Iran

U.S. – Gulf Policy

U.S. and Iran: 41 Years of Swinging between Engagement and Confrontation

Introduction Since the moment of the Islamic Republic’s inception 41 years ago, U.S. – Iran...

Politics & Governance

Iranians Vote to Elect New Parliament Amid Uncertainty

Iranians are voting in their country’s eleventh parliamentary election, seen as a test for the...

Politics & Governance

Iran’s Election Gatekeepers Keep Democracy Futile

Now that the maelstrom following the killing of General Qasem Soleimani appears to have subsided,...

Politics & Governance

Khamenei Says Voting in Iran’s Election ‘A Religious Duty’

Voting in a parliamentary election this week is “a religious duty” for Iranians, Supreme Leader...

Defense & Security

Iranian ‘Victory’ Satellite Fails to Reach Orbit

Iran unveiled a new short-range missile called Thunder on Sunday and launched a satellite named...

Defense & Security

Rouhani: Iran Enriching More Uranium than Before 2015 Deal

Iran is enriching more uranium than it did before it agreed to the landmark nuclear...

Defense & Security

Iran’s ‘Unforgivable Mistake’ Downing Jet Elicits Furor At Home And Abroad

Less than a day after Iran finally acknowledged that its armed forces unintentionally brought down a Ukrainian...

Defense & Security

US Knew Iranian Missiles were Coming Ahead of Strike on Iraq Bases Housing American Troops

U.S. officials had advance warning of Iran’s missile assault that damaged two Iraqi bases housing U.S....

Economy & Innovation

When Clean Air Becomes A Luxury: The Case of Air Pollution and Climate Change in Iran

The impact of pollution and climate change on the lives of ordinary Iranians has been...

Defense & Security

Iran’s Foreign Minister: U.S. Strike On Soleimani An Act Of Terrorism And War

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tells NPR that the U.S. “will pay” for a...

Defense & Security

Iran Pulling Out of JCPOA Commitment after U.S. Strike that Killed Soleimani

Iran said Sunday that it was ending its commitment to limit enrichment of uranium as...

Defense & Security

مقتل سليماني: هل ذهبت الولايات المتحدة إلى خط اللاعودة؟

  أدت غارة صاروخية أمريكية إلى مقتل قائد فيلق القدس في الحرس الثوري الإيراني قاسم...