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INU - On Thursday, Fox News provided some hint of the Iranian reaction to this week’s election of Donald Trump as president of the United States. The report quoted General Mohammad Hossein Bagheri, the overall head of the Iranian armed forces, as calling Trump a “joke” and a person prone to talking nonsense. Although this is only the commentary of one member of the Iranian leadership, it is in keeping with previous statements by such figures as President Hassan Rouhani and Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, who had levied equivalent criticisms on both American presidential candidates before Tuesday’s election.

By INU Staff 

INU - It has previously been reported that Iranian officials, particularly Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, have weighed in on the contentious US presidential election that will be decided at the polls in the coming week. It has also been reported that the Iranian regime apparently also made a policy of using that campaign to promote negative perceptions of the American political process among the Iranian citizenry.

By INU Staff

INU -  In an article by Adelle Nazarian on October 30, 2016 in Breitbart, tens of thousands of Iranians from all across the country, gathered together at the tomb of King Cyrus the Great in Pasargadae on Friday morning, the anniversary of his birthday, to protest the clerical regime’s policies.

By INU Staff

INU - On Wednesday, in an interview that the Iranian President’s Chief of Staff Mohammad Nahavandian had conducted with Iranian state television. In it, he praised President Hassan Rouhani’s recent speech at the United Nations General Assembly in New York and characterized that speech as indicative of the accomplishments of the administration’s policy of foreign outreach.

By INU Staff
INU - 
In an article for Al-Arabiya on September 23, Dr. Majid Rafizadeh, an Iranian-American political scientist and Harvard University scholar, president of the International American Council, who also serves on the board of Harvard International Review at Harvard University, and is a member of the Gulf project at Columbia University, writes about President Hassan Rouhani’s speech at the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, (UNGA 71). 

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INU - 
We should not be so quick to celebrate resuming diplomatic relations with Iran, warns Christopher Booker, a journalist for The Sunday Telegraph.


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