updated Tue. October 31, 2023
April 28, 2018
Farnaz Fassihi, senior writer for The Wall Street Journal. Web Resources: Mother Jones: Scott Pruitt Takes All the Credit and None of the Blame for His Scandal-Filled Time at the EPA. InsideClimate News: Pruitt's Friends Became Lobbyists, Then Handed Their Clients an EPA Biomass Win. The Wall StreetÃâÃÂ ...
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April 5, 2018
On the occasion of 2018 World Press Freedom Day, the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is collaborating with the News Literacy Project (NLP) on two panels at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. World Press Freedom Day was initially proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 19, 2018
On seminal HBO series Sex and the City, Miranda Hobbes was the ultimate New York City career woman: a high-powered lawyer with a take-no-prisoners attitude and a passion for her work and her independence. In real life, actress Cynthia Nixon has proved equally as successful as her fictional characterÃâÃÂ ...
February 21, 2018
Farnaz Fassihi and Felicia Schwartz report at the Wall Street Journal. Abbas called for the international peace conference to be held by mid-2018 with the goals of full U.N. membership for Palestine, mutual recognition by the states of Israel and Palestine based on 1967 borders, and a timeframe for theÃâÃÂ ...
February 10, 2018
An Iranian academic and environmental activist imprisoned by Iranian authorities last month has died in prison, his son wrote on Twitter on Saturday. Kavous Seyed-Emami was the managing director of the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation, which seeks to protect Iran's rare animals, and a US-trainedÃâÃÂ ...
February 8, 2018
Farnaz Fassihi and Felicia Schwartz report at the Wall Street Journal. AFGHANISTAN. Joint U.S.-Afghan airstrikes have killed 25 militants, an Afghan provincial police chief said today, Amir Shah and Kathy Gannon report at the AP. A fierce battle between Afghan government forces and the Taliban in theÃâÃÂ ...
February 5, 2018
But this past June, the government accused him of “recruiting” a nuclear scientist, “influencing” Farnaz Fassihi, a Wall Street Journal reporter, and enabling the Iranian government's negotiations in the nuclear deal, a development that elevated the political stakes in his case and argued for a stiffer sentence.
January 6, 2018
Check out the inimitable Carnegie Endowment fellow Karim Sadjadpour @ksadjadpour; intrepid Iranian-born journalists Maziar Bahari @maziarbahari, Farnaz Fassihi @farnazfassihi, and Borzou Daragahi @borzou; the Brookings Institution's Suzanne Maloney @MaloneySuzanne; and human-rightsÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
While Bolton refused to comment when asked if he was paid for his speeches, the Wall Street Journal's Farnaz Fassihi and Seymour Hersh have accused Bolton of receiving payments. Another source, speaking to the Washington Examiner, supported these claims. Advertisement. Bolton's MEK connectionsÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
The U.S. ambassador to the U.N., Nikki Haley, said that Russia had “prevented accountability and endangered the entire region” in spite of a “mountain of credible, independent evidence showing Iran violated the Yemen arms embargo,” Farnaz Fassihi reports at the Wall Street Journal. “If Russia is going toÃâÃÂ ...
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