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Deal or No Deal, US-Iran Standoff Continues

As 2015 – the historic year in which, after months of negotiations, Iran and the P5+1 signed an historic agreement – gives way to 2016, glancing at the latest headlines could make one think that no nuclear deal had been

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, IRGC, Media Coverage, Military

As the West Fears ISIS, Iran follows its own plan of action

Mere months after a historic nuclear deal was signed between Iran and the P5+1, some worry that the threat of ISIS could be causing Washington to lose focus on Iran – which, rather than implementing the nuclear deal, is busy

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Posted in Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Military, nuclear talks

Moving Past Iran’s Narrative on Syria

As the Syrian refugee crisis makes headlines and affects countries throughout the Western world, the Iranian involvement in Syria is beginning to prompt more commentary from various English-language media outlets, which seem to be rapidly cluing in on the fact

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Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, IRGC, Media Coverage, Military

Iran Blasts France Attacks – But Continues To Sponsor Terror

The world is in mourning over the deadly attacks that killed at least 120 people in France on Friday. Horrified reactions and condolences keep pouring in from celebrities and world leaders – including the Iranian leadership, which was quick to

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Military, Mohammad Javad Zarif

Don’t Report Iran’s Syria Hypocrisy – Confront It

Remember that time, not so long ago, when Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stood before the General Assembly of the United Nations and blamed Washington for the violence in the Middle East, while insisting that all Iran wants is a “win-win”

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Military

Press Turns Tongue-In-Cheek As Nuke Deadline Goes By

Yet another extended deadline for a nuclear accord between Iran and the P5+1 has come and gone, as the “intense” talks hit numerous (new and old) snags. After so many missed deadlines, this week’s headlines on the latest extension seemed

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Posted in CNN, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Military, Mohammad Javad Zarif, nuclear talks

Iran’s Mixed Messages, Soon in Your Inbox?

Some months ago, Jon Stewart’s directorial debut, Rosewater, brought to the public eye the plight of journalists jailed by the Iranian regime – as well as said regime’s attempts to convince them (by torture, among other methods) to devote their

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Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Military, Other News

Iran’s New Taliban Ties Belie ‘Commitment’ To Stability

It’s common knowledge that Iran has ties to Shi’ite militias fighting ISIS in Iraq, while recently additional reports by EIFA iraq-malikis-gangs-unseat-sunnis  may suggest that Iran may even be strengthening ISIS in order to contribute to the mayhem in Iraq. It

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Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, IRGC, Media Coverage, Military

As Iran Joins Anti-ISIS Fight, ‘Cultural Ties’ With Iraq Go Military

Well, it’s official: Iran has sent troops into Iraq (along with heavy weapons, reconnaissance drones and artillery) to fight the Islamic State (or more specifically, to retake an oil refinery captured by the terror group), following a visit by Iranian

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Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, IRGC, Media Coverage, Military

Despite Moderate Demeanor & Nuclear Talks, Iran Still Threatens US With War

Owing to our recent focus on human rights issues (which happened to coincide with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s laughable public denial that Iran jails citizens for their opinions), it’s been a while since we’ve reported on the latest

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Posted in CNN, Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Military
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