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Economic Expert
Economy
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Iran

 

On May 4, 2020, the Iranian Parliament approved the amendment to Iran's Monetary and Banking Act to replace the Rial unit of currency with the ‘Toman’. Each Toman is worth 10,000 Rials and has long been used by people for their trade.

Efforts to...

Journalist
Opinions
افغانستان
Iran

 

Kabul and Tehran have agreed to investigate the torturing and drowning of a dozen Afghans on the Iranian-Afghan border. The incident was widely reported in the Afghan media. Parliamentarians, the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission and civil society activists have reacted to this...

Journalist
Opinions
افغانستان
Iran

Javad Naji

Journalist

 

During his visit to Kabul a few days ago, Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian, Iranian Foreign Ministery’s Special envoy in Afghanistan, met with several Afghan government officials and political leaders.

According to the Iranian Foreign Ministry, during...

Political Analyst
Economy
Opinions
Iran

 

The escalation of the factional conflict between President Hassan Rouhani's administration, on one side, and the IRGC, the judicial system, and the fundamentalist faction, on the other, is not new. But, the important issue about the new dispute is its timing, as it was expected that the...

Economic Expert
Opinions
Iran

 

Who is responsible for the spread of the Coronavirus and its consequences in Iran? The regime’s officials who lied to the citizens to avoid canceling the anniversary of the Revolution and keep collecting the revenue that Chinese tourists bring Iran and in so doing left people to face a...

Journalist and Political Analyst
Opinions
Iran

 

In his new year’s speech, Iran’s Supreme Leader claimed that ‘jinns’, demons identified in the Qoran and known as ‘genies’ in the west, are the country’s enemies. Referring to verse 112 of An’am chapter of the Quran, he said: “the Islamic Republic’s enemies are both humans and Jinns who...

Journalist
Opinions
Iran

 

What will 2020 be like for Iran? It is not an easy question to answer; let us limit the scope of our focus to Iran’s economy, even though this might do little favor in getting a straight answer.

Various reasons contribute to the difficulty of this question, some of which are...

Economic Researcher
Opinions
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
Opinions
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...

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