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Netanyahu Responds to Obama with Obfuscation, Rhetoric and More Roadblocks

Ray Hanania | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ray Hanania

Most disappointing is the failure of mainstream Israelis to challenge Netanyahu and to call his hatred and extremism what it really is.

George H.W. Bush Questions Iran Election Results

The Washington Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The 41st president said Monday that the official results of Iran's election claiming a landslide victory for President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad were fishy....

Inside Iran: Tehran Student Mourns For Her Country

The Independent | "Maryam" | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

"Maryam" I The Independent I cannot put my feeling into words. I can only express my sorrow for my country. The result is unbelievable. It is a blata...

Tehelka in Tehran

Parvez Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Parvez Sharma

This is a first person account from the filmmaker James Longley, who was violently detained in Tehran.

Ahmadinejad Holds Victory Rally

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Supporters of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have gathered in Tehran to celebrate his re-election, after a vote his critics say was fixed....

Ahmadinejad Says Clashes Not Important

AP | ANNA JOHNSON and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Protesters battled police over Iran's disputed election and shouted their opposition from the rooftops Sunday, but President Mahm...

Sam Stein

Romney On Iran's Elections: Obama's Apology Tour Isn't Working (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney said on Sunday that the Obama administration's approach to Iran was "entirely wrong-headed" and made the cas...

Iran Election Results: Ahmadinejad Declared Winner By Govt

AP | ANNA JOHNSON and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Opponents of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad clashed with police in the heart of Iran's capital Saturday, pelting them with rocks and setting...

Is "Change" Also an Iranian Election Theme?

Joel B. Schwartzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joel B. Schwartzberg

Thousands of young Iranians energetically dance to the fast beat of techno music at a major political rally, chanting: If [the elections are] rigged, we will raise hell in Iran!

Rachel Weiner

Right-Wing Neocons Rooting For Ahmadinejad Win

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

American neoconservatives have often used the presidency of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to bolster their case for aggressive action against Iran. So the assum...

Iran Election Violence: Ahmadinejad Supporters Reportedly Attack Rival's Campaign Office

AP | ANNA JOHNSON and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - A campaign organizer for the main election challenger to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says about a dozen of the president...

Weekly Foreign Affairs Roundup

Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka

The Week's Top Stories in Foreign Affairs : What the Lebanese Election Results Mean Facts: Saad Hariri, the son of assassinated Prime Minister Rafiq H...

Iran Election: Mousavi Gives Time Interview, Says Nuclear Program Is "Negotiable"

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

On the day before Iran went to the polls, Mir-Hossein Mousavi, the leading reform candidate, agreed to talk to TIME Magazine. The interview was held i...

Iranians Set To Vote After Week Of Intense Campaign Activity

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranians have begun voting in a key presidential election pitting hard-liner Mahmoud Ahmadinejad against a pro-reform challenger ...

Iran Election: Ahmadinejad Accuses Opponents Of 'Hitler-Like' Tactics

AP | ANNA JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's hard-line president took a final shot at his rivals Wednesday during his last public pre-election rally, accusing them of ...

Iran Election: Ahmadinejad Chances Threatened By Leading Clerics

Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Katherine Butler | The Independent Iran's hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, seeking a return to power for a second term in landmark electio...

Ahmadinejad Tears Into Rivals On Eve Of Election (SLIDESHOW)

AP | ANNA JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's hard-line president took a final shot at his rivals Wednesday during his last public pre-election rally, accusing them of ...

Iran Election: 'Marriage Crisis' Threatens Ahmadinejad's Rule

Time.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

My friends Farhad and Mahnaz are the quintessential Iranian couple. They are both engineers with a shared passion for hiking and movies and have been ...

Iran Election Campaign Takes On Raucous Tone As Voting Nears

nytimes.com | ROBERT F. WORTH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN -- The leading candidates are accusing each other of corruption, bribery and torture. The wife of the strongest challenger to President Mahmoud...

Iran Presidential Debate Sparks Controversy (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iran's televised presidential debate Wednesday between incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and leading contender Mir Hussein Mousavi sparked a controversy w...

Bukra Enshalla Obama

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Peyronnin

Iranian leadership took no chances that a "rock star" president offering a new beginning would fire up opposition. Iran has a national election coming up with important consequences for Ahmadinejad.

Ahmadinejad Blasted By Iran's Supreme Leader For Corruption Claims

guardian.co.uk | Robert Tait | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, faced a rare backlash from some of the country's most powerful officials today after a furious television debat...

Ahmadinejad: Iran's Bush: Newsweek

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

"I'm going to vote for Mousavi on June 12," says Ali. If he were a student activist or a reformist politician, that wouldn't be a surprising declarati...

Ahmadinejad Campaign Office Attacked By Gunmen

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Gunmen wounded three people at one of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's campaign offices in southeast Iran on Friday, a day after a...

Iran's Ahmadinejad Rejects Western Nuclear Proposal

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad rejected on Monday a "freeze-for-freeze" proposal put forward by the West in a bid to resolve a row over the Isla...