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5 Rouhani allies in the crosshairs of Iran’s hard-liners

Al-monitor – Iran’s upcoming presidential election is set to be contentious, pitting the ruling coalition of moderates and Reformists against hard-line conservatives. As moderate incumbent President Hassan Rouhani seeks a second term, his opponents are striving to reach a consensus over a single candidate — a prospect that appears unachievable given deep disagreements among conservatives, with former chief nuclear negotiator …

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Rouhani says Iran opposed to incursions into Syria, Iraq

Al-monitor – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met March 1 in Islamabad on the sidelines of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) conference to diffuse recent tensions between their countries. Despite the photo op in the Pakistani capital, the two sides still hold opposing positions on a number of issues in the Middle East. . AUTHOR …

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Iran regaining OPEC’s market share

PayvandNews  – The recent reports indicate that the Islamic Republic of Iran has already been able to escalate its oil exports to levels that existed before sanctions were imposed on the country in 2011. Iran’s exports of oil stood at 2.35 million bpd before the sanctions were imposed against the country in 2011. One of the main reasons for the …

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Academic Arrested In Iran For ‘Insulting Sanctities’

RFL/RE – A university professor has been arrested in Iran for allegedly insulting religious sanctities, an official said. Sadeghi Niaraki, a prosecutor in the northwestern city of Ghazvin, told the Mizan news agency on March 2 that the unnamed professor at the city’s Imam Khomeini International University had “insulted sanctities” during his classes. Mizan is affiliated with Iran’s judiciary. Niaraki …

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Iran’s Major Naval Exercise, Missile Tests a ‘Standard Practice’

VOA – Iran has wrapped up a large-scale naval exercise involving missile tests at a time of heightened tension with the United States. The U.S. downplayed the Iranian maneuvers as a “standard practice.” Iranian state media said the navy drill that ended Tuesday spanned 2 million square kilometers of the Arabian Sea, extending to the entrances of the Persian Gulf …

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