Web and social media are helping protesters, but government censors are catching up.
Thailand and Singapore have longstanding military ties with America but also trade with Burma, where the vessel is headed.
Ayatollah Khamenei has preserved his view of the revolution in postelection clampdown, analysts say – but perhaps at great cost to the office he occupies.
The president's ties to military and security forces, as well as his hardline foreign policy, are among the factors cited for his support from the country's supreme leader.
Iran's supreme leader has held the post for 20 years
The US and world are 'appalled and outraged,' Obama said Tuesday. His answer to critics who want stronger censure? 'I am president' of the US.
Saturday's massive bomb in Kirkuk, combined with political gridlock, raises questions about how ready Iraq is for the withdrawal of US troops from cities by June 30.
They want the story of their homeland told, but they worry about reprisals against relatives in Iran, as well as from pro-regime groups here in the US.