Opposition Ups Ante Against 'Dictatorship'
Wall Street Journal
BEIRUT—Iran's opposition called for another nationwide demonstration on Sunday, and raised the stakes by openly labeling the struggle as a fight against "a religious dictatorship." The statement, endorsed by leaders Mir Hossein ...
Iran opposition movement denounced at pro-government rally in Tehran
Leading Iran Cleric Dilutes Calls to Execute Opposition
Iran opposition chief completely cut off: website
Berlin Film Festival focuses on Iran
Los Angeles Times
But it was the bitter aftermath of Iran's 2009 populist uprising that truly infused this year's Berlinale. The festival jury, headed by Italian actress Isabella Rossellini, was to include Iranian director Jafar Panahiwho won the festival's Silver Bear ...
Iran, Hungary lead pack for Berlin fest's Golden Bear
“Crime” crowned best film of Fajr festival
Iran 'not like Egypt': top Iranian director
US report finds debate in Iran on building nuclear bomb
A comprehensive new US intelligence report concludes that Iran has resumed research on key components for a nuclear weapon, but that the slow and scattered nature of the effort reflects renewed debate within the regime ...
Iran Seeks Nuclear Upgrade
Iran Pushing to Upgrade Enrichment Gear: IAEA
New NIE on Iran: International Pressure Still Working
Iran's Green Movement Lives
Wall Street Journal
This was the scene Tuesday in the Islamic Majlis, Iran's ersatz parliament. Members raged against the "heads of sedition," calling for their execution. By this they meant three of the most prominent leaders of Iran's reformist Green Movement—former ...
Double standard for Iran
Egypt Through the Lens of Iran's 1979 Revolution
Obama On the Rights of the Iranian People
Egypt Clears Iran Navy In Suez
Investor's Business Daily
Israel had denounced Iran's plans to have its military ships pass by its coast as "provocative." Tehran said the ships are heading to Syria for training, but Israel and the US contend it's a calculated move by Iran to bolster its influence amid ...
Egypt to Let Iran Warships Use Canal on Way to Syria
US monitors possible Iran ship move in Suez Canal
Egypt allows Iran warships to transit Suez: Mena
Treasurys pare decline; Middle East in focus
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Short-term Treasury prices turned up and long-term debt pared declines on Friday after Egypt said it is allowing Iran to send two warships through the Suez canal, raising Mideast tensions and ...
Short-Dated Treasurys Rise, Long End Trims Losses On Haven Flows
Spain accepts Iranian apology for "diplomatic incident"
Madrid – Spanish Foreign Minister Trinidad Jimenez said Friday that the "diplomatic incident" with Iran has been settled after accepting the Iranian apology for the brief detención earlier this week of Spain's consul in Tehran. ...
Spain says Iran has apologized for detention of diplomat during Tehran street ...
Spain accepts Iran's apologies for diplomat's arrest (Roundup)
Iran apologises for detaining Spanish consul in Tehran
Globe and Mail
LEVINSON: Egypt is no 1979 Iran
A man is taken away after he fainted during a scuffle with policemen that were protesting in Tahrir Saquare in Cairo, Egypt, Monday Feb. 14, 2011. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla) In the wake of grass-roots protests that swept Egyptian ...
Iran, Egypt Caught in the Churning of a Mideast Democracy Wave
Events in Egypt have continued to unfold; Iran and Yemen feel effects
Muslim Brotherhood Speaks Out On Egypt
Financial Times (blog)
Brazil keeps focus on China, Iran under new leader
BRASILIA — Brazil Friday set out its foreign policy aims under new President Dilma Rousseff, talking up China ties, blaming rich countries for hampering global trade talks, stressing dialogue with Iran, and saying it sees itself as an agent for "world ...
Brazil Foreign Minister Pledges To Continue Dialogue With Iran
'Brazil will maintain close ties with Iran'
Brazil to 'maintain a dialogue' with Iran
Los Angeles Times
The Lede: Latest Updates on Middle East Protests
New York Times (blog)
On Friday, The Lede continues to follow protest movements in Bahrain, Libya, Yemen, Iran, Iraq and Egypt. Updates below mix alerts on breaking news with reports from bloggers and journalists on the ground. A stream of Twitter messages ...
Is More at Stake for US in Tiny Bahrain Than in Egypt?
After Egypt revolt, Mideast regimes decide to take off the gloves
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