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Iran Elections 2012: Polling Results Indicate End to Ahmadinejad Rule

The results from Iran's Parliamentary elections, which took place on Fri., March 2, trickled in on Saturday. The results so far indicate that the Broad Principalist Coalition, a political organization founded in 2008 by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamanei to oppose Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, will win in a landslide, signifying the end of Ahmadinejad's rule.

Syrian Rebels Leave Their Stronghold Homs

Defeated Syrian rebels left their shattered stronghold in Homs on Thursday after a bloody 26-day army siege aimed at crushing a symbol of the year-long revolt against President Bashar al-Assad.

Why Does America Hate Al Jazeera?

On Thursday Al Jazeera was named as News Channel of the Year at the Royal Television Society Awards. But despite its numerous plaudits and fans the Qatar-based network has virtually no presence in the U.S.

Assad's Forces Pummel Homs as Russian Arrives for Talks

A Syrian regime military assault on Homs killed dozens of people on the eve of a visit to Damascus by Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov aimed at pressing President Bashar al-Assad to end an 11-month uprising by implementing swift reform.

Twitter Releases Brand Pages, Mimics Facebook Revenue Strategy

Twitter is releasing enhanced brand pages to several organizations including National Public Radio, NBC News, Volkswagen, The Huffington Post, Al Jazeera, Anobii and others. This is the second round of enhanced brand pages that Twitter will unleash. The social network originally launched unique pages for companies such as Coca-Cola, the American Fed Cross, American Express and Dell in December 2011.

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