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Iranian Americans await payoff from nuclear deal
One year since Congress allowed nuclear deal with Iran to go ahead, Iranian Americans say life has only gotten harder.
849 points by Al Jazeera English | Iranian American Barack Obama Iranian citizens abroad United States embargo against Cuba Iran Tehrangeles Hillary Rodham Clinton Persian language
Saudi Mufti says Iran's leaders 'not Muslims': media
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh, the highest religious authority in the country, said in remarks published on Wednesday that the leaders of regional rival Iran were not Muslims and saw Sunni Muslims as their enemy.
1851 points by Reuters | Reuters Iran Islam Thomson Reuters News agency Persian language Finance Investment
Turkish government seizes interview tape from broadcaster Deutsche Welle
BERLIN (Reuters) - The director general of Germany's international broadcaster Deutsche Welle condemned Turkey on Tuesday for confiscating the recording of an interview with its Youth and Sports Minister at his office in Ankara.
38 points by Reuters | Turkey Germany Reuters Thomson Reuters Persian language Berlin Mustafa Kemal Atatürk News agency
US-trained sniper now ‘minister of war’ for ISIS
An American trained sniper has been promoted to a top position in the Islamic State war machine. Gulmurod Khalimov, a 41-year-old colonel who underwent US special-arms training while heading the Tajikistan special police force, was tapped to be ISIS’s Minister of War, according to a new report. The US State Department has reportedly put out...
2648 points by New York Post | President of the United States Persian language Special constable Tajikistan Iraq War Central Asia
Foreign-Language Oscars: Afghanistan Sends ‘Parting,’ Nepal ‘Black Hen’
Afghanistan has submitted Navid Mahmoudi’s “Parting” (“Raftan”) in the foreign-language category at the 89th Academy Awards. Nepal has chosen Min Bahadur Bham’s “The Black Hen” (“Kalo Pothi”) “Parting” follows young Afghans in love and on the move. Years after the woman leaves the country with her parents to seek refuge in Iran, her admirer seeks her... Read more »
14 points by Variety | Afghanistan Persian language Central Asia Iran Venice Film Festival South Asia Foreign language Dari