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The outlaw state of Israel, part II
Unconditional US support for the state of Israel has precluded a peace settlement and destabilised the Middle East.
Last updated: 21 Aug 2014 13:33 GMT
The outlaw state of Israel, part I
Since 1948 Israel has drawn a long list of military aggression, human rights violations and war crimes.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2014 13:30 GMT
Iran's long and winding road to lifting the sanctions
Democratic forces can prevail if Rouhani's administration continues pursuing a foreign policy of peace.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2014 09:54 GMT
In the shadow of the Green Movement in Iran
The wealth of a nation is wasted on sustaining a state in power.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2014 12:28 GMT
Co-opting the struggle for democracy
The flames of sectarian violence are fanned by governments to distract people from their democratic aspirations.
Last updated: 23 Nov 2013 13:25 GMT
Rafsanjani and Khamenei: The Rouhani element
Rouhani's victory was a decisive win for Rafsanjani in his power struggle with the Supreme Leader, but what's next?
Last updated: 27 Sep 2013 08:03 GMT
Rafsanjani and Khamenei: The Ahmadinejad years
By 2009, the relationship between the two men hit rock bottom, with Rafsanjani firmly moving into the reformist camp.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2013 06:20 GMT
Why diplomacy with Iran is doomed
The Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Khamenei is convinced the US' aim is regime change, and with good reason too.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2013 13:44 GMT
Rafsanjani and Khamenei: A brief history
The two men may have a long history together, but they've gone from being staunch allies to fierce competitors.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2013 11:09 GMT
Debunking the Rafsanjani myth
The former hero of the Islamic Revolution in Iran has been consumed by his own mythos and cast out.
Ali Reza Eshraghi
Last updated: 21 Feb 2012 17:02 GMT
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In Pictures: New Orleans' lingering blight
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the US' Gulf Coast, New Orleans still struggles to recover.
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
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