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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
"Hola, I'm Mike Pence": US VP delivers message of support to Venezuelans
Drunk Russian man detained after failed attempt to hijack plane
Pompeo: Very hopeful to make progress in Yemen
Pompeo: Iran still striving to reduce Iraqi freedom, independence
Germany bans Iranian airline as alleged spy caught in military
Analysts criticize Qatar after supporting Hezbollah with $500 mln
ISIS militant killed, tunnel destroyed in ÷Iraq's Salahuddin
126 security officers killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan
EU sanctions Russia military intelligence chief over Skripal poisoning
2nd ISIS suicide bombing in days hits US convoy
Camelia Entekhabifard is an Iranian-American journalist, political commentator and author of Camelia: Save Yourself By Telling the Truth (Seven Stories Press, 2008). Twitter: @CameliaFard
20 January 2019
What next for Iran as the US continues to pile on the pressure?
Iran has faced a great deal of political pressure over the past 40 years, but the economic effects of the sanctions recently imposed by US President Donald Trump are the harshest and the most effective to date.
12 January 2019
US focus on confronting Iran should reassure allies
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s speech on Thursday in Cairo about America’s Middle East policy reminded many of former US President Barack Obama’s speech delivered 10 years ago from the same city.
30 December 2018
A year Iran will not quickly forget
The year that is now drawing to a close was full of surprises for ordinary Iranians, and for the regime that rules over them.
23 December 2018
As the US quits, will Iran be next?
It would be an understatement to say that President Trump’s withdrawal of the remaining US troops from Syria came as a surprise, both to American politicians and to people in the region.
16 December 2018
End of the line for Iran’s hypocrites
For several years after the 1979 revolution, Iranians were visually indistinguishable from one another; everyone looked and dressed more or less the same.
25 November 2018
Baghdad has a difficult choice to make
Barham Salih, the newly elected president of Iraq, paid his first visit to Tehran last week. Iran has acted as a major ally of Iraq since Saddam Hussein was overthrown by the US in 2003.
18 November 2018
Discontent over sanctions in Iran will threaten leaders’ legitimacy
Donald Trump had often said that the “Iran deal was a bad deal,” but when he became president of the United States, he didn’t withdraw from it immediately.
11 November 2018
Iranians pray for a normal country
With the reintroduction last week of US sanctions on Iran’s oil trade, there were fears that the price of oil would soar.
24 October 2018
Regime’s actions a source of shame for ordinary Iranians
Ahead of what it has described as major sanctions to be imposed on the Iranian oil industry on Nov. 4, another set of sanctions put in place by the US Treasury last week came as a big surprise.