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Selective Media in Iran

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The Jews and the Jinns in Iran: A Ramadan Special

It’s Ramadan, folks. That time of year when Iranians fast during the day, eat at night, then tune into their TV sets to watch special holiday programs… about Jewish sorcery. Wait, what? That’s right: apparently, Iran’s state-run channel deems shows

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Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Other News

The Tehran Power Struggle And The Clerics’ Watchful Eye

A Western journalist’s perspective on the ongoing standoff between Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and the head of Iran’s state broadcaster shed light this week on Iran’s internal divisions and instability, particularly the power struggle playing out in Tehran, under the

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Posted in Al monitor, Hassan Rouhani, Iranian elections, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Khamenei, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Media Coverage, Other News

Reformists vs. Hardliners in Iran, Media Joins The Fray

Washington isn’t the only capital divided over the nuclear issue: Tehran, too, has become the site of a growing struggle between those who support Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s increased engagement with the West and hardliners opposed to it. The first

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Posted in Al monitor, Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage, Other News

Rouhani’s Cabinet

With so much happening, we’ve decided to assist the otherwise preoccupied media by taking a closer look at some key figures in Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s new cabinet. Hossein Dehghan, Defense Minister: Deghan’s an IRGC veteran, and has reportedly been in

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Posted in Al monitor, Hassan Rouhani, Iranian elections, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, IRGC, Media Coverage, Other News

Italy- Iran Ties Heat Up

In the past few months this blog has expanded its gaze at Tehran’s charm offensive toward a few potentially vulnerable states, including Italy. Why? Basically since the media doesn’t seem interested in covering such a development. Seems we hit the

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Posted in Ali Akbar Salehi, Hassan Rouhani, Iranian elections, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage

Iran Still in Latin America

This blog has made a consistent effort to keep readers abreast of reportage concerning Iran-Argentina relations. While the AMIA issue is critical, of course, Tehran’s designs throughout Latin America should remain front and center. Rouhani’s election has not changed that.

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian elections, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage
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