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  • Chicagoans Protest Iran Election Result

    (WGN-AM)- Undeterred by a downpour, about 250 Iranian-Americans gathered in the Chicago Loop Tuesday evening to show their support for protesters that have flooded Iran streets opposing the results of last week's presidential election. Wearing green...
  • Sham in Iran

    Sham in Iran
    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 I think...
  • Iranian Police Open Fire On Demonstrators As Upheaval Thickens

    Iranian Police Open Fire On Demonstrators As Upheaval Thickens
    Riot police attacked hundreds of demonstrators with tear gas and fired live bullets in the air to disperse a rally in central Tehran today, carrying out a threat by the country's most powerful security force to crush any further opposition protests over...
  • Climate control 'sea change' in U.S.

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama said today that expected House passage of an energy bill controlling greenhouse gas emissions will affirm an American "commitment'' to combating global warming, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel called it "a sea...
  • IRAN: Green movement 'understands world's concerns' over nuclear Iran

     
    A spokesman for Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi is telling the "citizens of the world" and especially "the people and government of America" that the opposition shares international concerns about the possibility of a nuclear-armed Iran. The...
  • IRAN: 'Dull' annual press fair turns into a chaotic protest, counter-protest

     
    An ordinarily staid annual media expo in Tehran erupted into chaos this week as opposition supporters and pro-government militiamen squared off. Normally, the 16-year-old exhibition is meant to showcase Iranian press as well as international news...
  • IRAN: Grim fates for prisoners with ties to foreigners

     
    No mercy for those accused of trying to topple the Islamic Republic. Britain on Thursday protested a four-year jail sentence apparently imposed on one of its senior employees at its embassy in Tehran accused of spying and fomenting violence. Hossein......
  • IRAN: Authorities hand back Shirin Ebadi's Nobel Peace Prize medal

     
    Iranian authorities have handed back the Nobel Peace Prize medal taken from the bank safety deposit box of laureate Shirin Ebadi, Norwegian officials acknowledged in an announcement posted on the website of the country's foreign ministry. Unnamed...
  • IRAN: Five charged over Ashura protests as long list of prominent detainees emerges

     
    Five of the hundreds of people who were arrested during the violent protests that erupted in Iran on the Shiite Muslim mourning day Ashura on Dec. 27 are to be tried as moharebeh, or enemies of God, Iranian media reports.......
  • IRAN: Provincial court official shot dead by unknown gunmen near Turkish border

     
    More deadly violence in Iran. This time, a prosecutor in Iran’s northwestern province of West Azerbaijan was gunned down by unidentified attackers late Monday night, media reports say. Two gunmen reportedly opened fire on Vali Haji-Qolizadeh, the city...
  • IRAN: On the streets and on the subways, opposition demonstrates on 22 Bahman

     
    "Death to Russia," the protesters chant in the video above, countering the pro-government slogans of "Death to Israel" and "Death to America" on Thursday during the 22 Bahman. In the video after the jump below, a group of people are......