Cartoonists from the around the world have been invited by Iran's House of Cartoon, which is sponsored by the municipality of Tehran, to send in their art work based on the theme "crimes committed by the Islamic State," according to Iran's state-run IRNA news agency. There has been no shortage of submissions so far, contest organizer Mohammad Habibi told the Tehran Times. At least 800 cartoons from 40 different countries were received. The committee has selected 280 from the stack.
WASHINGTON -- Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is on pace to adopt rival Bernie Sanders's positions on all major issues by noon on Thursday, Clinton campaign officials have confirmed.
Within minutes of Sanders's entry into the Democratic race, Clinton released position papers on trade, income inequality, national defense, and the environment that meticulously aped the Vermont senator's views on those matters. read more
TEHRAN -- Stating that "their continuing hostilities are a threat to world peace," Iran has offered to mediate talks between congressional Republicans and President Obama.
Iran's Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei, made the offer one day after Iran received what he called a "worrisome letter" from Republican leaders, which suggested to him that "the relationship between Republicans and Obama has deteriorated dangerously." read more