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Mon, Jul 13, 2020

The JCPOA: A bittersweet anniversary for Iran, the US and the wider world

The next US and Iranian governments will face many challenges, not least recovery from COVID-19 and economic recession.

IranSource by Barbara Slavin, Holly Dagres

Iran Middle East

Fri, Jul 10, 2020

A series of unusual events in Iran point to sabotage. How will Tehran respond?

A spate of explosions has struck highly secure and sensitive sites, as well as regular industrial locales, including factories and gas pipelines, and even a clinic in a fancy part of north Tehran.

IranSource by Borzou Daragahi

Iran Middle East

Tue, Jul 7, 2020

An Iranian gamer’s battle against sanctions and sexism

According to a 2017 study from Iran Computer and Video Games Foundation, there are twenty-eight million Iranian gamers.

IranSource by Sheida Hooshmandi

Politics & Diplomacy

Thu, Jul 2, 2020

How to fix the “maximum pressure” campaign on Iran

The Trump administration’s strategy suffers from internal tensions and inherent contradictions that have undermined its effectiveness from the beginning.

IranSource by Colonel Udi Evental

Iran Middle East

Fri, Jun 26, 2020

Just how happy are Iranians with their lives?

Iran ranks 118 out of 153 countries on the UN’s 2020 World Happiness Index (WHI), slightly above the lowest quintile—the least happy.

IranSource by Nadereh Chamlou

Iran Middle East

Wed, Jun 24, 2020

Pressed by sanctions and coronavirus, can Iranian businesses bounce back?

During the past four decades, Iranian entrepreneurs have always found ways of reviving business activities and productivity in times of crisis. However, current challenges are undermining those efforts and driving many Iranians into further poverty.

IranSource by Mohsen Tavakol

Iran Middle East

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Mon, Jul 13, 2020

The JCPOA: A bittersweet anniversary for Iran, the US and the wider world

The next US and Iranian governments will face many challenges, not least recovery from COVID-19 and economic recession.

IranSource by Barbara Slavin, Holly Dagres

Iran Middle East

Fri, Jul 10, 2020

A series of unusual events in Iran point to sabotage. How will Tehran respond?

A spate of explosions has struck highly secure and sensitive sites, as well as regular industrial locales, including factories and gas pipelines, and even a clinic in a fancy part of north Tehran.

IranSource by Borzou Daragahi

Iran Middle East

Tue, Jul 7, 2020

An Iranian gamer’s battle against sanctions and sexism

According to a 2017 study from Iran Computer and Video Games Foundation, there are twenty-eight million Iranian gamers.

IranSource by Sheida Hooshmandi

Politics & Diplomacy

Thu, Jul 2, 2020

How to fix the “maximum pressure” campaign on Iran

The Trump administration’s strategy suffers from internal tensions and inherent contradictions that have undermined its effectiveness from the beginning.

IranSource by Colonel Udi Evental

Iran Middle East

Fri, Jun 26, 2020

Just how happy are Iranians with their lives?

Iran ranks 118 out of 153 countries on the UN’s 2020 World Happiness Index (WHI), slightly above the lowest quintile—the least happy.

IranSource by Nadereh Chamlou

Iran Middle East

Wed, Jun 24, 2020

Pressed by sanctions and coronavirus, can Iranian businesses bounce back?

During the past four decades, Iranian entrepreneurs have always found ways of reviving business activities and productivity in times of crisis. However, current challenges are undermining those efforts and driving many Iranians into further poverty.

IranSource by Mohsen Tavakol

Iran Middle East

Wed, Jun 24, 2020

The new Iranian child protection law is holistic, but discriminatory

Despite its shortcomings, the new lawis still a significant step towards protecting children and adolescents in Iran and serves as an essential resource for activists and legal professionals.

Blog Post by Hamed Farmand

Iran Middle East

Tue, Jun 23, 2020

The United States needs an Iran strategy, not a ‘campaign’

The United States’ policy towards Iran has reached an impasse. The Trump administration will have gone a full term without a meaningful strategy towards this historic rival.

Blog Post by Alma Keshavarz

Iran Middle East

Tue, Jun 23, 2020

Iranian officials’ hypocritical support of #BlackLivesMatter

Over the past few weeks, Iranian officials have not shied away from condemning the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed African American man, by a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 25.

Blog Post by Rebecca Stryer

Iran Middle East

Mon, Jun 22, 2020

IAEA mildly reprimands Iran over suspect nuclear sites

The board on June 19 issued a mild rebuke, echoing IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi’s expression of “serious concern” that Iran has not provided access to two locations where unreported nuclear activity allegedly took place nearly two decades ago.

Blog Post by Mark Fitzpatrick

Politics & Diplomacy