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Iran the super-power

In the third week of June, Iran launched its first missile attack abroad in over 15 years, from western Iran into eastern Syria. The ground to ground missile launch was first portrayed as a retaliation for the twin attack which

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Posted in Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Iran demands Respect

So, how does a country celebrate an anniversary of something important? The USA celebrates its anniversary day with fireworks and BBQ. The French light up the Eifel Tower. Iran has found other ways to celebrate. Iran celebrates its 38th Islamic

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Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iranian Honesty & Moderate/Hardliner Divide Questioned – in light of Holocaust Cartoon Contest

The world is looking on as Iran gears up for its latest Holocaust cartoon contest. As conscious as ever of his public image in the West as a “moderate,” and of the need to end Iran’s international isolation, Iranian Foreign

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Posted in Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Other News

New Political Reality and Moderation in #Iran – a ‘Spin’ Gone Out Of Control

When Ben Rhodes gave an interview to The New York Times recently, he probably didn’t expect his statements on the nuclear deal in particular to make waves in the media. In a profile piece published this month, Rhodes – introduced

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Posted in Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Iranian Regime Greatest ‘Obstacle’ To Its Own Sanctions Relief

Things were looking up for US-Iranian relations this month. First, The Wall Street Journal reported that Washington had agreed to buy 32 tons of heavy water – a “key component in atomic-weapons development” – in order to encourage Iran to

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Mohammad Javad Zarif

As World Adopts Nuke Deal, Iran Reinterprets and Renegotiates

It’s official: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expects the sanctions hampering his country’s economy to be lifted by the end of 2015. Although analysts expect the process to take a minimum of four to six months, Rouhani expects a full lifting

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

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
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