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All obstacles against JCPOA must be removed:President Rouhani in an interview with NBC
Monday, September 26, 2016

Hassan Rouhani
“If we cannot make JCPOA stable, then that would mean that political activity, diplomatic activity, is unsuccessful,” said President Rouhani in an interview with NBC News.

Iran blames UAE for helping warmongering policies in region
Monday, September 26, 2016

Bahram Qasemi
Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Sunday that United Arab Emirates distanced itself from the traditional conservative role of the past, opting for encouraging the radical players and warmongers in the region.


Reasons behind the Rise of Trumpism and its Consequences in the United States
Monday, September 26, 2016

Hossein Kebriaeizadeh

There has always been a special sensitivity toward empowerment of radical right currents in political and social structures of the West, especially in the United States. However, despite all mechanisms devised to prevent this from happening, a new phenomenon in the form of the US Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, is taking shape within the presidential election system of the world’s main hub of democracy, which carries many similarities to the West’s past bitter experiences with regard to the rise of radical right parties.

NAM Plays Undeniable Role in Resolving World Crises
Sunday, September 18, 2016

Hassan Rouhani
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for further cooperation among the member states of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), saying the bloc plays an “undeniable” role in resolving the crises across the world.

A One-day Delicious Excursion in Tehran with Iran Review
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Today get along with Iran Review and spend a memorable day in one of the oldest neighborhoods of Tehran: Tajrish neighborhood. Tajrish neighborhood is the center of Tehran province’s Shemiranat County and is located in Tehran's municipal District 1. Tajrish square, which is the end point of Tehran's Vali Asr Avenue, is among Tehran's crowded trading and commercial hubs. The old bazaar, Tajrish Grand Tekiyeh (a place for religious mourning ceremonies) and the shrine of Emamzadeh Saleh in addition to numerous shopping centers are among main attractions of Tajrish neighborhood. 

The Roots of Daesh and Threats It Poses to Region
Monday, September 19, 2016

Alireza Miryousefi
In order to have a long-term framework to fight the root causes of violence in the region, all countries must reach the common understanding that any degree of economic cooperation, poverty alleviation and narrowing down of class divides would be able to reduce violence in the long run. 

Iran’s Track Records as Chair of NAM and Future of NAM after Venezuela Takes Over in 2016
Saturday, September 17, 2016

Behzad Khoshandam
Iran’s term as the chair of NAM was mostly affected by the traditional approach of “impartiality” and “constructive interaction,” which dominates the strategic thought that underlies Iran’s politics and its foreign relations with international institutions. In line with that policy, Iran’s chairmanship of NAM was another strategic institutional trump card for the achievement of the country’s foreign policy goals. 

Mohammad Javad Zarif: Let Us Rid the World of Wahhabism
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Mohammad Javad Zarif
The world cannot afford to sit by and witness Wahhabists targeting not only Christians, Jews and Shiites but also Sunnis. With a large section of the Middle East in turmoil, there is a grave danger that the few remaining pockets of stability will be undermined by this clash of Wahhabism and mainstream Sunni Islam.

Saudi Arabia Trying to Make Iran Angry
Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Ali Mousavi Khalkhali
At present, the world’ public opinion is against Saudi Arabia due to its support for Salafism and radicalism and Riyadh is trying to change this situation by focusing on making Iran angry. Although giving a firm response to Saudi Arabia’s hostile behavior is necessary and even obligatory, any reaction shown on the basis of pure sentiments and accompanied with anger can produce totally different results.

Ceasefire in Syria and its Requirements
Monday, September 12, 2016

Mohammad Reza Raouf Sheibani
The Islamic Republic of Iran, as an effective country in the resolution of Syria’s crisis and as a country, whose main and basic approach has been based on finding a political solution to Syria crisis, supports this ceasefire and any other measure action, which may lead to cessation of bloodshed in Syria. 



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