Mariam Memarsadeghi

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Iranian-American human rights activist and advisor to adviser to non-governmental organizations, promoting democracy and human rights in the Middle East, and founder of the Tavaana E-learning Institute for Iranian Civil Society

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Just yesterday, Iran's President Ahmadinejad told NBC's Today show that two American hikers detained on charges of espionage  would be released  on bail.

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Now that major rivals are deposed or worried about their own futures, has Iran gained new influence in the region, without doing a thing?

Arab Upheaval: Can Iran Take Advantage?

Now that major rivals are deposed or worried about their own futures, has Iran gained new influence in the region, without doing a thing?

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In Egypt tonight, tens of thousands of protesters defied both tear gas and an official curfew imposed in Alexandria, Suez, Cairo and other parts of the country.

History in the Making on the Streets of Egypt

In Egypt tonight, tens of thousands of protesters defied both tear gas and an official curfew imposed in Alexandria, Suez, Cairo and other parts of the country.

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