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Can Iran avoid looming banking crisis?

Al-monitor – In Iran, there are two main approaches to how to avoid a looming banking crisis. The first is to get the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) to implement a major quantitative easing (QE) program — the introduction of new money into the money supply — in a bid to provide troubled banks with immediate liquidity. The second, less …

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Iran defeats China in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

PayvandNews – Group A leader Iran moved a step closer to the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 by subduing China at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Tuesday March 28. As part of FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Asian Qualifiers Final Round, the Iranian National Football team pulled out a 1-nill victory against Chinese rivals. The sweet victory left Carlos Queiroz’s men …

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Bahrain Says It Dismantles 14-Member ‘Terrorist’ Cell

RFL/RE – Bahrain says it has broken up a 14-member “terrorist” cell suspected of a bomb attack on a bus in February and of plotting to assassinate senior government officials. The Bahraini Interior Ministry on March 26 said individual group members had been trained by Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), the Iraqi Ketaeb Hizballah Shi’ite paramilitary group, and …

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ANALYSIS: Here’s how to blueprint the most effective Iran policy

Al-Arabia – Iran has been continuing its series of blatant measures in defiance of norms accepted as standard by the international community, all as the Trump administration continues to weigh on blacklisting the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC). Iran has gone as far as pledging to launch “roaring missiles” in response to threats. To this day, several ballistic missile launches – capable …

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Congress’ New Iran Sanctions Bills Draw Support From Former Senior US Officials

VOA – New efforts by U.S. lawmakers to tighten sanctions against Iran’s ballistic-missile program have earned praise from three former senior U.S. officials who support an exiled Iranian opposition group. Former Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Robert Joseph, Obama administration State Department spokesman P.J. Crowleyand former Marine Corps Commandant U.S. General James Conway welcomed last Thursday’s announcements …

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