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American Muslims In The Obama Era, 9/11 And What Americans' Don't know About Islam?

Omid Memarian | Posted 11.14.2011 | Religion
Omid Memarian

In a multimedia project that reports on the difficulties, hopes and expectations of the American Muslim community... I hope to provide a glimpse into the lives and concerns of an expanding, media-sensitive and misunderstood community.

Iranian Oscar-Winner Narrates, Defends Alarmist Iran Doc

Ali Gharib | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ali Gharib

Shoreh Aghdashloo, narrator of the neoconservative-dominated "Iranium" documentary, answered some tough questions. The point, she said, is that Iran can't be trusted with a bomb.

The High Price of Independent, Dissident Filmmaking in Iran

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Virginia M. Moncrieff

After weeks of silence, the Iranian government has said it detained internationally acclaimed filmmaker Jafar Panahi for making an anti-government film inside his house. His family completely denies the accusation.

One Iranian Prisoner Released -- But Many Thousands to Go

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Virginia M. Moncrieff

The release of film director Jafar Panahi on bail is a wonderful day for those who prayed for his release. But no one can forget the many thousands of other political prisoners in Iranian jails.