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Iran Executes Woman Who Said She Killed in Self Defense

Iran Executes Woman Who Said She Killed in Self Defense

A 27-year-old woman, Reyhaneh Jabbari, was executed by hanging in Iran on Saturday morning for premeditated murder, a crime she was convicted of in 2009. The young Iranian woman maintained to the end that she had killed in self-defense when Dr. Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi attempted to sexually assault her. Amnesty International, the United Nations (UN) and other human […]

Iran Nuclear Negotiations Continue

Iran Nuclear Negotiations Continue

Under Secretary Wendy R. Sherman of the State Department issued a keynote address Thursday, Oct. 23, on the EU-coordinated P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Iran at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, continuing an ongoing agenda of pushing for disarmament. This speech updated the White Houses’ progress in the ongoing effort to prevent the Middle […]

Iran Wants Progress in Nuclear Discussions With the West

Iran Wants Progress in Nuclear Discussions With the West

Iran wants progress in nuclear discussions with the West, although they are not necessarily relying on any major breakthroughs. The nation has been meeting with representatives from the United States and the European Union. Shortly after arriving in Vienna on Tuesday for further negotiations, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that he is not expecting […]

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 25, 2014

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 25, 2014

The world news daily digest from Guardian Liberty Voice for August 25, 2014 covers stories around the globe. Ebola spreads to Democratic Republic of Congo, while a doctor in Liberia is dead despite receiving a dose of the promising drug. An American journalist captured by a Syrian terrorist group two years ago, was freed on Sunday. […]

Iran: Mathematics’ Greatest Honor Goes to a Woman

Iran: Mathematics’ Greatest Honor Goes to a Woman

The greatest honor in mathematics, the Fields Medal, was awarded last month for the first time to an academic from Iran and, not incidentally, the first woman. Despite deep-seated prejudice and negligence in her home country and culture — challenges many in the West can only begin to imagine – Maryam Mirzakhani was so honored. […]

Iran: UN Inspector Says Visit Useful

Iran: UN Inspector Says Visit Useful

Iran recently hosted the UN’s chief inspector, Yukiva Amano, who says his recent visit was useful. Amano is the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, the agency that works with nations to comply with international nuclear standards. Amano just returned from Iran as part of the agency’s ongoing evaluation of Iran’s […]

World News: Guardian Liberty Voice Daily Digest for July 21, 2014

World News: Guardian Liberty Voice Daily Digest for July 21, 2014

The world news daily digest update from Guardian Liberty Voice for July 21, 2014 includes the coverage of the extension of the nuclear talks between Iran and the power nations, a Typhoon warning in Taiwan, and a Chinese food safety scare as major chain restaurants are provided with tainted meat. Iran Nuclear Talks Extended The five-month long […]

Iran Nuclear Program ‘Unworkable’ Says U.S.

Iran Nuclear Program ‘Unworkable’ Says U.S.

A senior U.S. official said that Iran was deliberately taking “inadequate and unworkable” positions regarding its nuclear program. The top-ranking Obama administration official, speaking on Saturday ahead of talks between Iran and world powers, warned the country that it would have to deal with strict limitations on its ability to produce nuclear fuel for at least a […]

Iraq: Sunni Seizing Territory

Iraq: Sunni Seizing Territory

Sunni fighters increased their attacks near an unstable territory of the western province of Baghdad, Iraq, seizing three key locations. This newest attack came as a large blow to Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, who continues the fight to keep his political career afloat amidst a the threat of a possible Sunni and Shiite clash. Thousands of […]

Iraq May Unite Old Foes to Fight Common Enemy

Iraq May Unite Old Foes to Fight Common Enemy

Iraq and Iran have been at odds for decades.  Some of the most famous international incidents of the last century involve their conflict.  Now, however, these old foes may unite to fight a common enemy in Iraq.  The terrorist organization ISIS represents a threat to just about every group in the region, government or otherwise.  The […]

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