Russia Vetoes U.N. Resolution to Pressure Iran Over Yemen Missiles

Russia blocked a resolution at the United Nations Security Council on Monday that would have pressured Iran over the illegal use of Iranian-made missiles by…

Anti-Government Protests Now Look Like an Opportunity for Iran’s President

When Iran’s worst unrest in years broke out in December, the country’s president, Hassan Rouhani, saw a rare chance to push for reform. Rouhani had…

Five Security Officers in Iran Killed in Clashes with Dervishes

Three Iranian police officers and two paramilitary troops were killed overnight during clashes with members of a Sufi Islam order in Tehran, Iranian news outlets…

Interview with Mohammad Javad Zarif

What was the meaning of the Iranian revolution of 1979? I guess different people have different impressions of the revolution, but I believe that it…

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 In the Region: Egypt, Iran and the GCC

Oman rejected the Arab consensus and considered the agreement one…

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…