• 2022-10-26

    Iran has announced tit-for-tat sanctions against institutions and individuals in the European Union (EU) due to their deliberate actions in support of terrorism and terrorist groups. In a statement released on Wednesday, Iran’s Foreign Ministry once again strongly rejected and condemned the EU’s October 17 sanctions targeting Iranian individuals and entities over baseless accusations that constitute a clear example of interference in Iran’s domestic affairs.

  • 2022-10-24

    As the White House sounds the alarm about Russia’s use of Iranian drones in deadly attacks in Ukraine, Iran’s greatest adversary in the Middle East, Israel, is warily eyeing the evolving relationship between Moscow and Tehran, and trying to predict what it means for the region. According to analysts and sources here, there’s concern that Iran could reap concrete rewards in the short term and could strengthen its strategic hand long into the future.

  • 2022-10-21

    Russia is using Iranian-made drones to make up for its other shortcomings. Their use is unlikely to prove a game-changer – but Europeans should still assist Ukraine to defend against them

  • 2022-10-20

    Tehran appears alarmed both by Azerbaijan’s saber-rattling against Armenia and by a new EU monitoring mission to Armenia’s border with Iran.

  • 2022-10-18

    Israeli defense sources told Breaking Defense that the cooperation between Iran and Russia in Ukraine may have changed the calculus on Israel's sideline stance.

  • 2022-10-17

    The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, Major General Mohammad Bagheri, says that – with the help of the US – the Iraqi Kurdistan Region (IKR) has become a “safe haven” for Iranian-Kurdish opposition groups that “pose a threat to Iranian national security.” “Today, there are 1,200 military camps [with] 3,000 armed terrorists operating against us,” Bagheri claimed during a speech on 15 October.

  • 2022-10-14

    Everything that matters in the complex process of Eurasia integration was once again at play in Astana, as the – renamed – Kazakh capital hosted the 6th Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA). The roll call was a Eurasian thing of beauty – featuring the leaders of Russia and Belarus (EAEU), West Asia (Azerbaijan, Turkey, Iraq, Iran, Qatar, Palestine) and Central Asia (Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan). China and Vietnam (East and Southeast Asia) attended at the level of vice presidents. CICA is a multinational forum focused on cooperation toward peace, security, and stability across Asia.,Kazakh President Tokayev revealed that CICA has just adopted a declaration to turn the forum into an international organization.

  • 2022-10-14

    In order to create more lasting changes, the current wave of protests in Iran must be inclusive of the demands and expectations of ethnic minorities.

  • 2022-10-06

    Apps like Clubhouse and Instagram have greatly broadened the people’s ability to exchange ideas and even criticize the regime, but authorities have simultaneously subverted, coopted, and silenced these platforms at will.

  • 2022-10-02

    The United States Peace Council is deeply concerned about current events in Iran and the international reaction to them.