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China-Iran business as usual, no harm to other countries

China-Iran business as usual, no harm to other countries

Reuters reports that China’s business and energy ties with Iran do not harm the interests of any other country, the country’s Foreign Ministry said, after U.S. President Donald Trump said companies doing business with Iran would be barred from the United States.

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Why should Iran talk to Trump?

Why should Iran talk to Trump?

Vali Asr writes in the Atlantic that on August 6, Donald Trump’s administration reimposed economic sanctions on Iran that Barack Obama’s administration had lifted when it signed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in 2015, the anticipated next step following Trump’s decision to leave the deal in May. Since then, the Trump administration has talked about bringing more economic pressure on Tehran not only to end its nuclear ambitions, but also to curb its regional influence and even weaken the Islamic Republic’s hold on power, which led many to see U.S. policy as one aimed at regime change.

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More than half of Americans oppose war on Iran

More than half of Americans oppose war on Iran

The majority of Americans would prefer to stay away from military conflict with Iran as tensions mount between Washington and Tehran, a poll has revealed. However, most think the US President would be tempted to start it.

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NIAC questions to Mike Pompeo

NIAC questions to Mike Pompeo

Prior to a speech scheduled to be delivered by the US Secretary of State to a group of selected Iranian-Americans, the National Iranian American Council (NIAC) has set an apology by Pompeo as a starting point for talks and asks him: Trump and his administration have uniquely and negatively targeted Iranians since January '17.  

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The day Iran surprised Bourdain

The day Iran surprised Bourdain

Celebrity chef, author, and CNN presenter, Anthony Bourdain, committed suicide on Friday at the age of 61. The news of his death has been widely reported; Iranians have also reacted to the news on social media.  

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The encounters of an American tourist in Iran

The encounters of an American tourist in Iran

John is an American tourist who is visiting Iran for the second time. This is what he has posted on his Instagram page about the country: “I hope I can show everyone that Iran is not a scary place after I have traveled 3000kms in 75 days. More importantly, the people of this country are not terrorists. They may be terrible drivers, but in no way are they terrorists.”

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Mousavian and Prince Turki Al Faisal hot debate

Mousavian and Prince Turki Al Faisal hot debate

With tensions between regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia at the brink, a rare dialogue recently took place between two former senior Saudi and Iranian officials. Hosted by the Center for Strategic Studies at the Joint Special Operations University in Tampa, Florida, former Saudi Ambassador to the United States and Director General of Saudi Arabia’s intelligence agency Prince Turki al Faisal debated Hossein Mousavian, a former spokesman for Iran’s nuclear negotiators and chairman of the foreign policy committee of Iran’s National Security Council. The lively discussion touched on each country’s view of its security environment and the broader issues affecting the Iran-Saudi relationship. LobeLog has obtained the full transcript of the conversation, and the following is an abbreviated excerpt covering the key points.  

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Oliver Stone workshop at FIFF

Oliver Stone workshop at FIFF

Perhaps one of the best events taking place at the 36th Fajr International Film Festival is the workshop of American producer Oliver Stone which will be held in Tehran as from tomorrow.  

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American journalist review on

American journalist review on "Kupal"

American journalist Grant Phipps has written a review of the film "Kupal" directed by Kazem Mollaei, posted on the art website, tonemadison.com, and calls the film a surreal thriller.  

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Zarif intercontinental travels – from Africa to S America

Zarif intercontinental travels – from Africa to S America

Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif, has landed in Senegal on the first leg of his intercontinental trip. Speaking about his agenda, he said: “Traveling to four African and South American countries is aimed at strengthening bilateral and economic ties. To this end, I am accompanied by a large delegation of private and state sector directors of Iran on this trip.”  

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