Iranian Democracy Activists Support the Iran Deal

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A large group of Iranian pro-democracy and human rights activists support the recent nuclear deal and ask the American Congress not to derail it. These supporters include former and current political prisoners, lawyers working for human rights, feminists, filmmakers, and a Noble Peace Prize laureate. It shows how the overwhelming majority of Iranians fighting for freedom support the deal, and the opponents of the deal are the enemies of freedom for Iranian people. [Read more...]

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If You’re Considering Travelling to Iran

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Iran has everything a traveler could wish: beautiful nature, (from forests to green places to deserts to mountains to beaches), lots of fascinating cultural and historical monuments, great local food, good shopping malls, and hospitable people. [Read more...]

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Lies of the Opponents of the Iran Nuclear Deal: Debunked

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The opponents of the nuclear deal rely only on falsehoods. I have never felt so vindicated n in a position I have, because I haven’t seen a single honest disagreement based on facts, only fabrication and distortion. Here I enumerate some of the lies perpetuated by those who falsely claim that the Iran deal is a “bad deal”, and I compare their points with the text of the agreement to debunk them.. [Read more...]

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Iranian Nuclear Deal: What Will It Mean for Iran

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Back in 2013, we had less reasons to hope. What we faced was an extremely repressive political climate, an illegitimate president, a defeated uprising, the shadow of war, crippling sanctions, an economy on the verge of complete collapse, and an entirely conservative regime. But we did not lose hope and we campaigned and voted for Rouhani, and now our president is democratically elected, the regime is again divided and reformists and pragmatists have a voice, the shadow of war is lifted, the sanctions are about to go, and the economy has slightly improved. We hoped then, we will hope now, and our hope created real change, and it will. [Read more...]

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10 Ways Recent Nuclear Deal with Iran Is Good News

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10 important points about the Iran-P5+1 nuclear deal you should know in order to have a clear picture of it. [Read more...]

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Nowrouz: Everyone’s Sending Messages of Peace (Except One Guy)

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It’s the first day of Nowrouz. Barack Obama, John Kerry, and David Cameron have sent their Nowrouz messages which are all beautiful and about diplomacy and reconciliation and looking for a better future. But Ayatollah Ali “Buzzkill” Khamenei had to ruin everything by giving a cold reply and making a demand which would sabotage the nuclear deal. [Read more...]

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Iranian New Year: What Lies Ahead

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Spring solstice has come and Iranians (among other nations) are celebrating the Nowrouz holidays. At the same time, Iranian calendar’s New Year has arrived, as we move from the year 1393 to 1394. Iranians are busy with travels and celebrations and visits to their family now, but what is mostly on my mind is that the next year – 1394 – is going to be a very important year for Iranians, a year which will greatly affect our future, as the conclusion to the nuclear deal and the Parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections will happen next year. [Read more...]

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Tom Cotton: GOP’s Latest Anti-Iran Clown

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There’s a new senator competing for the crown of the vilest anti-Iran voice in the senate, the freshman Tom Cotton, who not only seems hell-bent on sabotaging diplomacy but he is being extra childish, petty, and ignorant about it. In addition to that controversial letter, he has insulted Iran’s Foreign Minister on Twitter, said there are no moderates in Iran, and has asked Iran to disarm nuclear weapons it doesn’t have. [Read more...]

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Awful News: Radical Conservative Elected as the Chairman of the Assembly of Experts

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Today Iran’s Assembly of Experts (in charge of choosing and monitoring the Supreme Leader) had its internal election and the worst case scenario came true: Mohammad Yazdi, a radical conservative and Islamist extremist, was elected as the Chairman, a defeat for the reformists and an indication that the higher echelons of the regime are still controlled by radical conservatives – not traditional establishment conservatives, not moderate conservatives, but radical extremist conservatives. [Read more...]

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Netanyahu’s Address to Congress Was Filled with Lies and Hatred

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Reading through Netanyahu’s speech, we see that he lies plentifully and shamelessly about Iran and relies on the absolute ignorance of his audience, and reveals a strong hatred of Iranian people, and advocates policies that would be disastrous to Iran and the region. This speech reveals Netanyahu to be a mindless warmonger and a reactionary radical right-winger. [Read more...]

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