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These fan mementos aren't of the zany variety displayed so often at the sporting event. Rather, they represent competing political persuasions regarding the Persian motherland and for what they want Iran's jerseys to signify.
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The Islamic Republic of Infertility Treatment? All eyes have been on Iran's uranium enrichment programs - but they've overlooked the country's baby-making programs. We look at how Iran is leaps ahead of its Sunni neighbors when it comes to fertility.
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Separately last week, Daniel Benjamin, coordinator for counterterrorism at the U.S. State Department, said at a briefing
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With Kuwait allied with the United States and working more closely with Iran's long-time rivals in Riyadh, it's unlikely there will be any brotherly love in the Persian Gulf anytime soon.
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A revival of Iranian nationalism is generating confrontation not just between Iran's two traditions of state and faith, but between those within the ruling class who champion secularism versus those who still espouse theocracy
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Watch the full report on Shourd's speech here: Shourd appeared alongside Bauer's mother Cindy Hickey and Laura Fattal, mother
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In today's America, that's a conversation-stopper. The reality is more prosaic -- sobering realities shape Iranian politics. Nonetheless, Iran may have more democratic potential than any other society in the Muslim world.
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This recent round of sanctions is an unjust act of economic warfare against the people of Iran, and another step in the wrong direction on our calamitous approach both to that country and the region.
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An Iranian newspaper with a record of needling the regime has been forced to change its masthead after printing its title in Persian calligraphy, which was misconstrued as a naked ballerina.
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Unfortunately, the CIA did not agree with the schoolgirls. (The importance of the Jeanne d'Arc school in educating the young
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The Iranian regime has developed, with the assistance of European telecommunications companies, one of the world's most sophisticated
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Short-sighted greedy goals end up causing long-term world problems. If Iran was not alienated from Western nations, how different would our geo-political world look today?
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It is long past time that the world draws the line on the political and ethical perversion imposed by those who control the supply of oil.
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The British Council has stopped work in Iran because of "intimidation and harassment" of its staff by the Iranian government