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How Iranian filmmakers like Asghar Farhadi defy the censors – The Conversation US


The Conversation US

How Iranian filmmakers like Asghar Farhadi defy the censors
The Conversation US
Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi's “The Salesman” is one of five films nominated for Best Foreign Language Film. But last month, after President Trump issued an executive order temporarily banning immigrants from seven Muslim majority countries – Iran …

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Posted on 24 February 2017 | 3:03 am

Iran Threatens US With a “Slap in the Face” – legal Insurrection (blog)


legal Insurrection (blog)

Iran Threatens US With a “Slap in the Face”
legal Insurrection (blog)
“This is not the first time that an inexperienced person has threatened Iran,” [President Adviser Ali Akbar] Velayati said. “Iran is the strongest power in the region and has a lot of political, economic and military power … America should be careful
Top general: No change in Iran's behavior since Trump put country 'on notice'The Hill
Iran Sends Military Students to Syrian FrontVoice of America
Iran army chief threatens to give US 'slap in the face' after Donald Trump puts Tehran 'on notice'The Independent
WGNO –New York Post –Breitbart News
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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 10:34 pm

Iran: Possible Conservative Presidential Candidate Emerges – STRATFOR


Iran: Possible Conservative Presidential Candidate Emerges
STRATFOR
Iran's conservative Popular Front of Islamic Revolution Forces coalition voted on selected contenders to be the faction's candidate in the upcoming presidential election, Entekhab reported Feb. 23. Hojjat al-Islam Mehdi Seyyed Ibrahim Raisi won the

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 9:34 pm

Netanyahu urges Australia to take more aggressive tone on Iran – Jerusalem Post Israel News


Jerusalem Post Israel News

Netanyahu urges Australia to take more aggressive tone on Iran
Jerusalem Post Israel News
SYDNEY – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the 11 Australian ministers he met with on Thursday – the equivalent of Israel's security cabinet – to take a more aggressive position toward Iran. With this message, Netanyahu continued lobbying efforts …

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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 7:43 pm

Iran Deal Allows Cheating and Must Be Renegotiated, Cruz Says – The Weekly Standard


Iran Deal Allows Cheating and Must Be Renegotiated, Cruz Says
The Weekly Standard
The Obama administration structured the Iran nuclear deal to cover up Iranian violations, which may make it impossible to rigorously enforce the landmark agreement as Trump administration officials have suggested, according to a top Republican senator.

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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 7:07 pm

Iran’s president tries to defuse anger in an oil-rich province hit by dust storms, blackouts and protests – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Iran's president tries to defuse anger in an oil-rich province hit by dust storms, blackouts and protests
Los Angeles Times
Bidding to ease public anger over a mounting environmental crisis, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday visited an oil-rich southwestern province that has been crippled by sandstorms and power blackouts. Residents of Khuzestan province have …
Why does Iran neglect Arabs in oil-rich Ahvaz?Arab News

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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 6:49 pm

Trump Can’t Deal With Iran If He Doesn’t Understand It – Foreign Policy (blog)


Foreign Policy (blog)

Trump Can't Deal With Iran If He Doesn't Understand It
Foreign Policy (blog)
1, then-National Security Advisor Michael Flynn accused Iran of a “provocative ballistic missile launch and an attack against a Saudi naval vessel conducted by Iran-supported Houthi militants.” Two days later, Washington slapped sanctions on 25
America's growing toughness towards IranThe Economist
Ted Cruz: American people deserve to know about Iran deal's 'hidden' detailsConservative Review
Oil And Gas News: Iran Defies Trump, Builds Business Ties Around The WorldInternational Business Times

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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 6:44 pm

Iranian Montrealer facing deportation can stay in Canada – CBC.ca


CBC.ca

Iranian Montrealer facing deportation can stay in Canada
CBC.ca
Roghayeh Azizi Mirmahaleh, who was set to be deported to Iran next week, has been granted a two-year temporary residency permit and can stay in Canada, her lawyer has confirmed. The 60-year-old who lives in Montreal spent three years in an Iranian …
Iranian Montrealer will not be deportedMontreal Gazette
Iranian woman facing deportation from Canada granted temporary residencyMacleans.ca
Woman set for deportation to Iran arrested after being deemed a flight riskTimes Colonist

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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 3:19 pm

Iran Uses Palestinian Conference to Spotlight Anti-Israel Rhetoric – Voice of America


Voice of America

Iran Uses Palestinian Conference to Spotlight Anti-Israel Rhetoric
Voice of America
The two-day Sixth International Conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada ended Wednesday in the Iranian capital, Tehran, with Iran's president pledging more aid for Palestinians fighting against Israel. Tehran has long provided monetary and
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab alliesJerusalem Post Israel News
Iran Troubled by Signs of Emerging Israeli-Arab ReconciliationCNSNews.com
Iran's Leader Calls Israel a 'Fake' Nation, 'Dirty Chapter'U.S. News & World Report
Reuters –The Times of Israel –Toronto Sun
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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 10:33 am

Lebanese Fear Being Caught in Trump’s Push on Iran – Wall Street Journal (subscription)


Lebanese Fear Being Caught in Trump's Push on Iran
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
BEIRUT—No country is more important for Iran's regional influence than Lebanon, where the Shiite militia Hezbollah plays an outsize role. Now that President Donald Trump seeks to roll back this Iranian sway, many Lebanese fear their country will end

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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 10:30 am

Iran – BingNews

Iran’s IRGC unveils new anti-helicopter mines

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has unveiled a new model of anti-helicopter mines during its recent military drills that were held in the eastern and central parts of the country. The mine named Sa’eqeh (thunderbolt) was successfully put …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 7:35 pm

Trump Starts to Put the Squeeze on Iran’s International Terror Operations

It shouldn’t come as a shock that the order still applies to the same seven countries: Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Sudan, and Libya. The main difference is that those who are green-card holders or dual citizens of the U.S. and the targeted …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 7:19 pm

Professor MOHAMMAD MARANDI – University of Tehran, Iran

HARDtalk’s Zeinab Badawi speaks to Iranian academic Mohammed Marandi from Tehran, a staunch supporter of the leadership in Iran. Amidst his pronouncements on foreign policy Donald Trump has ratcheted up the rhetoric on Iran, calling the nuclear agreement …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 5:30 pm

Iran Deal Designed to Enable Cheating, Cruz Says

The Obama administration structured the Iran nuclear deal to cover up Iranian violations, which may make it impossible to rigorously enforce the landmark agreement as Trump administration officials have suggested, according to a top Republican senator.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 5:23 pm

The Latest: Syria opposition says Iran obstacle in conflict

A senior member of the Syrian opposition delegation in Geneva has singled out Iran as the biggest obstacle to settling the conflict in Syria. Nasr al-Hariri said in comments to reporters that violations to a cease-fire brokered by Russia and Turkey have …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 12:34 pm

Iran’s supreme leader rejects calls to release leaders of the 2009 Green Movement protests

Three months before presidential elections in Iran, it appears incumbent Hassan Rouhani will not fulfill a key pledge he made before winning office: to free opposition leaders held under house arrest since a 2009 crackdown. The supreme leader, Ayatollah …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 7:21 am

Iran says oil prices over $55 per barrel harmful for OPEC: Fars

ISTANBUL Iran said on Thursday an increase in oil prices to more than $55 per barrel was not in the interest of OPEC as it would lead to a rise in output by non-OPEC producers, the semi-official Fars news agency reported. “If oil prices specifically surge …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 6:40 am

Iran Uses Palestinian Conference to Spotlight Anti-Israel Rhetoric

Iran has held its first conference in six years supporting Palestinian uprisings, a forum that it says drew hundreds of delegates from 80 countries, reflecting the country’s resurgent clout on the world stage. The two-day Sixth International Conference …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 4:33 am

Iran’s ominous alliance with Russia

While the American mainstream media are busy conducting their nightly proctologic examination of the Trump administration’s supposed blunders, a new balance of power is taking shape in the Middle East. The press seems intent on ignoring this momentous …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 2:00 am

Iran bans international chess siblings from competing in tournaments after one played against an Israeli and his sister refused to wear a hijab

Two promising chess-playing siblings have been banned from tournaments in the country after the sister failed to wear a hijab and her brother played an Israeli. Dorsa and Borna Derakhshani, two of the country’s leading youth chess players, were told they …

Posted on 21 February 2017 | 9:12 am