• People bemoan friend who lost life in terror attack

    People bemoan friend who lost life in terror attack

    TEHRAN – Shocked mourners at the Wednesday funeral of Mohammad Hossein Haddadian, the Basij guard who was killed by dervish rioters in Pasdaran St. uptown Tehran.

  • An American looks at a mandatory hijab

    By Martin Love

    An American looks at a mandatory hijab

    Iran’s most visible leaders to writers like me in the U.S. seem to support the rights of Iranians to protest some mandates they may not like. Consider the delicate matter of women having to wear the hijab if they are out and about in public. Certainly lots of women in Iran probably prefer to wear a head scarf. What might be uncomfortable is not the scarf itself, but occasionally getting arrested if they are seen without hijab, as noted recently in an article about Iran here in the U.S.

  • Implications of U.S. president's Iran policy announcement

    By Mehrnoosh Aryanpour

    Implications of U.S. president's Iran policy announcement

    Overview: On January 12th, the incumbent U.S. President granted a stay of execution for Iran nuclear deal, waiving the sanctions against Iran for another 120 days, sanctions that were initially lifted as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the JCPOA or also known as the nuclear deal or nuclear accord.