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Global pressure must be stepped up against Iranian regime

  • Sanctions imposed by the US on the Islamic Republic have failed to deter the Tehran regime from attempting to empower and embolden its proxies, terror and militia groups. This is due to the fact that sponsoring terrorism has been a consistent strategy and core pillar of the regim...
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West must learn from its Iran nuclear deal mistakes

  • The failure of the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, should have taught the US, France, Germany and the UK several lessons when it comes to dealing and negotiating with the Iranian regime. If the West wants to reach an enduring agreement with Tehran, it should ...
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Cracks appear in Iranian regime’s cover-up of its crimes

  • The chief of the UN’s nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency, this week left Iran without reaching a deal on an inspections regime. But the Islamic Republic is not only covering up its nuclear weapons ambitions — for more than three decades, the extremist theocracy has tried t...
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Time to confront the Iranian regime’s cyber army

  • Along with Iran’s military adventurism, the regime’s cyberattacks have become an increasing threat to the stability and security not only of the region, but also the world. The US Department of Justice last week launched criminal charges against two Iranians over a cyber-based campaign seeking...
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Iranian regime on its knees and desperate for nuclear deal

  • With the return of the nuclear negotiations between the Iranian regime, Germany and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council — the UK, US, China, Russia and France — fast approaching, it is clear that not all members of the P5+1 hold the same position regarding the agreement. Chin...
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Hold Iran to account for deplorable human rights record

  • The Iranian regime’s dire human rights record has only worsened in 2021, with growing numbers of violations, particularly in the months since Ebrahim Raisi, the so-called “Butcher of Tehran,” became president of the republic.   Referring to the growing use of capital punishment and ...
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Iran’s hypocrisy on revival of nuclear deal

  • While the former Iranian administration under President Hassan Rouhani appeared to be interested in coming to the negotiating table to discuss the revival of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action nuclear deal, the government of new President Ebrahim Raisi seems to place other priorities at the...
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Chasm between Iran regime and the people grows

  • Iran appears set to return to the negotiating table in Vienna this month, but the international community’s patience seems to be growing thin, as the Tehran regime’s nuclear defiance and regional terrorism intensify. At the same time, credible accusations that President Ebrahim Raisi was involv...
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Hard-liners’ rift highlights Iranian regime’s fragility

  • For decades, Iranian politics has been predominantly characterized as a competition between the hard-liners’ political camp and the moderates or the reformists. But, since the hard-liner Ebrahim Raisi became president in August, a new phenomenon is emerging in Iran’s political system: The hard-...
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Why the real threat to Iranian regime lies within

  • The biggest threat to the survival of the Iranian regime comes not from the US or Israel, but from within. One of the key reasons for this is that the overwhelming majority of people in Iran are facing an economic and social crisis. Life in the country has become unbearable, economically and po...
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