Photo of American-born news anchor Marzieh Hashemi

From New Orleans to Tehran: Life of Detained Iran Newscaster

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — She is largely unknown in the United States. But the American anchorwoman for Iran's state-run broadcaster, detained last weekend by U.S. authorities, is a familiar face on its English-language channel. "When I got familiar wit...
Portrait of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Is Iran Now Too Powerful for Israel to Defeat?

Chuck Freilich knows Israel's military capabilities and politics inside out. After all, he is a former deputy Israeli national security adviser. Now he's a senior fellow at Harvard University’s Belfer Center and an op-ed he penned for the left-leaning Israe...

Number of Injured in 6.3 Magnitude Iran Quake Rises to 716

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian authorities said Monday that the number of injured in the magnitude 6.3 earthquake in western Iran the previous night has risen to 716. No fatalities were reported from the temblor. According to Iran's state television, most of the in...
Photo of "Uncle Sam" being held up by demonstrators during a rally in Iran

Iran President Warns of ‘War Situation’ as Sanctions Resume

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran greeted the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions on Monday with air defense drills and a statement from President Hassan Rouhani that the nation faces a "war situation," raising Mideast tensions as America's maximalist approach to the Islamic Re...