(RNS) Naghmeh Abedini filed domestic legal papers to ensure her children stay in Boise, where she is living.
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VATICAN CITY (RNS) The meeting on Tuesday morning, the first between a pope and an Iranian leader since 1999, had been set for November, but Hassan Rouhani’s European trip was postponed after the Paris terror attacks.
(RNS) Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini arrived in Asheville, N.C., on Thursday afternoon and was greeted by his parents, his sister, and the Rev. Franklin Graham.
(RNS) Some think that the Obama administration deliberately left Robert Levinson behind because he’s Jewish. This is wrong.
They remain mindful of Iran’s history of being a troublemaker in the region and concerned that a Jewish-American prisoner was not released.
(RNS) His cause had been vocally championed by U.S. Christians, but recent revelations by Abedini’s wife that he had abused her for years may complicate his homecoming.
(RNS) Saudi Arabia and Iran are engaged in a regionwide power struggle that is exacerbating the historic Sunni-Shiite split.
Footage of marchers shouting “down with the Al Saud” and other anti-government slogans is circulating on social media along with video clips showing shots fired at armored cars.
Iraqi Shiites marched in Baghdad and southern cities. At least two Sunni Muslim mosques were attacked and two people killed.