Iran

Politics & Governance

As Iran Coronavirus Deaths Rise, Rouhani Hits Back at Criticism

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has hit back at criticism over the country’s response to the coronavirus...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

U.S. Must Lift Sanctions and Help Iran Fight the Coronavirus

As coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads around the world, Iran is still one of the largest outbreaks...

Politics & Governance

Coronavirus: Iran Records Jump of 1,000 New Cases as 63 Die in 24-hours

Iran has now recorded around 9,000 coronavirus cases in the country, nearly a thousand more cases in...

Defense & Security

UN Nuclear Watchdog Finds Iran has Nearly Tripled Its Uranium Stockpile

Iran has nearly tripled its stockpile of low enriched uranium since November, indicating a significant jump in...

Economy & Innovation

Unemployment Crisis in Iraq and Iran: A Chronic Dilemma for State and Society

Looking at pictures and video footage of last year’s protests in Iran and Iraq, one...

الولايات المتحدة وإيران: 41 عاماً من التأرجح بين الانخراط والمواجهة

  منذ اللحظة الأولى لتأسيس الجمهورية الإسلامية قبل 41 عاماً ، كانت العلاقات بين الولايات...

Politics & Governance

Iranian Hardliners Consolidate Power in Parliamentary Takeover

Iranian hardliners swept the majority of seats in last Friday’s parliamentary elections, building a strong...

Politics & Governance

Nineteen Dead, 139 Infected with Coronavirus in Iran – Health Ministry

Nineteen people have died and 139 people have been infected by coronavirus in Iran, health...

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...