Opinions On Iran

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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|

The Supreme Leader interferes in cabinet selections again

Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, left, gives his official seal of approval to newly elected President Ebrahim Raisi in an endorsement ceremony in Tehran, Aug. 3, 2021. (AP) By Ehsan Mehrabi August 26, 2021 Interference in executive-branch affairs has been an obsession for both Supreme Leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran. But [...]

By |August 26th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Illicit oil exports cost Iran billions in lost revenues

A general view of Abadan oil refinery in southwest Iran, Sept 21, 2019. (Reuters) August 24, 2021 Iran’s General Treasury has announced that in the first quarter of the current Iranian calendar year only three percent of the projected oil revenues have been achieved, while a member of parliament has put the number [...]

By |August 24th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Systematic immunity from prosecution in Ebrahim Raisi’s administration

Iran's newly elected President Ebrahim Raisi (R) takes the oath at the Iranian parliament in the capital Tehran on August 5, 2021. (AFP) August 23, 2021 The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) have reported that the administration of Ebrahim Raisi, the Iranian regime’s new President, now houses government heads who have [...]

By |August 23rd, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

The Iranian government’s debt problem can only get worse under Raisi

Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi speaks during his swearing-in ceremony at the parliament in Tehran, Iran, August 5, 2021. (Reuters) By Bahram Khodabandeh August 23, 2021 Recently there's been a lot of discussion about budget reform in Iran: it's in the news, debated in parliament, and a preoccupation for Ebrahim Raisi’s cabinet. The problem is quite simple. [...]

By |August 23rd, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Iran is not serious about rejoining the nuclear deal

Ebrahim Raisi, left, with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (AFP) By Majid Rafizadeh August 20, 2021 A predominant theory on Iran’s stance toward the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or nuclear deal, has been anchored in the belief that the Tehran regime is desperate for a revival of the agreement. This argument is [...]

By |August 20th, 2021|Europe, North America, Opinions On Iran, USA|

Can Iran withstand the new dollar price hike?

An exchange shop displays rates for various currencies, in downtown Tehran, October 2, 2018. (AP) By Bahram Khodabandeh August 20, 2021 On Tuesday, August 17, a single US dollar was trading for around 26,900 tomans on Tehran’s open market. This was the third day in a row the dollar was inching towards 27,000 [...]

By |August 20th, 2021|North America, Opinions On Iran, USA|

Appointment of a new Iran navy commander follows recent mishaps

New Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Amir-Shahram Irani. (Supplied) August 18, 2021 On Tuesday, Iran’s Supreme Leader named Rear Admiral Amir-Shahram Irani as the new commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Navy (IRIN). IRIN is one of two Iranian navies, the other being the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) Navy. This appointment is [...]

By |August 18th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|