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Sanctions: Cruel and counterproductive
Sanctions, a tool used to force a change in a state's behaviour, have been an overwhelming failure.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2013 09:50 GMT
Polls close in Iran's presidential election
Interior minister says preliminary returns give moderate Muslim leader candidate Hassan Rouhani a significant lead.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2013 01:54 GMT
Voting extended in Iran presidential election
Interior Minister Mostafa Moammad Najar says 10-hour voting period to be extended due to a "rush of voters".
Last updated: 14 Jun 2013 16:52 GMT
Iran's candidates use forbidden media
Iran's state candidates use the social media space that is increasingly cracked down upon by the government.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2013 16:51 GMT
Google finds Iranians hacked on election eve
Web giant calls attacks "email-based phishing" attempts as election campaign is wound up.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2013 13:32 GMT
Iran's reformists seek opportunity in poll
The 2009 elections ignited huge anti-government protests and crackdowns, but where has Iran's Green Wave gone?
Last updated: 11 Jun 2013 15:46 GMT
Analysis: How sanctions rule Iranian politics
President Ahmadinejad is blamed for economic woes, but crushing sanctions will remain long after his departure.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2013 10:13 GMT
Iran holds presidential debate on economy
Debate's format, particularly multiple choice section on how to run country, prompts derision from the eight candidates.
Last updated: 31 May 2013 21:16 GMT
Making lemonade out of lemons in Tehran?
While political elites battle it out in elections, the Iranian people remain the biggest losers.
Last updated: 28 May 2013 14:03 GMT
US casts doubts on Iran election credibility
US Secretary of State John Kerry criticised Iran for cutting all but eight men out of the country's presidential poll.
Last updated: 24 May 2013 17:16 GMT
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JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
How it started in Gaza
Israel's dissenting voices get lost in the war echo chamber
Good torture, bad torture
The Gaza conundrum: To invade or not to invade
US complicity in Israel's attack on Gaza
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In Pictures: Assault on Gaza continues
Israeli air strikes continue as the Palestinian death toll has reached more than 100, and several hundred more injured.
In Pictures: Lyari trades guns for football
World Cup fever grips southern Pakistani town notorious for gang wars and drug peddling.
In Pictures: S Sudan's joyless anniversary
On the third anniversary of South Sudan’s independence the country’s humanitarian crisis is spiraling out of control.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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