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Outcry in Iran
Jess Diez
Managing Editor & Research Associate, Middle East Policy Council

Mass demonstrations have erupted in almost every major city in Iran since the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who was arrested on September 13 by Iran’s morality police for allegedly violating the regime

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Middle East Interest in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization
Jess Diez
Managing Editor & Research Associate, Middle East Policy Council

On Wednesday, September 14, Iran signed a formal memorandum, expressing commitment to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a diplomatic and economic organization consisting of

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