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Iran Against Intervention in Internal Affairs of Other countries

As reported on Iranian PressTV, the President of Iran Rouhani recently preached against “Foreign Intervention” in the internal affairs of other countries. He stressed that this warning is based on international principles and that Iran regards such intervention as “very

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

As Iran Celebrates Nowruz, Official Speeches Compete With Dissent

Iran this week celebrated the Nowruz holiday, an occasion marking the beginning of spring and the Persian new year. But the holiday seems to have has two faces to it. It is an opportunity and an occasion for official speeches

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

Female PressTV Reporter Exposes Iran’s Unholy Patriarchy

Since Ayatollah Khomeini’s Velayat-e Faqih became its cornerstone after the 1979 revolution, Iran has been a theocracy. But it’s not just a theocracy – it’s a patriarchy, too. It may appoint some token women to key roles – such as

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Oil Business In Iran Is Still Risky

When the press talks about Iran, the magic word is often “oil” – that market rife with financial possibilities whose opening was expectantly awaited by Western firms and the Iranian government alike, as the nuclear negotiations stretched on. Oil is

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

Despite Moderate Demeanor & Nuclear Talks, Iran Still Threatens US With War

Owing to our recent focus on human rights issues (which happened to coincide with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s laughable public denial that Iran jails citizens for their opinions), it’s been a while since we’ve reported on the latest

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Posted in CNN, Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Military

Why Iran Was Not Invited to the Anti ISIS Club

The American-led coalition against the Islamic State is gaining traction, with US Secretary of State John Kerry appealing to key Arab states for support. But one player that has so far been excluded from Washington’s efforts to fight the terrorist

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Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, IRGC, Military, nuclear talks

Iranians Just Don’t Know How Happy They Are

Our quirky story of the week comes from Israel, where pollsters decided to survey public opinion in…. you guessed it, Iran. According to a New York Times report, the poll showed that 40 percent of Iranians would agree to give

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, nuclear talks
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