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23.05.2017

Trump in Riyadh – A Gulf NATO to gang up against Iran and Syria

Trump in Riyadh – A Gulf NATO to gang up against Iran and Syria

Today, I am proud to say that NATO has a new home in the Gulf region. And that we have opened a new chapter in our deepening partnership. NATO S-G, Jens Stoltenberg, in Kuwait on January 24, 2017 By Jan Oberg The Secretary-General also said this new home’s “potential is… »

12.03.2017

Understanding the situation of the Middle East today. From one world war to another (1/3)

Understanding the situation of the Middle East today. From one world war to another (1/3)

To understand the situation of today’s Middle East, it’s necessary to review a century of history. It’s necessary to go back to the aftermath of the First World War to see a large part of the geopolitical data that explains the multiplicity and entanglement of the present conflicts. One thing… »

14.02.2017

Love Beyond Flags: Nothing More Beautiful

Love Beyond Flags: Nothing More Beautiful

By David Swanson When Iran’s democracy was overthrown by the CIA in 1953, many Iranians had what they still have: affection for the people of the United States, as distinct from the U.S. government. If — even with Michael Flynn out — the U.S. government/military manages to stir up a… »

13.12.2016

CODEPINK’s actions? Beautifully predictable

CODEPINK’s actions? Beautifully predictable

Donald Trump is stocking his cabinet with testosterone-heavy generals, installing the most militarized administration in modern American history. We’ll need a vibrant CODEPINK female-led “Peace Posse” to steer them away from more aggression. If Donald Trump tries to rip up the Iran nuclear deal, we’ll be fiercely mobilizing with our… »

07.05.2016

Islam as a feminist religion – an Iranian activist speaks her mind

Islam as a feminist religion – an Iranian activist speaks her mind

Jila Movahhed Shariat Panahi, born in 1951, had her Science Engineering Degree from Sharif University of Technology in 1973. After graduation, she worked for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran as a specialist in Radiation Protection. After the revolution, in 1985, she started her protest against the government for two reasons. »

28.02.2016

Congratulations to Iranians for the 60% voter turnout

Congratulations to Iranians for the 60% voter turnout

Hi folks, My interview with conservative Iranian publication Javan was published today.- it touches on the shifts in regional alliances as ground developments change the face of the Mideast. Iran and Russia – who would have thought? Tension on the US-Saudi front? Yes, and get used to it:… »

25.02.2016

Iran’s elections and the nuclear deal

Iran’s elections and the nuclear deal

Iran’s elections and the nuclear deal By Dr. Farhang Jahanpour TFF Board member Two general elections are to be held in Iran this coming Friday the 26th – to the parliament (Majles) for the next 4 years… »

06.02.2016

Iran’s Sedigheh Vasmaghi says Islam is never opposed to equal rights for women

Iran’s Sedigheh Vasmaghi says Islam is never opposed to equal rights for women

Sedigheh Vasmaghi: Islam never opposes equal rights for women By Milena Rampoldi, ProMosaik e.V. – an interview with Sedigheh Vasmaghi about women in Islam. Dr. Sedigheh Vasmaghi is a lawyer, poet and author from Iran. She is known for her participation in the Iranian reform movement and was forced to… »

22.01.2016

China-Iran: heralding regional changes, the visit of Xi Jinping to Tehran

China-Iran: heralding regional changes, the visit of Xi Jinping to Tehran

China: Iran’s Friend in Sanctions, Ally in Post-Sanctions Era By Ebrahim Rahimpour, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia, Oceania, and CIS Countries Xi Jinping, Secretary General of China’s Communist Party and the President of the People’s Republic of China, is to visit the Islamic Republic of Iran on January 22 and… »

17.01.2016

Hooray… Iran’s Nuclear Sanctions Lifted

Hooray… Iran’s Nuclear Sanctions Lifted

Iran’s Nuclear Sanctions Lifted SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, 2016 Sanctions imposed on Iran over its nuclear program are lifted following confirmation of Tehran’s commitment to​ the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action by the International Atomic Energy Agency.  European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad… »

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