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Rouhani Reelected President Of Iran In Landslide

Hassan Rouhani Iranian President Hassan Rouhani cruised to victory in Iran’s presidential elections held Friday. Rouhani received 57 percent of the vote, easily defeating his primary challenger Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi, who came in second with 38.5 percent, according to Iranian state media. By winning reelection, Rouhani secured a second four-year term as president.

By |May 20th, 2017|Featured, Iran|

Minorities From Iran Protest In Switzerland

Footage from the protest in Lucerne, Switzerland (in Farsi) By SABOOR NADEM and JOSH FRIEDMAN Ethnic minority migrants from Iran protested the Iranian regime Friday outside the train station in Lucerne, Switzerland. The protesters hailed primarily from the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, which is located near Pakistan. The demonstrators accused the Iranian government

By |December 10th, 2016|Europe, Iran, Middle East, News in Brief|

Iran Voted… On What?

President Hassan Rouhani casting his ballot. Rouhani can now count on more support for improving Iran's ties with the West. By JOSH FRIEDMAN Iranians voted in a national election on Friday. The results are still not entirely clear, but western media are naming Iranian President Hassan Rouhani as the big winner. Iran’s presidency was

By |March 1st, 2016|Featured, Iran, Josh Friedman, Middle East, News, Politics|

Covering Europe’s Refugee Crisis

Relive the 2015 edition of the European refugee crisis in a series of video reports from the Balkans and beyond. More than 1 million asylum seekers arrived in Europe in 2015, the majority of whom beached in Greece and traveled across the Western Balkans to reach more prosperous European Union states. Interviews with asylum seekers from

Iranian Refugees Hunger Strike And Sew Lips Shut

Josh Friedman interviews Iranian refugees who are protesting the Macedonian government's decision to refuse them passage.  

By |November 27th, 2015|Europe, Iran, News, Politics|

From Africa, the Middle East and Beyond to the Macedonian Border

Refugees, or economic migrants, have poured into Europe from all over Africa and as far east as Bangladesh. Many are now stuck in no man's land at the Greek-Macedonian border. Josh Friedman reports.  

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