Saturday , 25 September 2021

Social and Political

Why America Should Hope the Regime in Iran Collapses

nationalinterest.org – In Vienna, the American negotiating team is busy snatching defeat from the jaws of victory as the Islamic Republic demands concession after concession from Washington in exchange for Tehran’s return to the 2015 nuclear deal. In a stark shift from just a few months ago, when the Islamic Republic was under extraordinary economic pressure, the regime is once again confident on …

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Good time for a timeout in the Iran nuclear talks

politico – With the U.S. moving at an astonishingly fast pace to re-enter the complex 2015 Iran nuclear deal, it is time for wiser heads to prevail. As negotiators hit pause on the talks this week, over unresolved points of contention, it is time for the American negotiators in Vienna to take a timeout to evaluate recent European intelligence findings …

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US ‘Neither Optimistic nor Pessimistic’ on Reviving Iran Deal

VOA – State Department spokesperson Ned Price said the United States negotiating team is “neither optimistic nor pessimistic” that a deal can be struck in the next round of talks in Vienna to try to revive the Iran nuclear deal. As VOA’s Senior Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine reports, Iran says only minor issues remain.

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Iran reconsidering list of disqualified presidential candidates

Al-Monitor – Iran’s election authority announced Friday that it will review its disqualification of candidates from this month’s presidential election after the selection process received criticism from Iran’s Supreme Leader.  Iranians will head to the polls June 18 to vote on outgoing President Hassan Rouhani’s successor. The Guardian Council, a 12-member body that vets potential candidates, announced last month that it …

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Human Rights Violations in Iran and Death Threats against Dr. Seyed Azmayesh

Shabtabnews – At the Weekly IRF Roundtable meeting an IOPHR representative and the chair of the Iran action group at IRF , Hamid Gharagozloo, in his report stated that ” At a time when the regime in Iran is facing insurmountable existential challenges, both at home and abroad, such as the critical negotiations with the U.S. and a presidential election …

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Iranian State TV Censoring Presidential Campaign Videos

Iranwire -The razor blade of Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) is usually sheathed in the run-up to elections, especially presidential elections. During this period, interviews and documentaries on all kinds of topics are usually broadcast, as well as films promoting the various candidates generally freely draw on major issues of the day. This time, however, the IRIB has changed …

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Explosions at a Tehran Refinery: Lies by “Anti-Revolutionary” Media?

Iranwire – On Thursday, June 3, Iran’s state-run radio and TV reported that a new explosion had rocked the Tondgouyan Refinery south of Tehran, with fire engulfing much of the installation. But Shaker Khafaei, the refinery’s director of public relations, then denied the report and said instead that foreign “anti-revolutionary media” had fabricated the news. Since Wednesday, when a dark …

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U.S. sees sixth round of Iran nuclear talks and likely more

Reuters – The United States expects to have a sixth round of indirect talks on reviving compliance with the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and probably more, U.S. State Department spokesman Ned Price said on Thursday. The European Union envoy coordinating the talks on Wednesday said he believed a deal would be struck at the next round starting next week, but …

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Tehran helping to rearm Hamas with ‘thousands of rockets’

israelhayom – Iran is proving Hamas with enough resources to make “thousands of new rockets,” according to a report by Iran’s Fars News Agency, a state media outlet. Senior Hamas official Fathi Hamad said that “with the end of the Israeli regime’s latest aggression, the Palestinian resistance has resumed the process of rocket production,” according to a report by the Washington …

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