Author: Mohammad Hashemi

Mohammad Hashemi

Mohammad Hashemi is a journalist, researcher and media consultant based in Tehran. Formerly he was the chief editor and producer at PressTV website, the Iranian state-owned English news, and documentary network (2015-2019). He was also a political editor at the Financial Tribune (2014-2015) and the Tehran Times (2010-2014). Hashemi is an alumnus of the ‘Heinz- Kühn Foundation’ in North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany. His work and commentary have been featured in Al Jazeera, Inside Arabia, the Middle East Eye, The Wire as well as Iranian media outlets, among others.


“Dust Diplomacy” and Climate Change May Bring Gulf States Toget...


The Middle East in recent years has seen an unprecedented number of sand and dust...


Iran’s Drone Diplomacy: Enhancing Tehran’s Regional Competitiveness

Defense & Security

In mid-May, flanked by high-ranking officers of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Maj. Gen....


Larijani vs. Rouhani: Who Will Lead the Iranian Moderates?

Politics & Governance

 The victory of regime-faithful cleric Ebrahim Raisi in Iran’s 2021 presidential elections— a victory all...


Russia’s Double Game in the JCPOA Negotiations


Iran has long sought to reduce the impact of American economic sanctions by pursuing increased...


Negotiating With the Taliban: Iran’s No-Win Choice in Afghanistan


As Taliban forces captured Afghanistan’s northwestern city of Mazar-i Sharif in August 1998, armed insurgents...


Can “Soccer Diplomacy” Mend Fences Between Iran and Saudi Arabia?


Sport as a tool for international cooperation dates from the 1970s, when American and Chinese...

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