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Farahmand Alipour
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on : Thursday, 24 Oct, 2013

Iran’s Ex-FM on Assad, the US and Israel

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Ebrahim Yazdi served as deputy prime minister and foreign minister of Iran in the short-lived government of Mehdi Bazargan in the immediate aftermath of the 1979 revolution. As such, he found himself close to the center of the storm that followed the capture of the American embassy in Tehran, an event which led to the poisoning of relations between the US and Iran and the downfall of the government of which he was a part. Today, almost 35 years later, Iran faces a...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Monday, 29 Apr, 2013

Europe Poised to Soften on Austerity as Italy Alters Course

Berlin, Bloomberg—Europe may accelerate a shift away from its austerity-first agenda this week as the new Italian government changes course and a German-Spanish investment pact underscores a renewed focus on combating record unemployment. Sunday's swearing in of Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta ends a political deadlock nine weeks after voters rejected the country's budget-cutting course. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, a champion of austerity, was scheduled to travel to ...

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Arash Aramesh
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on : Monday, 8 Apr, 2013

Khamenei Will Not Bend

International sanctions against the regime in Tehran have not been perfect, but they have worked. The government is starved for cash, and based on recent statements made by hig...

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Dr. Amal Al-Hazzani
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on : Thursday, 7 Feb, 2013

Know Your Enemy

I would like to thank those who showered me with a torrent of angry correspondence about my previous article on Israel, who accused me of calling for a normalization of relations, ...

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