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5 ways to view the uprisings in Iran

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 11:13

The following are five ways to look at the protests emerging in the Islamic Republic in debates among experts.

On Twitter Trump blames Obama for 'foolishly' giving money to Iranian regime

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 08:14

Iran's Supreme Leader accused enemies of the Islamic Republic of stirring the unrest across the country.

Egyptian amputees go for goal with one-legged soccer league

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 07:38

Despite their enthusiasm, the team faces a raft of challenges: a lack of funding, a paucity of special playing crutches and difficulties finding a regular pitch for training.

Iran's leader says enemies have stirred unrest in country

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 06:28

Police have arrested more than 450 protesters in the capital Tehran over the past three days.

Politicians and activists show support for Iranian protesters on Twitter

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 06:20

The anti-government protests started on Thursday and have since escalated leaving at least 10 people dead and hundreds arrested.

Palestinian militant chief in Lebanon camp says he's moved to Syria

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 05:43

he rebellion against President Bashar al-Assad has drawn militant Sunnis from across the region.

Iran re-opens border crossings with Iraqi Kurdistan region

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 05:32

Iran, which has its own Kurdish minority, also opposed independence for Iraqi Kurds.

Iranian crackdown intensifies after police posts attacked

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 05:16

According to local media, hundreds of others have been arrested in other cities.

13 reported dead as Iranian authorities face off against protesters

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 02:11

Hundreds of people arrested as demonstrations show no sign of petering out.

‘Economic grievances might endanger Iran regime’

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 22:26

While the unrest has spread throughout the country, the numbers until now do not point to a trajectory of regime change.

Ex-Mossad chief Halevy: Don’t stir cauldron in Tehran

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 20:34

Calling the protests “positive developments for Israel’s interests,” Halevy told the Post that the end results of the protest can be to Israel’s benefit.

INSS says Israeli security is stable despite looming threats

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 20:10

The book predicts that should an escalation in Israel’s northern front occur, it would probably consist of simultaneous confrontation with both Syrian, Lebanese and Hezbollah forces.

A tightrope to walk – with no easy steps

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 19:56

The report recommends a parallel deal to restrict Iran’s ballistic missile testing and its military adventures in the Middle East.

Ex-intel official: Unrest could take regime’s focus off Israeli conflict

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 19:00

The five days of nationwide demonstrations are the largest show of dissent against the clerical regime in Tehran since the Green Movement was brutally suppressed by security forces in 2009.

What Iranian protests?

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 18:49

Coverage of popular unrest divides Middle East media.

Iranian Jews keep a low profile

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 17:55

Persian-Israelis weigh in on demonstrations in their country of origin.

PM: Rouhani claim that Israel behind protests ‘laughable’

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 17:41

Iranian police say one officer killed by protester, raising stakes in unrest.

Intel expert: Iran protests might take regime's focus off Israel

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 15:42

Sima Shine said chances of conflict on Israel’s northern border are becoming "smaller and smaller."

Iran regime will use 'all necessary force' to suppress protests, says expert

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 15:39

Speaking to The Jerusalem Post on Monday, Dr. Raz Zimmt pointed out the differences between these new protests and the Green protests witnessed in 2009.

Michael Oren: Obama rejected Iran Green Revolution for nuclear deal

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 14:32

Oren listed a number of Iranian provocations ignored by the Obama administration.