4 articles tagged "Iranian politics"
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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards free 10 US seamen after Washington apologizes
DEBKAfile Special Report January 13, 2016

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Wednesday, Jan. 13, released 10 US sailors, 9 men and a woman, who were seized a day earlier with their two patrol boats and held for interrogation as suspected spies. An IRGC statement read out on Iranian state TV said the sailors had been released back into international waters after the US had apologized and clarified the incursion was unintentional. The boats were sized shortly before sanctions were due to be lifted Friday, Jan. 15.

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French President Francois Holland on state visit to Israel
Nuclear deal may sink in Geneva between hardline pressures in Tehran and tough Franco-Israel demands
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 18, 2013

Washington and Moscow may sound upbeat about the prospects of a signed interim deal at the next round of nuclear negotiations between Iran and the six powers in Geneva Wednesday, Nov. 20. However, according to debkafile’s intelligence and Iranian sources,  the way ahead is still bristling with mines, more so even than the first round. Iran’s Hassan Rouhani and Javad Zarif fear retribution at home for yielding, while France and Israel toughen demands. Binyamin Netanyahu reiterates that a “bad deal” won’t bind Israel and brandishes Israel’s military option.

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Hashem Rafsanjani
The Radicals: No Iranian-US Reconciliation on the Wings of a Nuclear Accord
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 17, 2013

Iranian radicals fight tooth and nail against using a potential nuclear accord as the vehicle for rapprochement with Big Satan America.

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How long will Ahmadinejad survive?
Ahmadinejad in suicidal anti-corruption drive against Khamenei’s establishment
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 2, 2013

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said in a speech Wednesday, Jan. 2, “The country’s economy should not be controlled by 3,000 or 10,000 people.” Seventy-six million Iranians still don’t benefit from the country’s oil revenues, "only an elite minotiry."  debkafile:  The president’s new role of social crusader has sent his relations and friends rushing for the exits, selling property and packing their bags. They know his fate and their own hangs by a thread in a country where car accidents are a common feature of political life.

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