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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

In The West, As In Iran, Rezaian Case Is About Politics

Nine months after the arrest of Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, Iran has finally revealed the charges against him: four, including espionage, “propaganda against the establishment,” and “collaborating with hostile governments” (charges already eerily familiar to those who’ve watched Jon

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Posted in AP, CNN, Human Rights, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Mohammad Javad Zarif, nuclear talks

Amid Nuclear ‘Endgame’, Will Old Enmities Prevail?

Rumor has it that a framework nuclear agreement between the P5+1 and Iran is going to be finalized soon – by Tuesday, in fact, when the clock runs out on the agreed-upon deadline. But despite some optimistic forecasts, the final

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Posted in CNN, Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage, Mohammad Javad Zarif, nuclear talks

Three Months In, Are The Nuclear Talks Succeeding?

It’s been three months since the nuclear deal signed between Iran and Western powers in Geneva in November went into effect, with Iran making nuclear concessions in return for limited sanctions relief. With the halfway point of the deal falling

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Posted in CNN, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, nuclear talks

Not good enough to be buried in Iran

The last request of renowned American orientalist Stephen Frye stirred controversy this week after Iranian hardliners got wind of the fact that the esteemed scholar had asked to be buried in the historic city of Isfahan, alongside other world-famous Iran

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Posted in CNN, Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Mohammad Javad Zarif, Other News

What Does Iran Mean When It Says ‘Death To America’?

‘Death to America’ is a rallying cry often heard in Iran since the 1979 revolution. Popularized by Islamist revolutionary and first Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khomeini, it has not been limited to protests, but has been heard in the halls

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Posted in CNN, Hassan Rouhani, Iranian elections, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Other News

Netanyahu, Elephant in the (Iran) Room

Media outlets projected something between ridicule and anger this past week toward Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who dared – supposedly like the French FM – to differ with the world’s powers on the Iran nuclear crisis. The press caught that

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Posted in CNN, Hassan Rouhani, Iranian elections, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Media Coverage
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