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Stories with person: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
  • Prominent Iranian human rights activist is detained story has photos
    Updated: May-06-15 11:29 am

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - One of Iran's most prominent human rights activists, Narges Mohammadi, has been arrested by state security forces and detained in Tehran's Evin Prison, her husband said Wednesday.

  • Iran scraps cash handouts to its wealthiest to ease burden 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 1:13 pm

    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran has scrapped the country's wealthiest citizens off a list of people receiving monthly cash handouts in a small step toward easing the burden on the budget and freeing up more government funds, an official said Wednesday.