Iran calls for arrest of famous human rights advocate after he defended woman sentenced to death by stoning.
In just a decade, the media-savvy Assad has effectively ended Syria's international isolation at no cost.
International pressure seen in decision to review case where woman was sentenced to death by stoning for involvement in the murder of her husband.
Opposition leader Mousavi moves out of the consensus on foreign policy to criticize the Iranian president over UN sanctions.
As major oil companies pull out of Iran, analysts differ over the import of new economic sanctions.
Jordan’s queen raises a few eyebrows with highly critical comments on Israeli raid