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Iranians Duped or Hijacking Elections?

Setareh Sabety | Posted 08.17.2013 | World
Setareh Sabety

Why would they, namely Khamenei, allow a win by a candidate who had the full support of the reformists who revolted four years ago?

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...

Be Ready to Hear Iranian Voices

James Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Miller

Many in the movement are tired, but it is undeniable that Egypt has given Iranians the boost they need. Now, there is a tangible buzz, an excitement in the air that Iran hasn't been felt in over a year.

Women, Islam, Egypt and Iran

Setareh Sabety | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Setareh Sabety

Many experts have compared the Iranian election uprising with the Egyptian one taking place right now. But the main difference between the uprisings is the role of women's demands and the degree of influence of feminist discourse.

The Green Movement in Iran Is Alive, and Important

James Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Miller

On June 12, 2009, Iran's now infamous elections were held. The idea that the Green Movement would be successful in a few short months is ridiculous -- revolutions are not won in a day.

A Year of Blood and Promise in Iran

James Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Miller

This article originally appeared on Dissected News, where James will be live-blogging the events surrounding the anniversary of the June 12th election...

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 ...

Twitter Hacked By "Iranian Cyber Army"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

UPDATE 8:06AM ET: A post to Twitter's status blog early Friday read: Twitter's DNS records were temporarily compromised but have now been fixed. We ...

Analysis: Why Iran Bombing Could Be Bad For Obama

TIME | Andrew Lee Butters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sunday's suicide terrorism attack that killed at least five commanders of Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps could have an impact far beyond the Islami...

House Votes To Expand Sanctions On Iran, Focuses On Oil

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House voted Tuesday to impose new economic sanctions on Iran as lawmakers cast doubt on Iran's willingness to respond to diplom...

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...

3 Journalists Freed By Iran

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian authorities have released three journalists who were among more than 100 people arrested during pro-government and opposi...

Daily Telegraph: Ahmadinejad Has Jewish Roots

The Daily Telegraph | By Damien McElroy and Ahmad Vahdat | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A photograph of the Iranian president holding up his identity card during elections in March 2008 clearly shows his family has Jewish roots. ...

Helping Iran Target Iranians

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

The open Internet's power cuts both ways: The tools that organize and empower people can also be used to target them. Companies that profit from this technology need to be held to a higher standard.

Iran + Twitter = Trust, But Don't Verify

Farai Chideya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Farai Chideya

Have we lost our ever-loving minds trying to pretend we know what's going on in 140 words or less, especially when it comes to geopolitics, specifically Iran?

Jason Linkins

Marc Ambinder: Following #iranelection On Twitter

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Writing for the Atlantic, Marc Ambinder has up a solid and well-considered brief for anyone who's attempting to follow the news out of Iran on Twitter...