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Why did protests erupt in Iran?

In the 2013 elections, people elected Hassan Rouhani, a moderate cleric who promised international normalisation and economic prosperity, but not hardcore reform or liberalisation.

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Betting on the wrong horse? US and Iranian hardliners spin anti-government protests

Trump tweeted that the “Iranian govt should respect their people's rights, including right to express themselves. The world is watching!”

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Chess Tournament puts Sports Governance and Saudi Change under the Microscope

Saudi Arabia joined the likes of Qatar and the United Arab Emirates in using sports to polish its troubled international image.

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International Bodies Fail to Understand the Middle East Crisis

Ardent discussions and symbolic votes that demonstrate support for international law and the justified Palestinian cause are meritorious.

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The Jerusalem Votes at the UN

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What struck me as the most significant dimension of the Jerusalem votes in the Security Council and General Assembly has been oddly overlooked by most commentary in the media. The public discourse has, of course, been correct to identify the isolation of the United States with respect to the rest of the world as well as regarding the majority position as a defiant rejection of Trump’s leadership and bullying tactics.

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