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Any new deals with Iran must include Arabs: Egypt’s Foreign Ministry

Egypt said on Wednesday that Arab counties must be included in any future efforts aiming to amend the Iran nuclear deal, following US President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will pull his country out of the accord. “Egypt stresses the importance of the participation of all the concerned Arab parties in any dialogue on the …

Fatma Lotfi

Op-ed review: Middle East, Iranian presence

In state-owned Al-Ahram, Makram Mohamed Ahmed wrote a piece titled “Why did Tehran turn against Al-Abadi?” in which he argued that Iran was trying to mobilise forces in Iraq to face the local popularity of Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi ahead of the upcoming elections. According to Ahmed, Iran is backing former prime minister Nouri Al-Maliki …

Amira El-Fekki

Trump’s decision on Iran deal spells disaster for Middle East

New York—US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the deal with Iran creates, unnecessarily, a new source of tension in a region besieged by conflicts. Given the level of legal troubles that President Trump is facing now, his decision could be based, to some extent, on creating the conditions to fog his personal …

Daily News Egypt

Trump to pull US out of Iran nuclear deal: NYT

US President Donald Trump told his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron that he will pull the US out of the Iran nuclear deal, the New York Times reported on Monday, citing a person briefed on the conversation. Consequently, pre-deal sanctions will be re-imposed on the Islamic republic, a move Iran has warned that it would retaliate …

Daily News Egypt

Relevance as political power

Since the beginning of time, the idea of revolting against rulers has been studied and scrutinised, yet many people are still conflated about what makes ordinary citizens take to the streets and protest. A lot of people would not have imagined that protests would break out in Iran’s eastern city of Mashhad, initially against price …

Sherif Rizq

Iran protests continue, leaders blame violence on ‘enemies’

For the seventh day in a row, protesters in Iran are taking to the streets across dozens of cities, forming the biggest challenge to the Islamic regime there in years and leading to the killing of 21 people. The protests started on 28 December in Mashhad and unexpectedly spread to dozens of cities across the …

Daily News Egypt

Abdulrahman Al-Rashed

Is the collapse of the Iranian regime better for us?

To start with, it should not be understood from this analysis that the Iranian regime is crumbling and about to collapse. The truth is that the regime in Tehran is strong in its structures and apparatus, and it represents a strong sector that cannot be easily removed by demonstrations. However, the importance of the current …

Abdulrahman Al-Rashed

Iran, Turkey, and the interests game

It seems that Iran and Turkey agreed to share the legacy of the old, sick Arab man, although they disagreed on the master whose instructions they should follow in the region to help them to achieve their interests and plans. Iran is a Shiite Muslim country, and the majority of Turkey’s population is Sunni Muslim. …

Abdallah Al-Moghazy

Iran storms Arab minds

There are many intersections and much intertwining between countries in terms of international interests. There is no fixed rule that defines the nature of relations or political and economic interests between countries. There is a common mistake that either international relations are in consensus and complete agreement or there are no relations at all. This …

Abdallah Al-Moghazy

VDMA:Political stability in Iran is vital

The presidential election in Iran will decide whether or not the country’s economic ‘opening-up’ should continue, says VDMA expert Klaus Friedrich, who discussed current problems in doing business with Iran with DW.Deutsche Welle: Since the nuclear agreement took effect, German-Iranian trade relations have been improving. German machine exports to Iran rose considerably last year. What …

Deutsche Welle

Fashion between tolerance and politics 

Growing up with stereotypes is both confusing and pressuring. In many parts of the Middle East, women are often categorised based on mistaken concepts and outdated ideas. The women of Iran are a controversial topic that often ends with generalised assumptions that could not be further from the truth. Recently, many Iranian women have decided …

Nayera Yasser

Tackling Iran: Trump fuels the fire

The Trump administration risks fuelling sectarianism across the Muslim world and exacerbating multiple conflicts that are ripping the Middle East and North Africa apart by singling out Iran rather than tackling root causes. Iran moved into president Donald J. Trump’s firing line when his national security advisor, Michael Flynn, an anti-Iran hawk, put the Islamic …

James Dorsey