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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Can the EU meet Iran’s expectations for keeping nuclear deal?

Al-Monitor – President Donald Trump’s unilateral withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), has generated a new dynamic in the relationship between Iran and the European Union. There are strong forces on both sides who wish to sustain the deal, but they also know that many obstacles will have to be …

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Iranian student stands up to Khamenei, calls for democratization

Al-Monitor – In a three-hour meeting with Iranian students May 28, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei criticized those inside the country who “infuse despair and hopelessness into society.” Khameini said, “Some people ask, ‘Why does the [supreme] leader blame all of the problems on the evil US and UK?’ This is a wrong interpretation, because I believe most of the …

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Khamenei Distances Himself From Judiciary and State TV As Criticism Escalates

Radiofarda – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has distanced himself from Iran’s hardline Judiciary and “politically biased” state TV, most likely because of harsh criticism by regime insiders and increasing public dissatisfaction. Khamenei who was speaking to a group of university students in Tehran on Monday, May 28, said although he appoints Iran’s Judiciary chief and the head of …

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