Tag Archives: Iran

Tehran terror attacks not easily rationalized International,News,Politics

The motivations and messages of today’s ISIS attack on the Iranian capital are political and religious, an expert says. The assault on the national parliament building and the tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini took the lives of 12 people and injured at least 42 others, and closely follows Saturday’s attack in London. It is also the most recent of a series perpetrated during Ramadan.

Homa Hoodfar free from Iranian prison News

By: Caitlin Patrick  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has confirmed that Dr. Homa Hoodfar, who was imprisoned in Tehran’s Evin prison since June 6, has been released. “Canadians are relieved that Dr. Hoodfar has been released from jail and will soon be reunited with her family, friends and colleagues,” Trudeau said in a statement released earlier

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Netanyahu apparent front-runner in Israel elections News,Politics

By Amber Daugherty Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, cast his vote Tuesday in his country’s election that many are anticipating will return him to a third term in office. “We want Israel to succeed, we vote Likud-Beitenu,” Reuters reported the prime minister saying in reference to his political party. “The bigger it is, the more

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