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ANALYSIS: Here’s how to blueprint the most effective Iran policy

Iran
Al-Arabia -
 Iran has been continuing its series of blatant measures in defiance of norms accepted as standard by the international community, all as the Trump administration continues to weigh on blacklisting the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC). Iran has gone as far as pledging to launch "roaring missiles" in response to threats. To this day, several ballistic missile launches – capable of delivering nuclear payloads – have been Tehran's report card.


By Heshmat AlaviMonday, 27 March 2017

Reports also show Iran increasing its support of the Houthis in Yemen by providing "Kamikazi" drones, water and airborne, to threaten shipping lines in Bab el-Mandeb and most certainly Saudi Navy ships, as weapons

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Iran responds to US with 'reciprocal sanctions'

USA2
Al-monitor -
 On the heels of the United States announcing new sanctions against companies and individuals transferring technology for Iran's ballistic missile program, Iran responded with its own sanctions regime on US military companies involved in supporting Israeli settlements. In a March 26 statement, the Iranian Foreign Ministry announced sanctions on "companies directly or indirectly participating in brutal Israeli crimes in occupied

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ANALYSIS: Is Iran beginning to feel the Middle East heat?

Iran
Al-Arabia -
 While an agreement allowing Iranian pilgrims to join this year’s hajj is good news, this is no leap forward to future success for the regime in Tehran. Quite obvious is the fact that this regime is facing a new balance of power in the Middle East and across the globe as the Trump administration has begun overhauling his predecessor’s disastrous Iran appeasement policy that allowed Tehran ignite the entire region in flames.


Turning point

The visit by Saudi

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Gender Justice: Equality vs Difference


WomenRights
Radiozamaneh - On 20th of March, the Iranian Supreme Leader condemned and criticized the notion of "Gender Justice" in his annual Iranian New Year's speech – just a day before this speech, the Presidential Deputy on Women and Family Affairs emphasized that the current government is seeking "Gender Justice". In this article, the notion of Gender Justice and its relation to Equality and Difference within the Iranian context is analyzed.

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Iranian Leaks About Missing American Led Levinson Family to Sue Iran

Levinson
VOA -
 A U.S. lawyer for the family of a former FBI agent who went missing in Iran 10 years ago says the family is suing Tehran for damages based in part on leaked information from Iranian sources.


“Iran, like the United States, leaks information,” said attorney David McGee in an interview with VOA Persian’s LateNews program Wednesday. McGee represents the Florida-based family of the missing American, Robert Levinson.

“There are people who are in a

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