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  • 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...
  • 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......
  • IRAN: A day after 22 Bahman rally, a conservative Ahmadinejad rival opens fire

     
    If Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad thought he was in the clear after his government managed to overwhelm opposition protesters during Thursday's 22 Bahman rally commemorating the 31st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Tehran, he got a rude...
  • IRAN: Opposition leader's wife Zahra Rahnavard implicitly calls for peaceful protests during fire festival

     
    The wife of Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi called on country's green-themed protest movement to come out in full force during an upcoming annual fire festival but to refrain from using violence. "Chaharshanbeh Souri is a national and...