Archive | January, 2010

Selected Headlines – January 22, 2010

Channel 4 News (UK), January 22 Neda’s death ‘ignited an awakening’ in Iran Neda Agha Soltan’s fiance, Caspian Makan: “The 23 January is Neda’s precious birthday. Neda will be 27 on that day. I felt that this should be marked in the world. “I’ve asked the people of Iran, wherever they may be, in whichever [...]

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Selected Headlines – January 21, 2010

Previously, when posting selected headlines, we published one selected headline per post. Iran News Now will be trying out a new format for our selected headlines over the next few days. Based on your feedback we may continue with this format moving forward. Basically, we will publish a daily list of selected headlines, along with [...]

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BREAKING NEWS: Iranian Cyber Army Strikes Again: Baidu, China’s largest search engine hacked!

China’s largest search engine, Baidu, has been hacked. For a period of time the website showed the following (click to enlarge): We do not yet know if this is the same individual or group that managed to change the IP address for Twitter several weeks ago, redirecting to a page with an image and text [...]

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Video of Basij attack on Karoubi’s vehicle in Qazvin on January 7, 2010

This video purportedly shows the vehicle of Iranian opposition leader and cleric, Mehdi Karoubi, being attacked by Basijis in Qazvin on January 7.  The video shows what looks like two people shooting at the vehicle, and appears to corroborate the claims made by Karoubi and his son.  They had reported that the vehicle was fired [...]

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Twitter Revolution 101: Get Your Facts Right

Waking up every day and being a journalist is a very conflicting job. Sometimes, you read the work of other journalists who’ve written responsibly and with full knowledge of the subject matter and you feel proud of who you are. Other times, people write things that make you want to just sit there and mourn [...]

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Ukraine live-blog: Russia Steps In

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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 [...]...

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 do...

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 [...]...

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 [...]...

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 [...]...