Iran Arrests Family of Jailed Filmmaker

Muhammad Nourizad is a documentary filmmaker imprisoned in Iran, for “spreading propaganda against the government” and insulting Iran’s leaders. Iranian opposition websites have recently reported that Nourizad’s health is failing and he has been hospitalized. He also started a hunger strike last week. student discount windows 7 definition essay definition So today, Nourizad’s wife, son,[…]

Suicide Attack During Iran Mourning Ceremony

At least 38 Shiite Muslims were killed, and many more wounded today in a suicide attack near an Iranian mosque in the city of Chabahar. Responsibility for the attack was claimed by a Sunni rebel group. The bomb was detonated during an Ashura mourning ceremony, commemorating the prophet Muhammad’s grandson’s death. The commemoration is one[…]

Celebs: No to Women in Iran being Stoned to Death

More than 80 celebrities called on Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to release Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the woman in Iran sentenced to be stoned to death for adultery. While this move is both praiseworthy and important, it will be very surprising if the letter has any affect. The Iranian regime,[…]

Wikileaks Exposed Iran’s Vulnerability

News update: The leader of Iran’s opposition, Mir Hossein Mousavi, said Wikileaks revealed the regime’s vulnerability, as Arab leaders have entreated the U.S. to destroy Iran’s nuclear program. The leaked cables, according to Mousavi, show that Iran is left without allies in the region. The opposition leader blamed Ahmadinejad for not forming real allies with[…]

Think Twice before Insulting the President

Going to jail for simply criticizing elected officials? Sounds crazy. But in Iran, this is the reality. Mashallah Shamsolvaezin, a well-known reformist Iranian journalist was sentenced in October, to 16 months in prison for insulting President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and undermining the Islamic regime, by giving interviews to foreign news agencies. cheap adobe acrobat write my[…]

Iranian Missiles in Venezuela

Iran has plans to bring missiles to Venezuela. According to the Nov. 25 edition of the German paper, Die Welt, Venezuela agreed in October, to let Iran establish a military base operated by both Iranian and Venezuelan missile officers, and soldiers of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. Iran’s missiles are not-so-slowly getting closer to America’s borders…[…]

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