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A military coup in Iran?

Protests resumed in Iran over the weekend. Witnesses at the scene tell The Associated Press that some protesters claimed they suffered broken arms or legs in Sunday’s clashes around the Ghoba Mosque. They say some young demonstrators screamed at police … Continue reading

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Downcast in Tehran

A New York Times story says a spirit of depression is setting in in Iran, as hope for change dwindles. “People are depressed, and they feel they have been lied to, robbed of their rights and now are being insulted,” … Continue reading

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Green balloons for Iran on Friday

From the Huffpo: 12:29 PM ET — Solidarity. We noted earlier that Mousavi was calling onsupporters to release green balloons tomorrow and take video or photos of thescene. NIAC translated the Mousavi Facebook message: “Ok, now all the world are … Continue reading

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Ahmadinejad to Obama: say sorry!

The Dubya of Persia attacks the U.S. president, using his political doppelganger as a foil. Ahmadinejad the Appointed begins his diatribe with a swipe at the Brits: “They (The British) already have a bad record in these matters,” he said, … Continue reading

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Fifa ready to ban Iran over footballers

Fifa appears to be stepping up to the pitch (so to speak): Fifa are ready to step in to the political firestorm in Iran and ban the national team from football until the Iranian football federation rescinds the life bans … Continue reading

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Iran’s (accidental) Mandela

Mir Hossein Mousavi probably didn’t set out to become the leader of the next Iranian revolution, but today, he finds himself a central protagonist in what looks for all the world like a struggle for the soul of Iran. The … Continue reading

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Raise your hand …

… if you think Michelle “Internment Camps” Malkin and her crowd really care one iota about the people of Iran. After all, we’re talking about Michelle Malkin — probably the only brown person ever published by the white supremacist site … Continue reading

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Violent clashes continue in Iran

BBC, Huffpo and AJE updates, including word that (no surprise) the Iranian mullahocracy are trying to blame the CIA for the uprisings, and this via Nico Pitney: 6:24 PM ET — 70 university professors reportedly arrested. “According to the Kalameh … Continue reading

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The president’s press conference delivered

He smacked down John McCain (“only I’m the president…”) apparently pleased the increasingly troll-like Krauthammer and his friends at Hot Air, explained the logic of competition (“if the insurance companies say they’re delivering a great product, why can’t they compete … Continue reading

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Iran’s Dubya to be sworn in mid-August

Iran becomes a darker shade of America, circa 2000: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the winner of Iran‘s disputed presidential election, is to be sworn in by mid-August, Iranian media reported today after the authorities ruled out an annulment of the result. IRNA, … Continue reading

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