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BREAKING NEWS: Warships reportedly complete mission in the Meditterean, return to Red Sea.
BREAKING NEWS: Iranian opposition calls for protests on International Women’s Day. In related ironic news, Iran joined UN’s global body on the status of women.
BREAKING NEWS: Cleric Says House Arrest For Mousavi And Karroubi’s “Protection”
BREAKING NEWS: Executions: 7 yesterday in Kerman. — 1) Mohammad Nabi N., 2) Mehdi S., 3) Ali Bakhsh S., 4) Hamidreza D.,
5) Sohrab N., 6) Malek N., 7) Saeed M.
BREAKING NEWS: Followers of opposition leader and former presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi have called on supporters to take part in memorial services for two of the protesters as a means of reviving the protest movement that swept Iran in 2009.
BREAKING NEWS: Iran’s opposition has invited Iranians to attend a massive protest rally in Tehran and other cities on Sunday to mark a week since the deaths of two people in earlier demonstrations.
BREAKING NEWS: Two Iranian naval ships will sail through the Suez Canal to the Mediterranean on Monday, a Suez Canal official said, in what will be the first passage of Iranian naval ships through the canal since 1979.
BREAKING NEWS: Head of Iranian Judiciary rejected demands to arrest and execute the country’s two main opposition leaders, saying there should be a fair investigation.
BREAKING NEWS: Home of Karroubi’s son, Hossein, has been raided by 20 members of the security forces.
BREAKING NEWS: 600 family members of those arrested in Monday protests in Tehran arrived outside Evin prison, looking for information on those detained by Iranian security forces.
BREAKING NEWS: Government supporters have called a rally in Enghelab Squar, Tehran after prayer time on Friday to express “hatred” against the opposition movement.
BREAKING NEWS: 2 Iranian warships are making their way into the Suez Canal in an attempt to dock in Syria. For more information, please visit: https://theheartofamerica.wordpress.com/2011/02/16/breaking-news-notice-2-iranian-warships-on-route-to-suez-canal/
BREAKING NEWS: Mousavi and Karroubi both made statements online on Wednesday criticizing authorities and calling for further protests against the government.
BREAKING NEWS: Thousands of people, many of them Iranian government supporters, turned up in Tehran on Wednesday for the funeral of 26-year-old Saneh Zhaleh and started clashing with a handful of people from the sedition movement. Zhaleh was shot dead during an opposition rally in Tehran, the capital, on Monday, a killing the government blamed on anti-government protesters. But opposition groups say it was carried out by security forces.
BREAKING NEWS: Despite the attempts of governments to block communications, a Facebook page calling for “solidarity demonstrations” is creating a cyber wildfire. Hundreds of hits on the Web site, turning into thousands, turning into upwards of 12 million — 90 percent coming from Iran.
BREAKING NEWS: Peyke Iran reports 50 Abadan oil refinery workers have gone on strike to protest living/working conditions.
BREAKING NEWS: US President Obama stated, “My hope and expectation is that we’re going to continue to see the people of Iran have the courage to be able to express their yearning for greater freedoms and a more representative government, understanding that America cannot ultimately dictate what happens inside of Iran any more than it could inside of Egypt.”
BREAKING NEWS: The Iranian judiciary today announced the names of 1,500 people arrested in yesterday’s demonstrations and transferred to Evin Prison. The authorities are refusing to inform families about what’s happening to individual detainees.
BREAKING NEWS: Foreign media are banned from covering street protests in Iran.
BREAKING NEWS: Opposition website kaleme.com reported that similar rallies took place in the central city of Isfahan and Shiraz in the south. Security forces used force to disperse them as well.
BREAKING NEWS: Eyewitnesses said at least three protesters injured by bullets were taken to a hospital in central Tehran while dozens of others were hospitalized because of severe wounds as a result of being beaten.
BREAKING NEWS: Clashes between Iranian police and hundreds of thousands of protesters wracked central Tehran on Monday as security forces beat and fired tear gas at opposition supporters in central Tehran’s Enghelab, or Revolution, square and in Imam Hossein square, as well as in other nearby main streets. Demonstrators responded by setting garbage bins on fire to protect themselves from the stinging white clouds.
BREAKING NEWS: Ahmadinejad vowed to punish the “enemies” who organized the demonstrations, and said they were only trying “tarnish the nation’s brilliance.
BREAKING NEWS: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad declared Tuesday that his nation’s recent uprising is “going nowhere,” despite reports of thousands gathered in Tehran for the second day in a row.
BREAKING NEWS: Reporting from Iran proved extremely difficult Monday — foreign journalists were denied visas, accredited journalists living in the country were restricted from covering the demonstrations and internet speeds slowed to a crawl in an apparent attempt to both limit protest organizing and restrict information from being transmitted out of the country.
BREAKING NEWS: Iranian lawmakers denounced Monday’s protests in Tehran and called for the execution of two opposition leaders, Moussavi and Karroubi, for inciting the demonstrations.
BREAKING NEWS: U.S. State Department began sending Twitter messages in Farsi in the hopes of reaching social media users in Iran. On the Twitter account, USA darFarsi, the department told Iranians, “We want to join in your conversation.”
BREAKING NEWS: US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, Clinton warns of USA support for Revolutionaries using internet to protest and encourages government officials to keep the internet turned on.
Breaking news below videos.
Video 2/14/2011- Look for the motorbike coming up on your right and then the tear gas that is dispersed shortly thereafter.
Video 2/14/2011- Protesters making barricades in Tehran on 25 Bahman. They chant: “Death to Khamenei”
BREAKING NEWS: Suppressive forces surrounded a large of people inside the Student’s Park, not allowing them to leave the area.
BREAKING NEWS: At least 10,000 security forces who used tear gas, rubber bullets and pepper spray.
BREAKING NEWS: Susan Mohammadkhani Ghiasvand has been arrested.
BREAKING NEWS: Residences of former President Mohammad Khatami and former Vice President Abdollah Nouri are “under siege”.
BREAKING NEWS: Some say they want to stay in squares like Egyptians, others are coming back tomorrow after 3pm.
BREAKING NEWS: At Ferdowsi Sq. people are screaming, “With one-way ticket – Khamenei shall go!”
BREAKING NEWS: Protests are also being held in other cities across Iran including Isfahan, Shiraz and Kermanshah.
BREAKING NEWS: Amnesty International criticized Iranian authorities for breaking up a banned rally and making dozens of arrests in Tehran on Monday saying the crackdown was aimed at blocking the work of activists and stifling dissent.
BREAKING NEWS: Iran courts to target “media crimes” spurring fears of fresh crackdowns on journalists.
BREAKING NEWS: Witnesses report street lights being cut off & security beating ppl under cover of dark.
BREAKING NEWS: Main opposition websites in #Iran inc. balatarin.com currently down. Suspected DDoS attacks
BREAKING NEWS: The side streets heading to the Azadi Ave. and Sq. are closed.
BREAKING NEWS: Report from Tehran Square: Military helping protesters for the 1st time in 32 years.
BREAKING NEWS: Around 300 people just got attacked at human-rights march. they just fired straight at our car.
BREAKING NEWS: Iran appoints new atomic chief-Abbasi Davani.
BREAKING NEWS: Central Tehran reported in the hands of the Greens. Aryashahri’s putting up barricades, tires on fire.
BREAKING NEWS: Crowds swell to tens of thousands – walk quietly towards Azadi square.
BREAKING NEWS: Organizers of Tehran’s popular Fajr theatre festival canceled street plays planned for Monday, on concerns over the safety of artists and audiences amid the gatherings.
BREAKING NEWS: Karroubi under house arrest.
BREAKING NEWS: Gates of Sharif University,within walking distance of Azadi Square, have been locked since 4pm.
BREAKING NEWS: Iran media black out, phone lines cut.
BREAKING NEWS: The foreign media has been banned by authorities from on-the-spot reporting of the gatherings.
BREAKING NEWS: Riot police on Monday fired tear gas and shot paintballs at protesters who turned what they said was a Tehran rally in support of Arab uprisings into an anti-government demonstration.
BREAKING NEWS: At least 250 people arrested.
BREAKING NEWS: Thousands demonstrate in Iran, despite government ban. The clashes broke out at Tehran’s prominent Azadi (Freedom) Square when crowds of opposition supporters began chanting “Death to Dictator!”
BREAKING NEWS: Riot police on motorbikes armed with shotguns, tear gas, batons, paintball guns and fire extinguishers deployed in key squares in the capital to prevent protests.
BREAKING NEWS: Iranian authorities had earlier surrounded the house of opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi to prevent him from attending the rally.