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Wresting Islam from Islamists
Muslims are contesting the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood and the tyranny of the clerical custodians in Egypt and Iran.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2013 08:38 GMT
Iran reports high turnout in parliament vote
Early results show victory for supporters of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, with officials claiming 64 per cent voter turnout.
Last updated: 04 Mar 2012 08:04 GMT
Iran election's initial results trickle in
Government claims 65 per cent turnout in poll for country's 290-member legislative assembly.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2012 11:43 GMT
Long history of Iran's opposition
A look at opposition groups in Iran since the 1979 revolution that toppled the Shah.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2012 15:33 GMT
Iran elections: Quotable quotes
As Iranians prepare to vote for parliament elections on March 2, we bring you snippets of outstanding remarks.
Last updated: 29 Feb 2012 14:13 GMT
Iran 'intensifying clampdown' ahead of vote
Amnesty says government has increased "wave of arrests" in attempt to curb free speech before assembly elections.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2012 12:27 GMT
Khamenei's power consolidation gambit
Recent insinuations by Ali Khameini shows a political struggle between the supreme leader and the president.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2011 10:18 GMT
Iran's opposition launches new manifesto
Despite internal conflict, members of Iran's Green Movement keep hope alive that their time will come.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2011 16:10 GMT
Arab Spring exposes Nasrallah's hypocrisy
The Shia leader is happy to support protesters in Bahrain and Egypt, but he won't criticise Syria's violent crackdown.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2011 16:15 GMT
The predicament of the Islamic Republic
Green Movement's focus on civil rights voids it of the appeal needed to spark an Arab Spring-like revolution.
Last updated: 14 May 2011 10:24 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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