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Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Forget Telegram: Iranians are using Instagram to shop

Maryam searched all over Neyshabur’s pharmacies, a town in northeastern Iran, for her mother’s diabetes medication. “I came back home, exhausted and didn’t know what to say to my mother,” the 30-year-old economist explained. “It was late in the night and I searched Instagram. Wow! I found a place where I could buy my mother’s medicine.” […]

IranSource by Fariba Parsa

Economic Sanctions Iran

Tue, Oct 15, 2019

Iranian women fans rejoice at stadium access

A combination of domestic and international pressure resulted in the decision by the Iranian government to finally allow women to attend soccer matches at Iranian stadiums.

IranSource by Tahereh Hadian-Jazy

Iran Middle East

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

Don’t expect regime change in Iran

There are half a dozen reasons why the Islamic Republic has been so resilient in the face of extraordinary internal and external pressures.

IranSource by Jack A. Goldstone

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Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Forget Telegram: Iranians are using Instagram to shop

Maryam searched all over Neyshabur’s pharmacies, a town in northeastern Iran, for her mother’s diabetes medication. “I came back home, exhausted and didn’t know what to say to my mother,” the 30-year-old economist explained. “It was late in the night and I searched Instagram. Wow! I found a place where I could buy my mother’s medicine.” […]

IranSource by Fariba Parsa

Economic Sanctions Iran

Wed, Oct 16, 2019

Slavin in Al-Monitor: Majority of Iranians now want to quit nuclear deal

Uncategorized by Atlantic Council

Iran Nuclear Energy

Tue, Oct 15, 2019

Iranian women fans rejoice at stadium access

A combination of domestic and international pressure resulted in the decision by the Iranian government to finally allow women to attend soccer matches at Iranian stadiums.

IranSource by Tahereh Hadian-Jazy

Iran Middle East

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

Don’t expect regime change in Iran

There are half a dozen reasons why the Islamic Republic has been so resilient in the face of extraordinary internal and external pressures.

IranSource by Jack A. Goldstone

Iran

Thu, Oct 3, 2019

Making sense of HOPE: Can Iran’s Hormuz Peace Endeavor succeed?

Since President Hassan Rouhani’s election in 2013, Iran has proposed the establishment of a regional dialogue forum at various international conferences, through articles in numerous platforms, and within official statements.

IranSource by Mehran Haghirian and Luciano Zaccara

Conflict Iran

Tue, Oct 1, 2019

Despite sanctions, China is still doing (some) business with Iran

Since the US pull out from the JCPOA in May 2018, China has continuously declared its intention to uphold the deal and protested Washington’s unilateral actions.

IranSource by Dan Katz

China Iran

Fri, Sep 27, 2019

Slavin joins France 24 to discuss Trump, UNGA, and sanctions on Iran

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economic Sanctions International Organizations

Fri, Sep 27, 2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader leaves diplomatic door open

For Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to now publicly support new talks with the US provided it returns to the JCPOA is striking.

IranSource by Sina Toossi

Iran Middle East

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Dagres joins The Monocle to discuss Rouhani’s UNGA speech

In the News by Atlantic Council

International Organizations Iran

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Slavin quoted in The Independent on Trump’s possible impeachment and Iran

Uncategorized by Atlantic Council

Iran Middle East

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Tue, Oct 29, 2019

The Humanitarian Impact of US Sanctions on Iran

A new report by Human Rights Watch that analyses US designated exemptions for humanitarian trade with Iran. Panelists will discuss the report and how US secondary sanctions have effected Iranians’ access to healthcare.

12:00pm Washington DC DC