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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Iran’s Foreign Minister Says In U.S. Best Interests To Abide By Nuclear Deal

RFL/RE – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the United States has sent signals that are “not very promising” on a 2015 nuclear accord struck with major powers, but in the end will likely abide by the deal because it is in the country’s best interests. “Unfortunately the behavior from the new administration in Washington is not very promising,” …

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Second-term Rouhani likely to move closer to Russia

Al-monitor – After weeks of heated campaigning and controversial televised debates, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani managed to secure a second term in the May 19 presidential elections. Now, with electoral passions considerably eased, the question of possible change in both Iran’s domestic and foreign policy is being seriously raised, leading many observers to debate Rouhani’s priorities and approaches in his second term. AUTHOR Hamidreza …

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Rouhani to domestic critics: Peace more daring than war

Al-monitor – Using the momentum from a recent re-election and in an effort to live up to his campaign promises, President Hassan Rouhani is urging his country’s various power centers, particularly the country’s supreme leader, to push for peace and better ties with regional countries and world powers. However, with the recent attacks by the Islamic State (IS) and the attempt of …

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Iran qualifies for 2018 World Cup after defeating Uzbekistan 2-0

PayvandNews – Iran’s national football team has blanked Uzbekistan with two goals to be the second country that has booked tickets for the 2018 World Cup, scheduled to be held next summer in Russia. Iran and Uzbekistan national football teams before the game Carlos Queiroz’s squad secured their place in the 2018 World Cup after the Monday night match in …

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Reports: Iranian Police Say Four IS-Linked Suspects Killed In South

RFL/RE – Iranian media are reporting that police have killed four gunmen linked to the extremist group Islamic State (IS). Azizollah Maleki, the police chief in the southern province of Hormozgan, was quoted as saying on June 12 that his forces killed the “armed terrorists” the day before in a shoot-out near the southern town of Roudan. Maleki said that …

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Soleimani and his militia are stationed on the Syrian-Iraqi border

Al-Arabia – According to the Iranian news agency Tasnim, the commander of the Quds Force of the Revolutionary Guards, Qassim Soleimani arrived at a location on the Syrian-Iraqi border with his militia, despite the frequent US bombing at these militias to prevent their advancement towards the Tennaf border area. The agency published pictures of Soleimani between the Afghani Fatimiyoun militias, …

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