Two new books on Iran bring the lives of ordinary people and ruling ayatollahs into sharper relief
The former Iranian president—and notorious anti-Semite and homophobe—was published in an engineering journal’s August issue
Iran Week: Homosexuals and other sexual minorities face increasingly dire circumstances under the repressive Shiite theocracy
Medea Benjamin, of CODEPINK, says she does not regret participating in the New Horizons conference in Tehran, a haven for paranoid anti-Semitism
In an excerpt from ‘Nuclear Iran,’ calculating, with scientific precision, just how far Iran has come in its quest for the bomb
The Arab Spring was an opportunity to discard anti-Semitism adopted from colonialists. Instead, it’s gotten worse.
The ‘ancient’ griffin—given by the U.S. to Iranian President Rouhani—probably doesn’t date back to earlier than 1999
The first-ever Farsi-language history book about the Holocaust comes out just as Mahmoud Ahmadinejad leaves office
The production value of the election of Hassan Rouhani
You’ve got questions, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s got answers
Agents of Influence: Assad’s bloody grip on power in Syria shows how hard it is to dislodge a determined despot
Plus Venezuelan elections and an Albany update
Plus Obama says settlement freeze shouldn’t be a precondition to peace talks
Plus the full broadcast from Ed Koch’s funeral
Plus the latest in Iran space and nuclear news
A round-up of fake news we wish were true and true news we wish were fake
Journalist Jakob Augstein appears alongside Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on a top 10 list of the world’s worst bigots
Leaked email shows Kenneth Roth comparing mullahs to Shas
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