(Video) Obama Says $400 Million To Iran Was Not For American Hostages

Republicans are finding yet another thing to criticize Obama about, as usual. Are they right this time though? Giving the Iranians 400 million, straight cash, might look a little suspect.

(Video) Free At Last: Iran Frees 4 U.S. Prisoners Including Journalist Jason Rezaian

Iran has finally freed 4 U.S. prisoners, one of which being journalist Jason Rezaian. Rezaian, Marine veteran Amir Hekmati and Christian pastor Saeed Abedini were all being held on different charges. Nosratollah Khosrawi was also freed but details on his case are currently unknown at the moment.

Iran Holds 10 US Sailors Hostage For Hours Before Releasing Them To American Naval Fleet

The Iranian Revolutionary Guard captured ten U.S. Navy sailors after their broken down vessel mistakingly drifted into Iranian waters. Although the Iranians did release all ten sailors, including nine men and one female that was forced to wear a headdress, it took hours to release them; and even the release took place after the soldiers were forced on their knees with their hands on their heads, and a video showing the sailors’ commander expressing fault. “It was a mistake that was our fault. We apologize for our mistake. The Iranian behavior was fantastic while we were here. We thank you very much for your hospitality and your assistance,” said the commander during an interview with Iran’s Press TV. “The Iranian patrol boat came out when we were having engine issues and had weapons drawn, so we tried to talk to them until more boats came out and took us in,” he later added.

(Video) Tensions With Iran Continue To Grow

The middle east have been at odds with the U.S for quite some time now. As of late tensions continue to grow between both Countries. Will things get better or will it get worse over time?

(Photos) Seriously, Iran Bans Rap Music

Say what? Iran Bans Rap Music as the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance announces an indefinite ban on Hip Hop concerts with some harsh political criticism.

Iranians Arrested For Recreating Pharrell’s “Happy”

Pharrell’s “Happy” movement has even spread to the middle east and is causing a ruckus on twitter. A group of young people in Iran recreated the “Happy” video by dancing and singing which was posted to Youtube.

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