• 2022-12-12

    Based on the gracious invitation of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council and the People's Republic of China held their meeting today in Riyadh on December 9, 2022, chaired by His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, His Excellency Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China, and the participation of ...

  • 2022-12-12

    The protests in Iran, now in their third month, are a historic battle pitting two powerful and irreconcilable forces: a predominantly young and modern population, proud of its 2,500-year-old civilization and desperate for change, versus an aging and isolated theocratic regime, committed to preserving its power and steeped in 43 years of brutality.

  • 2022-12-10

    In a report, the Kayhan newspaper addressed the failure of the call for riot and strike in the weekend and wrote: "During the past two months, Western countries used all their political, economic and media power to trigger a strike in Iran, but their wish turned into a nightmare. The calls for strikes now have happened in European countries.

  • 2022-12-09

    During a two-week visit to Iran in November, I witnessed women of all ages walking freely on the streets without the hijab. But, what we're not told, is that they have been doing so for years.

  • 2022-12-07

    Officials from and outside the administration of Ebrahim Raisi headed to universities on the occasion of Student Day to materialize the dialogue policy outlined by the administration in the wake of the recent unrest.

  • 2022-12-07

    As Budapest actively implements its own “Look to the East” policy, Tehran will find a potentially useful partner in Europe.

  • 2022-12-07

    Many Iranian workers went on strike and students boycotted classes Wednesday, rights groups said, as a former president publicly supported protests sparked by Mahsa Amini's death. Demonstrations have swept Iran for nearly three months since Amini died after her arrest by the notorious morality police in Tehran for an alleged breach of the country's strict hijab dress code for women. The authorities, who have struggled to contain the protests, describe them as "riots" fomented by Iran's arch foe the United States and its allies, including Britain and Israel.

  • 2022-12-06

    Iran has discovered new oil reserves in the country’s southwest, the details of which will be announced by Minister of Petroleum Javad Owji in the near future, the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) says. Iranian experts have also carried out well-logging on an offshore exploratory block in the Persian Gulf with gas reserves estimated at 30 trillion cubic feet, director of exploration at NIOC Mehdi Fakour announced on Tuesday. “For the first time, we have achieved the method of aerial magnetometry which is used up to a depth of 7,000 meters below the surface of the earth to identify reservoirs and hydrocarbon fields,” the official said.

  • 2022-12-06

    While the Islamic Republic of Iran in its early days focused on lifting its people out of poverty and improving access to services, the current regime has failed to maintain this social capital.

  • 2022-12-05

    A $10 billion Saudi Aramco refinery is being built near the port city of Gwadar in Pakistan, about 169 kilometers (km) east of Iran’s Chabahar port in the western Sistan and Balochistan province. Although some recent geopolitical events have dampened the prospects of Saudi Arabia’s investment initiative at the doorstep of its bitter rival Iran – with whom Riyadh is involved in several regional proxy wars – Pakistani officials and politicians are quite upbeat about the Saudi push.

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