Iran

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KCBS In Depth: The Iran Nuclear Agreement

Elected officials in Washington and plenty who want to be elected are staking out positions on the nuclear dismantling…

07/27/2015

Jason Rezaian, Iran, journalist

Brother Of Journalist With Marin Ties Pleads For Release; Trial On Espionage Charges Begins In Iran

The espionage trail of a Washington Post journalist, who is jailed in Iran and has ties to Marin, is now underway. The man’s brother is in Washington to help lobby for his release.

05/26/2015

Jason Rezaian, Iran, journalist

Marin County Journalist Detained In Iran Is Accused Of Espionage

TEHRAN, Iran (CBS/AP) — A Washington Post journalist from Marin County detained in Iran for over eight months is accused of “espionage” and “acting against national security,” the semiofficial Fars news agency reported Sunday. The report did […]

04/13/2015

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PayPal To Pay $7.7M For Violating US Sanctions Against Iran, Cuba, Sudan

The Office of Foreign Assets Control said PayPal didn’t adequately screen transactions so it could detect those by people or entities subject to sanctions against Iran, Cuba and Sudan.

03/25/2015

Jason Rezaian, Iran, journalist

Marin County Journalist Imprisoned In Iran Finally Allowed A Lawyer After 7 Months Detention

After more than seven months behind bars in an Iranian prison, detained Washington Post correspondent and Marin County native Jason Rezaian has for the first time been allowed to hire a defense lawyer, according to his family.

03/03/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 6: FILE,The Washington Post's Jason

Washington Post Journalist From Marin To Stand Trial In Iran For Undisclosed Charges

A Washington Post journalist from Marin County detained in Iran for months has been indicted and will stand trial, Iran’s state news agency reported Wednesday, without elaborating on what charges he faced.

01/15/2015

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Iranian Hackers Created Fake Social Network Profiles To Spy On US

The firm iSight Partners uncovered an espionage campaign which targeted more than 2,000 U.S. military and political leaders.

05/30/2014

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a press event at Facebook headquarters on June 20, 2013 in Menlo Park. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Iran Orders Facebook CEO Zuckerberg To Appear In Court Over Instagram, WhatsApp Privacy Complaints

A judge in southern Iran has ordered Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear in court to answer complaints by individuals who say Facebook-owned applications Instagram and Whatsapp violate their privacy, semiofficial news agency ISNA reported Tuesday.

05/27/2014

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Google Finds Hacking Attempts On Eve Of Iran Election

Google said Wednesday that it has discovered and stopped a series of attempts to hack the accounts of tens of thousands of Iranian users in what the company believes is an attempt to influence the country’s upcoming election.

06/12/2013

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