Opinions On Iran

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New state TV chief might ensure influence of Khamenei’s son

Ayatollah Khamenei’s speaks at the Azadi Stadium gathering, Oct 4, 2018. (IRIB) September 21, 2021 Iranian media have been speculating about the imminent appointment of the Iranian state television's new chief since May 2021 when the five-year term of the organization's current chief Abdol Ali Aliaskari came to an end. He was appointed [...]

By |September 21st, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Who’s the mysterious survivor of two grand corruption cases in Iran?

Petrochemicals tycoon Jalil Sobhani has escaped two major financial corruption cases unscathed in two years. (Supplied) By Daniel Keyvanfer September 16, 2021 The verdict in a massive corruption case involving Iran’s Petrochemical Commercial Company was finally announced on September 5, 2021. CEO Reza Hamzehlou, vice president Abbas Samimi, board members Alireza Alaei Rahmani and Mostafa [...]

By |September 16th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Zarif’s new book lifts lid on Iran’s nuclear strife

Then Iranian FM Javad Zarif wears a protective mask and gloves as protection against coronavirus, during a cabinet meeting in Tehran, March 11, 2020. (AFP) By Faramarz Davar September 14, 2021 In his last weeks in office, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who served as foreign minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran from 2013 to [...]

By |September 14th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

In Tehran much talk of talks

Ebrahim Raisi, left, with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (AFP) By Amir Taheri September 11, 2021 “Return to the nuclear talks!” This is the advice that China, France and Russia have been publicly giving to Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s new team in Tehran since they assumed power last month. Other powers, notably Germany, [...]

By |September 11th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

More signs show Iran’s intention to cut large subsidies

An Iranian man walks past an electoral poster depicting then judiciary chief and presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi in the capital Tehran, on May 29, 2021. (AFP) September 10, 2021 A new sign pointing to a desire by Iran’s new government to reduce billion-dollar subsidies and cash handouts to tens of millions of Iranians [...]

By |September 10th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Iranian graduates emigrate abroad for a better life

University entrance examinations, known as Konkour, for admission to higher education are held simultaneously country once a year. (ILNA) September 7, 2021 Highly educated Iranians are emigrating abroad to seek a better life in other countries as a result of the Iranian regime’s ruthless and destructive policies. Iran’s brain drain dilemma is not [...]

By |September 7th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Iran’s Raisi claims success in securing food supplies, but prices rise

Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi speaks during his swearing-in ceremony at the parliament in Tehran, Iran, August 5, 2021. (Reuters) September 6, 2021 In his first televised interview on Saturday, Iran’s new president Ebrahim Raisi (Raeesi) claimed to have achieved important success in securing supplies of essential goods, mainly food, amid rising prices. Iran’s [...]

By |September 6th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

The geopolitics of Iran’s fuel shipment to Lebanon

An oil tanker is seen off the port of Bandar Abbas, southern Iran. (AFP) By Omid Shokri September 4, 2021 Utilizing energy exports as a political tool in foreign policy and making fuel shipments to allies to help enhance their security have been of interest to Iran in recent years. Lebanon is a [...]

By |September 4th, 2021|Lebanon, Opinions On Iran|

Raisi’s promise to build a million housing units: Be very afraid

Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi, C, is pictured during his first cabinet meeting in Tehran, on June 21, 2021. (AFP) By Ali Ranjipour September 1, 2021 All heads of state begin their tenure with big promises, and new President of Iran Ebrahim Raisi did not disappoint. In his first cabinet meeting on August 26, alongside other [...]

By |September 1st, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Official public apology over the leaked abuses at Evin prison is not translated to improvement in Iran’s deplorable human rights record

A frame grab taken from video shows a guard beating a prisoner at Evin prison in Tehran, Iran. (AP) By Track Persia August 28, 2021 The exposure of the mistreatment of the prisoners by surveillance cameras at the notorious Evin prison in Tehran in the past few days is hotly debated. Though there [...]

By |August 28th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|