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‘Normalization’ with the West? Only on Iran’s Terms

Since the nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 was implemented earlier this year, there has been a steady trickle of reports on visits by business delegations and high-profile firms to Iran, with the intention of securing deals giving them

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Selling a “Cool” but misleading Iran to Millennial Tourists

From a few recent articles promoting and marketing Iran as a viable, safe and even “chilled” travel destination for millennials on the prowl for excitement, one can get the impression that Iran is “misunderstood”. They voice displeasure at the fact

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Posted in Human Rights, Other News

Iran and Venezuela: Brothers in Arms against “Western Imperialism”

While the West continues to court Iran (and Iran continues to snub it), Iran has been deepening friendships elsewhere: in Venezuela, for instance. Tehran recently hosted the third Gas Exporting Countries Forum, attended by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Maduro was

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage

Even After Iran Deal, ‘Death To America’ Still Echoes In The Streets

Several weeks into the official adoption of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or nuclear deal, it might finally be time to examine just how the agreement has impacted Iran and its relationship with the West – what has

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Posted in Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage, nuclear talks

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

Iran Re-defining itself through “Opposition to the West”

If media reports and diplomatic overtures are any indication, the nuclear deal finalized this summer was to have ushered in a new era of rapprochement, cooperation (on everything from business to tourism to the fight against ISIS), and even friendship

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, nuclear talks

UANI Campaign Aims To Return US Captives in Iran to Agenda

The campaign against the nuclear deal with Iran in the US is picking up speed, appealing to American hearts in an effort to diminish public support for an agreement many deem unsatisfactory. One of the voices in the campaign, United

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage
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