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I was diagnosed with cancer during the pandemic and can’t stop thinking about sanctions against Iran
Thursday, January 14, 2021

Sahil Shah
Around a month ago, a television producer informed me that Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh had been assassinated and asked to have me on their program to discuss it. As someone who has been working on issues related to the Iranian nuclear program for the last few years, my anxiety naturally shot through the roof. There was no question that this would cause the risk for conflict in the region — even by way of miscommunication or miscalculation — to dramatically increase.

A New Structure for Security, Peace, and Cooperation in the Persian Gulf
Wednesday, December 30, 2020

The book tries to explore the possibilities of diplomatic resolutions to the existing conflicts between Iran and Saudi Arabia and offer a roadmap to achieving sustainable diplomatic relations.

Whenever JCPOA parties fulfill their obligations, we will too. US left the deal with one signature, it can return with another
Friday, December 11, 2020

The President called the 1400 budget bill a strategic one and enumerated the important messages of this budget, emphasising that the basis of this budget is the announcement of better economic conditions for the next year 1400 in the Iranian calendar.

Experts urge swift return to Iran nuclear deal
Monday, January 11, 2021

A group of more than 50 international relations and Middle East experts have signed onto a letter urging President-elect Joe Biden to swiftly return to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.

Recent US developments show how a populist can tarnish the image of his country
Sunday, January 10, 2021

The President called the recent developments in the United States a sign of the weakness and baselessness of the Western democracy and stressed, "These developments showed that despite the progress of science and technology in these countries, how much populism has ground and how a populist can tarnish the reputation of his country in 4 years".

UN Special Rapporteur: US Assassination of Gen. Soleimani A Nail in Coffin of Int’l Law
Saturday, January 9, 2021

Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, wrote in a series of tweets on Sunday that while the reckless attack did not lead to an international war, many paid the highest price and many continue to risk the same in the aftermath.

Israel has sought to instigate an unwanted war between the US and Iran
Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Elijah J. Magnier

Israel forced Trump’s hand to stay in Syria, to give Jerusalem to Israel, to pressure the Emirates, Bahrein, Sudan and Morocco to normalise relations with Israel and to offer Israel the occupied Syrian Golan Heights. The US will bear the consequences, not only of having reinforced Iran’s position in the Middle East and confirming it as a powerful regional player but by sooner or later having to leave Iraq completely.

Happy New Year 2021
Friday, January 1, 2021

The beginning of a year is associated with all things new. It is when you leave behind your previous year’s troubles and challenges, and embrace the new energy of the very first day of the year.

General Soleimani’s military acumen in fighting terrorists was ‘unmatched’, says American professor
Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Reza Javid
Nader Entessar, a professor emeritus of political science from the University of South Alabama, praises General Qassem Soleimani’s shrewdness in devising asymmetrical “warfare strategies” against terrorists, calling his abilities “unmatched”.


Battered by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Finds a Lifeline in Domestic Economy
Sunday, December 27, 2020

Swaths of the Iranian economy are retooling in response to more than two years of U.S. sanctions, finding pockets of resilience in the country's large domestic economy.