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Sydney Lindt Gunman Known to Police and Wanted in Iran

Sydney Lindt Gunman Known to Police and Wanted in Iran

Man Haron Monis, the gunman who held 17 people hostage before killing two in a Sydney, Lindt cafe on Monday, was a wanted man in Iran before he became known to Australian police. According to BBC reports, Iran requested the extradition of Monis, known in Iran as “Manteqi,” 14 years ago but was refused by […]

Tehran Court Charges Washington Post Reporter

Tehran Court Charges Washington Post Reporter

Washington Post reporter and bureau chief Jason Rezaian, who has been held prisoner in Iran for four months, was formally charged in a Tehran courtroom today. This has dashed hopes that his release might be secured soon. The exact charges against him were not revealed outside of the courtroom, but the process now will involve […]

Iran Nuclear Talks: United States Missing an Interlocutor and Ally

Iran Nuclear Talks: United States Missing an Interlocutor and Ally

The Iran nuclear talks with the P5+1 powers hit a pivotal crossroad this week, as US Secretary of State John Kerry and his EU counterparts try to reach a historic deal with Iran in the Vienna Meetings. To simply put it, a deal if reached shall make Iran a Nuclear Islamic Republic from an Islamic […]

Iran and P5+1 May Extend Deadline for Talks

Iran and P5+1 May Extend Deadline for Talks

After days of unsuccessful talks, Iran and the P5+1 may have to extend the deadline for reaching a diplomatic solution to the disagreements surrounding Iran’s nuclear program. Negotiations have been taking place in the nation of Oman in the Persian Gulf and have included meetings directly between Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and United […]

European Union Asks for Halt to All Executions in Iran

European Union Asks for Halt to All Executions in Iran

The European Union asked for a halt to all executions in Iran and expressed its displeasure over the execution of Rehanna Jabbari, a young Iranian woman. The European Union also sent its sympathies to the Jabbari family, particularly to the woman’s mother. The EU High Representative of Foreign Affairs and Security of Policy, Catherine Ashton, […]

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