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Khamenei Leaves all options open

Just in case you were wondering how Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei really feels about the nuclear deal for which he has been “noticeably unwilling to claim the credit” (to cite Reuters’ Bozorgmehr Sharafedin Nouri), you may finally have

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage

Press Pores Over Nuclear Accord – Even In Iran

The reality of the nuclear deal with Iran is sinking in as it receives international recognition (from the UN first and foremost). But along with this recognition has come intense scrutiny – and sometime criticism – from media outlets which

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Posted in Iranian Nuclear Crisis, 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

Ashton In Iran: Clouded with Iranian (!) Criticism

European foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton’s visit to Iran, the first by an European official in her position to do so since 2008, sparked a poster campaign against her and a  flurry of media responses both within Iran and outside

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Posted in Al monitor, BBC, Fars News Agency, Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, IRGC, Media Coverage, Other News
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