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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 …
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 …
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 …
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. …
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 …
Politician Jim Mattis described Ambassador Nikki Haley’s latest exhibition of alleged Iranian missiles as an act to “raise awareness”
PM Sherif Ismail addressed businessmen on government efforts to face economic crisis at Akhbar Al Youm conference
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry launches 3-day tour to unify Arab stance towards regional developments
Last week, Al-Sisi said during an interview with France 24 TV that there have been no relations between Cairo and Tehran for 40 years
Egypt stressed in the statement the necessity of enhancing trust in the Middle East
The new crown prince has been influential in Saudi politics since his father became king
Hamas rejects Trumps accusations, saying it shows his “complete bias” towards Israel
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 …
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 …
Tehran has claimed that 10 countries are willing to mediate a reconciliation between regional adversaries Iran and Saudi Arabia.
The 17-story Plasco building in central Tehran has collapsed after a fire engulfed its top floors. Although the building was evacuated, dozens of emergency responders are feared trapped under the rubble.
The president appoints new commanders for naval, air defence forces
The 2016 Khoozestan Squash Association Shahid Daghayeghi Open began on Tuesday, hosted in the Iranian city of Ahvaz. The championship will be played over four days, with the finals to be held on 16 December. Kuwaiti’s Ammar Altamimi is participating in the championship, and is expected to be the runner-up. Mohamed Ferman Hasan from Iraq …
The prominent cleric called for protection of holy places across the Islamic world and made some bold suggestions as to how this could be achieved
Egypt supports the new Saudi secretary general of the OIC, saying he has sufficient experience to face challenges
US foreign policy is expected to undergo major changes under a Trump administration
Iran has signed a memorandum of understanding with French energy giant Total on the development of a major offshore gas field.
The Guardian said that Iran demanded Egypt and Iraq’s participation; both countries known for pro-Al-Assad stances
Hidden away for decades, a Tehran collection of Western paintings is to go on show in Berlin. The politically charged exhibition, which nearly flopped due to Holocaust denying caricatures, is a premiere.
Khamenei considers Saudi Arabia a “cursed tree”, but Al-Azhar backs its custody against Iran