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Iran, the Green Movement, and Cricket

Josh Shahryar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Josh Shahryar

The key to the Iranian opposition's success is consistency. Every time it has called for a protest, now over more than eight months, it has put people on the ground.

Netanyahu: Israel-Iran War Not Being Planned

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday his country is not planning a war with Iran and that Tehran's concerns over such...

Why Iran Keeps Defying the West

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

Why does Iran keep provoking Western anger, defying the Security Council, inviting sanctions, and risking devastating Israeli attack when it could simply buy fuel rods from Europe that cannot be used for nuclear weapons?

Iran Social Media Facing Serious Obstacles

Huffington Post | Rebecca Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Citizen journalists faced serious obstacles in Iran today. News outlets are reporting that during the lead-up to the 31st anniversary of the Iranian r...

Iran's Defiant Dare = Crunch Time for Obama

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Biting economic sanctions -- the type that hit at the very economic and financial heart of the regime and not the Iranian people -- must be aggressively pursued and carefully constructed.

Iran Offers Nuclear Deal

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian nuclear technicians set dozens of centrifuges spinning Tuesday to begin enriching uranium stocks to a significantly highe...

Ahmadinejad Proposes Prisoner Swap For US Hikers

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN — Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Tuesday proposed a swap of Iranians in U.S. prisons for three American hikers being held in Te...

From Hitler to Ahmadinejad: CEOs You Can Rely On

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

My colleague wrote to hundreds of companies we exposed empowering Saddam Hussein with dual-usage technology, to see if anything had changed in their corporate behavior over the past decade.

Iran Protests Turn Violent, Police Fire At Anti-Government Demonstrators, Kill At Least Five

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian security forces fired on stone-throwing protesters in the center of the capital Sunday in one of the bloodiest confrontat...

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iranian President, Seeks New Legitimacy In Visit To Brazil

ALAN CLENDENNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) BRASILIA, Brazil; Engaging, not isolating Iran is the way to push for peace and stability in the Middle East, said Brazilian President Luis Inaci...

MAZIAR BAHARI RELEASED: Iran Frees Newsweek Reporter On Bail

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran released a foreign Newsweek reporter on bail Saturday almost four months after he was arrested following the country's dispu...

Abdurrahman Wahid: The Blind Man With 20/20 Vision

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

A devout and scholarly Muslim, President Wahid showed the courage to lift restrictions on Chinese culture, promote Christian-Muslim dialogue, and even advocate normalizing relations with Israel.

Iranian Police, Basij Clash With Pro-Reform Protesters At Tehran University

AP | By ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) TEHRAN, Iran - Security forces and militiamen clashed with thousands of protesters shouting "death to the dictator" outside Tehran University on ...

Halloween: HuffPost's Guide To Dressing As A World Leader (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Halloween is rapidly approaching. Still don't have a costume idea? How about dressing as a world leader! We have put together a handy guide for how ...

Hugo Chavez Jokes About Nuclear Bomb For Iran On Live TV

The Guardian | James Sturcke | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Telling somewhat less than tasteful jokes about weapons of mass destruction has been an occasional pastime of a number of senior US Republican politic...

EBay Listen Up: Who Do You Stand With: The Victims of Genocide or Those Who Celebrate Its Perpetrators?

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

Without a doubt, eBay occupies prime virtual real estate in our digital malls. Out in the real world, malls do not allow the KKK and neo-Nazis to rent space and pedal hate.

12 Ways the World Could End in 2012 (Doug's Dozen #18)

Doug Molitor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

A big disaster movie is inspired by a centuries-old Mayan prediction. Should we worry? There are a lot of ways planet Earth could end it all...

Leave Punishing Iran to Iranians

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Melody Moezzi

It's clear that Iran's strongest adversary today remains within its own borders. The current Iranian regime has far more to fear from its own people than it does from any foreign powers.

Iran Accuses West Of Instigating Protests

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) TEHRAN, Iran - Iranian security forces made a wave of new arrests Tuesday, including Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi's sister and a relative of...

Iran Considering Reducing Ties To UN Nuclear Body

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Tuesday that Tehran is reviewing the option of decreasing cooperation with the U.N. nu...

Iran Suicide Bomb: Senior Revolutionary Guard Commanders Killed In Iran Bomb

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — A suicide bomber killed five senior commanders of the powerful Revolutionary Guard and at least 37 others Sunday near the Pakista...

The Guardian: Ahmadinejad Not Jewish, Family Didn't Convert

The Huffington Post | T.J. Ortenzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Just a couple weeks ago, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad took to the podium inside the U.N.'s grand hall and suggested that there was a worldwid...

How to Help the Three American "Hikers" Come Home Soon

Omid Memarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Omid Memarian

The Iranian government has announced that they will try the three American citizens who strayed into Iran in late July. How can the U.S. help free them?

Ahmadinejad: Capitalism Is dead | Scott Peterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Istanbul, Turkey - Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sought to bolster the Islamic Republic's regional standing at an economic summit for Muslim le...

Leaked Ahmadinejad Diary Proves Iran Prez Is Jewish

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

I attended Camp Havanagila, a Zionist summer camp in the Catskill Mountains, when I was young, and so, it seems, did Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.