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Women in virus-hit Iran tech sector fight to keep hard-won jobs
Saturday, April 25, 2020

Lucie Peytermann
Fereahte Kasrai is head of human resources at Alibaba, Iran's largest online travel booking service. She doesn't hide her concerns for the startup whose core business has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.

Mutual Aid and Solidarity in Iran during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Maziyar Ghiabi
The effects of the pandemic are also being powerfully felt on the social and cultural organization of everyday life and healthcare. In particular, people are responding to the rapid changes in public life with new forms of social organization and grassroots mutual aid.

The Quiet and Lethal Wars Against Iran
Sunday, April 19, 2020

Ted Snider
Some wars are fought with bombs and bullets. These are the wars in Syria and Iraq, in Afghanistan and Yemen. Then there are quieter wars executed by drone. These cowardly wars also kill people, but not our people. These quieter wars accomplish what the more cacophonous wars accomplish without the public outcry and condemnation.

How Europe can help Iran fight covid-19
Friday, April 17, 2020

Esfandyar Batmanghelidj and Ellie Geranmayeh
European governments and the EU should press the US to strengthen the humanitarian exemptions in its Iran sanctions.

Whither the Iran Deal Post-US Withdrawal?
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Nabil Fahmy
US Secretary of State John Kerry and the P5+1 framed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran as a necessary measure to inhibit that country’s ability to quickly reach nuclear weapons breakout capacity.

Saudi Arabia's estrangement
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Bruce Riedel
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has traveled around the world to try to reboot his tarnished reputation. He has had some success with other despots but he has become a polarizing figure who is damaging the kingdom’s brand. In the United States, the 75-year-old partnership is under great stress and risks losing its traditional bipartisan support.


Why Iran Prefers The Eastern Bloc Over The West
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Seyed Hossein Mousavian
As the military phase of the Syrian conflict reaches its final stages, the leaders of Russia, Iran, and Turkey met in Tehran on September 9 and reiterated in a joint statement that a political solution to the Syrian conflict requires inclusive, free, and fair elections with the participation of all eligible Syrians under appropriate UN supervision.

Should Iran leave the NPT?
Monday, September 3, 2018

Kaveh L. Afrasiabi
Should Iran leave the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT)? This is an important question that has gained traction in Iran as a result of US’s unilateral exit from the nuclear accord, re-imposition of sanctions in direct violation of the UN Security Council Resolution 2231

Yemen: Coalition Fails To Curb Violations
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The Saudi-led coalition’s investigations into alleged war crimes in Yemen have lacked credibility and failed to provide redress to civilian victims, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Friday.

The Brennan-Rosenstein-Mueller-Comey-Presstitute Witch Hunt
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Russiagate is an orchestration. It is the response of the military/security complex to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign statement that he intended to normalize relations with Russia.