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Iran’s Role in the Unfolding Syrian Refugee Crisis

Last month, the tragic photograph of Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi, who drowned off the coast of Turkey, broke hearts around the world, giving an achingly human face to the refugee crisis that has affected millions as a result of the

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Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics

Diverse Iranian support in Syria

More than three years into the civil war in Syria, which has cost about 150,000 lives so far, it is possible to see which way the wind is blowing – if you ask Tehran. What started as a genuine struggle

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Posted in Al monitor, Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian Politics, IRGC, Media Coverage, Military

Refugees – Iran’s double track

The media has been giving more and more attention lately to the issue of refugees. From Pakistan and Afghanistan to Syria, the number of refugees in the wider Middle East has been climbing exponentially as violence continues to rage in

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