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Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 | Barbara Slavin, Washington Correspondent
A powerful and pragmatic political figure both before and long after his term as Iranian president, Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has died of a heart attack at age 82, leaving the task of safeguarding the nuclear agreement and outreach to Washington to President Hassan Rouhani and others he groomed over the years.
Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 | Barbara Slavin, Washington Correspondent
Assistant Treasury Secretary Daniel Glaser says there has been substantial progress reducing funds amassed by the Islamic State, but warns that IS could seek external financing if it loses its "caliphate" in Iraq and Syria.
Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 | Barbara Slavin, Washington Correspondent
Iran's Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Ali Tayebnia tells Al-Monitor that Iran is boosting non-oil exports, unifying its exchange rate and increasing the independence of its Central Bank and that remaining US sanctions are the main impediment to Iranian-American investment.
Thursday, Sep. 22, 2016 | Barbara Slavin, Washington Correspondent
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