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Created by dipity on Jun 15, 2009
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Protesters in NY picket companies dealing with IranJewish Telegraphic AgencyEni Corp., one of the companies being picketed, sent down a spokesperson to declare the Italian energy company's plans to officially cease doing business with Iran. The protests followed a news conference at which Rep. Carolyn Maloney (DN. ...and more »
Adnkronos International EnglishSaudi Arabia's Freedom RidersNew York TimesAlthough the Islamic Republic of Iran could not implement similarly draconian driving laws after the 1979 revolution, given that women had driven cars there for decades, the theocratic regime did denounce women riding bikes or motorcycles as un-Islamic ...Honk If You Support Saudi Women!TIME (blog)all 15 news articles »
The NationalIranian Protesters Mark '09 ElectionWall Street JournalSunday's protest was the first time since March that the Green Movement opposition had called its supporters to the streets. In February and March, a wave of antigovernment protests erupted across Iran as similar uprisings swept across the Middle East. ...Silent Tehran Protesters Arrested On Anniversary Of Disputed VoteRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyAhmadinejad still an outsider in his own countryAlaska DispatchIRAN: Jailed opposition member dies from hunger strike as small protests ...Los Angeles TimesSacramento Bee -msnbc.comall 248 news articles »
Ha'aretzIran protests UK claim of Syria supportUPI.comIranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose country has expressed displeasure at the insinuation it's played a role in Syria's quelling of domestic protests. UPI/Maryam Rahmanian TEHRAN, June 9 (UPI) -- Iran summoned Britain's top diplomat in Tehran ...Iran protests over UK claim of Syria supportYa LibnanIran summons UK diplomat over remarks on SyriaCNNIran summons UK charge d'affaires over "baseless remarks" of foreign secretaryXinhuaPress TV -RTT News -Monsters and Critics.comall 46 news articles »
...Iran summoned Britain's top diplomat in Tehran Thursday over an "unfounded" suggestion Iran was helping Syria quash pro-democracy protests. "The remarks of Britain's foreign secretary [ William Hague ] are completely unfounded and based on a series of lies,"...
United Press International
...Jane Marriott, over the remarks by Foreign Secretary William Hague, state-run Press TV said. Marriott said she convey Iran's protests to the British government. Hague told the House of Commons on Tuesday that Iran "is combining brutal suppression of opposition...
Telegraph.co.ukIran Protests Hajib BanNew York Times (blog)As if FIFA did not have enough problems, now comes word that Iranian soccer officials plan to lodge a protest against a FIFA official who prohibited Iran's women's national team from taking the field in an Olympic qualifying match because the players ...Iran protests FIFA, calls for new match with JordanIranian Students News AgencyIran protests FIFA ban on women's teamTimes LIVEAhmadinejad seeks overturn of FIFA ban of Iranian women's soccer teamAl-Arabiyaall 539 news articles »
...in the Middle East, we must remember that the first democratic protests of the region began in June 2009 on the streets of Iran. As the U.S. seeks to resolve the totality of challenges presented by Iran, including its nuclear program, it must reject policies...
Payvand News of Iran
...before. Until the uprising began in March, Syrian authorities had little experience in dealing with mass street protests. Iran also appears to have supplied Syria with sophisticated electronic equipment to monitor Facebook and Twitter to identify protest organizers...
United Press International
...the Sunni-ruled Arab states in the Gulf and non-Arab predominantly Shiite Iran were strained following a crackdown in March on protests in Bahrain that had been led by the tiny kingdom's Shiite majority. Iranian and Bahraini diplomats were also expelled from...
...brought about revolutionary dominos in Egypt, weeks of uprisings in 2009 did not beget a single meaningful policy change in Iran. And in perhaps the same way the massive protests of 2009 did not register a blip on the Arab world’s radar, the Arab Spring has...
The Moderate Voice
...put down the demonstrations and of providing it with technology and training that proved effective in quelling Iran's own street protests after the disputed presidential election in 2009. Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, repeated that...
WNYC | New York Public Radio
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyWife Of Jailed Iranian Politician Arrested In Tehran ProtestsRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyTajzadeh, a former deputy interior minister, is a senior member of the Islamic Iran Participation Front and the Islamic Revolution Mujahedin Organization. He was arrested shortly after the disputed presidential election in June 2009. ...
ReutersOpposition: More Than 70 Protesters Arrested In Iranian CapitalRTT NewsThe Iranian administration had claimed earlier that the successful uprising in Tunisia and Egypt were inspired by the 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran. But the opposition insists that they were prompted by the 2009 post-poll protests in Iran against the ...Iranian Opposition Groups Say 79 People Arrested in ProtestsFox NewsIran opposition says 79 arrested in protestsReutersIran: 200 protesters 'arrested'BBC NewsNPR -Spero News -Daily Mailall 1,209 news articles »
Washington PostCrude Oil Rises a Second Day as Iran Protests Stoke Mideast Supply ConcernBloombergOil gained for a second day in New York, rising from the highest close in 29 months, as protests in Iran stoked concern the turmoil spreading across the Middle East may disrupt supplies from OPEC's ...OIL FUTURES: Crude Jumps On Middle East Unrest, Iran ProtestsWall Street JournalOil surges $5 on fears unrest may reach Saudi, IranReuters Africa'Drop in Iran's oil output tragic'Press TVLos Angeles Times -Channel News Asia -Financial Timesall 4,067 news articles »
CTV.caRoundup of international protest movementsSTLtoday.comTanks were used on the road to the capital, Muscat, but the protests dispersed peacefully, residents said. Clashes in Iran • In Iran, clashes erupted between security forces and opposition supporters in Tehran at a rally calling for the release of ...Yemeni cleric urges Islamic ruleBoston GlobeNews Wrap: Amid Biggest Protests, Yemeni President Accuses U.S. of InstigationNewsHourYemen's embattled president lashes out at US, IsraelLos Angeles TimesInvestor's Business Daily -World Socialist Web Siteall 1,987 news articles »
Amateur footage purportedly shows protests in IranTelegraph.co.ukA video posted on the internet purportedly shows opposition protests in the city of Shiraz. Crowds can be seen chanting in the streets and waving their fists. The content of this video cannot be independently verified and was obtained from a social ...and more »
Boston GlobeMideast protests at a glanceThe Associated PressSaleh has come under mounting pressure to step down since anti-government protests erupted last month. ___ IRAN: Police in Tehran use tear gas and batons to disperse anti-government protesters demanding the release of two senior opposition leaders, ...N. Africa, Mideast protests: Yemeni president fires 5 governorsCNN (blog)Gadhafi says planes bombed military sites, not protestersToronto Starall 552 news articles »
Videos of Protests in IranWall Street Journal (blog)Despite the crackdown on the opposition, videos of the protests are making their way out of Iran. The first one shows protesters marching on Forsat Street in downtown Tehran. They chant “Death to the dictator,” and “Hashemi (Rafsanjani) shame on you, ...
SalonU.S. silent as Iraqi regime cracks downSalon... and imprisoning peaceful demonstrators -- to quell growing protest movements in their countries. That's in marked contrast to the administration's tough stand when similar tactics are employed by unfriendly governments like the one in Iran. ...and more »
Washington PostIran protests Olympic logoJewish Telegraphic Agency(JTA) -- Iran is protesting the logo for the 2012 Olympic Games, saying it spells the word "Zion." Mohammad Aliabadi, head of Iran's National Olympic Committee, accused the British Olympic organizers of "racism" in a letter to International Olympic ...Iran protests Olympic logo as 'racist'WEEI.comIran protests Olympic logoRIA NovostiIran protests against 2012 logoGulf Timesall 340 news articles »
Kansas City Star28/02/2011Iran's Salehi says Arab protests unlike Iranian onesExpatica SwitzerlandIranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said Monday that protests in Iran were manipulated and bore no semblance to the popular uprisings in the Arab world. "There is absolutely no comparison between what is happening in the countries in the region," ...Iran FM: Don't compare Iran's protests to recent uprisings in Arab worldThe Canadian PressIran praises N Korea's "resistance" to USTrend News AgencyIran FM: Iran's protests unlike recent uprisingsModesto Beeall 339 news articles »
Fox News (blog)Clinton Backs UN Human Rights Probe of IranVoice of AmericaShe said the success of peaceful protests in the Middle East has discredited regional extremists and “exposed the bankruptcy” of their argument that the only way to achieve change is through violence and conflict. “Iran, for example, has consistently ...Clinton Says US Exploring All Options on Libya, Warns Qaddafi on `Thugs'BloombergClinton in Europe for sanctions talksIndependentall 1,308 news articles »
...no comparison between what is happening in the countries in the region and what has happened in Iran in a few incidents." The protests that swept Iran after its disputed June 2009 presidential election grew into a larger movement opposed to Iran's ruling system....
France24Dennis Ross at J Street: Extremists must not benefit from protests in the Arab ...Ha'aretzRoss dedicated most of his speech to Iran and the Middle East; assuring that security ties with Israel have never been stronger and they Obama administration is monitoring Iran. US President Barack Obama's special assistant, Dennis Ross, ...Marandi: Recent events in other Middle East countries will not be repeated in IranCNN (blog)Giants of the Middle EastMorning Star OnlineThe 'Israel First' MythWall Street JournalJerusalem Post -New Republicall 184 news articles »
PBSObama must back Iran's green revoltThe AustralianWHEN protests erupted on the Iranian streets in 2009, Barack Obama adopted a deliberately cautious tone. Mindful of the fact he was simultaneously trying to convince Tehran to abandon its nuclear program, and afraid that his open support would make an ...Opinion: A Hellhole for ProtestersPBSNew Republic: Iran Green Movement Needs WaterNPRNot sparked by the webMalaysia StarTIME -Wall Street Journal -Iranianall 21 news articles »
Ahram OnlineIran's Protests and Economic RealitiesCouncil on Foreign RelationsIran's hardline regime has cracked down on opposition protests in the wake of sweeping regional protests following revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia. Internal economic and political pressures, as well as a new wave of international sanctions against ...Iranian protests leave one dead, more injuredGuilfordianIran's Khatami calls for release of opposition chiefsAFPIranian Opposition Schedules New ProtestsWall Street JournalPayvand -CBS News -Ynetnewsall 224 news articles »
Globe and MailArab protests shake markets as crude soarsSan Jose Mercury NewsSaudi rulers have long feared that its regional rival, Iran, could try to destabilize Bahrain as a way to cause trouble for the Saudi royal family. Iran's intentions became all the more worrisome to the Saudis when Iran decided this month to send two ...Libya protests drive oil markets upwardNASDAQU.S. Mullen Meets Saudi Military OfficialsWall Street JournalTop US military officer in Gulf, meets allies amid unrestArab NewsNPR -Daniels Tradingall 692 news articles »
Fox NewsOpposition Protesters March in BahrainVoice of AmericaMany people at that rally said they were scared that the opposition supporters would push Bahrain down the same path as Iran, which has a majority Shi'ite population. At Tuesday's anti-government march, protester Ahmed Nasser said the comparisons ...All eyes on Bahrain as Gulf tremors frighten oil marketsTelegraph.co.ukIran-backed Shi'ite opposition moving to bring Bahrain to a standstillWorld TribuneSectarianism the subtext in Bahrain's protestsABC OnlineSpiked -Reuters -AOL Newsall 7,046 news articles »
Fox NewsIranian Hackers Attack VOA Internet SitesVoice of AmericaIn late 2009, the Iranian Cyber Army claimed responsibility for an attack on Twitter, which was used widely by Iranian government opponents in post-election protests that year. Last year, the Iranian Cyber Army launched an attack on the Chinese search ...Voice of America Website Defaced by Pro-Iranian HackersFox NewsBBG: Middle East Unrests Means Interference, Cyber AttackRadio WorldIran Hacks Voice of America WebsitesAOL Newsall 41 news articles »
Washington PostProtests continue in Iran with chants against the regime: WSJNCR-Iran.org (press release)NCRI - For a second time in a week, tens of thousands of Iranian people took to the streets across the nation on Sunday calling for the end of the regime, the Wall Street Journal reported. In response, the paper added, the regime “unleashed what ...IRAN: Heavy security presence as tensions run high [Update]Los Angeles TimesReports of protests in IranAljazeera.netWidespread arrest of protesters all across IranPayvandJerusalem Post -Ynetnews -Al-Arabiyaall 668 news articles »
CTV.caIran's opposition calls for more protestsLos Angeles TimesIran's beleaguered opposition movement, under enormous government pressure but encouraged by popular uprisings throughout the Middle East, is calling for another round of protests Sunday, raising the stakes in its ...Pro-government supporters attend rally in IranCNNUS with corporate media tries to lead Iran protestsPravdaIranian opposition call for fresh protests over pair killed during rallyThe GuardianPayvand -Sify -Middle East Media Research Instituteall 541 news articles »
...movement. But Obama defended the protesters and criticized the Iranian authorities, saying that unlike Egypt, Iran's response to protests has been "to shoot people and beat people and arrest people." "And, you know, my hope and expectation is that we're going...
...of human rights, troublemaker in Iraq,... How and to what extent the use of Twitter has helped foment the latest protests in Iran is a question of much debate. Luckily, Iran has had... There are more than 50 presidential and parliamentary elections taking...
The GuardianIran protests see reinvigorated activists take to the streets in thousandsThe GuardianSupporters of the Green movement appeared in scattered groups in various locations in central Tehran and other big cities in what was seen as the Iranian opposition's first attempt in more than a year to hold street protests against the government. ...Iran Protests 2011: Dramatic VideosHuffington PostIran protests spark execution callsThe Press AssociationSupporters, opponents of Iran govt clash at funeralReutersXinhua -Aljazeera.net -PanARMENIAN.Netall 3,050 news articles »
...of recent developments in Egypt and Tunisia, where protests eventually led to a change in government control. The protests in Iran on Monday were organized by Iranian opposition leaders in solidarity with the protests that recently took place in Egypt. The...
...with … the freedom-seeking revolts of the people of Tunis and Egypt against despotic regimes.” The very suggestion of renewed Iranian protests in the Middle East’s current revolutionary atmosphere threatened to undermine Iran’s hard-line rulers. But the mere...
...do not realize that by supporting the North African demonstrations, they are also supporting protests in general,’’ said Abdi, who helped topple the shah in 1979. “In the future it will make any clampdown on protests by Iranian people a lot harder.’’...
...street protests. Mousavi insisted that shutting down newspapers and blocking websites showed the ruling system was afraid the Iranian people were waking up. Iran's hardline government has closed down dozens of pro-reform papers, including Mousavi's Kalame...
GulfNewsIran's opposition leader criticizes ruling clericsThe Associated PressIran's opposition alleges President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad won the June vote through fraud and that Mousavi was the rightful winner. A massive wave of protests ...Iran bracing for Green Movement protests?UPI.comIran opposition leader criticizes ruling clerics over detainee abuse, urges ...TODAYonlineall 97 news articles »
Reuters UKIranian Kurds Strike to Protest Hanging of 5 Young DetaineesVoice of AmericaEyewitnesses report that Kurds are conducting a general strike in Sanandaj and other major cities in Iran's Kurdistan province to protest the recent hanging ...Kurds Stage Strike in Iran to Protest Executions of ActivistsNew York TimesProtests In Afghanistan Against Recent Executions In IranEurasia ReviewNorway protests against executions in IranNCR-Iran.org (press release)Los Angeles Times (blog) -RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty -Kurdish Aspectall 79 news articles »
Violent protests at two Scandinavian Iranian embassiesCNN InternationalAn organizer said that as many as 300 people had gathered outside the embassy to protest the Iranian government's recent execution of five political ...Denmark ups Iran embassy securityPress TVClashes at Iran embassies in Denmark, SwedenAFPIndexThe Canadian Pressall 64 news articles »
Washington TimesIran's opposition condemns execution of activistsReuters AlertNetThousands of people were arrested during the post-election protests, but most of them were released later. The Kaleme website said many opposition ...Kurds to protest after Iran executionsThe GuardianIran officials fear backlash over execution of Kurdish activistsIran FocusIranian Kurdistan: UNPO Condemnation of Executions in IranUNPOThe Atlantic (blog) -Eurasia Review -Demotixall 81 news articles »
...refer to the elite Revolutionary Guards, who have gained increasing control over Iran's economy and were instrumental in suppressing protests. "They want us to repent, right, doesn't all that killing, lying, torture, violating people's rights and wasting national...
Channel News Asia
...- The Iranian regime's anti-labor policies and widespread expulsion of workers has prompted protests in cities across Iran. In southern city of Kerman, workers at Nassaji Bafteha textile factory gathered outside the provincial governor's office on Wednesday...
National Council of Resistance of Iran
France24France, Israel strengthen bilateral relations amid protestXinhua... public protests against the inauguration a Promenade named after Israeli leader Ben Gurion in Paris. Middle East peace, potential sanction against Iran ...Paris Mayor inaugurates David Ben-Gurion esplanade along Seine river, rejects ...European Jewish PressParis street honors Ben Gurion amid protestseTaiwan NewsParis street honors Ben Gurion, amid protestseTaiwan Newsall 35 news articles »
ReutersIran bars ex-president Khatami from travel: websiteWashington PostThe United States and its European allies have condemned Iran over its handling of post-election protests, supporting Iran's reform movement. ...Web Site: Iran Bars Ex-President From Leaving CountryVoice of Americaall 31 news articles »
The HinduLibrary of Congress to preserve Twitter postsThe Associated Press... that occurred after President Obama's election in 2008, during the protests in Iran last year and the earthquakes in Haiti and elsewhere this year. ...Library of Congress to House Billions and Billions of TweetsTechNewsWorldGoogle lets you 'replay' real-time search resultsNeowinTwitter's new flight pathIndependentall 2,416 news articles »
Iran's Parliament Limits Its Power as a WatchdogNew York TimesThe council supervised the 2009 presidential election, which led to some of the largest protests in the past three decades over charges that President ...and more »
...noted that Chinese-supplied armored vehicles with water cannons had been used in suppressing protests. So far, sanctions against Iran have been thwarted by the possibility that China may use its U.N. Security Council veto. However, U.S. politicians have...
The Epoch Times