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The end of 'Death to America'?

Iranian media outlets have largely supported the nuclear deal between Iran and the UN Security Council, with one writer suggesting it is such a turning point in relations with the West that the chant "Death to America" will soon end.
Iranian women walk past a satirical mural of the Statue of Liberty on the wall of former U.S. embassy in Tehran, Iran April 16, 2006. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl - RTR1CJLR
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As Iranian online newspapers began publishing their reactions to the nuclear deal late on the afternoon of July 14, Iranians began pouring into the streets for spontaneous celebrations over a deal that many hope will bring economic improvement and end their international isolation. Most Reformist media outlets welcomed the deal and the promises they hope it brings along with it. Conservative and hard-line media organizations expressed skepticism, though their reaction was much tamer than could have been predicted, based in their previous ones.

Reformist Ghanoun newspaper’s top headline read, “The siege on Iran has broken.” Its entire front page was dedicated to coverage of and responses to the nuclear deal. Iranian analyst and Tehran University professor Sadegh Zibakalam wrote an article headlined, “The beginning of the end of Death to America.”

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