An American woman detained in Iran arrived back to the U.S. after more than a year. Sarah Shourd touched down in Washington D.C. early this morning from Dubai, according to Shourd's media spokeswoman, Samant...
So it was back to square one, and now 30 years later, a revolution is brewing again. But this time, more work needs to be done behind the scenes. The people will fight, but religious leaders and Hashemi Rafsanjani need to challenge the legitimacy of this government before it gets out of hand.
Some sources say a bomb went off outside a mosque and killed three or four people. Other say people were being shot dead in the streets. Some claim military tanks were deployed. Reports of helicopters landing at universities are coming through via Iranian twitter accounts. More twitter accounts claim Basiji may be entering homes and attacking civilians.
In the video, Ahmadinejad compares the rioting to misplaced passion by fans of the losing team after a soccer match. Degrading.
"I personally strongly protest the many obvious violations and I'm warning I will not surrender to this dangerous charade," said Mousavi, according to Reuters.
The time has come. Obama's first speech to a joint session of Congress takes place tonight at 9 p.m., broadcast on all major television stations. Will he extend a hand towards Iran, following up on his promise to engage in open discourse with President Ahmadinejad? What will he say about health care reform? The economy?