Zarif: Israel ‘will see the response’ if They Act Against Iran

Iran’s foreign minister told NBC News that the recent shooting down of an Israeli fighter jet had destroyed the “myth of invincibility” that surrounded Israel’s…

In Iran, Environmentalists Now Seen as Spies

The increasingly bitter feud between Iran’s president and hard-line commanders and clerics exploded into the open over the weekend with the arrest of a top…

New Dynamics: Egypt, Iran and the GCC

Last week Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi visited the Sultanate of Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This visit, which was the first for…

Actress: Iranian Women are Breaking their Silence and Deserve Our Support

The bravery of the women recently protesting in Iran stiffened my resolve to participate in the 2018 Women’s March in Los Angeles. As a decadelong advocate for…

Iran Publishes Report Saying 49% of Iranians Against Compulsory Veil

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has waded into a highly charged debate over the country’s mandatory hijab law, abruptly releasing a three-year-old report suggesting that nearly…

Iranian hijab protester: Where is she?

A woman who became the face of protests in Iran last December is the subject of a new social media campaign in the country. Images of…

We Should Listen Closely To Iran

As the world continues to debate the recent Iranian outburst of protests, its “lack of leadership” as they claim, and the road ahead, there is…

Iran May Try to Loosen Revolutionary Guard’s Grip on Economy

Iran’s supreme leader has ordered the Revolutionary Guard to loosen its hold on the economy, the country’s defense minister says, raising the possibility that the…

Trump Didn’t Scrap the Iran Deal. But He Did the Next Worst Thing

President Trump’s advisers barely prevailed on him not to scrap the nuclear agreement with Iran last week, staving off for 120 days a self-inflicted foreign policy disaster. But…

Iran Threatens ‘Severe’ Response to US Sanctions Against Judiciary Chief

Iran slammed US President Donald Trump’s decision to target the head of its judiciary with sanctions, saying the move warrants a “severe” response. Trump on Friday avoided…

The important factor in the recent protests

Recent protests in numerous Iranian cities and towns caught the world by surprise, and embarrassed Iran’s government and ruling political establishment. But the expectation that…

Iran Protests End but Regime Faces Race against time

Iran’s most significant protests in almost a decade may have calmed, but anger that fueled the nationwide demonstrations lingers and could erupt again at any time,…