In 1815, a ship docked at a port in England carrying an unusual cargo: A group of frightened Iranian students. They were sent there by the Shah of Iran to study the "new sciences." One of the students kept a diary about his trip to this foreign land. And the diary is the basis of a new book.
Siamak Namazi is the latest Iranian American arrested in Iran. The oil consultant was arrested as he visited family in Iran. The arrest has 'sent chills' through the Iranian-American business community.
The buzz from Geneva is that international talks there on Iran’s nuclear ambitions are approaching a deal. The deal could limit Iran’s nuclear capabilities for a decade or more, in exchange for an easing of sanctions.
Social media and the Internet are part of any war these days, and that's true in Iraq, as the Islamic group ISIS fights to take over territory. And that is helping a California startup win clients for its new mobile messaging app, which bypasses the Internet and cell towers.
Maryam Abolfazli was born in the US to Iranian parents. She was raised in Tennessee in a progressive family. In 2003, when she went on a trip to Iran, she got to know her conservative relatives. Now that Iran and US have agreed on a nuclear deal, she wanted to know how they feel.