Iran Unfiltered

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  • Iran Reacts to Bolton’s Ouster & the Blue Girl’s Death September 13, 2019
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    In this week’s Iran Unfiltered, Sina Toossi covers the latest developments in Iran and the region as Iran warns against a US-led Persian Gulf coalition in the week of August 5th.
  • Iranian Officials Stress They Won’t Negotiate with Trump September 1, 2019
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    In this week’s Iran Unfiltered, Sina Toossi covers the latest developments in Iran and the region as Iran warns against a US-led Persian Gulf coalition in the week of August 5th.
  • Rouhani & IRGC Differ on Negotiations August 16, 2019
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    In this week’s Iran Unfiltered, Sina Toossi covers the latest developments with Rouhani stressing support for negotiations, the IRGC Chief describing negotiations as “Destroyed Logic,” Iran shuttering “Nature Schools,” the arrest of a dual British-Iranian academic, the arrest of members of the Baha’i Faith, and Khamenei meeting Houthi Representatives.
  • Iran Warns Against U.S.-Led Persian Gulf Coalition August 10, 2019
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    In this week’s Iran Unfiltered, Sina Toossi covers the latest developments in Iran and the region as Iran warns against a US-led Persian Gulf coalition in the week of August 5th.
  • Iranian Officials React to U.S. Sanctioning Zarif August 3, 2019
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    In this week’s Iran Unfiltered, Sina Toossi covers the latest developments with officials reacting to the U.S. sanctioning Zarif, the long prison sentences given to three anti-compulsory Hijab activists, Rouhani’s defense of the JCPOA and saying a new agreement with Europe possible, and the appointment of the new INSTEX chief. ...
  • Iranian Officials Say Tanker Crisis Can Be Diplomatically Resolved July 25, 2019
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    In this week’s Iran Unfiltered, Sina Toossi covers the latest developments with the British tanker seizure, the alleged arrest of 17 U.S. spies, and the next meeting of the JCPOA Joint Commission.
  • 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.