CBS62logoNEW2013_blue_final_header_White wwj950-sm2011b 971-ticket-35smb 35h_CBSSportsRad_Detroit

iran

The family of Amir Hekmati held a news conference with the Council for Islamic-American Relations in suburban Detroit in which they appealed to Iran to release Hekmati on humanitarian grounds. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Family Pleads With Iran To Free Jailed Ex-Marine

The family of Amir Hekmati, who was arrested while visiting his grandmothers in Iran in August 2011, held a news conference with the Council for Islamic-American Relations in which they appealed to Iran to release the ex-Marine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Roots For Foreign Policy Crisis

Missed in all the controversy over Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark is Romney’s callous and downright dangerous remarks that a crisis sparked by Iran would be good for his election prospects.

09/20/2012

US: Glad Ex-Marine Off Death Row, Still Worried

The State Department says it’s relieved that Iran’s Supreme Court has overturned a death sentence against an Iranian-American ex-Marine but says U.S. officials “remain troubled” by his “lack of legal rights” and reports of his deteriorating health after a year behind bars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Has Disclosed Zero Complete Tax Returns

It turns out Romney either lied to the American public or filed an incomplete and incompetent IRS return in 2010. W. Mitt Romney is hiding the document that reveals more information about the money he is hiding in financial institutions favored by despots, terrorists, drug dealers, money launderers and tax cheats.

07/19/2012

US President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC, March 6, 2012.  (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To GOP Rivals: War In Iran ‘Not A Game’

At a news conference Tuesday, President Obama lashed out at Mitt Romney and the other GOP presidential candidates for “the casualness with which some of these folks talk about war,” saying their rhetoric on Iran reflects the fact that they “don’t have a lot of responsibilities.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2012

istockphoto

U.S. Muslims Seek Clemency For Condemned U.S.- Iranian Man

A letter Tuesday from the Council on American-Islamic Relations asks Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to spare the life of Amir Hekmati.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2012

istockphoto

Family: Iran Detainee Needs Better Legal Help

The family of an Iranian-American detained in Iran for four months on espionage charges says he’s not getting adequate legal representation.

01/04/2012

U.S. Army soldiers from the 2-82 Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, carry their bags to waiting trucks as they prepare to board buses later in the evening to fly home to Fort Hood, Texas after being one of the last American combat units to exit from Iraq on December 15, 2011 at Camp Virginia, near Kuwait City, Kuwait.(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Air Force Will Stay In Iraq As Combat Forces Leave Country

Ron Stockton, a University of Michigan – Dearborn professor, said many forget about the original war plan — to smoothly invade Iraq, and then fight Iran and Syria. He said that war plan would have ended in utter chaos.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2011

WWJ Newsradio File Photo: Beth Fisher

Local Support For Protestors In Middle East

About 200 people rallied in front of Dearborn City Hall chanting, “Stop the torture, stop the massacre”, Friday in support of anti-government protestors in Libya, Iran and Yemen.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2011

plane crash-generic graphic

Plane Crash In Iran; Killing 70 Aboard

 An IranAir passenger jet carrying around 100 people crashed as it was making an emergency landing Sunday in a snowstorm in the country’s northwest and broke into several pieces, killing 70 of those on board, […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2011

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,914 other followers