A report issued by the State Department Thursday repeatedly refers to sex reassignment surgery in Iran as “gender-confirmation surgery.”Read More
Among the historical precedents set by Thursday’s announcement of a tentative basis for a nuclear deal with Iran, government-run television stations in the country broadcast President Barack Obama’s address from the White House in full.Read More
Mere hours after President Barack Obama promised to veto any new congressional sanctions on Iran, Speaker of the House John Boehner struck back, saying Wednesday he would invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint session of Congress.Read More
A U.S.-sponsored agreement on Iran’s use of nuclear energy may be near, but that hasn’t stopped Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei from assailing Israel and the United States on Twitter.Read More
That little blue check mark next to Javad Zarif’s name is a very big deal. So is that tweet from Thomas Erdbrink. Let us explain why.
Official access to Twitter and Facebook became heavily restricted in Iran following the 2009 reelection of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the street protests that followed, disputing the results. Then in this year’s election, Hassan Rouhani and other presidential candidates relied heavily on social media to get their messages across.Read More