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  • Iran prison chief replaced following turmoil

    Iran prison chief replaced following turmoil
    TEHRAN — Iran replaced its top prison administrator Wednesday after public protests alleging excessive violence against inmates at a prison that holds inmates detained for political crimes.
  • Diverse themes characterize UCLA Celebration of Iranian Cinema

    Diverse themes characterize UCLA Celebration of Iranian Cinema
    Tumultuous marriages, father-son relationships and film censorship are just three of the themes explored in the 12 Iranian films featured at this year's UCLA Celebration of Iranian Cinema. Beginning Thursday, the series will show the films at the...

    Iranian protesters urge President Rouhani to free political prisoners

    Iranian protesters urge President Rouhani to free political prisoners
    TEHRAN — Relatives of Iranians jailed on various security charges held a protest Tuesday outside the offices of President Hassan Rouhani, alleging that the prisoners are being detained unfairly. The demonstration came as Iranian officials denied...

    Obama names Washington veteran Neil Eggleston as White House counsel

    Obama names Washington veteran Neil Eggleston as White House counsel
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama is turning to Neil Eggleston, a veteran of the Whitewater and Iran-Contra confrontations between Capitol Hill and the White House, to help guide his administration through what could be stormy years ahead with Congress....

    Obama blocks visa for Iran's U.N. ambassador

    Obama blocks visa for Iran's U.N. ambassador
    WASHINGTON — President Obama signed into law a bill Friday that will block Iran’s new ambassador to the United Nations from entering the United States. The measure is the first substantial bill from Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a likely Republican...