Tuesday, July 16, 2024

OPINION: Iran’s Ambitions to Gain Access to the Red Sea

  By Musa Sharifi The Red Sea is one of the most vital economic arteries in the world, with nearly 17 percent of all global trades moving through its international waterways. More than 200 million people...

OPINION: Why the Iranian Opposition Has Achieved Little Since 1979

February 7, 2019 By Fazel Gheibi We who have been opposing the Islamic Republic are in the same place we were 40 years ago. We know what we don’t want, but are clueless about what we...

OPINION: Iran Lacks Coherent Strategy to Fight Pandemic; Employees at Risk 

By Roshanak Astaraki It has been 42 days since the first cases of the COVID-19 emerged in Tehran and the holy city of Qom. Yet despite the creation of the National Headquarters for Fighting Coronavirus,...

OPINION: Iran’s Exiled Opposition Will Not Lead Regime Change

By Majid Mohammadi Some political pundits readily dismiss the possibility of regime change any time a discussion on Iran concludes that the Islamic Republic is unreformable and must therefore be toppled to rescue the nation...

OPINION: Islamic Republic’s Anthem Is A Negation of Iran

By Potkin Azarmehr “Iran's soccer players refuse to sing their national anthem ahead of the World Cup opening match”. This is how many Western media outlets have reported the single unanimous act of defiance displayed by...

OPINION: Why Iranian Women Should Lead the ‘No to Islamic Republic’ Campaign 

By Firouzeh Ramezanzade Many Iranians, including a significant number of women inside and outside the country, have joined an online campaign titled “No to the Islamic Republic” launched earlier this month by some 600 rights...

OPINION – “I Feel Suffocated”: Afghans Are Feeling Hopeless, but There’s Still a...

Disclaimer: This asset - including all text, audio and imagery - is provided by The Conversation. Reuters does not guarantee the accuracy of, or endorse any views or opinions expressed in, this asset. REUTERS: Two...

OPINION- How Khashoggi’s Disappearance Could Change Middle East Politics

By Maysam Behravesh   Oct 10 (Reuters) - The disappearance and possible murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has cast a long shadow over Saudi Arabia’s global image. If the Saudi government did in fact kill...

OPINION: Female Identity Is Still Shaped by Men

By Fatemeh Zandi I have an issue with the concept of gender equality, because it is either deliberately distorted or inadvertently misunderstood. Besides, our most fundamental rights -- “being ourselves” and “being women” -- are...

OPINION: Ayatollah Jazayeri Comes to Britain to Spread Iran’s Islamic Revolution

By Potkin Azarmehr   Speculation mounted in Iran on February 11, when Ayatollah Jazayeri, the Friday Prayer leader for Ahvaz in Iran’s southwestern oil-rich province of Khuzestan, was not seen in the official rally to mark the...