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'Desperate' Ahmadinejad challenges Revolutionary Guards in Iranian power struggle
Iran's president, seems like a man with nothing left to lose in raising the stakes in a power struggle with rival hardliners as guards reveal they have been commissioned by the judiciary to combat a 'deviant' current in Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's office.
July 13, 2011
Jeans 'are named for jinns and can make you infertile', Iranians told
Iran insists its "moral security plan" is designed to combat an insidious "western cultural invasion". But enforcing the dress code is also a means for the regime to demonstrate its power and divert attention from its other problems.
June 24, 2011
Secret Iranian state TV report admits its election coverage worsened unrest
'Ham-fisted reporting' caused 'unbearable pain and lethal hatred', which was 'undesirable for the country, the revolution and the regime', says confidential internal report acquired by Iranian human rights group.
June 21, 2011
Dissident's daughter dies at father's funeral in Iran after scuffles with security officials
Haleh Sahabi, an opposition activist and women’s rights campaigner, collapsed and apparently suffered a fatal heart attack when mourners scuffled with security officials who allegedly tried to stop the funeral of Ezatollah Sahabi, 81.
June 2, 2011
Iranian president retreats on one front, attacks on another in TV talk
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad proclaimed his loyalty to 'supreme leader' Ayatollah Khamenei after row over intelligence minister but announcing he had appointed himself temporary caretaker of the oil ministry, which analysts say Khamenei views as his domain.
May 17, 2011
Iran 'can do little' after GCC sends troops to Bahrain say analysts
Although Iran is angry that countries in the Gulf have sent troops to Bahrain after Shiite protests on the island, there is little danger that it will take overt reciprocal action in support of its fellow Shiites, most analysts say, since to do so would risk war with Saudi Arabia and possibly the United States.
March 23, 2011