Iran

Saudi: A Regime Declining?

This year I assisted my friend and college, documentary producer Murtaza Jaffer, in the creation of a new Ahlulbayt TV documentary titled “Saudi: A Regime Declining?” which asked a number of experts what the future could look like for a country under huge pressure from low oil prices, international condemnation of human rights abuses, and […]

Iran warns off American U2 spy plane: Commander

Iran warns off American U2 spy plane: Commander

  The file photo shows an American U2 spy plane in flight. A senior Iranian commander says the country’s air defense forces have warned off an American U2 spy plane trying to fly over Iran’s borders. Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili, the commander of the Khatam al-Anbiya Air Defense Base, said on Thursday the forces warned […]

What happened to Saudi Arabia’s Anti-Terror Coalition?

What happened to Saudi Arabia’s Anti-Terror Coalition?

Back in March, I wrote an article which analysed how the well (or not so well) Saudi Arabia’s newly formed “Coalition against Terrorism” was performing.

US – Iran 2017 – Negotiation – infiltration

US – Iran 2017 – Negotiation – infiltration

For years many of those Iranian citizens who were not familiar to politics, believed the Republicans are more dangerous than democrats but as recently Dr. Foad Izadi, the professor of American Studies of Tehran university pointed out in a TV interview that because of the verbal aggressively of neo-cons within the US as well as in the eyes of the so-called international community, that is more practical for democrats to convince both Americans and US allies in order to have an international consensus against Iran.

Washington’s Conundrum in Syria: Russia, Iran and China Team Up

Washington’s Conundrum in Syria: Russia, Iran and China Team Up

China’s recent announcement of an increase of its humanitarian support for the Syrian people and that it would provide additional training to the Syrian forces comes as a “headache for the US,” according to the American media. “As if the multi-party war in Syria weren’t complicated enough, it now appears that the People’s Republic of China has […]

Accusation: Russia’s New Base in Iran to Beat US Satellite Intel Used to Protect ISIS

Accusation: Russia’s New Base in Iran to Beat US Satellite Intel Used to Protect ISIS

Russia decided to use the Hamadan airfield in Iran to prevent terrorists from spying on its strategic aircraft taking part in the Moscow-led counterterrorism operation in Syria, the Vzglyad newspaper asserted. The business daily maintained that spying appears to have become a major issue since some radical groups fighting in Syria have lately succeeded in hiding from incoming Russian airstrikes. […]

Iran wins another legal battle against Israel

Iran wins another legal battle against Israel

Switzerland’s highest court has rejected an appeal by an Israeli company against a verdict to pay Iran money owed over a joint venture set up before the 1979 Islamic Revolution. A pipeline was jointly set up by the deposed regime of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi — Iran’s last monarch — and the Israeli company Eilat-Ashkelon Pipeline Co. […]

Political Competition Increases in Iran

Political Competition Increases in Iran

…from SouthFront A series of leaks and corruption allegations has rocked Iran. Reports revealed, among other things, that civil servants and business executives are being paid as much as $230,000 a month. The revelation has been used by President Hassan Rouhani’s political competitors as new ammunition ahead of next year’s election. In turn, Rouhani adviser […]

Russia and Iran to hold joint war games

Russia and Iran to hold joint war games

Russia and Iran have agreed to hold joint military exercises, the newspaper Izvestia wrote, citing Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu who had earlier met with General Vali Madani, who leads the Iranian delegation at the International War Games 2016 now underway in Russia and Kazakhstan.

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