| Sep 18, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Commanders of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard warned of a "crushing confrontation" between hard-liners and peaceful protesters and have called on pro-government demonstrators "to take action" against opposition supporters who take part in Quds Day...
| Oct 11, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami has posted a strong declaration on his website that the protest movement in Iran will not die despite violent crackdowns by the military and police. ???Be sure that people will never back down,??? said Khatami,......
| Feb 11, 2009
It's beginning to look a lot like 1998 in the Middle East. Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli prime minister from 1996 to 1999, has a shot at taking over again after a very close election Tuesday. In Iran, Mohammad Khatami, the country's president from 1997 to...
| Dec 5, 2007
The government of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sought Tuesday to gain a diplomatic edge abroad and a political windfall at home following the release of a U.S. intelligence estimate concluding that Tehran had halted a secret nuclear weapons...
| Dec 12, 2007
In his first formal news conference since a U.S. intelligence report last week undercut claims that Iran was secretly developing nuclear weapons, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad struck an unusually mild tone Tuesday, calling for dialogue with Washington and...
| Dec 31, 2007
Iran's supreme leader spoke not with the thunder of a man regarded in his country as God's representative on Earth, but with the exasperated tone of a corporate manager chastising his employees.
Ali Khamenei had ordered his deputies to start...
| Jan 22, 2008
Iran watchers sought to make sense Monday of a spat between the conservative speaker of parliament and the country's hard-line president over a budgetary issue that found supreme leader Ali Khamenei issuing a rare but opaque opinion.
The incident was the...
| Jun 4, 2009
President Obama is calling for a new beginning between the United States and Muslims. Obama made the declaration during his highly anticipated speech Thursday at Cairo University in Egypt.
The speech is an effort to repair relations between Muslims and...
| Jun 10, 2009
Hundreds of young women in head scarves scream, stomp their feet and wave green flags and banners inside the Bahman Cultural Center, often a venue for pop bands performing in Tehran.
But it's not a rock star they await -- it's an aging politician and his...
| Jun 17, 2009
| 11:18 AM
Today's topic: Was the Iran presidential election truly fraudulent, or is there any way incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad could have won by a 2-1 margin?
Why would the supreme leader, Ali Khamenei, show his hand like this? Point: Matthew Duss
| Jun 30, 2009
TEHRAN, Iran -- Supporters of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad celebrated Tuesday after Iran's highest electoral authority proclaimed the validity of its disputed election, paving the way for the incumbent to begin a second term despite claims of fraud....