Siamak Namazi: American held in Iran launches hunger strike and writes to Biden asking him to do more for detainees

Washington CNN — An American wrongfully detained in Iran is calling on the President Joe Biden to take notice of US detainees there, launching a hunger strike Monday to mark seven years since he was left behind in a prisoner swap that brought other Americans home. In a letter to Biden, Siamak Namazi called on … Read more

Australia pulls out of Afghanistan cricket series over Taliban’s restrictions on women

Sydney CNN — Australia’s men’s cricket team has withdrawn from a series of upcoming matches against Afghanistan in protest over the ruling Taliban’s restrictions on women and girls’ education and employment, Cricket Australia (CA) said in a statement Thursday. The teams were scheduled to play three One Day International (ODI) games in the United Arab … Read more