Opinions On Iran

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Iranians are unsure about lockdowns and the government’s erratic policies are not helping

People queue in line to receive protection packages for coronavirus disease in Tehran, March 12, 2020. (AFP) November 24, 2020 “It appears as though the government's rules are only for the bazaar and the shopkeepers,” says Ashkan when asked about the two-week comprehensive closure of businesses in big cities. “What kind of quarantine and [...]

By |November 24th, 2020|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Astan-e Quds Razavi, a pillar of Khamenei’s economic empire in Iran

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a speech in Mashad, on March 21, 2019. (Reuters) November 21, 2020 The Astan-e Quds Razavi is the largest endowment organization in Islam’s world, whose custodian is directly appointed by the Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. This organization is also considered the longest-lasting organization since the martyrdom of Imam [...]

By |November 21st, 2020|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Iran’s optimism for a return to nuclear deal under biden

Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei speaks via videoconference with MPs in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday, August 23, 2020. (Iranian presidency) By Camelia Entekhabifard November 20, 2020 In nearly 60 days from now, Joe Biden will inaugurate as the new President of the United States (that is, should Mr. Trump eventually concede), [...]

By |November 20th, 2020|North America, Opinions On Iran, USA|

The Workers’ House in Iran: Supporter of trade unions or tool of suppression?

Iran: Workers of Azark Ab protesting late wage payments, Oct 20, 2019. (Twitter) By Javad Motevali November 20, 2020 Today marks the 62nd birthday of the Khaneh Kargar, better known as the Workers’ House and Iran’s official national labor organization. Formally established on November 19, 1958, the Workers’ House has a turbulent history. Over [...]

By |November 20th, 2020|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Weekly Khamenei report: A job description for the next “young revolutionary” president

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei stands as air force commanders salute during their meeting in Tehran, Iran, Feb. 7, 2017. (AP) By Aida Ghajar November 20, 2020 In some cultures, the giraffe is a symbol of confusion and indeterminate identity. It has a long neck, but is not a camel. Its skin is covered with [...]

By |November 20th, 2020|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Why is Iran talking about intercontinental ballistic missiles now?

A ballistic missile is launched and tested in an undisclosed location, Iran, March 9, 2016. . (REUTERS) By Fabian Hinz November 18, 2020 In recent years, barely a week has passed without a media appearance of Amirali Hajizadeh, the media-savvy commander of the IRGC Aerospace Force. Charming, gregarious and always wearing a smile, Hajizadeh [...]

By |November 18th, 2020|Middle East, North America, Opinions On Iran, USA|

The Iranian regime should understand that Biden couldn’t return to nuclear deal negotiations without price

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during an event, Thursday, June 25, 2020, in Lancaster, Pa. (AP) November 17, 2020 By Track Persia The theocracy in Iran is deeply worried about its survival if there is a chance that President Trump is reelected for many reasons. One of them is [...]

By |November 17th, 2020|North America, Opinions On Iran, USA|

A year after the bloody protests, Iran still tries to control the price of petrol

An Iranian woman fuels her car at a gas station in Tehran, January 25, 2016. (Reuters) By Bahram Khodabandeh November 17, 2020 November 2019 saw the bloodiest street protests in Iran’s modern history. Media agencies and human rights organizations around the world have published widely on the people killed by security forces and police [...]

By |November 17th, 2020|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

The Iranian resistance economy and a shortage of cooking oil

Demonstrators wave Iran's flag and hold up a picture of supreme leader Ali Khamenei during a ceremony in Tehran, Feb 11, 2012. (REUTERS) November 14, 2020 It’s been years since the Supreme Leader began giving his catch-all solution to every economic problem presented to him. Whether it’s about the livelihoods of poor Iranians or [...]

By |November 14th, 2020|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

FAQ: The November 2019 protests and human rights challenges in Iran, one year later

Smoke rises during a protest after authorities raised gasoline prices, in the central city of Isfahan, Iran, Nov. 16, 2019. (AP) By Behnam Ben Taleblu November 13, 2020 WHAT PROVOKED THE PROTESTS IN IRAN ONE YEAR AGO? On November 15, 2019, protests began in major cities in Iran in response to the decision of [...]

By |November 13th, 2020|Iran, Opinions On Iran|