• 2022-12-04

    There has been no official police confirmation on the forces being taken off the streets, and no sign that a law requiring mandatory hijab will be changed.

  • 2022-12-02

    Behind the current protests convulsing Iran lie years of resistance to the theocracy’s repression of women, says Sanam Vakil (Deputy Director and Senior Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme; Chatham House).

  • 2022-12-02

    Working groups from Isfahan province and counterparts from Russia’s Saint Petersburg and Moscow are scheduled to explore ways to develop tourism ties, Majid Shams said. “One of the most important policies of the [Iranian] government is to expand economic and cultural cooperation with neighboring countries, therefore, there is a serious determination in Isfahan province to increase cooperation with various provinces of neighboring countries,” the official explained.

  • 2022-12-01

    Iranian exports to Iraq are expected to increase to $9 billion in the coming months, despite Iran's security concerns over Kurdish separatist groups in Iraq

  • 2022-11-22

    Earlier this month a high-ranking  Russian delegation, including Igor Levitin, advisor to Russian President Vladimir Putin, visited Iran and met with Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Rostam Qasemi to discuss the increasing Russian-Iranian transport relations. On November 15, Tehran hosted a major Iran-Russia business forum, attended by a 120-member Russian delegation.

  • 2022-11-19

    Instead of attracting tourists, boosting the economy, and rallying Iranians around the flag, this year’s tournament could turn into a Pyrrhic victory for the regime given its dire political situation at home.

  • 2022-11-16

    The cooperation documents were signed in the petrochemical, energy, agriculture, science, and technology fields

  • 2022-11-16

    The ability of a state to dictate how a woman appears in public is all about communicating to the citizens the strength of the state, Steven Sahiounie writes.

  • 2022-11-15

    Southeast Asia is right at the center of international relations for a whole week viz a viz three consecutive summits: Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Phnom Penh, the Group of Twenty (G20) summit in Bali, and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Bangkok.

  • 2022-11-08

    On 8 November, the Director General of the National Iranian Oil Company, Mohsen Khajeste Mehr, revealed that Iran produces over 3.8 million barrels per day (bpd), and is expected to reach 4 million bpd by the end of the Iranian new year. Mehr highlighted that the conditions for oil exports have improved, stressing that Tehran has discovered several new clients and seeks to pursue new “traditional” customers.