A #MeToo awakening stirs in Iran

World / Social Issues Oct 24, 2020

A #MeToo awakening stirs in Iran

by Farnaz Fassihi

Three years into the global #MeToo movement, women who say they have been sexually assaulted are improbably going public in the Islamic Republic of Iran. The movement’s reach inside Iran gained momentum in late August after allegations aired on Iranian social media against more than ...

U.S. says U.N. sanctions on Iran are back as allies and rivals object

World Sep 20, 2020

U.S. says U.N. sanctions on Iran are back as allies and rivals object

The U.S. said international sanctions on Iran are automatically "snapping back” in a move that most nations say the Trump administration doesn’t have the authority to demand since quitting a 2015 nuclear deal two years ago. "Sanctions are being re-imposed on Iran,” Secretary of State ...