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Trump Tweeted a Photo of Iranian Protest. He Didn’t Ask the Journalist Who Took It.

TEHRAN — All her life Yalda Moayeri, a 37-year-old photojournalist from Iran, has struggled with men. She has dealt with mansplaining colleagues, Iranian censors and the country’s security forces. Some created obstacles, others pressured [...]

Iran Dispatch: The Iranian Revolution at 40: From Theocracy to ‘Normality’

In February of 1979, Tehran was in chaos. A cancer-stricken Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Western-backed autocrat, had gone into exile in mid-January, leaving behind a rickety regency council. On Feb. 1, Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, [...]

Israel, in Rare Admission, Confirms Strike on Iranian Targets in Syria

Israeli officials have acknowledged carrying out hundreds of strikes against weapons convoys and Iranian targets in Syria, but they have traditionally refused to confirm or deny responsibility for specific attacks immediately after they [...]

Iranian man sues over 2-year wait for citizenship interview

DENVER (AP) – An Iranian man living in Colorado has filed a federal lawsuit against U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and other federal officials, claiming they are violating law for failing to conduct a citizenship interview. The Denver [...]
Israel Strikes Iranian Targets in Syria as Tensions Escalate
JERUSALEM — Israeli fighter jets struck dozens of Iranian targets in Syria overnight, Israeli officials said, following soon after what the Israeli military described as an unsuccessful Iranian rocket attack against its forces in [...]
Israel Attacks Targets in Syria After Iranian Drone Enters Israeli Airspace and Jet Crashes
This appeared to be the first time in decades, probably since the early 1980s, that an Israeli jet was downed under enemy fire. In the past, Syria has claimed, falsely, that it had shot down Israeli aircraft. The jet crash represented [...]
Tired of Their Veils, Some Iranian Women Stage Rare Protests
At least one of the women protesting on Monday was arrested by the police, a shopkeeper who witnessed the arrest said. The protests, still small in number, are nevertheless significant as a rare public sign that dissatisfaction with certain [...]
Iranian Oil Tanker in Flames After Collision Near China
Photo A Chinese firefighting vessel doused the burning oil tanker off the eastern coast of China. Credit Transport Ministry of China, via Agence France-Presse — Getty [...]
White House, State Department condemn Iranian response to protests
“There are many reports of peaceful protests by Iranian citizens fed up with the regime’s corruption and its squandering of the nation’s wealth to fund terrorism [...]
Trump pulls his punch against elite Iranian military group
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard troops march in a military parade marking the 36th anniversary of Iraq’s 1980 invasion of Iran in front of the shrine of late revolutionary [...]