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Foreign Correspondent: US beats the drums of war in Iran

Leaders in Washington and Tehran say they don’t want a full-scale war, but they are playing a dangerous game.

In Hong Kong, protests and precautions at Chinese New Year

The pandemic was raging in mainland China, but in Hong Kong, protesters still filled the streets.

Foreign correspondent: I was under a brief coronavirus quarantine

The tests turned out negative -- but I am one of the lucky ones with good health care and a stable place to live.

Foreign correspondent: Hardliners win in Iran but turnout was extremely low

Fewer than 25 percent of voters showed up to the polls in Tehran as Trump sanctions hurt the reformists.

Review: ‘Mimi’s Suitcase’ packs a lot in, but destination is cloudy

Playing 27 characters in several languages and countries, Ana Bayat creates an autobiographical tale full of momentum.

Playwright Ana Bayat lets us peek inside her ‘Mimi’s Suitcase’

Iranian revolution, Spanish flamenco, and US '80s pop collide in acclaimed solo show about her family history.

Foreign correspondent: Trump backs down, but Iran conflict continues

No war yet — but president's actions have alienated tens of millions of people.

Scenes from an anti-war protest: Here we go again

At this weekend's day of action against war in Iraq and Iran, memories of 2003 came flooding back. Photos by Lucas Thornton.

What’s really going on with the US and Iran?

Reese Erlich, who has reported from the region for 20 years, sorts out the impact of Trump's drone attack that killed a popular Iranian general.

Where to protest US actions in Iraq

Protest the continued occupation and military escalation Saturday, January 4, at noon, at Market and Powell in SF.