News & Analysis (7/1/18)

Arabs need someone to reform society rather than religion, “who uses the popular legitimacy and the authority of religion to promote social and political change” more “Martin Luther King Jr. more than a Martin Luther”:

First Palestinian protest will be held on Monday in Ramallah against the unveiled peace plan of President Trump in the Middle East:

“[A]nger is fueled by the Iranian rial plunging to 90,000 to the dollar — double the government rate of 42,000 — as people watch their savings dwindle and shopkeepers hold onto some goods, uncertain of their true value”:

“Iranian crude oil will be offered on the bourse and the private sector can export it in a transparent way” — First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri …

… while Afghanis will have economic opportunities as an unintended consequence of Trump’s policy…

… and “India needs Iran for keeping it connected to Central Asia and Russia”:

“…six U.S. presidents before him (Trump) tried this and had to give up,” Khamenei ..,

“…$2-3 million dollars cross the porous borders of the western provinces of Herat, Farah and Nimruz into Iran every day. …A shortage of dollars hurts importers and inconveniences Iranians who travel, study or do business abroad” …

… Iran says that the ban by the U.S. on exporting crude oil will have adverse effect:

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