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Family of Christian pastor held in Iran asks: Where is State Department?

January 26, 2013
Family of Christian pastor held in Iran asks: Where is State Department?

Supporters of the American pastor held in Iran and facing a possible death sentence for his faith say the State Department is not doing enough to win his release. Pastor Saeed Abedini, a Christian minister and American citizen who lives in Boise Idaho with his wife and two young children, has been held in Tehran’s…

Egypt Katatni Denies Meeting Iran Larijani in Khartoum

January 24, 2013
Egypt Katatni Denies Meeting Iran Larijani in Khartoum

Stop Fundamentalism – Dr. Saad Katani of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Party denied today all claims made by the Iranian Press TV website with regards to him meeting the Iranian parliament Speaker Ali Larijani in Khartoum.  Press TV claimed in a report Monday that Katani told Larijani in Khartoum that, “Iran was an inspiration for…

Maziar Bahari’s collaboration with Iran’s intelligence agency

January 13, 2013

Maziar Bahari, an Iranian film maker and journalist living in Canada made a documentary in 2007 called “Cult of Chameleon” in which the Iranian opposition group MEK was harshly criticized for alleged abuses against its former members.  This documentary got a warmth reception by National Iranian American Council (NIAC) led by Trita Parsi, a Washington…

U.S. sees Iran behind hostage photos of ex-FBI agent

January 11, 2013
U.S. sees Iran behind hostage photos of ex-FBI agent

Two years after a hostage video and photographs of retired FBI agent Robert Levinson raised the possibility that the missing American was being held by terrorists, U.S. officials now see the government of Iran behind the images, intelligence officials told The Associated Press.

Pentagon report on Iranian intelligence agents who collaborated with NIAC

January 7, 2013
Pentagon report on Iranian intelligence agents who collaborated with NIAC

A Pentagon report names two individuals as Iranian intelligence agents. NIAC worked with them and organized a Congressional briefing for them. Also, NIAC worked with editor of Iraninterlink, identified by the report as VEVAK's website.

Iranians told to flee Tehran

December 5, 2012
Iranians told to flee Tehran

Tehran's residents have been urged to abandon the Iranian capital to avoid its notoriously toxic air, with officials warning it had become "dangerous." Hospitals recorded a 15 per cent increase in admissions as doctors were called on to treat patients suffering from respiratory ailments, headaches and nausea.

Iran shuts schools, offices in Tehran due to high pollution

December 3, 2012

DUBAI- Schools, universities and government offices will be closed in Iran’s capital Tehran on Tuesday and Wednesday because of high air pollution, the state news agency reported on Monday.

Report on the Environmental Art Movement in Iran

August 30, 2012

Twenty-seven environmental independent art festivals have been held since 2004 in Iran, in different cities. More than 30 artists participate in these festivals.

Exiled filmmaker warns of dangers in Iran

February 11, 2012

In explaining the Green Party's position, Hezarkhani writes: "I believe that for the current Iranian regime, the one and only goal of their nuclear weapons project is to avoid being ousted from power. Therefore, the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) will never concede on this issue. The regime's negotiations with the West are only to…

Iranian greens fear disaster as Lake Orumieh shrinks

September 5, 2011
Iranian greens fear disaster as Lake Orumieh shrinks

The fate of a shrinking salt lake is the last thing you would expect football fans to chant about – but Iranians are doing all they can to stop a looming ecological disaster. Lake Orumieh in north-west Iran, one of the world's largest salt lakes and a Unesco biosphere reserve, is disappearing due to drought…