The United States has doubled down on its efforts to restrain the role of pro-Iran groups in Iraq through moves such as designating them as terrorist organizations.
Iran predictably dominated the agenda of the talks in Jerusalem today, and the parties each took predictable stances on Tehran’s policies.
Iranian Reformists are getting serious about boycotting the upcoming 2020 parliamentary elections.
David John Lodge was right when he defined a nation as “a group of people who laugh at the same stuff.”
He knows that the chances of conflict avoidance are slim and that he has no chance whatsoever of keeping Israel off the list of Iran's top targets.
EU foreign policy chief Mogherini did little to hide her irritation that the US had abruptly decided to make a show of consulting the Europeans on rising Iran tensions.
Well-informed sources told Al-Monitor that Zarif expressed indignation that his ministry had not been informed of Assad’s visit and at having been left out of Rouhani’s meeting with the Syrian leader.
The campaign calls on Tehran residents to rely on public transportation to get to work on Tuesdays, with the aim of mitigating the city's pollution and combating its complicated traffic jams.
The reimposed US sanctions are unlikely to “crush the Iranian regime’s terrorist financing.” This reality further stands out when considering that the Islamic Republic holds over $100 billion in foreign exchange and is projected to generate tens of billions of dollars in energy exports next year.
Thousands of Iranian students studying abroad are feeling the pain of new foreign exchange policies announced by the Central Bank of Iran in response to...