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Iran Crackdown

Iran Sets The Date

Reuters | Posted 11.07.2012 | World

DUBAI, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Iran will hold presidential elections on June 14 next year, the Interior Ministry said on Friday, the first such vote sinc...

Iran Mounts Harsh New Web Crackdown

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 01.06.2012 | World

Iran is mounting new clampdowns on Internet expression, including rules that will impose layers of surveillance in the country's popular Internet cafe...

Middle East in 2011: Social Media to Take on Governments

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Firas Al-Atraqchi

By publishing online -- and dissenting in 140 characters or less -- journalists in the Middle East and North Africa are challenging dominant state institutions.

Mousavi Barred From Neda Graveside Memorial By Iranian Police

AP/Huffington Post | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian police fired tear gas and beat anti-government protesters with batons to disperse thousands at a graveside memorial Thur...

Iran Frees More British Staff

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Three more Iranian British embassy staff have been released by the authorities in Tehran, Iran's state-run Press TV reports....

Arab Pro-Democracy Movements Should Support Iran's New Revolutionaries

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Firas Al-Atraqchi

While Iranians may look to the West for help, it is their immediate neighbors which should support their struggle.