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Zarif reveals true face of Iranian regime

  • The London-based Persian-language satellite news channel Iran International last week released an audio recording of an interview conducted in March by Saeed Laylaz, an Iranian economic researcher close to the government, with Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. The three-hour recording contained ext...
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Western model not the only way to achieve good governance

  • The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights defines governance as all the processes of governing and the institutions, processes and practices through which issues of common concern are decided upon and regulated. The UN Human Rights Council states that good governance is based on t...
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US withdrawal likely to boost Iran’s project to control Afghanistan

  • Brigadier General Esmail Ghaani, commander of the Quds Force, Tehran, Iran, January 3, 2020. (Reuters) During President Donald Trump’s remaining months in office, it is expected that US troops will withdraw from Afghanistan ahead of schedule. As a result, several questions h...
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The multiple meanings of Iran’s attack on Irbil

  • A number of sites and the new headquarters of the US Consulate in Irbil, which also incorporates an American military base, came under attack by Iranian ballistic missiles last week. This brutal bombardment was carried out by Iran’s so-called Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, which quickly too...
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Systemic corruption threatens Tehran regime’s future

  • President of Iran Hassan Rouhani. (Reuters) For many years, Iranian institutions have suffered from endemic and rampant financial and administrative corruption. Despite this, successive governments have always presented themselves as being blameless, transparent and free fro...
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State TV’s lies and propaganda don’t fool the Iranian people

  • In a very typical move, an Iranian state TV channel last month deliberately misrepresented comments by the famous Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo to make them appear anti-Israeli. The channel did not mention that Ronaldo made the comments in 2016 or that they were actually a message of ...
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Saudi Arabia beating illiteracy while Iran lags behind

  • Investing in human capital is a priority for any government that believes in its citizens’ significance and indispensability for socioeconomic and state progression. In particular, the youth is a vital cog in such progression. Governments that are aware of this importance work hard to harness...
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Ordinary Iranians to suffer due to abolition of subsidized exchange rate

  • Iranian lawmakers recently confirmed that the government’s decision to revoke Iran’s subsidized exchange rate system will adversely impact medicine and healthcare in the country. Despite the significance of the decision, the Majlis announced that it was the government’s prerogative, only puttin...
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Ongoing Iran protests are the most dangerous in regime’s history

  • Since the theocratic regime in Iran seized power more than 43 years ago, it has faced successive massive waves of popular protests. Some of these protests were relatively minor, while others were more significant, ranging from the protests in 1999 to those in 2009, 2017, 2019, 2021 and 2022. Al...
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Iran’s false claims about its role in Iraq debunked

  • During his participation at the Al-Rafidain Center for Dialogue Forum held in Baghdad last week to discuss the volatile political and economic situation in Iraq, Iran’s ambassador to the country blatantly attempted to mislead global experts regarding Iranian policies there. Ambassador Iraj Mas...
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