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Sanctions are back. But that isn’t the big story

Let’s not beat about the bush. Renewed US sanctions on Iran have gone into effect and it’s justifiably a big story. For a start, it shows that Washington is willing to make good on its criticism of Iran’s leadership. Confirming

Posted in BBC, Human Rights, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Internal Issues, Khamenei, Media Coverage, Military

Bickering with the US must not mask Iran’s everyday reality

Unsurprisingly, the US-Iran spat is dominating headlines. And why not? It is turning into a tale of ‘will they-won’t they,’ making for an entertaining spectacle. It will likely provide the media with attractive soundbites for weeks to come. Firstly, Iran’s

Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian Foreign Relations, Media Coverage

US and Iran face each other in Iraq – Guess who is winning?

It would seem that the first test to the new US policy on Iran is playing out in Iraq, and Iran is winning. While president Trump announced his new strategy on Iran, aimed at curbing and restraining Iranian regional influence,

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

Media coverage of Trump’s Iran Strategy wrongly predisposed

World media is a buzz with Trump’s speech on Iran. Trump’s speech includes the following themes about Iran: has initiated terror attacks against Americans since 1979, operates proxy terrorist groups globally, supports terrorist operatives (like al-Qaeda), is currently the world

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Europe brain dead on Iran

There is no doubt – the hottest issue in the media on Iran is the upcoming expected US administration’s decision on the nuclear deal with Iran. As we have already written, October 15 poses a deadline, when Trump will have

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Nisman murdered – re-opens Iranian responsibility

A few media outlets have picked up on the investigative report submitted to a federal court in Argentina concluding that Alberto Nisman was murdered. Forensic evidence and a thorough investigation of the crime scene led the investigators to the homicide

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Iran Stars at UNGA

There is a saying that “any publicity is good publicity”, explained by cambridge english dictionary to mean that there is no such thing as negative publicity, as “it is better to receive negative publicity than no publicity at all”. Well,

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage
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