Iran’s internal disputes bubble just below the surface

Ruthless political disputes occasionally flare up in Iran, indicating not just a lack of consensus over vital issues affecting the country’s internal and external policies, but also the means of ending such disagreements, which are often brutal and biased.

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Iranian teachers ordered to identify Baha’i students in effort to convert them

Iranian officials have reportedly ordered teachers to identify children belonging to the Baha’i minority in order to convert them to Islam.

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Iran arrested French tourist nine months ago says his lawyer

Iran has detained a French tourist for nine months and his lawyers have been denied access to him, one of the lawyers, Saeid Dehghan, told Reuters on Wednesday.

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Rouhani says that Iran is committed to the nuclear agreement

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said during a cabinet meeting on Wednesday that the nuclear agreement was “alive” despite backing away from the deal.

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