Host Marco Werman and reporter Matthew Bell spent seven days in Tehran, Iran, around the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. They found a cosmopolitan city with great food and some contrasting feelings toward the US.
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 University of Massachusetts, Amherst, announced it would no longer be accepting Iranian students into graduate programs in engineering and the natural sciences. They blame US law, but the government is actually trying to build bridges to Iranian students.
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.
The rising price of oil and the growing demand for energy has prompted a new look at nuclear power -- even in the oil-rich Middle East, but there are limits to how fast nuclear energy can grow to meet that demand