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Iranian clerics denounce election results Categories: Iran, Updates     Author: AIJAC staff

This Update focuses on a dramatic development in the Iranian political situation - with a major faction of Iran's clerical elite on the weekend denouncing the disputed election result as illegitimate and essentially placing themselves in opposition to the regime.

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The June Revolution Categories: Iran     Author: Reuel Marc Gerecht

We may well look back on it as the "June 12 Revolution" even if the regime cracks down on the supporters of Mir Hossein Mousavi, the candidate who ran second to incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the dubious official vote tally.

Editorial: Iran between two revolutions Categories: Iran, Middle East     Author: Colin Rubenstein

The sight of hundreds of thousands of Iranians protesting the rigging of their recent presidential election instilled hope in many that the Islamic Republic of Iran might be going the way of the Shah. This is now looking less likely, but whatever happens it is clear that Iran is never going to be th


Was Iran's Election result rigged? Categories: Iran, Israel, Middle East, Updates     Author: AIJAC staff

As readers are probably aware, there were two major events in the Middle East over the weekend - Iran's election, which led to a landslide victory to the radical incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad amid widespread accusations of massive fraud and large-scale street demonstrations, plus Israeli Prime Minis

Iranian Election Preview Categories: Iran, Updates     Author: AIJAC staff

Today's Update offers some important background on the Iranian presidential election taking place today. First up, British journalist and author Con Coughlin reminds everyone that 475 Iranians put their names forward to run for the presidency but only four of these 475 were actually allowed by the r

Elections in Lebanon and Iran Categories: Iran, Lebanon, Updates     Author: AIJAC staff

Today's Update looks at the upcoming elections in Lebanon, scheduled for June 7, and Iran, scheduled for June 12. Our first piece comes from journalist Michael Totten, a frequent visitor to Lebanon, who says that his sources are telling him that a victory by Hezbollah and its allies looks like a dis

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