Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said today that US hikers Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal would be released within two days. The Revolutionary Guard carried the message, implying support for the deal.
A poll shows Iran's popularity in dramatic decline in several Middle Eastern countries, possibly an indication of the domestically driven political change sweeping across the region.
Iran implored Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to listen to the 'legitimate demands' of protesters, warning that a failure to do so could lead to the regime's collapse and broader regional turmoil.
Obama should send a message to Iran that he would react strongly in the event of an election-eve Iranian nuclear surprise. That way, he keeps his options open and Iran on notice.
An Iranian court has sentenced American hikers Shane Bauer and Joshua Fatta to eight years in prison for illegally crossing the Iraq-Iran border and committing espionage.
Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer, who’ve been held for two years in a Tehran prison, received five years for espionage and three years for illegal entry into Iran. Supporters hope they may be pardoned as diplomatic bargaining chips.
Iran has embraced a Russian proposal to restart nuclear negotiations with the international community, but President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's political rivals may try to block the talks.
Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani addressed a rally on Sept. 23, 2010 in protest against the presence of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the UN. The MEK-linked event is one of many where Mr. Giuliani has advocated taking the MEK off the US terrorism list. He spoke beside a portrait of the Paris-based MEK leader Maryam Rajavi.
Social media: From Iran to Tunisia and Egypt and beyond, Twitter and Facebook are the power tools of civic upheaval – but social media is only one factor in the spread of democratic revolution.
The missile launch kicked off 10 days of war games. Iran also unveiled underground ballistic missile silos that the West suspects are for launching nuclear warheads.