New Yorkers get their first look at The Magnificent Seven gubernatorial candidates tonight, and if you can't find someone to embrace on this stage then you're a choosy beggar who doesn't even deserve true democracy and you might as well head straight for Tehran.
The assortment includes a bos ... More >>
The protests continue in Iran over the recent disputed election and over casualties at previous protests, with protesters in Tehran wearing mourning black for their fallen comrades. There have been demonstrations in U.S. cities as well, including one yesterday in Union Square, organized in part vi ... More >>
"No one can stop these young people anymore. It is not in the hands of the government. It's not about Mousavi or Khatami or Ahmadinejad. People are taking this into their own hands."
A still from Bahman Ghobadi's Nobody Knows About the Persian Cats
It's been quite a year for Iranian filmmaker Bah ... More >>
Having lived through much of the Cold War, we are used to nations that are at odds with the U.S. holding sketchy elections, so while we're sorry for the citizens of Iran, we're not as surprised as some by what seems like a rigged result. Ahmadinejad's alleged reelection has been strongly disputed. ... More >>
Typical restaurant meal in Tehran (which Moussavi won't be eating--he's under virtual house arrest) would include kebabs, chello rice, and grilled mild or hot peppers. photo: razzletravels.blogspot.com
While newsies sit on the edge of their seats watching riots erupt in Tehran, fo ... More >>