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With all eyes on the UN, the real story is back in Iran

The United Nations’ (UN) General Assembly is eagerly anticipated each year – A unique gathering at which world leaders verbally spar and exchange varied outlooks on the world. This year was no different, catching the imagination of the international media

Posted in BBC, Hassan Rouhani, Huffington Post, Human Rights, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Media Coverage, Military

Tehran’s Doubletalk On Syria

There’s a ceasefire (sort of) in Syria – a fragile breather amid years of bloodshed and carnage. Iran, which according to The Guardian is poised to be one of the “winners” of the conflict, was quick to issue a statement

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Posted in Huffington Post, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Military

Iran Has a Drug Problem

“Iran has one of the highest drug addiction rates in the world” (huffingtonpost). It’s not ignoring it per se: the state seems to crack down on it with all the harsh means at its disposal, from seizing illegal drugs (many

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Posted in Huffington Post, Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Media Coverage

The two faces of Zarif Leave Few Marks On Nuke Deal Coverage

Just days ago, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was sending out a YouTube message to Washington, urging a “lasting outcome” for the nuclear talks  and calling for “the maturity to be reasonable […] and the audacity to break old habits,”

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

As Rezaian Braces For Trial, US Blogger Finds Paradise In Iran

In our previous post, we called out Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on his hypocrisy regarding his country’s human rights abuses, calling into question the veracity of his farcical claim – broadcast on American television for all to see

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Posted in Huffington Post, Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iran’s Ingenuous Condemnation of Charlie Hebdo Attack

In the wake of the murderous attack on the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, it seemed as though the voices of Iran’s leaders were united with those of its imprisoned dissidents in condemning the act. A

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Huffington Post, Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage

Nuke Talks Extended Again – But Are They Running Out Of Time?

After a nail-biting few days in which it appeared Iran and the six world powers had reached the nuclear finish line, the deadline for a final-status agreement was extended this week by seven more months. While US Secretary of State

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Posted in Huffington Post, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, nuclear talks
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