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Rand Paul’s Vote Against Iranian Protesters Boggles the Mind

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky was the lone Republican to vote against a resolution that reaffirmed American support “for the Iranian citizens who have taken to the streets in peaceful protest for their fundamental human rights, and (condemned) the Iranian security forces for their violent response.” Most importantly, Senate Resolution...

Iran Releases Oscar-Winning Film Actress Held Over Protests

Iran released a prominent actress from an Oscar-winning film on Wednesday, nearly three weeks after she was jailed for criticizing a crackdown on anti-government protests, local reports said. Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency said Taraneh Alidoosti, the 38-year-old star of Asghar Farhadi’s Oscar-winning 2016 film, “The Salesman,” was released on bail. Her...