Iranians, Syrians share common cause
cnn / Solmaz Sharif
14-Apr-2012 (2 comments)

  • Many Iranians sympathize with the Syrian people and the violence they are dealing with
  • The roles were reversed in 2009 when Iran was in turmoil after a disputed election
  • Meanwhile, the governments of Iran, Syria are also very supportive of each other

Darius Kadivar

Common Cause

by Darius Kadivar on

Editor's note: Solmaz Sharif is Iran Affairs coordinator For more than 12 years, she has worked as a journalist for Persian media outlets such as BBC Persian and the Etemad Melli Newspaper. She is also founder of the first Iranian women's sports magazine, Shirzanan.



 Dear DK: excellent read.

by vildemose on

 Dear DK: excellent read. Thanks for introducing the website and Solmaz.

A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.--Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.