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How Iran is creating a sanctions-proof economy

  • There was a time when US sanctions against the Iranian regime were extremely effective. However, the latest developments indicate that Washington’s sanctions on Tehran have become less successful in deterring the regime. Prior to 2015, when the nuclear deal was reached, sanctions against the ...
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Iranian regime appears committed to nuclear weapons

  • The latest developments concerning Iran’s nuclear program indicate that the Tehran regime has most likely decided to go all-out to develop atomic weapons capability. Firstly, although Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei continues to claim that his government does not have any interest in obtaining nuc...
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Time for world to give Iran a nuclear deal ultimatum

  • The P5+1 world powers ought to give the Iranian regime an ultimatum to either agree to a nuclear deal or face a Plan B. The regime continues to expand its nuclear program and it last week decided to switch off two UN surveillance cameras. According to an Iranian state TV report, the Iranian go...
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Prospect of a nuclear deal with Iran grows dimmer

  • The prospect of reviving the Iran nuclear deal has grown dimmer based on the latest developments. The White House recently announced that it was imposing new sanctions on an Iranian oil smuggling and money laundering network comprising 10 individuals and nine companies in several different coun...
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International community must hold Iranian regime to account

  • Iranian authorities continue to employ desperate measures to suppress protesters and those who oppose the regime’s policies. Iranian citizens from all walks of life have been protesting for more than a week about the additional hardships imposed on them by the regime through its arbitrary with...
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Why is Iran taking more hostages?

  • The Iranian regime’s hostage-taking is alarming, and the international community must act immediately. Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence recently detained two Europeans. The Iranian authorities claimed that they arrested the two Europeans because they were planning to cause “chaos, social disorde...
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The Iranian regime’s real intentions

  • For decades, some scholars, analysts and politicians have debated whether the Iranian regime’s nuclear program is designed for peaceful purposes or for developing nuclear weapons. By examining the evidence carefully, it ought to become crystal clear that developing nuclear weapons has always be...
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Iran ratchets up tensions with Israel

  • The Iranian regime’s challenges are rising both domestically and globally. And as the Islamic Republic is attempting to expand its regional meddling, it is escalating tensions with its chief rival, Israel. The Iranian Ministry of Intelligence and Security last week announced that it had arres...
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Iran’s supreme leader in waiting

  • Major signs point to the high probability that Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has been selected to be the country’s next supreme leader. The modus operandi of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has always been anchored in pointing an accusing finger at his presidents — across the politica...
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It is not too late to punish Iran for its crimes against humanity

  • When it comes to the Iranian regime and its role in crimes against humanity, there are many incidents that remain unresolved after the passage of many years or even decades. Some of them, like the bombing of civilian infrastructure in Syria, are likely attributable to the Iranian regime and i...
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