Archive | January, 2011

SNAP ANALYSIS: Elbaradei, The Muslim Brotherhood, and a Cautionary Note

[Originally posted in: Live-blog: The Egyptian Revolt – Day 6 – Beginning of the End?] Al Jazeera English has reported that the Muslim Brotherhood has confirmed that Elbaradei is considered by opposition groups to be the head of a coalition of the opposition groups. While there are some saying that it is not necessarily a [...]

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Mousavi Statement on Recent Uprisings in Arab States & Link to 2009 #Iran Protests

The “Where is My Vote?” Effect

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Live-blog: The Egyptian Revolt – Day 6 – Beginning of the End?

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a live-blog report on protests and unrest in Egypt and Lebanon on January 30, 2011. The information and videos in this report are sourced from various social media outlets, with Twitter being our primary source. We will do our best to interpret the events, but the situation is chaotic and information [...]

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BBC: Iran’s endangered cheetahs are a unique subspecies

Iran’s critically endangered cheetahs are the last remaining survivors of a unique, ancient Asian subspecies, genetics experts reveal.

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Newsweek: Hezbullah Ruling From the Shadows

The militia wins a power struggle in Lebanon, but opts for stability rather than confrontation.

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Iran News Now on front page of New York Times for tweet on Obama’s State of the Union Speech

We would like to thank Cynthia Collins who brought to our attention, via Twitter, that one of our tweets capturing some of the notable parts of Obama’s State of the Union speech was briefly up on the front page of the New York Times website. If you follow this site, or our account on Twitter, [...]

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Live-blog: Protests and Unrest in Egypt and Lebanon

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a live-blog report on protests and unrest in Egypt and Lebanon on January 25, 2011. The information and videos in this report are sourced from various social media outlets, with Twitter being our primary source. We will do our best to interpret the events, but the situation is chaotic and information [...]

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Iran has lost another patriotic son, Prince Alireza Pahlavi

It is with immense grief that we would like to inform our compatriots of the passing away of Prince Alireza Pahlavi

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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 [...]...

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 [...]...