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Monthly Archives: July 2018

63 University Groups Slam Rouhani and Reformists For Crackdown on Students

CHRI – Sixty-three student organizations from universities across Iran have issued a statement sharply criticizing President Hassan Rouhani for a crackdown led by his Intelligence Ministry on students who were arrested during nationwide protests in December 2017 and January 2018. “Dr. Rouhani’s ‘moderate’ government has not only failed to defend the students but evidently his Intelligence Ministry is involved in …

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Iran’s economic crisis gives Rouhani chance to hit ‘corrupt networks’

Al-Monitor -Iran’s recent domestic political developments have surprised many observers and analysts. Historically, the country’s political factions have tended to unite in the face of increased external pressure. However, this time, the reaction to intensified US pressure has been an escalation of domestic tensions, including calls for the impeachment of moderate President Hassan Rouhani. One can try to understand the …

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Tehran in fresh diplomatic push to salvage nuclear deal

Al-Monitor – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is in Switzerland as part of a European tour that will take him to Austria for negotiations centered on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). The visit comes as Tehran is already feeling the pinch after Washington’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal and is awaiting proposals from the European signatories on how to …

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