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EU Extends Rights Sanctions on Iran, but at Odds Over New Measures
The European Union extended sanctions on Iran over human rights violations on Thursday, as the bloc prepared for a clash over whether to...
Iran Sets Single Foreign Exchange Rate to Rescue Currency
Iran’s currency, the rial, lost some 20% against the US dollar in two weeks as Iranians rushed to hedge against depreciation of their...
Iran’s Problems are Largely of its Own Making
Iran’s role in the Middle East and the region has regularly been questioned and cast into doubt. It’s mostly questioned by the critics...
Iran’s Facing a Mutiny From Within the Mosque
It’s not surprising that the arrest of a prominent Iranian cleric — even one...
Two-thirds of the Triumvirate Out: What’s Next for the Gulf?
Within the last 10 days, President Donald Trump replaced his Secretary of State...
Iran Risks Losing Clout in Iraq by Arresting Shiite Cleric Shirazi
The repercussions of Iran’s controversial arrest of the Shiite cleric…
US Military Official: Iran Naval Forces Halt ‘provocations’
Iranian naval forces appear to have deliberately halted their provocations of U.S. Navy ships in the Persian Gulf in recent months, a U.S....
Iran’s Poorest Citizens still Waiting for Some Semblance of...
When the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran took place, its overriding objective was social justice achieved through helping the poor and...
Iran Could Lose 500,000 Bpd If Trump Trashes Deal
Declining oil production from Venezuela is all but assured this year, but another OPEC member presents another supply risk to the market:...
Russia Vetoes U.N. Resolution to Pressure Iran Over Yemen Missiles
Russia blocked a resolution at the United Nations Security Council on Monday that would have pressured Iran over the illegal use of...
Anti-Government Protests Now Look Like an Opportunity for Iran’s...
When Iran’s worst unrest in years broke out in December, the country’s president, Hassan Rouhani, saw a rare chance to push for reform....
Five Security Officers in Iran Killed in Clashes with Dervishes
Three Iranian police officers and two paramilitary troops were killed overnight during clashes with members of a Sufi Islam order in Tehran,...