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Thu, Sep 17, 2020

Parviz Fattah: The new Ahmadinejad that may be running for president

Despite his constant denials, it is reasonable to believe Parviz Fattah is planning a presidential run.

IranSource by Arash Azizi

Iran Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Sep 16, 2020

#Don’tExecute: A semi-successful campaign against capital punishment in Iran

For the third time in less than two months, Iranians took to Twitter in late August to express their outrage over another death sentence handed out to a protester.

IranSource by Rebecca Stryer

Human Rights Iran

Mon, Sep 14, 2020

Iran’s expansion of uranium stockpile is troubling but manageable

Iran’s output of enriched uranium has remained fairly steady over the course of 2020, demonstrating that Tehran is not accelerating production.

IranSource by Kelsey Davenport

Politics & Diplomacy

Thu, Sep 10, 2020

Why Nasrin Sotoudeh is on hunger strike to protest Iran’s dire prison conditions

The prominent Iranian human rights lawyer has been on a hunger strike in Evin prison for almost a month in order to demand the release of the country’s scores of political prisoners.

IranSource by Tara Sepehri Far

Human Rights Iran

Thu, Sep 10, 2020

Iran’s reformists don’t have a strategy yet—let alone a candidate

There is a growing number of voices among the reformist faction indicating confusion and distress less than a year before the June 2021 presidential election.

IranSource by Raz Zimmt

Iran Middle East

Thu, Aug 20, 2020

Why is Iran concerned about the peace agreement between the UAE and Israel?

Despite the media frenzy over the recent agreement between Israel and UAE, the agreement is unlikely to bring about a fundamental transformation in Arab-Israeli conflict, as long as the fate of the two-state solution remains murky.

IranSource by Sina Azodi

Iran Politics & Diplomacy

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Thu, Sep 17, 2020

Parviz Fattah: The new Ahmadinejad that may be running for president

Despite his constant denials, it is reasonable to believe Parviz Fattah is planning a presidential run.

IranSource by Arash Azizi

Iran Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Sep 16, 2020

#Don’tExecute: A semi-successful campaign against capital punishment in Iran

For the third time in less than two months, Iranians took to Twitter in late August to express their outrage over another death sentence handed out to a protester.

IranSource by Rebecca Stryer

Human Rights Iran

Mon, Sep 14, 2020

Iran’s expansion of uranium stockpile is troubling but manageable

Iran’s output of enriched uranium has remained fairly steady over the course of 2020, demonstrating that Tehran is not accelerating production.

IranSource by Kelsey Davenport

Politics & Diplomacy

Thu, Sep 10, 2020

Why Nasrin Sotoudeh is on hunger strike to protest Iran’s dire prison conditions

The prominent Iranian human rights lawyer has been on a hunger strike in Evin prison for almost a month in order to demand the release of the country’s scores of political prisoners.

IranSource by Tara Sepehri Far

Human Rights Iran

Thu, Sep 10, 2020

Iran’s reformists don’t have a strategy yet—let alone a candidate

There is a growing number of voices among the reformist faction indicating confusion and distress less than a year before the June 2021 presidential election.

IranSource by Raz Zimmt

Iran Middle East

Thu, Aug 20, 2020

Why is Iran concerned about the peace agreement between the UAE and Israel?

Despite the media frenzy over the recent agreement between Israel and UAE, the agreement is unlikely to bring about a fundamental transformation in Arab-Israeli conflict, as long as the fate of the two-state solution remains murky.

IranSource by Sina Azodi

Iran Politics & Diplomacy

Tue, Aug 18, 2020

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, former president turned ‘popstar,’ plans to run again

In recent months, there have been talks that the two-term ex-president is planning to run in the 2021 Iranian presidential elections.

IranSource by Holly Dagres

Iran Middle East

Tue, Aug 18, 2020

The failed UN Security Council vote on Iran proves why diplomatic engagement matters

Should the arms embargo expire—and it likely will—the US faces a tough battle to reimpose snapback sanctions.

IranSource by Alma Keshavarz

Iran Middle East

Fri, Aug 14, 2020

Are the US and Iran talking behind the scenes?

If there is an ongoing US-Iran backchannel, it may be similar to the one Trump’s predecessor Barack Obama conducted via Oman late in the term of former hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

IranSource by Sina Toossi

Iran Middle East

Thu, Aug 13, 2020

Coronavirus pandemic exacerbates Iran’s child abuse problem

Lack of healthy communication and parenting skills, coupled with a sense of unknowing and fear during the pandemic, have increased stress and tensions at home.

IranSource by Khosro Kalbasi

Iran Middle East