It is the Iranian mothers, wives and sisters who are paying the price for factional fighting inside the theocratic regime.
Bahareh Hedayat will be 32 years old next month. She looks likely to mark that birthday in prison unless the Iranian government can be persuaded to free her.
Powerful and wealthy opponents-from the halls of Congress to Middle East capitals-are maneuvering to torpedo negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program.
So Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has officially declared the end of the reckless round of adventurous rhetoric and foreign policy pursued by his country's Islamist regime in recent years.
Iran's new President, Hassan Rouhani, has initiated a possibly constructive dialogue with President Obama.
Before the ink is even dry on the confirmation of Hassan Rouhani as the new president of Iran, the Islamic Republic continues to carry out barbaric and meaningless executions.
The election of Hassan Rouhani as president of Iran was welcomed by thousands coming onto the streets of Tehran and other Iranian cities.
These men should not have paid with their lives. Why execution???
A trade unionist imprisoned by the Iranian authorities is now into his second week of hunger strike to protest against mistreatment by prison officials.
Although millions of Iranians receive a monthly government payment to compensate for a cut in subsidies, the value of this is diminishing.