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17th January 2018 – Alhurra

Alyoum

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD's Behnam Ben Taleblu joins Alhurra to discuss the current administration's developments in the Gulf States. more...

17th January 2018 – Newsy

What We Can Learn From Listening To Iran’s Protest Slogans

Behnam Ben Taleblu

In just a few weeks, protests have swept across Iran. Some in the streets chant death to the country's president and, perhaps more surprisingly, to its supreme leader. The words are important. Listen, and they reveal what the protests are about and what the people want. So we scoured dozens of videos from the protests' first three days to translate and analyze those chants — to see to what the words reveal. more...

16th January 2018 – Newsy

Newsy

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD's Behnam Ben Taleblu joins Newsy to discuss the Iranian protests and the significance of such protests. more...

15th January 2018 – WMAL

Mornings on the Mall

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD's Behnam Ben Taleblu joins WMAL to discuss the Iran nuclear deal. more...

13th January 2018 – CTV News

CTV News Channel

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD's Behnam Ben Taleblu joins CTV to discuss the Iran nuclear deal. more...

12th January 2018 – FDD Policy Brief

U.S. Designates Iranian Chief Justice

Annie Fixler , Behnam Ben Taleblu

The U.S. Treasury Department designated Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani today under non-nuclear authorities for his role in the human rights violations in Iran. As Iran’s chief justice and head of the judicial branch since August 2009, Larijani has for nearly a decade overseen the Islamic Republic’s judicial apparatus, a central component of the regime’s repression of the Iranian people. more...

12th January 2018 – Quoted by Carol Morello and Anne Gearan - The Washington Post

Trump warns he will withdraw U.S. from Iran nuclear deal if fixes not made

Behnam Ben Taleblu

President Trump on Friday kept alive the Iran nuclear deal he detests by waiving sanctions for the third time, but he said he will not grant another reprieve unless the agreement is amended to permanently block a potential pathway for Iran to build nuclear weapons. more...

12th January 2018 – BBC

BBC

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FDD's Behnam Ben Taleblu joins BBC to discuss the Iran nuclear deal. more...

12th January 2018 – Voice of America

Voice of America Persia

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD's Behnam Ben Taleblu joins VOA Persia to discuss the Iran nuclear deal. more...

11th January 2018 – BBC News

BBC World News

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD's Behnam Ben Taleblu joins BBC to discuss the Iran nuclear deal. more...

11th January 2018 – Alarabiya

Alarabiya

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD's Behnam Ben Taleblu joins Alarabiya to discuss Iran sanctions. more...

11th January 2018 – Alhurra

AlHadath

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD's Behnam Ben Taleblu joins Alhurra to discuss the Iran protests and demonstrations. more...

11th January 2018 – Quoted by Elise Knutsen - Arab News

Europe sees ‘no alternative’ to Iran nuclear deal as Trump decision looms

Behnam Ben Taleblu

European leaders vowed to stand by the Iran nuclear deal on Thursday as US President Donald Trump weighs bringing back sanctions against Tehran. more...

11th January 2018 – Quoted by Cherry Mae - The Media Express

Recent Iranian Protests Reveal Weakness of the Mullahs’ Regime

Behnam Ben Taleblu

As 2017 drew to a close, the discontent of the #Iranian people boiled over in mass protests throughout the country. Over 130 cities had protests, with many Iranians from rural areas demonstrating their displeasure with the #regime. more...

11th January 2018 – Quoted by Zeeshan Aleem - Vox

Trump could kill the Iran nuclear deal on Friday — but he probably won’t

Behnam Ben Taleblu

President Trump had his best chance to kill the Iran nuclear deal that he’s been attacking for nearly two years — and it looks like he’s going to let it live. more...

11th January 2018 – Quoted by Rich Edson - Fox News

New deadlines nearing as Trump, Congress ponder fate of Iran deal

Behnam Ben Taleblu

President Trump can withdraw the United States from the Iran nuclear agreement over the next week, though sources close to the process say he'll likely keep the U.S. in the deal for now, essentially holding together an agreement he says he loathes. more...

10th January 2018 – Sky News Arabia

Sky News Arabia

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD's Behnam Ben Taleblu joins Sky News Arabia to discuss the Iran nuclear deal. more...

10th January 2018 – Alhurra

Alyoum

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD's Behnam Ben Taleblu joined Alhurra to discuss the recent protests in Iran. more...

10th January 2018 – Fox News

Special Report with Brett Baier

Behnam Ben Taleblu

FDD's Behnam Ben Taleblu joins Brett Baier to discuss the Iran nuclear deal. more...

10th January 2018 – Quoted by Nick Ashdown - Ahval News

What is behind Erdoğan’s strong support for Tehran?

Behnam Ben Taleblu

As the largest anti-government protests in Iran in nearly a decade wind down, its neighbour Turkey has voiced support for the Iranian government. more...