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How Sanctions Against Iran Could Backfire

Nathan Gonzalez | Posted 05.14.2012 | World
Nathan Gonzalez

It is no secret that Iran is developing its nuclear capacity in a clandestine and deceptive manner. Yet ironically it is our reaction to Iranian intransigence that is more likely to lead to an Iranian bomb. And it's not for the reasons that many have cited.

Ahmadinejad Grilled By Hostile Parliament

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2012 | World

By Marcus George DUBAI, March 14 (Reuters) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was summoned to parliament on Wednesday for an unp...

Iran's Parliamentary Vote: The Beginning of the End of Ahmadinejad

Angie Ahmadi | Posted 05.12.2012 | World
Angie Ahmadi

Last Friday, Iran held its first elections since the controversial 2009 presidential contest, which led to the near-elimination of pro-reform political forces in the Islamic Republic. For this reason, the parliamentary vote should be viewed as an unrepresentative sham -- nothing more than a selection process amongst the ruling conservative elite.

Ahmadinejad: Iran Doesn't Fear Bombs, Warships

Reuters | Posted 05.11.2012 | World

By Marcus George DUBAI, March 11 (Reuters) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has launched a fresh tirade against the West, sayin...

Why Rising Gas Prices Could Backfire on the GOP in November

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The sight of Republicans rooting against America and hoping that rising gas prices will derail the economic recovery is not pretty.

Ahmadinejad Rivals Rack Up Parliamentary Wins

AP | By ALI AKBAR DAREINI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.03.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Conservative rivals of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad appeared on course Saturday to gain firm control of parliament after elections th...

Hardliners Face Off In Vote

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2012 | World

By Parisa Hafezi and Zahra Hosseinian TEHRAN, March 2 (Reuters) - Iranians voted on Friday in a parliamentary election expected to re...

Everything You Need To Know On Iran's Upcoming Elections

AP/Reuters/The Huffington Post | NASSER KARIMI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.01.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's name will be nowhere on Friday's ballots. But the voting for parliament seats will be very much about ...

A Bad Joke's Kernel of Truth

Shai Baitel | Posted 04.22.2012 | World
Shai Baitel

Geographically, Iran may be far away from the Americas but its growing presence in Venezuela is a serious danger. It is not a joke.

Iran Reportedly Launches Small Satellite Into Orbit

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 04.04.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran successfully launched a new small satellite into orbit early Friday, state media reported, the latest in the country's ambit...

Ahmadinejad: Iran And Cuba Fighting On The Same Front

AP | PAUL HAVEN | Posted 03.13.2012 | World

HAVANA — Two of Washington's top irritants, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Fidel Castro, discussed world events for two hours, and the Iranian leader o...

VIPS Memo To Obama: Avoid Another Long War

Coleen Rowley | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

Inasmuch as American politicians have failed miserably in the last decade on the issue of war, it would behoove concerned citizens to bring the facts in our memo to the attention of their respective congresspersons, as well as the president.

Iran Says It Produced First Nuclear Fuel Rod

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 03.02.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian scientists have produced the nation's first nuclear fuel rod, a feat of engineering the West has doubted Tehran capable o...

Iran Says It Can Easily Close Key Oil Supply Route

AP | Posted 02.27.2012 | World

By ALI AKBAR DAREINI and TAREK EL-TABLAWY, Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran -- The U.S. strongly warned Iran on Wednesday against closing a vital Pers...

2012: Keep Paying Your Bills, It's Not the End of the World

Michael Lutin | Posted 02.26.2012 | Home
Michael Lutin

It looks as if those ancient Mayans were pretty sharp cookies after all. They figured out that this year was going to be a doozy.

The Mysterious Death of Ahmad Rezaee: Whodunit?

Haggai Carmon | Posted 01.17.2012 | World
Haggai Carmon

Ahmad Rezaee (31) an Iranian national was found dead on November 12, on the floor of room 23 on the 18th floor of Gloria Hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road i...

Iran: To Bomb Or Not To Bomb, That Is The Question

Haggai Carmon | Posted 01.11.2012 | World
Haggai Carmon

Will the world be safe with messianic Ahmadinejad's fingers on the nuclear trigger while his other hand controls the spigots of 30% of the world's oil supply? Will reason direct his actions or will his messianic doomsday beliefs prevail?

Ahmadinejad: UN Nuclear Chief Is American Pawn

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 01.08.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Tuesday criticized the head of the U.N.'s nuclear agency as an American pawn in the run-up t...

Iran Plans To File Complaint Against U.S. 'Terror' Operations

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 01.04.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran plans to complain Friday to the United Nations about alleged U.S. "terror" operations, including assassination of its nuclea...

No Majority To Question Ahmadinejad

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 01.02.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — A petition to summon President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to parliament for questioning over a long list of accusations, including corru...

Ahmadinejad Faces Questioning Over Scandal

AP | By ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 12.30.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's parliament is set to summon President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for questioning over an economic scandal and his polices after the re...

Will the U.S. Troop Withdrawal Leave the Door Wide Open for Iran?

Alireza Jafarzadeh | Posted 12.25.2011 | World
Alireza Jafarzadeh

On October 23, Ahmadinejad laid out Tehran's strategy to CNN. Clearly, Iran intends to take on the U.S.'s former role in Iraq.

Supreme Leader Shows Ahmadinejad He Holds The Stronger Cards

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 12.19.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — In the ongoing political skirmishes among Iran's leadership, it was the equivalent of bringing out the heavy ammunition: The coun...

Ahmadinejad Denies Terror Accusations

AP | Posted 12.17.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Monday denied allegations that Iranian agents were involved in a plot to assassinate the...

Ahmadinejad 'Disapproves' That Student Was Flogged For Insulting Him

AP | Posted 12.11.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's president has criticized the flogging of a student convicted of ridiculing him, saying high-profile political figures freq...