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Iran Crisis: Mousavi Leads Huge Rally Despite Ban

Latest update: The AFP & the BBC report that Mousavi told a crowd of tens of thousands in Tehran that he was ready to take part in a new poll. 6/15/2009 @ 8:30 AM ( PST) Civil unrest has continued in Tehran almost two days after Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was re-elected to another four-year […]

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Abbas: Netanyahu ‘Disarmed’ Palestinian State Offer A ‘Deadly Blow’ to Peace Process

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday Israel would back a peace agreement with Palestine but only if Palestinians agree that they have no control over their airspace, would give up the right to have an army, and would agree to a prohibition to bring in arms. “In my vision of peace, two people live […]

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Mousavi And Up to 100 Reformers Arrested. Many People Hurt In Riots By Police

This story was last updated 6/14/2009 at 11:48 AM (U.S. Pacific Time). Numerous reports indicate that Mir Hossein Mousavi, the presidential candidate that run against Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Iran, has been placed under house arrest. NEWS JUNKIE began disseminating the news right after The Daily Kos posted a message from one of their informants on […]

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: “Iran Chose The Path To Dignity…Pride”

TEHRAN – Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad spoke on national television on Saturday after he was declared winner over his popular incumbent, reformist candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi. In his speech, Ahmadinejad declared that Iranians had chosen a “path to the future” and “dignity and pride” under his administration. Iranians took to the streets as results became […]

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s Win of Iran’s Election Sparks Riots

Ahmadinejad has been re-elected as president of Iran with a substantial poll win. With 80 % of the votes counted, Ahmadinejad had 65% of the vote against 32% for his main rival Mousavi. Mousavi had claimed victory earlier, at the closing of the polls and has complained about large scale voting irregularities. Nobody was expecting […]

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