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8th May 2014

A Brave New Documentary by NBC News – #TwitterDiplomacy: The Making of a Nuclear Deal (Preview)

A brave new documentary by the fantastic team at NBC News. Here is a preview posted to YouTube by Ann Curry.

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1st October 2013

Twitter Founder Jack Dorsey and Iran President Hassan Rouhani Exchange Tweets on Net Freedom in Iran

Twitter has completely changed the way people of influence communicate with each and with their audiences, in conversations that take place in real-time for the world to witness. But this fact doesn’t dull the wonder of it all. Last week we saw the Twitter accounts of Iran’s new President, Hassan Rouhani, and the White House [...]

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23rd September 2013

How Diplomacy with Iran will Improve Iran’s Human Rights Situation

The possible diplomacy of a moderate president like Rouhani can be a catalyst for human rights and systematic change, but it cannot be done in a vacuum.

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17th June 2013

Journalist yells “Remember, Mousavi must be present!” at President-Elect Rouhani live press conference

It was bound to happen. President-elect Dr. Hassan Rouhani ran on a campaign of hope and prudence, and on June 14 shocked the world by being elected as Iran’s new president (to be sworn-in in August). One of his key campaign promises was to create a more open atmosphere in Iran following the 2009 presidential [...]

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15th June 2013

Exclusive: Iran News Now’s Conversation with Dr. Hassan Rouhani, Iran’s New President: “Govt of hope and prudence seeks to eliminate gaps between our people, create conditions for improved atmosphere”

Dr. Hassan Rouhani has just officially won the 2013 Iran presidential election. He is now officially President Hassan Rouhani of Iran. On May 31, near the very beginning of the campaign cycle in Iran, about one week after the 8 candidates that passed the vetting process of the Guardian Council were announced, INN and the [...]

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13th June 2013

Live-blog: Iran Election 2013 – Voting Day, Round One. Will it be a “Political Epic”?

This is a live-blog covering the first day of the 2013 Iran Presidential Election. We will provide coverage throughout the day. The newest information will be at the top, with older information further down the page progressing in reverse-chronological order. Refresh this page as the day progresses for our most recent coverage. Timestamps are in [...]

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Must Watch Video: The Stream – Is Iran going offline? via @AJStream (featuring tweets from INN)

In case you missed it, a great program from the team at Al Jazeera’s The Stream. The topic of Internet [...]...

Video: Censorship and Power in Iran – Panel discussion featuring Jon Stewart, Maziar Bahari and Joel Simon

This is a must-watch video with a lively discussion and Q&A debate. In particular, there is a part of the [...]...

What happened to Iran’s Green Movement?

When every single avenue of organization and communication is either controlled, completely blocked, or under attack by the state apparatus,...

How an explosive Wikileaks revelation about Supreme Leader’s top aide seeking U.S. government money for presidential run might help Ahmadinejad and his right-hand man, Mashaei

Laura Rozen reports in Al-Monitor’s Back Channel on the explosive Wikileaks US cable that implicates Ayatollah Khamenei’s top ai...

Live Report – Former Iran Minister of Interior “We have plans should Mashaei run for elections.”

President Barack Obama's 2013 Nowruz Speech to Iranians: "As a new spring begins I remain hopeful that our two countries can move beyond ten...

Video: Iran and U.S. Wrestling Diplomacy – Iranian Fans Go Crazy for U.S. Team

The Iranian and U.S. wrestling teams have provided both countries with a rare opportunity......