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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.
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.
Politics2017-01-29

IRANIAN-AMERICAN ACTIVIST JUSTIFIES TRUMP'S EXECUTIVE ORDER

Hossein Khorram, an Iranian-American member of Republican Party and a Trump supporter says he supports U.S. President's executive order that bans Iranians from entering U.S. Khorram who was born in Iran says in an interview that even if he himself was affected by the new regulation, he would not have any problem with it.
Politics2017-01-27

SAFHEYE AKHAR ON PLASCO CATASTROPHE

Many people have doubts about the official reports on how Plasco mall collapsed. Mehdi Falahati tries to address these questions in his show, last page.
Politics2017-01-26

DRAFT OF TRUMP'S EXECUTIVE ORDER ON IMMIGRATION HAS BEEN LEAKED

Draft of Trump's executive order on immigration has been leaked. According to the leaked information, the draft does not ban all Muslim immigration to the US, but it would temporarily ban entries from seven majority-Muslim countries, including Iran and bar all refugees from coming to the US for several months. According to some reports, the new executive order says that the governments whose citizens want to travel to U.S. should provides information on the applicants. It is likely that the[...]
Politics2017-01-26

KHAZALI: RAFSANJANI'S FAMILY IS AWARE ABOUT HIS MURDER

Mehdi Khazali, son of the former member of the Council of Experts says that the family members of Hashemi Rafsanjani were aware about his "murder" but cannot disclose it because of the fear of repercussions. Khazali casts serious doubts about the real reason of Rafsanjani's death and adds that no autopsy was conducted on the body of the Ex-President because the regime wants to keep the real reason secert. Heart failure has been announced as the official reason for Rafsanjani's death.
Politics2017-01-25

TRUMP TO SIGN EXECUTIVE ORDERS TO STOP IRANIANS ENTERING U.S.

U.S. President Donald Trump is supposed to sign on Wednesday an executive order to place a temporary ban on issuing visa to citizens of several country including Iran. Around a million Iranians live in Iran and they have expressed concern about Trump's decision. NIAC, an Iranian lobby group in D.C. has condemned the decision and asked Iranians to write protest letters to the President. Saudi Arabia and Pakistan are surprisingly excluded from the order.
Politics2017-01-25

KHAZALI CRITICIZES THE REGIME FOR FAILURE IN PLASCO COLLAPSE

Mehdi Khazali, son of former member of Iran's Council of Experts criticized the regime for failing in protecting the life of Iranian citizens while it is overly cautious about the security of the Supreme Leader Khamenei. In a speech Khazali said that the regime is very well prepared for any security threat posing the leader but does not provide the firefighters the necessary equipment, including helicopters to fight the fire. He demands that Tehran's Mayor Ghalibaf steps down.