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1979 Islamic Revolution

'Argo' Is Bad, Embarrassing And Wrong

Imam Abdullah Antepli | Posted 04.28.2013 | Religion
Imam Abdullah Antepli

"Argo" demonstrates how out of touch we are with crucial global realities and how disconnected we are from how we come across to the rest of the human family through these kinds of expressions.

Iran's Supreme Leader Warns Arab World Not To Let West 'Confiscate' Arab Spring

AP | By ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 10.31.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's top leader warned the Arab world Wednesday not to allow Western powers and Israel to "confiscate" the region's pro-reform upris...

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Protesters March In Iran

AP/The Huffington Post | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Clashes between Iranian police and hundreds of thousands of protesters wracked central Tehran on Monday as security forces beat and fi...

Iran's Great Green Divide

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Charlotte Safavi

After fishing in a rushing stream of Tweets, I watched YouTube clips showing a police station burning, a group of Basij militia cornered but not hurt, a police van overturned. Chants included, "Khamenei is a murderer. His reign is over."

A Revelation in Midst of a Revolution

Aram Khayatpour | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aram Khayatpour

I wasn't quite sure what I felt. I was born in Iran but my family left when I was two years old. I have no memory of the country. I could never read Farsi. It was my parents who were Iranian; I was not.

Requiem for a Revolution

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
The Real News

Pepe Escobar argues the 1979 Islamic revolution has now turned into "the military dictatorship of the mullahtariat."