Aziz Royesh opens the doors to Marefat High School every morning with one eye gazing toward his countrys future — and the other looking warily over his shoulder. All because his school provides an education to girls, as well as boys.
The NEA may be spending some of the money it received from the Recovery and Reinvestment Act to fund nude simulated-sex dances, Saturday night "pervert" revues and the airing of pornographic horror films at art houses in San Francisco.
Iranian police fired tear gas and beat anti-government protesters with batons to disperse thousands attending a memorial at the graveside of a woman whose killing made her an icon of the opposition movement.
In a major shift, the U.S. military is moving away from hunting Al Qaeda in Afghanistan with Predator drone aircraft and has instead started using the drones to battle the Taliban and other militants destabilizing the country