He returned to Iran to help save its environment. He had to flee

Kaveh Madani is photographed at his home in Toronto, Canada, September 14, 2019. Reuters

Though raised in the Iranian capital, the civil engineer had left the country at 22 to continue his studies abroad, earning renown for his research into how climate change affects water supplies. About six months earlier, however, the Iranian government had wooed the 36-year-old away from a prestigious professorship in London to a cabinet-level post […]

Blinken discusses Iran with UK, French, German ministers

Antony J Blinken speaks during his confirmation hearing to be Secretary of State before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on January 19, 2021 Reuters Tehran has insisted that Washington ease sanctions before it resumed compliance, and ruled out negotiations on wider security issues US Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed Iran and other issues […]