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Why this Muslim American, who fled Iran in 1979, backs Trump's travel ban - PRI

Demonstrators spell out "#NoMuslimBan" during a protest against President Donald Trump's executive order travel ban. Credit: Brian Snyder/Reuters. It was 1979 when Hossein Khorram, then 17, and his family escaped during Iran's Islamic Revolution to ...and more »

Iran after Khamenei -

Who would lead the Islamic Republic if the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei passes away unexpectedly? Massoumeh Torfeh by Massoumeh Torfeh. 10 Feb 2017. Khamenei still models himself on Khomeini and almost four decades later he has not yet taken ...and more »

Today it's “Neither East, nor West – but the Islamic Republic” - Tehran Times

Exactly 38 years ago, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returned to Iran after 15 years in exile. February 10 was the last day of the “ten days of dawn” that celebrate his return and commemorate the victory of the Iranian Revolution. The Islamic Revolution ...and more »

Iran reacts to new US administration at Islamic Revolution anniversary marches - Deutsche Welle

At the traditional demonstration celebrating the Islamic Revolution, President Rouhani called the new US administration "a problem." While some marchers trampled US flags, other held banners thanking Americans. Iran Teheran Jahrestag Islamische ...and more »

The Iranian revolution's 38th anniversary: 38 years of media repression - IFEX

Media freedom was one of the key demands of the revolution that toppled the Shah and swept Ayatollah Khomeiny to power 38 years ago, in February 1979, but it is a promise that has never been kept and Iran is now one of the world's biggest prisons for ...and more »

How America Could Stumble Into War With Iran - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. Updated on February 10, 2017. In Donald Trump's first term there is a serious possibility of a military conflict, whether intentional or inadvertent, between the ...and more »

Hundreds of thousands protest Trump in Iran - The Hill

Hundreds of thousands of Iranian demonstrators gathered to protest President Trump in Tehran on Friday, while celebrating the anniversary of the nation's 1979 revolution. According to Reuters, Iran's state television reported that the crowd gathered to ...and more »

Iranians turn out in force for rallies after call for Trump response - The Guardian

A man holds his fist to a poster depicting Donald Trump in Tehran. Photograph: The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Imag. Rallies in Iran marking the anniversary of the 1979 revolution have turned into a display of public anger towards Donald Trump. Thousands ...and more »

Iranians Once Shrugged Off Trump's Bluster. Now They're Worried. - New York Times

TEHRAN — It was supposed to be a regular weekly debate night for a group that meets to discuss movies in a middle-class Tehran neighborhood. But on this particular evening, the 20 or so housewives, intellectuals and students in the group wanted to ...and more »

Iranians Rally Against Trump, But Some Thank America -

TEHRAN – Hundreds of thousands of Iranians heeded the call of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to demonstrate Friday against U.S. "threats” — but some had words of support for Americans. There was a notable absence of burning U.S. flags during ...and more »