Archive | March, 2011

Syria Protests: March 25, 2011 – Video Collection of Protests in Multiple Cities, Picture of President Assad torn down in Daraa

Video showing protesters in Daraa tearing down a picture of President Assad: Protesters in Sanamein, near Daraa, running away as they are being attacked by security forces. WARNING: Graphic video! Protests in Damascus: Another Damascus Protest Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=–6mPoRZnvo Jableh, protests near Abu Bakr mosque: Rifai Mosque: Google Translate translates the Arabic text associated with this [...]

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Live-blog: Iran – March 25, 2011 – Regime Reacts to U.N. Appointment of Iran Human Rights Investigator on Day of Remembrance for Green Martyr, Mohammad Mokhtari

12:25 GMT Cyber Watch Yesterday, news broke of a serious cyber exploit, with evidence pointing to Iran as the culprit. EFF offers an explanation of what happened. ReadWriteWeb reports it was most likely the now notorious, Iran Cyber Army, behind the attack–the same group that has now managed to hit a wide list of big [...]

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Live-blog: Protests in Syria, Violent Government Crackdown, Several Protesters Killed

The following is a live-blog of events and videos from protests in Syria today that were violently cracked down upon, with several people killed. Warning: some of the videos are very graphic! Viewer discretion is advised. 4:51 GMT Video showing carnage from government attacks on Syrian protesters. Bodies lying in the street as protesters try [...]

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VIDEO: Reza Pahlavi Interview on Parazit

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VIDEO: Nowruz in Shiraz – Chants of “Death to Dictator” and Singing of Patriotic Song, “Ey Iran”

Video purportedly from Shiraz during Nowruz celebration. People chant “Death to Dictator” and “Mabarak, Ben Ali, Now it is the turn of Seyed Ali [Khamenei]” People singing the patriotic Iranian anthem, “Ey Iran” in defiance of the regime:

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VIDEO: U.S. President Barack Obama’s Nowruz Message to Iran

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Live-coverage of Japan Quake and Tsunami from Al Jazeera Live

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Live-blog: Japan – 8.9 Magnitude Earthquake – March 11, 2011

This is a live-blog report. All information sourced from social media. Newest information will be at the top. 9:32AM GMT, March 23 Second video of the explosion at Fukushima nuclear plant emerges: 9:20AM GMT, March 12 Reuters reports that Japan chief cabinet secretary Edano confirms radiation leak at the Fukushima nuclear plant. 9:00AM GMT, March [...]

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Huge Security Presence on International Women’s Day

Huge security presence and sporadic protests mark International Women’s Day in Iran.

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Green Media: Poster: 17 Esfand – March 8th – Freedom. Justice. Equality. Our Right!

A poster sent to us by “An Anonymous Friend”: (click to enlarge)

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Life in Iran’s Metaphorical “Green Zone”

Like a lime being squeezed, just as the iron fist of the regime is trying to tighten its grip, the Green Zone will expand and slip through its fingers.

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Green Media: Muse’s “Uprising,” Iranian Style

be pa khiz- uprising!به پا خیز from greenmedia on Vimeo.

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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 [...]...