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From Clinton to Iran – is the media falling hostage once again to its pre-conceived postulations?

Following the presidential elections in the USA, the media was attacked from left and right, on its pre-conceived agendas which influenced its coverage. From the left, in an article termed shame US American media  the following topics are raised: the

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

Doubt Pervades the Narrative of Iran’s ‘Goodwill Gesture’

A year and some months ago, following the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iran released four American prisoners – including Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian – who had all been held captive by the Islamic republic

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

Media Playing by Iran’s Rules on Dual Citizens?

Even with the supposedly “moderate” Rouhani in power and the nuclear deal well underway, more and more cells in Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison are occupied by Iranian dual citizens. One of the more highly-publicized cases was the “outrageous” incarceration of

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

Tehran’s Doubletalk On Syria

There’s a ceasefire (sort of) in Syria – a fragile breather amid years of bloodshed and carnage. Iran, which according to The Guardian is poised to be one of the “winners” of the conflict, was quick to issue a statement

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Posted in Huffington Post, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Military

As the West Fears ISIS, Iran follows its own plan of action

Mere months after a historic nuclear deal was signed between Iran and the P5+1, some worry that the threat of ISIS could be causing Washington to lose focus on Iran – which, rather than implementing the nuclear deal, is busy

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Posted in Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Military, nuclear talks

As Rezaian Marks 500 Days in Jail, New York Times Targeted For Hypocrisy On Iran

Iran’s judiciary announced that Washington Post reporter, Jason Rezaian, a dual Iranian-American citizen held on trumped-up espionage charges, would be sentenced to prison for an undisclosed amount of time. Now, Rezaian is already marking over 500 days (!) in Iranian

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage, Other News

Media Reacts to Iran’s ‘Outrageous’ Rezaian Prison Sentence

The shroud of mystery and uncertainty surrounding the fate of imprisoned Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian was partially lifted this week, revealing more of the ghastly workings of Iran’s judiciary. Rezaian, a dual Iranian-American citizen commonly described by the English-language

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