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Shirin Ebadi for President

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Melody Moezzi

It took Ayatullah Khomeini to lead us away from imperialist rule and toward bona fide independence, and it will take an equally charismatic and rousing figure to lead us toward secular democracy.

Iran accuses U.S. of interfering in election aftermath

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For days, U.S. President Barack Obama has been careful not to say much about the crisis in Iran, lest the United States be accused of meddling. But on...

Full Show: June 17, 2009

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Watch the show from Wednesday, June 17: Continued protests in Iran, al-Qaeda in Gaza, health care in Singapore and giving cameras to kids in Nigeria....

Video: Obama talks financial reform, health care, Iran

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

June 16: In an exclusive interview with CNBC's John Harwood, President Obama talks about his plans for the U.S. financial system, his healthcare initi...

Are the Protesters Trying to Bring Down the Iranian Regime? (Video)

Ali Gharib | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ali Gharib

The regime is not going to collapse. And that's not the goal of the vast majority of those marching Tehran's streets.

Jerome Taylor: Iran's revolutionary guard raid university in Isfahan as protests spread

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Further reports indicate that a number of students may have even been killed in that raid, as detailed in today's Independent by Robert Fisk who is o...

Full Show: June 16, 2009

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Watch the show from Tuesday, June 16: Iran announces a partial recount, Canadian health care and how the economic crisis is hurting wildlife in Zambi...

Robert Fisk: Iran's day of destiny

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It was Iran's day of destiny and day of courage. A million of its people marched from Engelob Square to Azadi Square - from the Square of Revolution ...

The New Iranian Political Party

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Melody Moezzi

As members of Iran's baby-boomer generation such as myself start entering our 30s, we are sending a message to our leaders: we've grown up, we're sick of your empty promises, and we've learned how to mobilize in true Iranian style.

Iran supreme leader orders probe of vote fraud

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Iran's supreme leader ordered today an investigation into allegations of election fraud, marking a stunning turnaround by the country's most powerful...

Protests over alleged election fraud continue in Iran

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Monday marked the third day of protest in Iran after election results declared President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad the winner. Commentators remain skeptic...

Why the Iranian Election Disaster Is Really Bad for Obama

The New York Observer | The New York Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The anti-Iran hawks will have Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, a ranting, Holocaust-denying political villain from central casting, for four more... ...

Post-Election Iran: What America Must Do Now

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

The Iranian Republic requires American antagonism to uphold its regional influence and its stranglehold on the Iranian people - the United States should deprive it of this gift.

Tehran tense after disputed election results

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Anti-riot police guarded the offices overseeing Iran's disputed elections today with the count pointing to a landslide victory by President Mahmoud ...

Iranians pull election lever en masse

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Today, Iranians exercise their right to vote in a hotly contested election that pits incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad against three opponents. Mir Hossei...

Week in Review: Iranian election and N. Korean leadership

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Carol Giacomo, a member of The New York Times editorial board, and Gideon Rose, managing editor of Foreign Affairs Magazine, join Martin Savidge to di...

Key Events In Iran Since Islamic Revolution

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A look at important dates in Iranian international and domestic affairs since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. ___...

Week in Review: Iranian election and No. Korean leadership

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Carol Giacomo, a member of The New York Times editorial board, and Gideon Rose, managing editor of Foreign Affairs Magazine, join Martin Savidge to di...

The Persian Paradox: Understanding Iran and Iranians

FORA.tv | FORA.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Persian Paradox: Understanding Iran and Iranians Perhaps more than any other country, Iran holds the world in suspense. The country's conflicting...

Iran waits after massive election turnout

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Iranians packed polling stations from boutique-lined streets in north Tehran to rural conservative bastions today for a choice that has divided the n...

Can Iran, and Obama, Break the Cycle of Idiocy?

The New York Observer | The New York Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It's often noted that the most hawkish elements in squabbling countries unwittingly enable and support each other. The stand-off between the United St...

Full Show: June 11, 2009

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Watch the show from Thursday, June 11: Iran’s election, the H1N1 virus, a salmon virus in Chile and immigrants in Israel. http://worldfocus.org...

Iranians choose a side in pivotal presidential election

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Iran is holding a much-anticipated presidential election on Friday, and the results will likely have a major impact on how Iran responds to recent ove...

Full Show: June 10, 2009

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Watch the show from Wednesday, June 10: Violence in Iraq, a tight race in Iran, the economic crisis in Africa and an injured British soldier’s ...

Has President Ahmadinejad finally met his match in Mrs Mousavi?

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

She has become one of the most high-profile figures in one of the most exciting Iranian election campaigns - and she is not even running for office. ...