Her name is Neda, which means “voice” in Farsi, and her death has become the central rallying cry of the Iranian rebellion. [...]
Following p from last Friday’s entry about Iran’s presidential election, Tehran and other cities have seen the largest street protests and rioting since the 1979 Iranian Revolution. [...]
On the walls of Tehran there are seven Arabic letters painted secretly to form two words: “Ma Hastim” (we exist). It began as singing in the streets of Isphahan [...]
Last month, a few short hours prior to the start of Nowruz, “New Day” in Farsi, US President Barack Obama released a special video message for all Iranians who celebrate the beginning of the new Persian Year. The speech did not go unnoticed. [...]
Click through to view this video of a Ma Hastim demonstration in Kermanshah as reported by VOA.
People gathered in front of the United Arab Emirate to protest against their false claim: three Persian Gulf islands are in the “Arabian Gulf.” This gathering was a response to Mr. Homayoun’s comment. People shouted, “No one can change the name of Persian Gulf.” Video after the break.
BRUSSELS (AP) — More than 100 members of the European Parliament are urging President Barack Obama to remove an Iranian opposition group from the U.S. list of foreign terrorist organizations. [...]
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The leaders of Iran and Syria reaffirmed their support for “Palestinian resistance” on Tuesday, a defiant message to the U.S. and its Mideast allies who are uneasy over Washington’s efforts to forge closer ties with the hard-line government in Tehran. [...]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader publicly rebuked the president over his removal of a top official, a rare show of discontent with the hard-line Mahmoud Ahmadinejad by the country’s most powerful figure. [...]