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Time for the international community to hear the cries of the Iranian people

  • Iran is experiencing another political earthquake, following the death in police custody last week of a 22-year-old woman, Mahsa Amini. It is important to point out that the fault lines are clear in Iran: On one side is a theocratic regime and its suppressive forces; on the other, the Iranian p...
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Raisi’s UN platform will boost Iran regime’s sense of impunity

  • Hard-line Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, who is known as the “Butcher of Tehran,” should be held accountable for his crimes rather than given a platform to spread his propaganda. According to human rights organizations, since Raisi took office last year, Iran has conducted a “horrific wave ...
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World must send Iran a strong message at UN General Assembly

  • Iran’s ultraconservative President Ebrahim Raisi is due to speak at the 77th session of the UN General Assembly next week in spite of the US sanctions against him, which were imposed in 2019. The Iranian regime will most likely attempt to use the platform to advance false narratives, such as ...
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Where Iran’s Khamenei really stands on the nuclear deal

  • Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has been silent for months about a potential new nuclear deal, but his silence does not mean that he has completely delegated the nuclear issue to President Ebrahim Raisi and his team. In a recent meeting, which took place in the presence of Raisi and his m...
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Iran regime looks overseas to spread its terror and misinformation

  • The Iranian regime has increasingly been striking overseas with the aim of silencing its opponents and preventing a potential widespread uprising at home. The recent investigations in Albania of a group of Iranian regime spies did not grab headlines in the US. But what actually happened? In Ju...
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The Iranian government does not need to be a pariah

  • The path that the Tehran government has taken over the past four decades has caused Iran to be regarded as an unpopular and pariah state domestically, regionally and globally. But the Islamic Republic does have other options and routes to take if it wishes to change. In fact, the Iranian gove...
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US must counter Iran’s influence in Syria

  • The Iranian regime has turned Syria into a proxy battleground as tensions between the US and Tehran increase in that theater. It is one of the major policies of Iran to turn other countries in the region into proxy battlegrounds in order to advance its political interests and hegemonic ambition...
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Concessions made to Iran during nuclear negotiations only make the regime bolder

  • Making concessions to a rogue state only emboldens it to pursue its destructive behavior and policies. This has been the case with the Iranian regime since it was established four decades ago. Unfortunately, the administration of US President Joe Biden does not appear to have learned this imp...
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Iran likely to be the winner from new nuclear deal

  • When it comes to the nuclear deal, there are several important parameters the Iranian leaders want in order to ensure that the regime emerges as the sole winner as a result of the agreement. First of all, the regime desires a deal that removes all US and European financial sanctions immediatel...
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Iran’s difficulties increase after a year of Raisi’s presidency

  • Hard-line Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi was sworn into office in early August last year after the Guardian Council disqualified many candidates from standing in the preceding presidential election in order to secure his victory. After a year in office, it has become evident that Raisi is mo...
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