• 2022-12-25

    When a doctor, actress or athlete faces the legal system in Tehran or Isfahan, the profession of the defendant is turned into the central piece of the moral shock argument. The effect is successful when the audience is sufficiently manipulated by the premise

  • 2022-12-23

    The second meeting of the Baghdad Conference on Cooperation and Partnership took place in Amman, Jordan on December 20. Last year’s meeting in Baghdad initiated a process for multilateralism, dialogue, and cooperation between Iraq and its neighbours, some of whom met for the first time in years. This year’s gathering in Amman cemented the initiative as an annual regional summit and, importantly, added economic integration to the regional agenda.

  • 2022-12-21

    Iran’s economy was stuck in a period of low growth, high inflation and volatility, which hurt the economic prospects for millions of Iranians. The Islamic Republic’s foreign, fiscal and monetary policies combined to weaken the economy in 2022. These policies included the failure to revive the 2015 nuclear deal, the misguided implementation of reforms to subsidies for essential goods, unrealistic budgeting, and an overreliance on the Central Bank to indirectly support government spending.

  • 2022-12-21

    (The Iran Primer) What were the key political events or developments in Iran in 2022?

  • 2022-12-21

    The Iranian-Saudi dialogue stalled earlier this year amid the protests in Iran and political tensions in Iraq.

  • 2022-12-20

    VTB, Russia's second largest bank, announced on Monday the launch of a new service that will allow both individuals and businesses to transfer money to and from Iran.

  • 2022-12-20

    A research center of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has produced a radiopharmaceutical used for the treatment of cancerous tumors.

  • 2022-12-19

    Protests in Iran have sparked a change in narratives inside and outside of Iran suggesting there is no going back to the status quo. (The Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington)

  • 2022-12-18

    Despite media reports about a prospected bilateral meeting between Riyadh and Tehran on the sidelines of the Baghdad summit in Jordan, Iranian sources have dismissed the speculations.

  • 2022-12-18

    On 18 December, Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian met with his Nicaraguan counterpart Denis Moncada Colindres in Managua to discuss ways to bolster bilateral relations and international and regional developments.

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