Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Friday, April 19, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Cloudy 67° Cloudy

Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: Iran


McMorris Rodgers, at town hall, says Planned Parenthood investigation needed

The embattled Planned Parenthood organization should answer questions prompted by videos discussing sales of fetal tissue, or face defunding, U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers told a crowd assembled for her …


Review: ‘Dancer’ fights against artistic repression

“So you are an artist,” an Iranian member of the Basij, the country’s paramilitary morality police, hisses at the hero of “Desert Dancer,” who is about to be punished. “Beat …


Nuclear talks with Iran extended

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — With stubborn disputes unresolved, negotiators extended nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers past a self-imposed Tuesday midnight deadline in an effort to hammer out the …


Netanyahu assails Iran-nuclear talks in Congress address

WASHINGTON — In a speech that stirred political controversy in two countries, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Congress on Tuesday that negotiations underway between Iran and the United States …


Ex-CIA officer convicted of leaking secrets to reporter

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A former CIA officer was convicted Monday of leaking classified details of an operation to thwart Iran’s nuclear ambitions to a New York Times reporter.


Iran will put Washington Post reporter on trial

A Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for months has been indicted and will stand trial, Iran’s state news agency reported Wednesday, without elaborating on what charges he faced.


Iran blasts West on terror, failed talks

UNITED NATIONS – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday accused the West of helping to create terrorism and mistreating his country, even as he promised that Tehran would cooperate on …


Building coalition to fight Islamic State not easy for U.S.

ANKARA, Turkey – Assembling a coalition to fight the militants from the Islamic State group is proving to be a complicated affair. France is all in, but would like to …


In the Kitchen With: Fery Haghighi

It isn’t unusual to see yellow onions caramelizing in Fery Haghighi’s light-filled home kitchen on Spokane’s South Hill Under her watchful eyes and wooden spoon, the pale slivers turn a …


FIFA World Cup roundup: Germany draws 2-2 with Ghana

Miroslav Klose rescued a point for Germany, and tied the World Cup scoring record in the process. Germany was held to a 2-2 draw by Ghana on Saturday in Fortaleza, …


Low-key Obama aide at center of secret Iran talks

WASHINGTON — Last summer, while Jake Sullivan was traveling with his boss, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, he quietly disappeared during a stop in Paris. He showed up again a …


Missing American in Iran was on unapproved mission

WASHINGTON — An American who vanished nearly seven years ago in Iran was working for the CIA on an unapproved intelligence-gathering mission that, when it came to light inside the …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 23, 2013, 8:15 p.m.

Iran nuclear deal reached in Geneva

GENEVA — The French foreign minister says Iran and six world powers have reached a first-stage agreement on curbing Iran’s nuclear program in return for sanctions relief.


Trudy Rubin: Moderate Iran must walk the talk

Now that President Obama and Hasan Rouhani have had their historic phone call – the first contact between U.S. and Iranian leaders since 1979 – one has to ask whether …


Amy Goodman: Progress made in avoiding war in Syria

The likelihood of peace in Syria remains distant, as the civil war there rages on. But the grim prospect of a U.S. strike has been forestalled, if only temporarily, preventing …


All nuke proposals on table for Moscow talks

TEHRAN, Iran — Proposals from both Iran and the group of six world powers will be on the table at the next round of talks in Moscow next week, not …


Obama: Diplomacy can stop Iran from getting bomb

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama declared today that diplomacy can still resolve the crisis over Iran’s possible pursuit of nuclear weapons, and he accused his Republican critics of “beating the …


Iran sentences American man to death in CIA case

An Iranian court has convicted an American man of working for the CIA and sentenced him to death, state radio reported today, in a case adding to the accelerating tension …


U.S. to Iran: American warships to remain in Gulf

The Obama administration today brushed aside Iran’s warning to keep U.S. aircraft carriers out of the Persian Gulf, dismissing its threats as a consequence of hard-hitting American sanctions on the …


Britain orders Iran’s diplomats to leave UK

Britain ordered all Iranian diplomats out of the U.K. within 48 hours and shuttered its ransacked embassy in Tehran on Wednesday, in a significant escalation of tensions between Iran and …


Americans freed from prison leave Iran

Iran’s state news agency reports that the two Americans freed from a Tehran prison after more than two years in custody have been flown out of Iran.


Iran: Court to commute sentences for 2 Americans

Iran’s foreign minister said today that the courts are willing in “the near future” to commute the prison sentences for two Americans convicted of spying. The Americans’ lawyer, meanwhile, was …


Iran to subsidize population growth

TEHRAN, Iran – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad inaugurated a new policy on Tuesday to encourage population growth, dismissing Iran’s decades of internationally-acclaimed family planning as ungodly and a Western import. …


EU endorses Iran sanctions

WASHINGTON – In a diplomatic turnabout after years of U.S.-European tensions over how to confront Iran’s nuclear enrichment program, the 27-nation European Union on Thursday gave initial approval to the …


Doubts linger about Iran sanctions’ effect

WASHINGTON – A divided United Nations Security Council voted Wednesday to tighten sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program, but left widespread doubt that the new strictures will slow the …


Iran sanction backers seek Brazil’s support

WASHINGTON – With a critical U.N. Security Council vote looming, Western diplomats appealed to Brazilian officials Tuesday to drop their opposition to a new battery of international sanctions against Iran. …


Iran progressing on enrichment

WASHINGTON – Iran could have enough highly enriched uranium to make a single nuclear device within a year, but it would take three to five years before the Islamic republic …


China signals readiness to back Iran sanctions

WASHINGTON – China on Monday indicated for the first time it might back new U.N. sanctions against Iran, giving a significant boost to President Barack Obama as he opened a …


U.S. says Iraqi officials linked to Iran

WASHINGTON – The top American commander in Iraq said Tuesday that the U.S. has “direct intelligence” that two senior Iraqi officials in charge of keeping Saddam Hussein loyalists out of …


Reject idea of war with Iran

Sarah Palin has suggested that President Barack Obama could improve his re-election prospects by declaring war on Iran. “Say he played the war card,” she told Fox News’ Chris Wallace. …