Iran

Prospects for Iran-US Nuclear Deal Negotiations

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Joe Biden’s administration says it is ready to join talks with Iran and world powers to discuss a return to the 2015 nuclear deal. This allegedly sharply rejects former President Donald Trump’s “maximum pressure campaign,” which sought to completely isolate the Islamic Republic. However, the United States is divided over who should take the first step toward…

Iran Picked Up the Glove Thrown by Israeli Secret Services

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In recent years, relations between Israel and Iran have deteriorated to the point that each of these states considers the other its main adversary. Despite the willingness of Israeli and Iranian politicians to even start military action against each other, an open war between them is highly unlikely, and there is more than one country between…

Iran-US: When and How Negotiations are going to be Held

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UN Secretary-General António Guterres called on the United States and Iran to work together to break the current impasse over the international nuclear agreement, but said he did not expect a quick result.  President Joe Biden’s administration has said it is ready to bring the US back into the agreement after predecessor Donald Trump…

Joe Biden Adopts Trump’s “Maximum Pressure” Strategy Towards Iran

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Whereas the newly elected US president does want to revive the JCPOA with Iran, the process is far from straightforward. Joe Biden, who is looking to make America “great” again at global level, sees this revival as a crucial mark of America’s re-entry as a “responsible” super-power, reversing the way it was largely left out of many important…

Can the Confrontation With Iran Be Resolved?

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As the standoff between Iran, Israel and the United States has intensified in recent months, politicians and observers in many countries are now expressing cautious optimism that the situation will subside with the change of administration in the White House. In recent years, Washington and Tehran, not without the active encouragement of Israel, have regularly accused…

Iran’s Warning to US-funded Agitators

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CNN would report in its article, “Iran executes dissident journalist Rouhollah Zam,” Iran’s swift and severe punishment for what the American media company suggested was “alleged attempts to overthrow” the Iranian government. CNN glosses over Iran’s claims that Zam and his media operation helped incite deadly violence during protests targeting…

Iran: What Awaits the Country and the Region this Year?

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“Iran can easily enrich uranium to 40, 60 or even 90 percent,” claimed Behrouz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI). Earlier, Tehran reported that it was able to enrich uranium to 20 percent at the Fordow facility. However, it is 90% uranium that is needed to create nuclear weapons. As for the 20-percent uranium, Tehran…

Iran Prepares Next Satellite Launch

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The Iranian Space Agency (ISA) is preparing the launch of another satellite into orbit, the Zafar 2, which is described by Tehran Times as being capable of “taking color photos and [surveying] oil reserves, mines, forests, and natural lands.” This capability can be used for monitoring seasonal environmental changes as well as for creating detailed maps. Zafar 2 has been developed…

The War On Iran

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On January 3 of last year, the Americans murdered Iranian Lt. General Qassem Soleimani, among others, who had helped defeat the Daesh forces that were unleashed by the Americans on Iraq and Syria.  Within hours the Iranian forces struck back with a missile attack on American bases in Iraq causing heavy damage to the American base at Ain Al-Assad in western Iraq and causing…

Plans for Iran of Joe Biden’s Administration

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Aside from numerous domestic problems facing President-elect Joe Biden and his fellow Democrats, there are also complex foreign issues, which need to be resolved as quickly as possible. While, for instance, US relations with the Russian Federation and China are, for the moment, strategic in nature, determining and appropriately adjusting the policy…

How Israel’s Plan to Kill JCPOA Failed

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While the killing of the Iranian nuclear scientist was always meant to sabotage the JCPOA and establish Israel as the ringleader in the Middle East against Iran, counter-productive moves from otherwise Israeli allies and Iran together are threatening to sabotage Israel’s own plans. Iran, instead of restoring to direct action, has chosen to respond to the matter…

Iran Rejects Continuous Provocations and Continues Along a New Path

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When one looks at a map of the Middle East, one of the features that immediately springs into view is that it shows Iran as the largest country in the region. Not only the physically largest, but also a country with the largest population. Looking at that map it is easy to imagine why Iran has been a dominant player in the world, and that part of the world…


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