Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: Iran

Iranians continue protests, defying rising death toll and potential execution

Nine weeks into anti-regime protests led by women and young people, one human rights group estimated that Iran's security forces have killed at least 326 people, including 43 children.

Iran: A winter-spring anti-romance

To achieve a more orderly and just transition in Iran, a ceasefire is needed in the winter-spring standoff between the revolutionary generation of 1979 and the revolutionary generation of today.

America’s Afghan war is ending. What about Iraq — and Iran?

Even as Biden sticks to the Afghanistan withdrawal, he's launching strikes in Iraq and delaying a return to the Iran deal.

How Biden helped hard-liner Raisi win Iran election

President Biden's failure to quickly rejoin the nuclear agreement with Iran helped a hard-liner to win the presidential election and will leave us on a path toward war with Iran unless he promptly rejoins the JCPOA now.

Rob Malley for Iran envoy: A test case for Biden’s commitment...

Biden’s response to the far-right uproar against Malley will be a test of his fortitude in standing up to the hawks and charting a new course for U.S. policy in the Middle East.

Will the world community condemn the murder of Iran’s nuclear scientist?

The only way to stop this crisis from spiraling out of control is for the world community to condemn the act, and demand a UN investigation and accountability for the perpetrators.

Who are the secret puppet-masters behind Trump’s war on Iran?

A shadowy group stoking U.S. hostility with Iran and the evidence that it is funded by Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

25 organizations call on Trump administration to loosen crippling sanctions regime...

"With hospitals overrun and Iranian doctors struggling to procure necessary equipment, the U.S. must be part of the solution rather than part of the problem."

To help stem coronavirus, lift sanctions on Iran

What coronavirus is providing, however, is a unique opportunity to look specifically at how the intentional damage caused to one country’s healthcare system can make it harder for the entire world to address a pandemic.

Civil war in Iraq? Is Dubai safe? Or World War 3:...

Iran will never even try to indulge in a one-on-one war with the United States.

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Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

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What’s really at stake in a politically charged Supreme Court case on elections

Moore v. Harper could transform the law—but not in the way that many pundits, or even politicians, anticipate.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

‘Love wins again’: Senate passes bill to protect same-sex and interracial marriage

"Today we celebrate this win, tomorrow we continue to fight for the justice and equity that every American deserves."

175 nations start negotiations for legally binding international treaty on plastic pollution

Negotiators from 175 nations will create a team of scientists to address the plastic pollution crisis worldwide.