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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Khamenei Creates New Hurdle For Financial Safeguards Bills

Radiofarda – After an influential politician close to Iran’s Supreme Leader said February 28 that Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has not expressed any view on financial legislation demanded by an international watchdog, signs emerged that the top leader has indeed created a new hurdle for the passage of two bills.

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Iran’s top banks launch blockchain platform to boost ailing banking system

Al-Monitor – The biggest players in Iranian banking have joined forces in an effort to empower an ailing banking system that has long suffered from a slew of major issues — including a hefty credit crunch. There is no shortage of potential pitfalls and challenges, but the blockchain-enabled platform they have established — and its native gold-backed cryptocurrency — may prove …

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Israel hopes Zarif resignation reveals cracks in Iran’s Syria policy

Al-Monitor – The resignation of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was good news for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. In fact, it was great news. He spared no effort to show his glee. To make sure Iranians were aware of how delighted he was, Netanyahu’s Persian-language Twitter account on the morning after Zarif’s resignation read: “Zarif went. We are rid of him. As …

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