In the wars waged since the Sept. After initially rejecting the Suleimani option on Dec. Trump watched, fuming, as television reports showed Iranian-backed attacks on the American Embassy in Baghdad, according to Defense Department and administration officials. By late Thursday, the president had gone for the extreme option. Top Pentagon officials were stunned. Helene Cooper on why President Trump chose to do it. Helene, what do we know about what led up to this extraordinary decision by the U.
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Hi all, I went to Iran a few days ago and I'm already making lots of friends. I love Iranians. I got invited to a party in north Tehran and met a lot of open minded Iranians there including women. They want to meet again and show me around Tehran and beyond and I love that idea.
Newsha Tavakolian Feature - Caspian Holiday. Newsha Tavakolian. Iran's Caspian sea region has long been the main destination for Iranian families in search for sun, beaches and fun. There are resorts all along across the crescent moon shaped coast line, but most people rent local houses near the beach. But, sun and fun in the Islamic republic comes with rules.
Skip to content. This year was no different. With the tumultuous days of the election and its aftermath barely behind them, people headed out of the city to relax and spend quality time with family, if only a for a few days. Tehran is a sprawling metropolis, with a population of 7. Students in Iran have a three-month summer vacation, and a government employee receives about four weeks vacation a year. Over the past few years, other more exotic and diverse destinations have become popular among a well-off segment of the population: South Africa, Thailand and Brazil are high on the list.