Spotlight on Iran (Week of September 4-11, 2012)

September 2012 - Shahrivar 1391
Week of September 4-11, 2012
editor : Dr. Raz Zimmt
  • President’s interview provokes sharp criticism and spurs speculations on his political intentions
  • “A colony run by Britain”: Iranian reactions to Canada’s decision to cut off ties with Tehran
  • Fiction or fact? Online release of Iranian novel reignites media frenzy
  • Rial continues losing ground against dollar and euro
  • Central Bank: significant increase in informal economy in Iran
  • Tehranhosts its first-ever Startup Weekend, an event dedicated to encouraging technological entrepreneurship

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