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U.K. Foreign Minister Sees ‘No Doubt’ Iran Nuclear Deal Will Survive Despite Trump Move

RFL/RE – British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson says there is “absolutely no doubt” the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers will survive despite the decision by U.S. President Donald Trump not to recertify the deal. Johnson, in a London speech on foreign affairs on October 23, said after meeting with the “most influential figures” in the U.S. Congress — …

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Iraq dismisses US call for Iranian-backed militias to ‘go home’

Al-Arabia – The Iraqi government has dismissed a call from US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for Iranian-backed paramilitary units that helped Baghdad defeat ISIS to end operations in Iraq. Speaking after a meeting on Sunday with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, Tillerson said it was time for the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) militias and …

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IHR Condemns Ahmadreza Jalali’s Death Sentence

Iran Human Rights – Ahmad Reza Jalali (Djalali), an Iranian physician and researcher, has been sentenced to death by the Revolutionary Court’s Judge Salavati , on the charges of “espionage and collaboration with enemies”. Iran Human Rights (IHR) strongly condemns the execution of Ahmad Reza Jalali. Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, the director and spokesperson of IHR said, “Mr. Jalali was tried and sentenced to …

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How Trump has propped up Rouhani

Al-monitor – Now that US President Donald Trump has decertified Iran’s compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) — despite all evidence to the contrary — much attention has been focused on the reverberations in Washington and within the Transatlantic alliance. No less important, however, are the emerging policy ramifications in Tehran. Contrary to assertions at home and conjecture abroad, Trump’s Iran policy may in the long run strengthen rather than …

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Did Khamenei block Rouhani’s science minister?

Al-Monitor – After a two-month vacancy, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has finally submitted two names to fill vacant ministries. According to speaker of parliament Ali Larijani, Rouhani proposed Mansour Gholami and Reza Ardakanian for the Science and Energy ministries, respectively. The selection and vacancies have been a source of controversy, especially for the position in the Science Ministry, which selects the heads of universities. Historically, universities have …

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