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University Student Groups Decry Security Climate on Campus, Rising Costs and Gender Segregation

CHRI – Seventy-two student organizations from universities throughout Iran have issued a joint statement asking President Hassan Rouhani to end the security climate on campuses, halt the rising cost of education, and stop discriminatory practices against female students. “It’s possible that the increasing pressure on students has something to do with fears that they could have an impact on the …

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Is prominent conservative cleric really a threat to Rouhani?

Al-monitor — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is aiming for another term in office, and as such the May 19 elections in Iran pose an ultimate vote of confidence. Rouhani’s aides do not seem to doubt his prospects as they believe this government has done almost everything it could to make the situation in the country better than it was four …

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Saudi Arabia: Iran wants to replicate Hezbollah model wherever possible

Al-Arabia – Abdullah al-Maalami the Saudi Permanent Representative in the United Nations, said that Iran supports sectarian militias and tries to replicate the Hezbollah model wherever it gets an opportunity.

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U.S. Envoy At UN Accuses Iran, Hizballah Of Destabilizing Middle East

RFL/RE – The U.S. envoy to the United Nations has accused Iran and its ally Hizballah of conspiring to destabilize the Middle East during an open meeting of the UN Security Council on April 20. Nikki Haley, who is chairing the council this month, said Iran and Lebanon’s Hizballah have trained “deadly militias” that they use to fuel conflicts in …

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Trump Accuses Iran Of ‘Not Living Up To Spirit’ Of 2015 Nuclear Deal

RFL/RE –U.S. President Donald Trump has accused Iran of “not living up to the spirit” of its nuclear agreement with world powers and said the United States would soon have a response. At a White House news conference with visiting Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni on April 20, Trump repeated his criticism that “it was a terrible agreement…as bad as …

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