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No Nukes: Iranian Opposition Accuses Regime Of Warmongering

Setareh Sabety | Posted 01.17.2012 | World
Setareh Sabety

While the bomb would not be a real threat neither to Israel who has many more nor to the U.S. who can blow all of us to bits in a jiffy, it is more of a threat to us Iranians and for the struggle for democracy in Iran.

Deliberate Naivete: Why Iran Opposition Should Meet

Setareh Sabety | Posted 08.22.2011 | World
Setareh Sabety

When I wrote my 'call to meet' last week, I knew I was baring my neck for the guillotine. Iranian opposition groups to the Islamic Republic of Iran (I...

Iran Opposition Should Meet

Setareh Sabety | Posted 08.15.2011 | World
Setareh Sabety

Call for a Council of All IRI Opposition Leaders: (I wrote a call for unity a couple of weeks ago, now I present how I think we should proceed to uni...

How Obama Can Reach the Iranian People: Start With Visas

Jamal Abdi | Posted 06.01.2011 | World
Jamal Abdi

The absence of a silver bullet should not prevent us from taking small but important steps to stand with the Iranian people. Here is what President Obama can and should do right now.

Iran Arrests Opposition Leaders: Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran arrested two leading opposition figures on Monday ahead of a planned nationwide anti-government rally, an opposition website s...

Iran Rises Again: Opposition Shows Signs of Resilience

Setareh Sabety | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Setareh Sabety

Unlike their Arab neighbors, Iranians have recent experience with revolution. They will not risk life and limb unless they are sure that they are on the winning side. 1st Esfand was a step in the winning direction.

Iran Lawmakers Call On Opposition Leaders To Be Executed

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

TEHRAN, Iran -- Hardline Iranian lawmakers called on Tuesday for the country's opposition leaders to face trial and be put to death, a day after clash...

Iran BANS Mention Of Opposition Leaders In Media

The Guardian | Saeed Kamali Dehghan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Iranian newspapers have been banned from publishing the names or photos of the leaders of Iran's green movement, according to a confidential governmen...

Iran Moves To Crush Opposition

Telegraph | Damien McElroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iran has launched a final push to crush the opposition movement with a campaign of repression against the remaining organised groups active against th...

Thinking creatively about Iran policy

Joel Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joel Rubin

When President Obama and his foreign policy advisors took office last year, one of the most pressing items on the agenda was the challenge coming from...

Pushing the Iranian Opposition Underground

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Melody Moezzi

No holiday is dearer to the hearts of the Iranian people than Nowruz. But this year, many of my friends in Tehran will not be taking vacations. Instead, they're planning to take to the streets yet again, in bold defiance of the warnings of the regime and the pleas of their parents.

U.S. Shifts Iran Policy, Embraces Opposition

Los Angeles Times | Paul Richter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

After keeping a careful distance for the last year, the Obama administration has concluded that the Iranian opposition movement has staying power and ...

Iranian Opposition Demoralized After Failed protests at revolution's anniversary

washingtonpost.com | Thomas Erdbrink | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN -- The opposition supporters nervously smoked cigarettes in the kitchen as loud music blared from the empty living room. A student, a businessm...

We Need a Plan B for the Liberation of Iran

Setareh Sabety | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Setareh Sabety

Does Thursday's failure make a reassessment a necessity for Iran's opposition movement? Yes, if you believe that strong leadership and planning are needed to succeed against a brutal foe.

22 Bahman Protests: Latest Updates, Video From Iran

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Iranian opposition movement took to the streets Thursday in an attempt to co-opt the government's celebration of the anniversary of the Iranian Re...

22 Bahman Protests: Iranian Opposition Planning Demonstrations On Anniversary Of Revolution

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Iranian opposition movement is planning to take to the streets Thursday for what are expected to be the largest demonstrations since December's pr...

Oxfordgirl: The Twitter User Taking On The Iranian Regime

Guardian | Matthew Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As the resident of a quiet village in Oxfordshire with a plummy accent to match, she makes an unlikely revolutionary. But she has become a key player ...

Iran Unleashes Wave Of Arrests Of Dissidents, Analysts Say

nytimes.com | MICHAEL SLACKMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO -- In recent weeks, Iranian security officials have unleashed a wave of arrests across the country in an effort to neutralize the political oppo...

Iran's Impending Avalanche

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Melody Moezzi

In addition to denoting this month in the Persian calendar, the word bahman also means avalanche. And this Bahman could set off the avalanche ultimately topples the Islamic Republic.

Senate Votes to Undermine Obama and Punish Innocent Iranians

Jamal Abdi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Abdi

Last night, the Senate voted to pass disastrous legislation under the auspices of getting "tough" on Iran. Unfortunately, the bill is only "tough" on the Iranian people.

Iran Green Movement Promises February Protests

csmonitor.com | Iason Athanasiadis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Opposition Green Movement activists in major cities around Iran are playing a cat-and-mouse game with authorities seeking to shut down their operation...

Abdolkarim Soroush on the Goals of Iran's Green Movement

Robin Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robin Wright

Five major figures in Iran's reform movement issued a manifesto Sunday, Jan. 3, calling for the resignation of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the abolition of clerical control of the voting system and candidate selection.

Iranian Police Vehicle Purportedly Runs Over Protester (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A video posted on YouTube reportedly shows shocking footage of Iranian police running down a group of protesters on Sunday in Tehran. The video appea...

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 Protests LIVE On Twitter

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Watch the opposition protests in Iran live through our curated Twitter lists. Do you know a tweeter who's perfect for one of these lists? Email us at ...