Even amid a negligent and botched response to the coronavirus pandemic, Tehran’s leaders are investing precious resources to further their nuclear program.
By holding controlled elections, the Islamic republic of Iran puts up a facade of democracy, while people have little choice or chance to have meaningful impact on the way the country is run.
By tightly controlling Iran's parliamentary elections, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei wants to tighten his control, signalling more repression to come.
The February plenary of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is underway in Paris. The outcome of this meeting could prove pivotal for Iran.
The West has to keep an eye on the likelihood that Iran would use its extraterritorial network to launch attacks as revenge for the killing of Qassem Soleimani.
The most important theme in Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s sermon on Friday was “the people”. Iran’s Supreme Leader talked about “the people” in four different parts of his rare sermon.
Qassem Soleimani's targeted killing by the U.S. was a measure of deterrence against Iran and so far it has worked.
The targeted killing of Qassem Soleimani presents Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei with perhaps the biggest test of his career. How will he respond?
Opinion by piece by Merhzad Boroujerdi about the possibility of wider conflict in the middle east after the killing of Qasem Soleimani.
Op-ed by Behnam Ben Taleblu and Saeed Ghasseminejad on the current situation in Iran and what can be done.
The United Nations human rights bodies must demand more accountability from Iran for its consistent violations of international rights standards.
In this personal recollection of the day the US embassy in Tehran was seized, the author asks, when is this grudge and demonization going to end.