A new kind of anger has engulfed the Islamic Republic. On December 28, 2017, a small street protest over high prices in the city of Mashhad rapidly spilled over into some 85 cities and provincial towns. The crowds decried joblessness,
Iran’s armed forces are the big beneficiaries of a surprise move to siphon money away from a reserve fund. With some Iranians still hopping mad about state spending on religious institutions and foreign military ventures, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali
As the Islamic State continues to hemorrhage territory in Syria, Iran is extending its influence throughout the country as it works to establish a contiguous land corridor or “bridge stretching from Tehran to Damascus and on to Beirut. The
After nearly forty years of repression, corruption, and tyranny, tens of thousands of Iranians took to the streets in protest of the vicious mullah regime. As with its predecessor, the Green Movement—or Persian Spring—in 2009, frustration with economic stagnation,
The Iranian military has halted the routine harassment by its armed “fast boats” of U.S. naval vessels in the Persian Gulf, the U.S. military said, a turnabout that officials welcomed but were at a loss to explain. The boats
The US has not been much involved in Syria since the civil war began in 2011. Mainly, it has left the road clear for Russia and its allies, Iran and Turkey, to invest politically and militarily, while the US concentrated on combating Daesh.
It looks as though Britain, France, and Germany have decided to appease President Donald Trump to discourage him from withdrawing the United States from the July 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA).
The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council has urged European powers not to support the Trump administration’s efforts to amend or cancel the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) – the nuclear deal Tehran signed with world powers in
Lebanese judicial authorities have issued an arrest warrant for Qais al-Khazali, the leader of Iran-backed Iraqi militia group called Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq, Iran’s Fars News Agency reports. Quoting Lebanese sources, Fars added that the Lebanese Army and General Security Directorate
An Iranian protester removed her head scarf and waved it in public like a flag. She hasn’t been seen since One day late last month, a woman wearing black trousers and gray sneakers climbed atop a telephone utility box in