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Politics2017-02-24

IS A U.S. - IRAN WAR IMMINENT?

Iranians in social media speculate on the question whether the travel ban on iranian nationals will ultimately lead to a war between U.S. and Iran. Mehdi Mahdavi Azad, a political analyst in Germany believes that at least a limited military confrontation in the Persian Gulf is very likely.
Politics2017-02-24

WILL ROUHANI BARRED FROM RUNNING FOR A SECOND TERM?

Speculations over whether Hassan Rouhani will be barred from running for a second term is rising in Iran. Morad Vaisi, a political analyst believes there many radical politicians love to see that the Guardian Council disqualify Rouhani for the second term but it is very unlikely that the Supreme Leader allows that because such a move will be very costly and will lead to protests.
Politics2017-02-24

WILL MOUSAVI AND KARROUBI RELEASED SOON?

Iranian MP, Ali Motahari says that he has convinced country's high ranking officials to meet Mirhossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi, the leaders of Green Movement who are under house arrest since 2011. Some believe that this could mean that Mousavi and Karroubi will be released soon. Ardeshir Amirarjomand, Mousavi's senior advisor says that Khamenei cannot ignore people's request and should end the house arrest immediately.
Society2017-02-24

INTERVIEW WITH A LAWYER ON TRAVEL BAN FOR IRANIANS

U.S. President Donal Trump has announced he will will not appeal the decision blocking his travel ban to the Supreme Court. Alaleh Kamran, a lawyer in Los Angeles says, for now citizens from the 7 muslim countries can travel to U.S. freely but we are not sure how long it will last.
Politics2017-02-24

ZARIF TO TRUMP: STOP THREATENING IRAN

The Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif, has called on the United States to stop threatening Iran. In a BBC interview, he said moves in Washington to prepare new sanctions were an effort to provoke and agitate his country.
Society2017-01-30

IRANIAN PHILOSOPHER HAS RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TRUMP ON VISA BAN

Abdol Karim Soroush, Iranian philosopher and scholar makes some recommendations to U.S. President, Donal Trump on visa ban for citizens of 7 muslim countries. Soroush recites a poem from the famous Iranian poet Sa'di (13th century) which suggests to the king to treat foreign businessmen and messengers well because they will help you to have a good reputation around the world.
Society2017-01-29

IRANIAN PH.D. STUDENT RELEASED AFTER BEING DETAINED AT JFK

Vahideh Rasekhi, Stony Brook Ph.D. student has been released after being detained for hours at JFK upon her arrival. She said that she is very happy that she is released. Vahideh added border agents were asking her regular questions about her identity and her occupation.
Society2017-01-29

IMMIGRATION LAWYER EXPLAINS THE NEW DEVELOPMENTS ON MUSLIMBAN

Iranian-American immigration lawyer, Hani Bazargan explains the latest developments regarding the interpretation and implementation of new executive order signed by U.S. President Donal Trump. Mr. Bazargan says that the ban does not affect the green card holders and those who are already on U.S. soil with a valid visa.
Society2017-01-29

FOUR KOOLBARS DIED IN AVALANCHE

Following an avalanche in the mountains of Sardasht in Western Iran, 16 Koolbars (Carriers) were buried under heavy snow. Their colleagues and first responders tried hard using hands and shovels to rescue them. But for four of them, it was too late.
Entertainment2017-01-29

IRANIAN COMEDIAN HAS A SOLUTION FOR TRUMP'S MUSLIM BAN

Iranian comedian Hassan Rivandi ridicules U.S. President's decision to ban Iranians from entering U.S. In his latest video Rivandi says he wants to marry one of the Trump's daughters in order to help lifting the ban.