Iran

Why Iran could be approaching hyperinflation in coming years

Navid Kalhor | Economy and trade | Aug 9, 2020
al-monitor A mask-clad Iranian woman shopper walks on a street in the capital, Tehran, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, on July 19, 2020. Economists worry that a large rise in the number of Iranian rials in circulation could cause galloping inflation in the country. Photo by ATTA KENARE/AFP via Getty Images.

Google closes YouTube accounts linked to Iranian government

Facebook took similar actions against apparent Iranian misinformation.

Al-Monitor Staff | Social Media | Aug 7, 2020
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Moscow boosts ties with Tehran as US-Iran tensions escalate

While Iran and Russia are trying to limit US influence in the Middle East, the United States lacks the leverage to counter China’s and Russia’s growing influence in the region.

Daniel Hoffman | Russian influence | Aug 6, 2020
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IRGC says Iran to ‘mobilize’ to help Lebanon after blast

Iranian officials and media have offered condolences after the explosion that rocked Beirut.

Al-Monitor Staff | Beirut explosion | Aug 6, 2020
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US top diplomat for Iran Brian Hook steps down

Hook was a key figure in the Trump administration's pressure campaign against Iran.

Al-Monitor Staff | Iran Deal | Aug 6, 2020
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