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,…

Iran Bans Teaching English in Primary Schools

Iran has banned English from being taught in primary schools after the country’s Supreme Leader said learning the language in the early years paved the way…

U.N. Security Council Meets to Discuss Iran, And the U.S. Requested Support for Anti-Government Protesters

The U.N. Security Council is planning an emergency meeting about Iran on Friday, after the U.S. asked the world body to show support for Iran’s…

What’s Driving the Protests in Iran?

Iran’s anti-government protests are a result of deep-rooted structural issues that have existed for decades, analysts say. Years of social and economic inequality have pushed tens of…

Iran Protests and Death Toll Grow as Tension Rises

Anti-government protests in Iran flared on more fronts Tuesday with clashes that left at least nine people dead, state media reported, as leaders in Tehran…

How Trump Could Kill the Iran Nuclear Deal in January

President Donald Trump allowed the Iran nuclear deal to survive through 2017, but the new year will offer him another chance to blow up the…

Iranian President Says Trump Cannot Cause Collapse of Nuclear Deal

“The nuclear deal will not collapse… Those who hope that Trump will cause its collapse, are wrong,” Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a speech…

Gulf Countries and Iranian Expansion

It seems clear that our region is entering a new phase of Iranian expansion. President Donald Trump succinctly described…

Guterres Said Iran may have Passed Ballistic Missiles to Yemen’s Houthis

UN Secretary- general Antonio Guterres said in a report to the security council that the United Nations was investigating Iran’s possible transfer of ballistic missiles…