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Monday, April 12, 2021
An Iranian nuclear facility was knocked off line Sunday. Iran has blamed Israel, which does not want Washington and Tehran to once again agree to a nuclear pact that would ease sanctions on Iran.
Tuesday, April 06, 2021
Stories of desperation among musicians are highlighting the economic problems facing Turkey, which started before the pandemic and have gotten worse since.
Monday, March 22, 2021
Women's rights advocates were shocked when Turkey unexpectedly withdrew from the international convention. Officials say the agreement's call to also protect LGBTQ rights violated Turkey's values.
Thursday, March 11, 2021
The longer it takes, the tougher it may be to revive the deal putting limits on Iran's nuclear program. Iranians already feel burned from former president Trump backing out of their 2015 agreement.
Monday, February 22, 2021
The International Atomic Energy Agency and Iran announced an deal to keep some verification activities going for the immediate future. Iran earlier had said it would suspend snap inspections.
Saturday, February 20, 2021
In response to the Biden administration's offer to the rejoin nuclear talks, Iran says the U.S. must lift all sanctions before Tehran dials back its uranium enrichment efforts.
Sunday, February 14, 2021
Many Iranians trying to get to the U.S. had been blocked by Trump administration rules. They — and some spouses already here — hope it will be possible now.
Sunday, February 07, 2021
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader, said Sunday that all U.S. sanctions must end before Tehran will return to its commitment under the 2015 nuclear accord.
Friday, February 05, 2021
Authorities in Turkey are seeing massive student protests over the appointment of a ruling party official to run a prestigious university. More than 160 people have been detained by police.
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Turkey says it has vaccinated more than a million front-line workers against COVID-19, and is now vaccinating people in their 80s. The country is hard hit — even as weekend lockdowns continue.
Sunday, January 24, 2021
Iranians are looking at the COVID-19 crisis in their country with more fatigue than fear these days, though they wonder how it will affect upcoming elections.
Monday, January 04, 2021
The move is likely to increase tensions during President Trump's final weeks in office. Separately, Iran seized a South Korean oil tanker in the Persian Gulf, South Korea said Monday.
Saturday, January 02, 2021
Tensions again increase between the U.S. and Iran, as the first anniversary approaches of the American drone strike that killed an Iran's top military commander.
Friday, January 01, 2021
One year after the killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, NPR correspondents discuss what happened since and what Iran policy might look like under the Biden administration.
Monday, December 28, 2020
The new eight-part Netflix miniseries — Ethos — is making waves in Turkey for its ambitious look at the social and economic divides in Turkish society.
Friday, December 04, 2020
One of the key foreign policy areas facing President-elect Joe Biden is Iran. He wants to reach out to Iran after taking office, but recent attacks and sanctions could be driving the country away.
Tuesday, December 01, 2020
Iranians with illnesses are having trouble getting medicines amid U.S. sanctions on the country. The sanctions don't target medicines but seem to be affecting them anyway.
Friday, November 27, 2020
Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, one of Iran's top nuclear officials, has been assassinated. He was killed on Friday in a shooting outside Tehran. Iran's foreign minister has accused Israel of playing a role.
Friday, November 27, 2020
The man who apparently heads Iran's nuclear program, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, has been assassinated in an attack of some kind, just outside the capital Tehran. Iran's Defense Minister confirmed his death.
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
The increased friction follows the beheading of a French teacher after he showed his class caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad. The two countries have sharp foreign policy differences.