Topic: Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini
Iran’s leaders say nuclear weapons are forbidden by Islamic law. What I’ve seen suggests otherwise.
03/24/2010 10:06 am
"It's my story, and ... it does need to be told," Salman Rushdie told reporters this week.
02/25/2010 01:36 pm
Gary Sick, who was the chief White House aide during Iran's Islamic Revolution in 1979 and the hostage crisis that followed, says the Green reform movement has a surprising strength. Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Iran Thursday.
02/11/2010 11:58 am
As Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced Thursday that Iran had produced a higher grade of nuclear fuel, opposition protesters clashed with security forces on the 31st anniversary of the Islamic revolution.
02/11/2010 08:25 am
In Pictures Iran's Islamic Revolution
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says Iran’s enriched uranium could be processed outside the country, a deal Iran once rejected. The US and other countries are wary of the offer as they consider new sanctions.
02/03/2010 04:39 pm
For Obama, forceful diplomacy with like-minded allies must be the immediate course against the Iranian regime. But democracy lies in the hands of the Iranian people.
01/21/2010 11:11 am
Iran security forces stepped up clashes with protesters in Isfahan Wednesday, the birthplace of dissident cleric Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri, whose death has energized the opposition.
12/23/2009 01:22 pm
The death of Iran cleric Montazeri “is also a blessing – it brought people out again,” said an engineering student, one of hundreds of thousands who turned out. Eyewitnesses report pro-regime basiji and mourners in verbal clash inside Qom shrine.
12/21/2009 04:28 pm
In Iran, Hossein Ali Montazeri had the theological gravitas and political moxie to challenge Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. His death now creates a rallying point for the opposition during this week's religious rituals.
12/21/2009 10:49 am