Monthly Archives: October 2013

Solidarity with the Iranian working class

The political landscape of the Middle East is an increasingly complicated place.  In this video, Yassamine Mather of Hands Off the People of Iran looks at the conflicting interests that have driven the United States and Iranian governments to seek … Continue reading

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Iran: Step up solidarity


After weeks of speculation about Iran-US relations and the Islamic Republic’s nuclear programme, Iran’s foreign minister and his deputy finally made their initial proposals clear on October 15-16 in closed talks with the ‘P5+1’ countries in Geneva. Those proposals will … Continue reading

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Telephone diplomacy riles Israeli hawks and Iranian conservatives

Supporters of moderate cleric Hassan Rohani hold a picture of him as they celebrate his victory in Iran

Last week’s phone conversation between the presidents of the United States and Iran, the first direct talks between the two heads of state in more than 30 years, has been the cause of major controversy amongst conservatives both in the … Continue reading

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