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The Two Faces of Modern Iran

When I sat down for an interview this summer with Iranian Vice President Massoumeh Ebtekar in Tehran, I expected the rhetoric of a Hezbollah apparatchik. It turned out to be one of the more substantive and candid interviews I’ve had with a Middle Eastern political leader. 2 161 mots de plus

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Crisis in Syria: a view from Russia

Until recently, Russia, in conjunction with China, prevented any attempts at the UN to condemn the Assad regime in Syria, ensuring that no motion could proceed even if there was the will from others states. 1 581 mots de plus


Iran threatens to boycott Frankfurt Book Fair due to Salman Rushdie speech

Iran is threatening to boycott the upcoming Frankfurt Book Fair due to controversial writer Salman Rushdie, who will be delivering the keynote address at the opening press conference, reports… 349 mots de plus


Iranian Parliament Committee Approves Nuclear Deal, With Conditions

DUBAI (Reuters) – – An committee of Iran’s conservative-dominated parliament gave its support on Sunday to Iran’s nuclear agreement with world powers on condition there would be no foreign inspections of military sites and no curbs on developing its missile program. 580 mots de plus

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A FIFA medical officer on Tuesday received media reports that Iran had broken rules by fielding women footballers, winners of a recent Asian championship, who were actually men. 285 mots de plus


Iran: Missiles Pointed at U.S.

A senior Iranian military leader warned this weekend that “all U.S. military bases in the Middle East are within the range of” Iran’s missiles and emphasized that the Islamic Republic will continue to break international bans on the construction of ballistic missiles. 529 mots de plus

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