Etiquetes » Iran

Who's left to run against Rouhani?

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose hypothetical “political comeback” has been one of the more interesting stories in the run up to next year’s Iranian presidential election, had a whole lot of cold water… 905 more words


Editorial: At last, Homa Hoodfar is free

For the second time this month, the country is heaving a sigh of relief over the release of a Canadian unjustly detained in a foreign jail. 457 more words


UN Security Council discusses Syria as fierce Aleppo bombings take 200 lives in one week

A fresh counteroffensive by Syrian government forces seeking to retake Aleppo has prompted the U.S., Britain, and France to request an emergency meeting of the U.N. 674 more words


Sibley: Clinton, Trump – The fall of the West may be nigh

This past month marked one of those epochal anniversaries that tend to be ignored in the politically sensitive educational institutions of the modern West for fear of someone being offended. 645 more words


Mark Collins - Homa Hoodfar, or, the Iran the Canadian Government Wants to Engage

First the case of the Iranian-Canadian (also Irish) professor imprisoned in Iran: …A renowned anthropologist, Professor Hoodfar has published widely on gender and development, Islamic family … 14 more words

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Gimme A Ticket For An Aeroplane

If there was ever any doubt about where Barack Obama’s allegiance lies, this story will clear it up.

Pastor Saeed Abedini, one of four American hostages released from Iran in January, shared his disbelief of Iranian president Hassan Rouhani’s speech.

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Why Saudi 2030 Isn’t Iran 1963

On the surface, the similarities between 1960s Iran and modern Saudi Arabia seem self-explanatory. Like Saudi Arabia today, Iran in the Pahlavi era was ruled by a monarchy with a close (but complicated) relationship with the United States. 30 more words