Archive | August, 2011

Shifting Focus and Fighting Ignorance

“Since you are also Muslim like the hijackers, you can explain the religion to us: What would possess these Muslims to do such a thing?”

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Iran Judiciary Sentences U.S. Hikers, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal to 8 Years Prison

The verdict came as a shock to many who had thought the Iranian government may release them during the holy month of Ramadan.

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Live-blog: Libya – Fighting in Tripoli as Rebels Advance

We are monitoring reports from various sources in Tripoli, Libya today, indicating that clashes are occurring in several neighborhoods there.

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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 [...]...