Sunday, May 19, 2024

ANALYSIS: Why the Potential for Another Donald Trump Presidency Is Making Iran Very Nervous

SOURCE: THE CONVERSATION By Amin Naeni : PhD candidate at Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University There’s been much talk in recent months about what a possible second Donald Trump presidency in the...

How Iran’s New Local Headscarf Crackdowns Blend With Looming Wars Abroad

KAYHAN-LONDON ENGLISH EDITION • WORLDCRUNCH The Islamic Republic of Iran has resumed its drive to enforce requirements of women wearing the hijab, after a lull for the Persian new year holidays that coincided with a threat of a major...

ANALYSIS: Netanyahu Faces Blame for ‘Harmless Attack’ on Islamic Republic

By Kayhan Life Staff Reports suggest that following the Israeli air strike on Isfahan’s defense facilities in central Iran on April 19, the authorities of the Islamic Republic were expecting a second wave of attacks....

ANALYSIS: Oil Traders Sanguine About Risks From Israel-Iran Conflict

By John Kemp LONDON, April 18 (Reuters) - Petroleum prices have fallen following Iran's missile and drone assault on Israel, confounding expectations that the escalation of the shadow war would cause them to rise. Like major industrial accidents, extreme...

ANALYSIS: Iran and Israel Are On the Brink of An All-Out Military Conflict

      By Ahmad Rafat In the aftermath of the large-scale drone and missile attack launched by the Islamic Republic on Israel on April 13 and 14, there are heightened concerns about the possibility of a full-blown...

ANALYSIS: ISIS Khorasan Poses A Real Danger to Global Security

By Ahmad Rafat The Islamic State-Khorasan Province (IS-KP), also known as ISIS Khorasan or ISIS-K, has made global headlines since the terrorist attack on the concert hall in Krasnogorsk, near Moscow, which killed 143 people...

ANALYSIS – Many Iranian Options to Retaliate Against Israel, but All Carry Risk

By Idrees Ali and Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON, April 3 (Reuters) - Iran faces a dilemma following an Israeli attack on its embassy in Syria: how to retaliate without sparking a wider conflict that Middle East analysts said Tehran...

Islamic Republic Is Condemned for Human Rights Violations at UN Human Rights Council 

By Natasha Phillips The Islamic Republic of Iran faced withering criticism for its human rights violations from the United Nations fact-finding mission on the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFMI) and Javaid Rehman, the UN Special Rapporteur...

ANALYSIS: Who Will Succeed Ali Khamenei as Iran’s Supreme Leader? 

By Ahmad Rafat   Elections for the 16th Majlis (Iranian Parliament) and for the sixth Assembly of Experts (which has the power to appoint Iran’s Supreme Leader) were held on March 1 in Iran. These elections marked...

ANALYSIS: Islamic Republic Elections Draw Worst-Ever Turnout

By Ahmad Rafat Elections for the Majlis (Iranian Parliament) and the sixth Assembly of Experts (which has the power to appoint Iran’s Supreme Leader) were held on March 1. According to official data, the recent election...