OLDENBURG, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: (EDITOR'S NOTE: IMAGE WAS PIXELATED AT SOURCE) Nikolai H., suspected criminal, is seen with handcuffs at his trial at the regional court Oldenburg on November 11, 2008 in Oldenburg, Germany. Nikolai H. is accused of dropping a wooden block down a highway bridge which killed …

Negotiator on Iran Nuke Deal Reportedly Sentenced to Prison

Tehran, IRAN — A member of Iran’s team of nuclear negotiators that struck the 2015 deal with world powers has been sentenced to five years in prison after being convicted in Iran of espionage, a semi-official news agency reported on Wednesday.

Iraqi Kurds wave the Kurdish flag as they celebrate the independence referendum in the streets of the northern city of Arbil on September 27, 2017 in Iraq's autonomous northern Kurdish region. Official results showed 92.73 percent of voters backing statehood in Monday's non-binding referendum, which Iraq's central government rejected as …

Leaders of Iran, Turkey Stress Opposition to Kurdish State

With Turkey’s president by his side, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani pledged Wednesday that they would ensure borders in the region remain unchanged after the recent Kurdish independence referendum in Iraq.

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Turnout Key for Iran’s Election, a Challenge for Rouhani

Iran’s presidential election may turn on turnout. Historically, the more Iranians who cast ballots, the greater the chance a reformist or a moderate like incumbent President Hassan Rouhani will be elected.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gestures as he leaves a news conference in Istanbul, Turkey May 9, 2011. REUTERS/Murad Sezer/File Photo

Iran’s Ahmadinejad Sees no Threat From U.S.

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Saturday he does not view recent U.S. missile strikes on ally Syria as a message for Iran, which he called a “powerful country” that the U.S. cannot harm.