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Iran’s Role in the Unfolding Syrian Refugee Crisis

Last month, the tragic photograph of Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi, who drowned off the coast of Turkey, broke hearts around the world, giving an achingly human face to the refugee crisis that has affected millions as a result of the

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Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics

When Free Speech Is Equated With Terrorism

France is still reeling from the twin attacks – one on the Paris offices of a satirical magazine, the other on a kosher grocery in the French capital – that claimed 17 lives over a period of three days. Millions

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Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Other News

‘Holocaust Endorsement’ Still Not Politically Correct

An attempt by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to accuse Israel of conspiring against Iran spun out of control this week after hardliners summoned him to the Iranian parliament to grill him on his criticism of Holocaust denial. In

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Posted in Al monitor, AP, Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian elections, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage

Iran Nuke Deal & Spheres of Influence

Caught up in the nuclear agreement fanfare, the mainstream media has so far missed the deal’s ramifications vis-à-vis the Iranian nuclear program’s main objective: power projection. No better group to gauge this than its close ally, Hezbollah. Indeed, Hezbollah chief

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Posted in Ha'aretz, Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage
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