Politics of Iran

US President Barack Obama (AP Photo)

Obama orders new economic sanctions on Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — Turning the screw on Iran and its nuclear program, the Obama administration imposed new sanctions Monday on Iran’s currency and auto industry, seeking to render Iranian money useless outside the country and […]

06/03/2013

Pastor Saeed Abedini (Photo: American Center for Law and Justice)

Wife: Jailed American pastor still held in Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran’s semi-official news agency said that a jailed American pastor of Iranian origin is to be released after posting $116,000 bond, but his wife in the U.S. claims Tehran has no intention of freeing him.

01/21/2013