Changiz M. Varzi

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani talks to journalists after he registered for February's election of the Assembly of Experts, the clerical body that chooses the supreme leader, at the Interior Ministry in Tehran, Iran, Dec. 21, 2015. (photo by REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi)

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Iranians welcome Rouhani's 'nuclear response' to US efforts to extend sanctions

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016 | Changiz M. Varzi, Contributor

Iran's divided factions jointly welcome President Hassan Rouhani’s order for work to begin on designing and manufacturing nuclear engines.

Fighting in Aleppo makes headlines in Tehran

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016 | Changiz M. Varzi, Contributor

Conservative news outlets in Iran celebrate victories of the Syrian army in Aleppo.

Why do Iran's conservatives oppose deals with Boeing, Hyundai?

Monday, Dec. 12, 2016 | Changiz M. Varzi, Contributor

Iranian conservatives denounce the billion-dollar deals with Boeing and South Korea’s Hyundai to modernize Iran’s air and shipping fleets after years of sanctions.

Iran's Cabinet votes to change national currency

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 | Changiz M. Varzi, Contributor

Decades after the first plan to slash zeros from the Iranian rial, President Hassan Rouhani’s Cabinet has sent a bill to parliament to make changes to the country's currency.

Iranian top brass meet to discuss response to US sanctions

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016 | Changiz M. Varzi, Contributor

The Iranian state body tasked with monitoring the implementation of the nuclear deal convenes in response to the US Congress’ extension of the Iran Sanctions Act.

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