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Lessons From the U.S. Civil War Show Why Ukraine Can't Win

newsweek.com Russian President Vladimir Putin waited only six months before switching from a special military operation to full scale war against Ukraine. Putin's initial assault was…

Chinese Tech Is Powering Iran's Repression

newsweek.com For more than three months now, ordinary Iranians from all walks of life have taken to the streets to vent their rage at their country's ruling clerical regime. What began…

Mahsa Amini: The Spark That Ignited A Women-Led Revolution

forbes.com One of the most powerful women in 2022 died unaware of her impact on the world. On September 13, 22-year-old Jina “Mahsa” Amini was arrested by Iran’s morality police for…

Iran arrests 12 people linked to overseas agents

investing.com DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's Revolutionary Guards on Tuesday arrested 12 people accused of being linked to overseas agents and planning "subversive action", the elite force said…

Women go without hijabs as confusion grows over Iran's dress code enforcement

pbs.org Support Intelligent, In-Depth, Trustworthy Journalism. Jack Jeffrey, Associated Press Jack Jeffrey, Associated Press Leave your feedback CAIRO (AP) — Confusion over the…

Iranians Skeptical That Morality Police Actually Disbanded After Surprise Announcement

zerohedge.com Iranians Skeptical That Morality Police Actually Disbanded After Surprise Announcement Skepticism is growing that the government of Iran has disbanded its feared morality…

Iran Considers Easing Some Restrictions on Women as Protests Continue

wsj.com Iranian officials said they were finalizing plans to overhaul the enforcement of laws around women’s dress, as hundreds of businesses in Tehran and other Iranian cities…

Israeli intelligence chiefs see Tehran surviving protests, for now By Reuters

investing.com By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Iran's clerical rulers are likely to survive protests sweeping the country and could stay in power for years, the chief analyst for…

Has Iran's morality police actually been abolished?

semafor.com Has Iran's morality police actually been abolished? On Sunday, a New York Times headline declared that Iran had "abolished" its morality police, apparently conceding to…

Iranian protesters sentenced to death could be executed soon, reports

newsweek.com The head of Iran's judiciary Gholam Hossein Mohseni-Eje'i has said that "some" of the death sentences given to an unspecified number of protesters in recent weeks for crimes…

What's going on with Iran's raging protests?

theweek.com In September, a young woman named Mahsa Amini died while detained by the Iranian morality police after being arrested for improperly wearing her head scarf, or hijab. Her…

Iranian city shops shut to step up pressure on clerical rulers By Reuters

investing.com DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian shops shut their doors in several cities on Monday, following calls for a three-day nationwide general strike from protesters seeking the fall of…

Iran admits morality patrols have decreased, but insists no abolition yet

newsweek.com Iran has denied reports, originating with comments from a senior Tehran official this weekend, that its government has abolished the country's morality police—under whose…

Iran dismisses claims morality police have been disbanded, says hijab law is under review

theweek.com A Major Milestone, Maybe? Amidst ongoing protests against the country's ruling clerical regime, conflicting reports have emerged out of Iran that the country had abolished…

Iran dismisses claims morality police have been disbanded, say they are reviewing hijab law

theweek.com A Major Milestone, Maybe? Amidst ongoing protests against the country's ruling clerical regime, conflicting reports have emerged out of Iran that the country had abolished…

Iran suspends ‘morality police’ after death of Mahsa Amini sparks months of protests

fortune.com Iran suspends ‘morality police’ after death of Mahsa Amini sparks months of protests The operations of Iran’s “morality police” have effectively been suspended, a top…

Iran abolishes morality police after nationwide protests

theweek.com A Major Milestone Amidst ongoing protests against the country's ruling clerical regime, Iran has abolished its morality police, The New York Times reported Sunday. The…

Iran protests timeline: How death of Mahsa Amini caused shockwaves

newsweek.com Mass protests have been taking place across Iran since Mahsa Amini died after being arrested by the country's "morality police" in September. Amini, 22, from the…

Iran abolishes its morality police after months of mass protests: Report

newsweek.com Iran has abolished its morality police after months of protests triggered by the death of Mahsa Amini, according to reports. "Morality police have nothing to do with the…

Iran executes four men convicted of cooperating with Israel

investing.com DUBAI (Reuters) -Iran on Sunday executed four men convicted of cooperating with Israel's spy agency Mossad, Iranian state media reported. The Islamic Republic has long…

U.S. expects reduced tempo in Ukraine fighting to continue for months By Reuters

investing.com By David Brunnstrom and Michael Martina WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. intelligence expects the reduced tempo in fighting in Ukraine to continue in the next several months and…

Iran announces start of construction on new nuclear power plant

pbs.org Support Intelligent, In-Depth, Trustworthy Journalism. Associated Press Associated Press Leave your feedback CAIRO (AP) — Iran on Saturday began construction on a new…

Iranian state media: Construction begins on nuclear plant

apnews.com CAIRO (AP) — Iran on Saturday began construction on a new nuclear power plant in the country's southwest, Iranian state TV announced, amid tensions with the U.S. over…

Patrick Henry in China

theweek.com "Give me liberty or give me death." Protesters in cities throughout China were actually chanting Patrick Henry's revolutionary war cry from 1775 this week, as tens of…

List of world’s most expensive cities altered by war in Ukraine

washingtonpost.com A list of the most expensive cities in which to live, compiled semiannually by the London-based Economist Intelligence Unit as part of a Worldwide Cost of Living survey, saw…

High inflation and a strong dollar pushes New York City to the top spot on the list of the most expensive cities in the world

fortune.com High inflation and a strong dollar pushes New York City to the top spot on the list of the most expensive cities in the world This year has been difficult for the global…

US forces monitor Mideast skies at Qatar base amid World Cup

apnews.com AL-UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar (AP) — As World Cup fans throng stadiums across Qatar, about 8,000 American troops stationed just nearby watch over the airspace of the tumultuous…

Iran players sing national anthem at World Cup, ending silent protest

semafor.com Iran players sing national anthem at World Cup, ending silent protest Iran’s soccer team quietly sang their national anthem ahead of their men’s World Cup game against Wales…

These videos capture Iran’s students defying protest crackdowns

semafor.com These videos capture Iran’s students defying protest crackdowns Students in Iran have captivated the world’s attention as they lead historic protests challenging the regime…

Iranian climber who competed without hijab returns to Tehran

semafor.com Iranian climber who competed without hijab returns to Tehran Iranian climber Elnaz Rekabi, whose whereabouts after competing without a hijab in South Korea sparked global…

Protests in China Aren't As Rare As You Think

newsweek.com For people in China to assemble on behalf of any cause, much less to express opposition to Beijing's policies and governance, is to risk beatings, arrest, and even years in…

World's most expensive cities: New York and Singapore top list

bbc.com It is the first time New York has topped the rankings. Last year's number one, Tel Aviv, is now placed third. Overall, the average cost of living in the world's biggest…

License to kill: How Europe lets Iran and Russia get away with murder

politico.eu License to kill: How Europe lets Iran and Russia get away with murder For rogue states, solving a problem by removing it often proves irresistible. By Matthew Karnitschnig…

Iran's World Cup is Over But Iranians' Fight for "Azadi"—Freedom

newsweek.com Iran's World Cup play is over, but the fight for freedom and equality in my country continues. At all three World Cup games where Iran played, protesting fans were able to…

Iran’s President Visits Kurdish Province Amid Growing Unrest

wsj.com Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi touted development projects in the restive Kurdish region where Tehran has carried out its harshest crackdown since antigovernment protests…

As Iran unrest turns to armed clashes, government prepares fight to survive

newsweek.com As a wave of unrest in Iran sparked by the death of a Kurdish woman in police custody continues to rock the nation two and a half months after it began, crackdowns by…

Iraq and Iran Agree to Tighten Border Security Amid Unrest

wsj.com Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed al-Sudani said his country would tighten security cooperation with Iran, after Tehran strengthened its military presence along its western…

U.S., Iran face off in World Cup amid heightened political tensions

pbs.org Support Intelligent, In-Depth, Trustworthy Journalism. Live data on national races for Senate, House and state governors Jon Gambrell, Associated Press Jon Gambrell,…

Soccer-Fans brace for politically charged U.S.-Iran match at World Cup By Reuters

investing.com By Maya Gebeily and Charlotte Bruneau DOHA (Reuters) -Diplomatic foes the United States and Iran face off on the pitch at the World Cup on Tuesday in a match that some…

Why the U.S. World Cup match against Iran could be one of the most politically charged in history

fortune.com Why the U.S. World Cup match against Iran could be one of the most politically charged in history The last World Cup clash between the United States and Iran 24 years ago is…

Niece of Iran's supreme leader speaks out against his 'murderous and child-killing regime' as protests continue

businessinsider.com A still of a video of Farideh Moradkhani decrying Iran's regime, posted to YouTube on an account under her brother's name on November 25, 2022. Mahmoud Moradkhani/YouTube…

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