When militants seize control of the U.S. embassy in Tehran during the height of the Iranian Revolution, CIA agent Tony Mendez… Read More
Iranian government officials are saying a big “Argo f*ck yourselves” to Hollywood filmmakers this week, as they plan to sue those involved with the Best Picture Oscar winner over claims that the film is an “unrealistic portrayal” of the country.
According to an… Continue reading Iran Plans to Sue Over ‘Iranophobic' Oscar Winner ‘Argo'
Last week, director Jafar Panahi’s latest movie was screened at the New York Film Festival, even as an appeals court in his native Iran upheld his sentence, calling for six years of imprisonment and a 20-year ban on filmmaking or travel outside his homeland. He’s one of several of Iran’s most prominent filmmakers who’ve faced harsh sentences in recent weeks. Now, Hollywood has come together in support of the jailed… Continue reading Academy and Other Hollywood Groups Urge Iran to Free Jailed Filmmakers
A French campaign to stop the stoning to death of an Iranian woman convicted of adultery intensified Thursday after President Nicolas Sarkozy added his support.Two French former presidents and the cur Continue reading France ups campaign to stop Iran woman stoning
An Iranian fashion organization has issued a new list of culturally appropriate haircuts for men, possibly indicating a new crackdown on male … Continue reading Iran Offers Modest New Haircut Guidelines for Men
On Monday Iran, Brazil and Turkey agreed over a nuclear fuel swap deal with a motive to relieve international concern about the Islamic Republic’s atomic ambitions.
Iran has agreed to swap 1,200 kg of its low-enriched uranium in exchange of higher-enriched nuclear fuel that can be utilized in a medical research reactor. This deal of exchange [...] Continue reading Iran, Brazil, Turkey tied over nuclear swap agreement