They were sentenced to death for protesting the regime, but an online campaign may have forced the government to reconsider.
“We cannot allow his blood to just be left on the ground,” said student Honieh Hanifepour.
"We have the duty to protect European companies."
“How can a tradesman, a merchant, a building constructor, a tower constructor, make judgments about international affairs?”
President Trump’s decision to de-certify the nuclear deal has caused uproar in Iran, and it’s putting the reformist government in Tehran under pressure.
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Iranian TV aired footage of missiles launches on Tuesday, drawing criticism from US lawmakers and officials. While the tests may violate some UN and US sanctions, they don't appear to breach last summer's nuclear agreement.
Reps. Mike Pompeo, Lee Zeldin, and Frank LoBiondo — all opponents of the recent Iran nuclear deal — formally requested visas to visit the country.
After Iran reached a deal with world powers over its nuclear program, the Islamic Republic and foreign diplomats have continued to work together — with much mutual apprehension — to sort out their geopolitical differences.