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Iran Unrest Could Boil Over Jan. 16

GlobalPost | Iason Athanasiadis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISTANBUL, Turkey -- As simmering unrest continues to sweep Iran, the country's opposition is casting about for possible endgames to the ongoing crisis...

Iran Regime Wages A Quiet War On 'Star Students'

Wall Street Journal | FARNAZ FASSIHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Behind the drama unfolding in the streets of Iran, the regime is quietly clamping down on some of the nation's best students by derailing their academ...

Iranian Protest Figures Could Face Executions | Thomas Erdbrink | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The attorney prosecuting leading opposition figures in Iran asked a court Tuesday to give them "the maximum punishment," offering the clearest indicat...

Iran tries more activists in post-election turmoil

Yahoo! News | NASSER KARIMI, Associated Press Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World


Iran Inmates 'Tortured To Death'

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

One of Iran's defeated opposition presidential candidates has said some protesters held after July's disputed poll were tortured to death in prison....

Iran Must Probe Rape Detention Claims, Demands Mehdi Karroubi

Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

One of the defeated reformist candidates in Iran's disputed presidential election is calling for an investigation into claims that anti-government pro...

The Ayatollah's Tipping Point

Naomi Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Naomi Wolf

History show us that when mass street protest has been sustained for more than a week or two, a regime eventually finds it practically and psychologically difficult to sustain its hold.

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.