Shopkeepers in the main bazaar of Iran's capital, Tehran, shut down for the day on Sunday. They were protesting a sales tax imposed by Iran's president. The work stoppage worked -- the tax was suspended.
Reporter Michelle Chang profiles the Iranian group, The Shams Ensemble. Its founder, musician Kaykhosoro Pournazeri, set out to preserve the traditions of the mystical stringed instrument -- the tanbour
Anchor Lisa Mullins tells us about a new CD inspired by Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Project. The album is by Iranian musician Kayhan Kalhor and the American string quartet Brooklyn Rider. The CD is called "Silent City."
An American envoy is heading to Geneva this weekend as part of a negotiation team to discuss Iran's nuclear program, and there's widespread speculation the U.S. is considering opening an Interests Section in the Iranian capital
A Bush administration official is expected to attend talks with Iran's chief nuclear negotiator this weekend, and some observers see this as an example of a changing U.S. foreign policy, as The World's Jason Margolis reports.