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Donald Trump is helping Iran's radicals - The Economist

THE ritual chants of “Death to America” had grown fainter in recent years. The feverish crowds had thinned. Some demonstrators seemed to wave Uncle Sam banners less to jeer America than to cheer it. Yet thanks to Donald Trump this year's annual rally ...and more »

Iranians Once Shrugged Off Trump's Bluster. Now They're Worried. - New York Times

TEHRAN — It was supposed to be a regular weekly debate night for a group that meets to discuss movies in a middle-class Tehran neighborhood. But on this particular evening, the 20 or so housewives, intellectuals and students in the group wanted to ...and more »

Iranian Prince to Trump: Be Sensitive in Considering New Immigration Order - Voice of America

The son of Iran's last monarch is appealing to U.S. President Donald Trump to distinguish between the Iranian people and their Islamist rulers as the president considers whether to impose new restrictions on immigration to the United States. In an ...and more »

Iranians Celebrate 1979 Revolution With Rallies, Slam Trump - Voice of America

Millions of Iranians took to the streets around the country Friday to celebrate the 38th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. In Tehran, the capital, hundreds of thousands of demonstrators shouted traditional slogans and carried posters slamming ...and more »

Trump and Iran: Scenarios of escalation -

Iran and the new Trump administration have already clashed with potentially disastrous consequences. The extreme vulnerability of the rapport between the two countries following the nuclear deal was on show recently as Iran tested a new long-range ...and more »

Iran after Khamenei -

As the celebrations for the 38th anniversary of the Iranian revolution get under way, the ruling elite in the Islamic Republic faces one of its most existential questions: with the death of former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who would lead the ...and more »

Löfven brings up human rights on Iran visit - The Local Sweden

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven says he discussed human rights with Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani during an official visit to Tehran. Following a meeting with Rouhani, Löfven told reporters that improved trade with Iran would be beneficial ...and more »

Trump's hostility to help keep Iran's Rouhani in office, but at what cost? - Jerusalem Post Israel News

US President Donald Trump's stern approach towards Iran could very possibly be strengthening Rouhani's support base, but it is also challenging the Iranian president on several different fronts. By REUTERS. February 12, 2017 15:03. 4 minute read.and more »

Iran Celebrates Its Revolution, and Thanks Some Americans - New York Times

TEHRAN — Iran marked its national holiday on Friday with nationwide rallies with far less of the usual vitriol for the United States, in what seemed a move calculated to avoid further inciting President Trump. Many observers had expected Iranian ...and more »

Why this Muslim American, who fled Iran in 1979, backs Trump's travel ban - PRI

It was 1979 when Hossein Khorram, then 17, and his family escaped during Iran's Islamic Revolution to find refuge in the United States. The revolution was a sea change for the region. Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, an American ally, was forced out and a ...and more »