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Economic Researcher
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Iran

 

The spread of Coronavirus and its prevention have become Iran’s main concern, but the important questions to ask are how the medical care in Iran works and how medical facilities are distributed around Iran and how ready Iran is to face the emergency.

 

It is difficult to...

Political Analyst
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Iran

 

The third conference of the Iranian Democrats Council was held in Stockholm, on February 8, 2020. Participants, more than a hundred representatives from different political and ethnic groups, discussed ways of forming a far-reaching coalition and defending civil movements in Iran. Some...

Sociologist
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Iran

 

40-year-old plans and principles...

Journalist and Political Analyst
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Iran

 

At a meeting with governors of provinces, Hassan Rouhani made an intriguing comment: “I worry about the day when being a republican is considered a crime…turning elections into pure formality is the biggest threat to democracy.”

Even though it is not the first time Rouhani makes...

Sociologist
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The number of crises the regime is presently dealing with has been unprecedented ever since the outset of the Islamic Republic. The regime has been driven to exaggerate and cash in on a funeral in the hope that it can overcome these challenges.

The Islamic Republic is a...

Sociologist
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Iran

 

We can look at the killing of Qasem Soleimani and his companions from different angles, as he is the symbol of expansion and development of ideological, military, and commercial (smuggling, money laundering, and capital investment) institutions in the region. But the most important...

Journalist
Iran

 

 

A fiery speech was already anticipated when Paravaneh Salahshouri, the representative of Tehran districts in the parliament, took to the podium on December 9. She had previously announced her refusal to run for a seat in the upcoming elections; however, what she said left...

Researcher and Political Scientist
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Iran

In order to understand the recent protests in Iran, we shall consider the role of Iranian people's spontaneous protests, the opposition outside Iran and the great social and intellectual leaders both inside and outside the country. Of equal importance are the analysis of the regime’s reaction...

Researcher in Political Science
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Iran

 

In totalitarian regimes, the ruling ideology has a major role in legitimation and turning political power into authority and, in so doing, a bond is contently formed between a significant part of the society and the political regime. These ideologies become dominant discourses and...

Journalist
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Iran

Once again, the Islamic Republic arranged its age-old pro-regime demonstration in different cities around Iran to “throw a big punch at its enemies’ mouths”.

These pro-regime demonstrations have a few similarities and differences. First, according to article 27 of the Constitution of the...

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