the children of the political activists who were jailed.

06/27/2013

In this handout photo provided by the Nueces County Sheriff's Department, Manssor Arbab Arbabsiar is seen in this 2001 mug shot. (Photo courtesy of Nueces County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Texas Man Gets 25 Years In Saudi Ambassador Plot

Manssor Arbabsiar pleaded guilty last year to two conspiracy charges and a murder-for-hire count.

05/30/2013

A supposed photograph of Bob Levinson e-mailed anonymously to the family in 2011 (credit: FBI)

Wife Of Kidnap Victim Bob Levinson Receives Profiles In Courage Award

It was six years ago that Long Island native Bob Levinson, a retired FBI agent, was kidnapped during a private trip to Iran.

05/05/2013

A screenshot from a video allegedly showing Bob Levinson since his disapperance (credit: Help Bob Levinson)

Missing Ex-FBI Agent’s Wife Being Honored In Queens

The wife of a retired FBI agent missing since a 2007 trip to Iran is being honored in Queens Wednesday night by the National Police Defense Foundation.

05/01/2013

President Barack Obama talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on March 21, 2013, the second day of Obama's three-day trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Meets With Abbas, Says U.S. Still Committed To A 2-State Solution

On the second day of his visit to the Middle East, President Barack Obama was greeted by the president of the Palestinian Authority, and rockets were fired by militants into a southern Israeli town.

03/21/2013

President Barack Obama was scheduled to leave for the Middle East on March 18, 2013. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Set To Begin ‘Charm Offensive’ In The Middle East

President Barack Obama left for the Middle East on Tuesday evening. He’s on a mission to charm the Israelis into making peace concessions and to find some way to peacefully stop Iran from building a bomb.

03/19/2013

President Barack Obama speaks at an interfaith vigil on December 16, 2012 at Newtown High School, Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Biden: Obama Prepared To Do Whatever’s Necessary To Prevent Iran From Getting Bomb

As President Barack Obama continued preparations for his first trip to Israel as commander in chief, there was a shift in tactics Monday.

03/04/2013

(file / credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

New York Caviar Distributor Spared More Jail Time In Import Fraud Case

Isidoro “Mario” Garbarino was sentenced Monday in Manhattan to time served for unlawfully importing more than 100,000 pounds of Russian and Iranian caviar in the 1980s.

01/07/2013

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

3 Arrested, 1 Wanted In Plot To Ship Dangerous Substance To Iran, China

Three men have been arrested in New York, and a fourth was wanted Tuesday night, on charges of arranging to ship a substance that can be used in uranium enrichment to China and Iran.

12/05/2012

Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama face off in their final debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla. - Oct 22, 2012 (credit: Rick Wilking-Pool/Getty Images)

Fact Check Tuesday: Romney Vs. Obama – Round Three

Both men got things wrong. So Brooks Jackson of factcheck.org checked in to go over the claims and set the record straight.

10/23/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: In Clear Victory Obama Shows Romney Isn’t Ready To Be Commander-In-Chief

What was most clear tonight, though, is that Mitt Romney has no idea how the world works and the Office of the President is no place for on the job training.

10/23/2012

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, Amb. Mark Wallace, Chris DeVito (L-R) at an anti-Iran news conference outside Maserati's Tribeca showroom (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Community Leaders Call on Maserati To Cut ‘Truly Unconscionable’ Ties With Iran

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, speaking at a news conference, said Maserati must cut ties with Iran.

10/22/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: With Economics Intertwined With Foreign Affairs Romney Will Win The Final Presidential Debate

Romney’s ideas – if presented fresh and enthusiastically hopeful for America’s future – can be the final bump he needs to win this election.

10/22/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Must Answer Tough Questions On His Questionable Foreign Practices In Debate Tonight

It is unprecedented for a presidential candidate to have as many conflicts when it comes to foreign business ties as Mitt Romney.

10/22/2012

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