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How Europe is responding to death of Iran's president
Europe

How Europe is responding to death of Iran's president

Some members of the European parliament want to take a hard line but EU leaders need to focus on the bloc's interests

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Middle East

Protests, drones send Iran’s economic recovery in spiral

But the situation is complicated, and the West’s next move could make it much worse for ordinary Iranians

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Middle East

Iranian regime's allergy to reform breeds violence for change

Protesters reacting to the death of Mahsa Amini are already calling for the overthrow of the government.

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Middle East

Is the old nuke deal with Iran already dead?

Unfortunately too much time has passed and there may be no compelling reason for either side to return to talks.

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Middle East

Iran’s hardliners pursue a complex resistance strategy

President Raisi's need to alleviate his people's economic suffering will serve as impetus for both a JCPOA return and regional diplomacy.

Iran wants entry into China-led Shanghai Cooperation Organization
Middle East

Iran wants entry into China-led Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Tehran thinks membership would help deflect US sanctions and get the beat on rival Gulf states now looking East.