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News and views from the world of politics in Iran and the region, including government, Parliament, foreign affairs, defence and more. Also there is special coverage of developments related to the 2015 nuclear deal, or JCPOA.

Sadegh Zibakalam

Rouhani has changed the university atmosphere

Sadegh Zibakalam, a political analyst, says President Rouhani has made good on part of his campaign-trail promises, but he is not to blame for the unfulfilled parts since he is not the only decision maker.
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Rouhani: Nuclear Talks Serious, Progressive

President Rouhani reiterated that his administration will continue to safeguard the rights of the Iranian nation and the national interests and is not afraid of facing criticism.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham

Iran criticizes racial discrimination in US

Iran’s Foreign Ministry slammed the US police’s mistreatment of minorities and the people of color and the implicit support of the country's judicial system for racial segregation and violence against them.
Hossein Mousavian

Former negotiator defends Iranian general, the country’s nuclear program

While America has admitted to the positive role of Iran in the fight against IS, the question is why US allies unfairly take a swipe at Iran, Mousavian said.
british embassy in tehran

Reopening of British embassy; a game of ifs and buts

An Iranian MP says that the British embassy is likely to reopen by March 2015 amid ifs and buts surrounding the shaky relations between Tehran and London.
Iran-Ali-Larijani

US anti-ISIL fight political stunt: Iran’s Majlis speaker

“Iran has carried out no airstrikes either directly or in collaboration with others [against ISIL] because it regards this course [of action] as wrong,” said the parliament speaker.
Iran-Rouhani-central-asia

Iran eager to broaden ties with neighbors

The Iranian president says that development of ties with neighbors is a top priority of Iran’s foreign policy, adding Tehran is keen to have expanded relations with Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan.
Iran-Yemen

Iran summons Yemen chargé d’affaires over bomb attack

The Yemeni chargé d'affaires in Tehran has been summoned to Iran's Foreign Ministry following a car bomb attack which targeted the residence of the Iranian ambassador to Sana’a.
Acid attacks - Javan Daily

An acid attack by a doctor on a doctor

A look into an acid attack in the capital during which a physician used acid to vent his pent-up anger at a colleague.
Iran-Rouhani

Whole region to benefit from Iran-Central Asia rail

President Hassan Rouhani says that the entire region will benefit from the Iran-Turkmenistan-Kazakhstan railway, adding it marks a new beginning for better interaction among regional nations.

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