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Tue, Jan 19, 2021

Does Russia really want a US return to the Iran deal?

The Kremlin has also backed European efforts to save the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action since the US’s unilateral withdrawal from the deal in 2018. Below the surface, however, Russia’s views may be more complicated and ambivalent.

IranSource by Arman Mahmoudian and Giorgio Cafiero

Iran Middle East

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

Advice to Iran as a new administration takes over the White House

The end of the Donald Trump era and the beginning of the Joe Biden one offer Iran and its neighbors the best opportunity they have had in years to ease conflict and tension and boost prosperity.

IranSource by Barbara Slavin

Iran Middle East

Wed, Jan 13, 2021

Swedish trial paves the way for accountability for Iran’s human rights violations

Universal jurisdiction proceedings may help prevent another forty-one years of total impunity for perpetrators of grave human rights violations in Iran while granting redress for those affected by the violations.

IranSource by Aida Samani

Iran Middle East

Fri, Jan 8, 2021

Will the families of PS752 ever receive justice?

The efforts undertaken on behalf of those aggrieved include diplomatic efforts, arbitration, civil litigation, and the possibility of criminal inquiries.

IranSource by Gissou Nia

Iran Middle East

Wed, Jan 6, 2021

The rise and fall of the ‘crocodile ayatollah’

With the death of Ayatollah Mohammad Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi, hardliners lost their most outspoken representative.

IranSource by Raz Zimmt

Iran Middle East

Mon, Jan 4, 2021

Iran’s railway ambitions go beyond Afghanistan

The first railway between Iran and Afghanistan was launched in December 2020. The project represents a major step toward increasing Afghan-Iran trade and opening landlocked Afghanistan to the rest of the world through the Iranian port of Chabahar.

IranSource by Maysam Bizaer

Iran Middle East

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Tue, Jan 19, 2021

Does Russia really want a US return to the Iran deal?

The Kremlin has also backed European efforts to save the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action since the US’s unilateral withdrawal from the deal in 2018. Below the surface, however, Russia’s views may be more complicated and ambivalent.

IranSource by Arman Mahmoudian and Giorgio Cafiero

Iran Middle East

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

Advice to Iran as a new administration takes over the White House

The end of the Donald Trump era and the beginning of the Joe Biden one offer Iran and its neighbors the best opportunity they have had in years to ease conflict and tension and boost prosperity.

IranSource by Barbara Slavin

Iran Middle East

Wed, Jan 13, 2021

Swedish trial paves the way for accountability for Iran’s human rights violations

Universal jurisdiction proceedings may help prevent another forty-one years of total impunity for perpetrators of grave human rights violations in Iran while granting redress for those affected by the violations.

IranSource by Aida Samani

Iran Middle East

Fri, Jan 8, 2021

Will the families of PS752 ever receive justice?

The efforts undertaken on behalf of those aggrieved include diplomatic efforts, arbitration, civil litigation, and the possibility of criminal inquiries.

IranSource by Gissou Nia

Iran Middle East

Wed, Jan 6, 2021

The rise and fall of the ‘crocodile ayatollah’

With the death of Ayatollah Mohammad Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi, hardliners lost their most outspoken representative.

IranSource by Raz Zimmt

Iran Middle East

Mon, Jan 4, 2021

Iran’s railway ambitions go beyond Afghanistan

The first railway between Iran and Afghanistan was launched in December 2020. The project represents a major step toward increasing Afghan-Iran trade and opening landlocked Afghanistan to the rest of the world through the Iranian port of Chabahar.

IranSource by Maysam Bizaer

Iran Middle East

Fri, Jan 1, 2021

The Qasem Soleimani assassination feels like ages ago—but Iran hasn’t forgotten

A year after Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani’s death, Iranians haven’t forgotten—and the Iranian government will make sure that they don’t.

IranSource by Holly Dagres

Iran Middle East

Fri, Jan 1, 2021

Soleimani assassination failed to re-establish ‘deterrence’ against Iran

The threat of a wider war between the US and Iran remains as both the Trump administration and Israel have recently deployed more assets to the region including submarines, aircraft carriers and B-52 bombers.

IranSource by Barbara Slavin

Iran Middle East

Wed, Dec 23, 2020

Zam: The family that picked their son over the revolution

The regime’s forty-one-year history is filled with fathers who didn’t mourn the killing of their children by the republic they served.

IranSource by Arash Azizi

Iran Middle East

Tue, Dec 15, 2020

Under sanctions, Iran’s black market for medicine grows

For the traffickers, each day is a new opportunity to make more money off Iranians trying to weather the storm of COVID-19 and sanctions.

IranSource by Saumaun Heiat

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