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Oct 6, 2022

The institutional roots of Iran’s protests

By Javad Heiran-Nia

The Islamic Republic has alienated many Iranians and, without a thriving civil society, is contributing to the rising rhythm of protests within Iran.

Civil Society Iran

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Sep 30, 2022

The protests in Iran have an anthem. It’s a love letter to Iran.

By Sayeh Isfahani

Shervin Hajipour's “For the sake of” has captivated the whole nation.

Civil Society Iran

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Sep 30, 2022

Iran is having nationwide protests. Is it a ‘revolution’?

By Sina Azodi

Despite the widespread protests and international support, one has to be cautious in predicting the outcome.

Iran Middle East

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Sep 28, 2022

I’m a member of Gen Z from Tehran. World, please be the voice of the people of Iran. 

By Sarah

To all the brave and beautiful people out there who know what freedom feels like, be our voice.

Civil Society Iran

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Sep 27, 2022

How to turn Iran’s moment into a movement

By Borzou Daragahi

In Iran, the momentum is there. It just needs direction and a helping hand.

Civil Society Iran

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Sep 26, 2022

‘Women, life, liberty’: Iran’s future is female

By Sayeh Isfahani

Women, young and old, have been at the forefront of the uprising, just like every other protest in Iran over the past decades.

Iran Middle East

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Sep 20, 2022

The Supreme Leader is still alive. But when he does eventually die, how will succession play out?

By Barbara Slavin

Whoever succeeds Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, that person will have been thoroughly vetted for loyalty to the Islamic Republic and its practices.

Iran Middle East

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Sep 15, 2022

Iran’s president let it slip that inflation is at least 60 percent. Here’s how it happened.

By Anonymous

President Ebrahim Raisi is not known for making news in his comments to the press. But on August 28, Raisi accidentally did so when he spoke in detail about the Iranian economy.

Economy & Business Iran

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Sep 14, 2022

Britain is mourning Queen Elizabeth II. But for many Iranians, she was the ‘Queen of Coups.’

By Holly Dagres

While Queen Elizabeth II did not play a direct role in British imperialism and actually reigned as the empire declined, Iranians inside and outside Iran will never forget the role Britain once played in exploiting their country’s wealth and controlling their destiny.

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Sep 8, 2022

A revived nuclear deal doesn’t stop Iran’s backing of Houthis in Yemen. More must be done.

By Muammar Al-Eryani

The international community seems indifferent to the risks of Iranian hostile behavior and intrusion through its support of Yemen’s Houthi rebels.

Middle East Politics & Diplomacy