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Two arrested over shoe flung at Iran’s Rouhani

Two people were arrested following the protests that greeted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s return from the United States after his landmark phone call with President Barack Obama, media reported Sunday. Dozens of young Islamists had gathered at Tehran airport to vent their frustration after the moderate president spoke to his…

U.S.-Iran tension subsides not with a bang but with a tweet

The surprise first phone contact Friday between presidents Barack Obama and Hassan Rouhani was not only a dramatic moment in US-Iranian ties, but also in the field of digital diplomacy. Moments before the US leader announced from the White House podium that he had a chat with his opposite number,…

Iran’s new president promises: We will never make nuclear weapons

New Iranian President Hassan Rouhani promised that his country will never make nuclear weapons, as part of a larger move toward settling a long-standing rift with the United States over the country’s atomic program, NBC News reported on Wednesday. “Under questioning, he made a categorical statement: He said Iran will…

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