Iran Unfiltered

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  • Iranian Officials Deny Losing Drone July 19, 2019
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    In this week’s Iran Unfiltered, Sina Toossi covers Iranian officials denying the loss of a drone, a political prisoner’s letter on prison conditions, and more!
  • Iran Further Reduces Compliance with JCPOA July 12, 2019
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    In this week’s Iran Unfiltered, Sina Toossi covers Iran further reducing JCPOA compliance, a top French diplomat’s visit to Iran, and more.
  • Professors Call for Freedom of Detained Environmentalists June 26, 2019
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    In this week’s Iran Unfiltered, Sina Toossi covers a call from prominent Iranian university professors to free detained environmentalists, outrage over a video of a police beating, reaction to new U.S. sanctions and more.
  • Iran Downs U.S. Drone, Will Breach Nuclear Deal’s Limits June 21, 2019
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    In this week’s Iran Unfiltered, Sina Toossi covers Iran’s shooting down of a U.S drone, new agreements between Iran and Russia, and more.
  • Japanese PM Travels to Tehran Amid Tanker Sabotage June 14, 2019
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    In this week’s Iran Unfiltered, Sina Toossi covers the meeting between President Rouhani and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Zarif’s reaction to the oil tanker incident in the Gulf of Oman, and more.
  • Iranian Official Claims U.S. Sanctions to be Lifted June 7, 2019
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    In this week’s Iran Unfiltered, Sina Toossi covers the sentencing of Iranian human rights lawyers, President Rouhani’s statement on possible negotiations with the U.S., and more.
  • Students Protest Repression & Sanctions May 31, 2019
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    In this week’s Iran Unfiltered, Sina Toossi covers student protests against government repression and sanctions, a murder controversy involving Tehran’s ex-mayor, and more.
  • Khamenei Distances Himself from the JCPOA May 24, 2019
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    In this week’s Iran Unfiltered, Sina Toossi discusses Ayatollah Khamenei’s attempts to scapegoat blame for the JCPOA, the arrests of several prominent journalists, President Rouhani’s remarks that he needs more authority, and more.
  • Iranian Officials Discount Possibility of War May 17, 2019
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    In this week’s Iran Unfiltered, Sina Toossi discusses demonstrations at Tehran University against compulsory hijab, Iranian officials ruling out war with the U.S., Iran starting to halt full compliance with the nuclear deal, and more.
  • Iran Halts Compliance with Aspects of the JCPOA May 10, 2019
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    In this week’s Iran Unfiltered, Sina Toossi analyzes escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran, Iran’s announcement that it would cease compliance with aspects of the JCPOA, a statement by Iran’s Ambassador to the UN that a diplomatic window remains open, and more.
  • Deputy Foreign Minister Says Iran on Cusp of Leaving JCPOA May 3, 2019
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    In this week’s Iran Unfiltered, Sina Toossi analyzes a statement from Iran’s deputy foreign minister that the country is on the cusp of leaving the JCPOA, escalating tensions with the U.S, the execution of two minors in Iran, and more.
  • Iran Reacts to Termination of U.S. Oil Waivers April 26, 2019
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    In this week’s Iran Unfiltered, research associate Sina Toossi discusses reactions to Trump’s terminations of oil waivers, analyzes texts sent from the Tehran Police Chief to women without hijab, as well as the replacement of the IRGC chief.
  • Iran Reacts to IRGC Terrorist Designation April 19, 2019
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    In this week’s Iran Unfiltered, research associate Sina Toossi discusses reactions in Iran to Trump naming the IRGC a Foreign Terrorist Organization, covers the one-year sentencing of an anti-compulsory Hijab activist, analyzes the impact of the devastating flash floods and the ability of foreign aid & donations to reach the ...
  • Flood Response Highlights Political Feuds April 5, 2019
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    In this week’s Iran Unfiltered, research associate Sina Toossi covers the ongoing impacts of the disastrous floods in Iran, examines the schisms exposed between Rouhani and the IRGC amidst flood relief efforts, and more.
  • Devastating Floods Sweep Large Swathes of Iran March 29, 2019
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    In this week’s Iran Unfiltered, research associate Sina Toossi takes an in-depth look at the widespread floods that have devastated parts of Iran, explores a recent announcement by the AEOI about new “nuclear achievements,” and examines how Iranian media is discussing both Democrats’ and Republicans’ views toward the JCPOA.