Category Archives: Iran

Behind Saudi Arabia’s execution spree

The execution of Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr for terrorism in Saudi Arabia has sparked outrage across the Middle East and threatens to escalate to a regional sectarian Sunni-Shiite war raising global security concerns. Saudi Arabia’s decision came as a surprise. … Continue reading

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Hezbollah operative flown home from Iraq

Al Mayadeen TV channel in Lebanon announces that Ali Mussa Daqdouq al Mousawi, a Hezbollah operative who was detained in Iraq in 2007 after an attack on the Provisional Joint Coordination Center in Karbala is on his way to Lebanon … Continue reading

Posted in Arab-Israeli conflict, Beirut, Hezbollah, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Uncategorized

A mother’s solidarity

I feel sometimes that nobody cares anymore. That the reports on victims of assassinations – you know, the people who just happened to be there when the bomb went off, the people who were never martyrs, just collateral damage – … Continue reading

Posted in Beirut, Hariri, Hezbollah, Iran, Lebanon, Special Tribunal for lebanon, Syria

The wind of change – memories of a revolution

I was just a little girl when the Berlin Wall fell. Then I saw a revolution on television when I was 10 years old in my own country. I also saw an execution live on television on Christmas day. My … Continue reading

Posted in bahrain, Beirut, Egypt, Iran, protests, Syria, View over Beirut

The republic of God – an awesome satire of the Iranian regime

Via Persian2english A work of art.

Posted in Iran