| Oct 5, 2013
| 5:33 PM
TEHRAN — Iran's supreme leader on Saturday publicly endorsed President Hassan Rouhani's efforts to reconcile with archenemy Washington, but indicated his displeasure with some events during Rouhani's high-profile visit late last month to the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sounded an alarm Tuesday over Iran's recent claims to want a nuclear accord with the West, accusing the Islamic Republic's moderate new president of waging a "charm offensive" to get sanctions lifted while still...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:59 PM
GENEVA – Despite rising hopes for a diplomatic solution to Iran's disputed nuclear program, a senior Obama administration official cautioned Monday that “no one should expect a breakthrough overnight” at international talks set to...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 4:31 AM
TEHRAN -- With international talks on Iran’s nuclear program set to begin Tuesday, Iranian officials said their negotiating team would offer a broad “road map” proposal for resolving the issue, but would also seek to protect key...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 11:52 AM
TEHRAN — The emblematic “Death to U.S.A” chant resounded through the Iranian capital anew on Friday, one week after it appeared that the signature slogan could be sidelined as part of a possible thaw in long-acrimonious relations between...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:13 PM
A massacre this month at an Iranian exile camp in Iraq that killed 52 people under international protection was an act of premeditated slaughter and should be thoroughly investigated by the United Nations, two former foreign ministers told the world...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:12 PM
WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged President Obama to maintain economic sanctions against Iran and even prepare to increase them if Tehran does not give up its military nuclear program during the search for a diplomatic...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:25 AM
A record 76 movies will vie for the 2014 foreign-language Oscar, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday, and the race looks to be wide open. Yet even as the narrowing-down to five final nominees has barely begun, the seemingly...
| Sep 20, 2013
In an autumn ritual, an Iranian president is once more coming to New York for the United Nations' annual meeting of the heads of state. Media frenzy is likely to follow, as the smiling visage of President Hassan Rouhani dominates the airways next week....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:15 AM
"I am Cyrus, king of the universe, the great king, the powerful king, king of Babylon, king of Sumer and Akkad, king of the four quarters of the world...."
So says the wedge-shaped cuneiform script on the little Cyrus Cylinder, one of the most...
| Oct 1, 2013
Re "Phone call a shift in tone for U.S., Iran," Sept. 28
As the historic personal phone contact between our Nobel Peace Prize-winning president and the newly elected Iranian president reduces tensions between our two countries and offers a glimmer of...