Iran

Spotlight on Iran (Week of August 5-12, 2010)

Struggles for power in Iran’s upper echelons: chief of judiciary also strongly criticizes President Ahmadinejad
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Iran expressed support of the Lebanese government’s firm stance over the incident between the Lebanese army and the IDF on August 3.

Iran emphasized the role of Hezbollah and Hamas as the “defense lines” of the Islamic revolution, avoiding rhetoric that may encourage Hezbollah to react and lead to escalation.
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Spotlight on Iran (Week of July 29-August 5, 2010)

Increasing concern over impact of escalating sanctions against Iran
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Spotlight on Iran (Week of July 22-29, 2010)

Iran issues threats and plays down likelihood of attack as calls for military action step up
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Spotlight on Iran (Week of July 15-22, 2010)

Less than one month after execution of Jundollah leader: another terrorist attack in Sistan and Baluchistan Province capital
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Spotlight on Iran (Week of July 8-15, 2010)

Opposition leaders step up criticism of government policy following resolution on sanctions against Iran
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