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How U.S. Sanctions on Iran Are Killing Innocent People
Thursday, December 5, 2019

Vijay Prashad
The evidence is undeniable. The U.S. sanctions are seriously destroying Iran’s health infrastructure and are leading to immediate deaths and suffering of the Iranian population.

Six more countries join Trump-busting Iran barter group
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Norway and Sweden sign up to Instex mechanism that sidesteps US sanctions.

Sanctions on Fordow is a blow to nuclear deal: Russian CENESS director
Sunday, December 1, 2019

Director of the Russian Center for Energy and Security Studies (CENESS) Anton Khlopkov has said that the United States’ sanctions on the Fordow nuclear plant is a blow to the 2015 nuclear deal, formally known as the JCPOA.

Sanctions are weapons of war if they are comprehensive and prolonged
Saturday, November 30, 2019

Kourosh Ziabari
Various US administrations have sought to undermine the stability of the Iranian system by different means. Even the Obama administration was never fully committed to change the US approach towards the Islamic Republic in a meaningful way.

Iran believes in strong neighborly policy
Saturday, November 30, 2019

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the Islamic Republic advocates strong neighborly policy and aims to pursue the objective.

Iranian wushu fighters received gold medals in World Wushu Championships.
Friday, November 8, 2019

Iranian wushu fighters received gold medals in World Wushu Championships. Iranian writer is selected as Iran’s nominee for the 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. Iranian cinematographers receive nominations at Poland Camerimage. The masterpieces of Persian literature, recently been published in Japanese. Iranian wrestler wins gold medal in ANOC World Beach Games. Iranian actor is awarded with the 2019 Stockholm Achievement Award. The Iranian short film won the Golden Dove for best animated film at the 62nd DOK Leipzig. Iran U23 Greco-Roman team win world title. Iranian scientists will be awarded in the Mustafa Prize ceremony.

Trump's maximum pressure policy on Iran has backfired and experts say it will fail
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Negar Mortazavi
Maximum pressure seems to have backfired and pushed Iran across the edge.

New method by Iranian expert relieves migraine patients “for good”
Friday, November 29, 2019

A prominent Iranian specialist has successfully developed an outpatient surgical method. International Festival of Ethnic Culture and Relations has taken place in Gorgan. The 3rd Mustafa Prize was conferred upon three Iranian and two Turkish scientists. Two silver medals for tow Iranians at the Dubai 2019 World Para Athletics Championships. A lineup of nine Iranian films in the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival. Two Iranian students managed to win first place in the individual section and second place in the group section of RoboCup Asia Pacific 2019. Iranian cinema was praised at 7th Asian Film Festival Barcelona with three awards including the best film.

New U.S. Sanctions on Iran and Europe’s Response
Sunday, November 10, 2019

Tyler Cullis
Europe, in other words, must make a high-level political statement establishing a clear red line for the Trump administration and specifying the consequences to the United States from failing to observe this red line.

Don’t Make It About the Oil
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Paul R. Pillar
Confusion has prevailed regarding the purposes of the U.S. troop presence in Syria, and whether the declared purposes are the actual ones.