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  • Macron 2021/07/27

    Macron’s Polynesia trip clouded in controversy over France’s nuclear weapons tests

    French President, Emmanuel Macron, has kicked off his first official trip to French Polynesia where residents of the more than 100 Islands will be eager to confront him.

  • China US 2021/07/19

    By Dost Muhammad Barrech

    U.S.-China quest for soft power 

    Soft power, arguably, for great powers is as significant as hard power. The tenet of soft power is based on attraction rather than coercion.

  • Russia Lebanon 2021/07/07

    By Abir Bassam

    The Russian bear in Lebanon

    It turned out that the Biden-Putin summit on May 16 has established a wider effect than anyone would expect.

  • Damavand volcano activities: The hazards and opportunities 2021-07-05 16:34

    By Prof Mehdi Zare

    Damavand volcano activities: The hazards and opportunities

    On the first day of summer 2021, an amateur video went viral on social media showing steam coming out of the summit of Damavand volcano (5671m height, 80km NE of Tehran).

  • Thirsty Iran faced with scorching summer 2021-07-05 16:28

    By Sadeq Lavasani

    Thirsty Iran faced with scorching summer

    Iran is ranked among the world’s arid countries with its annual precipitation levels at about one-third of the global average. But this year, significantly lower rainfall means the country is experiencing one of its driest years, if not the driest, in several decades.

  • U.S. strikes PMU positions 2021-06-30 21:52

    By Martin Love

    A roundup: America continues to lurch from bad to worse…

    America has become a malignant power without consequence given the ignorance and malfeasance of those in political power. 

  • Dost Muhammad Barrech 2021/06/30

    By Dost Muhammad Barrech

    The U.S.-China tug–of–war

    The international world order during the Cold War was a bipolar world order dominated by two great powers the U.S. and USSR. USSR remained a formidable threat to the U.S. and the downfall of the former in 1991 culminated in the emergence of the latter as a sole power.

  • Biden -Putin 2021/06/26

    By Abir Bassam

    Biden-Putin summit: A meeting or setting red lines

    No one could be holding its breath expecting important outcomes from the summit between the two presidents: Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin. 

  • Munir A Saeid 2021-06-23 18:40

    Munir A. Saeed

    Cleaning up after Donald Trump

    Interesting to watch how the current negotiations will proceed in Vienna considering the time running out on the outgoing Rouhani administration in Iran. 

  • India 2021/06/19

    By Fatemeh Fazli

    India's Covid-19 crisis dents PM Modi's image

    The devastating Covid-19 crisis in India has irreparably dented the well-crafted image of the country's premier, Narendra Modi, with questions being raised over his style of governance during the pandemic. 

  • ویروس 2021-06-16 17:09

    By Salman Parviz

    Many changes due to pandemic irreversible

    Will the “new normal” bring new opportunities?

    Previously plagues such as the Black Death and the Spanish flu pandemic had huge ramifications for the world afterward. Black Death is the most fatal pandemic recorded in human history from 1346 to 1353. Some 75-200 million people in Euroasia and North Africa and Europe perished.

  • Vienna talks 2021/06/15

    By Abir Bassam

    Vienna talks: A multi-part American series

    Every time the Iranian government takes the decision to raise the enrichment level in its nuclear reactors, the Americans and the Europeans raise their voices. Their objections are repeated like a cracked disc.

  • The rate of women’s participation in the Iranian labor market 2021-06-15 14:03

    By Sheida Mahnam

    The rate of women’s participation in the Iranian labor market

    The women participation rate is obtained by dividing the number of job-seeking women (both employed and unemployed) by the total number of women over the age of 15. Out of 180 countries in the world, only in 10 countries, women’s participation in work is lower than in Iran, and our country has one of the lowest rates of women’s participation in the world.

  • Turkish army 2021/06/12

    Ahmad Abiyat

    Turkey repeating the story of the French cultural occupation in Syria 

    Despite the rapid progress in knowledge and dramatic changes in the globe, countries with expansionist ambitions are still following the path of the colonial era. In the midst of this situation, the countries do not abide by the laws and international norms, carrying their bloody record such as historical crimes.

  • Mark Dankof 2021/06/11

    By Mark Dankof

    U.S. democracy has been in eclipse after Kennedy assassination

    The post-Cold War NATO no longer maintains any pretense of being a defensive alliance 

    American “democracy” in any legitimate sense of the term ended with the assassination of President Kennedy in Dallas on November 22nd, 1963.

  • Hamas - the Al-Qassam Brigade 2021/06/08

    By Rakib Al Hasan 

    At the end of Israel-Palestine conflict: The acquisition of Hamas

    After series of devastating Israeli airstrikes for more than 10 days, a ceasefire was declared by both Hamas and the Israeli regime. The fighting cost more than 248 Palestinian lives. It also led to massive destruction of properties in the Gaza strip.

  • Afghanistan 2021/06/07

    By Rakib Al Hasan

    U.S. legacy in Afghanistan: Possible reemergence of terrorist groups

    Afghans don't have festivals or celebrations in mind, but there are fears!

  • lebanon 2021/06/06

    By Yanis Iqbal

    Lebanon's financial meltdown

    The Lebanese pound has depreciated about 90% in the past 18 months, driving annual food inflation to 400%, erasing salaries and savings, and pushing more than half the nation into poverty. All this comes at a time when the country is battling the devastation wrought by COVID-19, as well as the ravages from the 2020 Beirut blast.

  • national information 2021/06/02

    By Imad al-Din Payande

    National information network: More than just a “flash in the pan”!

    In recent years, some countries have successfully collaborated with the tech giants such as Facebook, Google, and Twitter. Facebook introduced its legal representative in Turkey to set the agenda for cooperation under the country’s new cyberlaw.

  • Gaza 2021/05/26

    By Martin Love

    Imagine what Gaza could become if the siege were lifted…

    Words are not sufficient to describe the horrors of what “Israel” (and the U.S. as an enabler) have done in the last two months around al-Aqsa, Sheikh Jarrah and across Palestine, and then Gaza for almost two weeks.

  • Munir A Saeid 2021/05/26

    By Munir A. Saeed

    Sometimes it takes a volcano to start the healing 

    Let me start by saying something some may consider outrageous. 

  • Palestine 2021/05/26

    By Ahmad Abiyat

    Two-state solution: Settlement or prolongation of suffering

    After a grinding war launched by the Israelis on the Gaza Strip and desecration of Muslim’s first qibla, the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, many international organizations, humanitarian institutions and observers are raising questions about the settlement based on a two-state solution: Palestine and Israel. 

  • منشی پور 2021/05/26

    By Professor Mahmood Monshipouri

    Israel losing the war of moral awakening

    The recent war between Israel and the Palestinians in Gaza has raised many questions.

  • palestine 2021/05/21

    By Anthony Mathew Jacob 

    Palestine, to whom does it belong?

    Palestine is considered sacred to all three religions that trace their roots to Prophet Abraham: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. 

  • Simon Mabon 2021-05-21 15:59

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Recent escalation reflecting Netanyahu’s efforts to remain in power: professor

    TEHRAN – A professor of international politics at Lancaster University says that the recent escalation in Palestine reflects Benjamin Netanyahu’s efforts to secure his base in power.

  • Palestine 2021/05/19

    By Batoul Sbeity

    Britain's historic responsibility in the ethnic cleansing of Palestine

    By 1913, the British Empire was the largest to have ever existed, covering 25% of the world's land surface, including India, Yemen, Egypt, Sudan and most of the South and East African continent. 

  • Travel a thousand miles for dream and Meet in Beijing 2021-05-19 17:18

    By Chang Hua, Chinese Ambassador to Iran

    Travel a thousand miles for dream and Meet in Beijing

    “You and me, From one world, We are family. Travel dream, A thousand miles, Meeting in Beijing.” At the opening ceremony of the 29th Beijing Olympic Games in 2008, British singer Sarah Brightman and Chinese singer Liu Huan sang the beautiful Olympic theme song “You and Me”, which still lingers on after the great success of the Beijing 2008 Olympics.

  • Palestine 2021/05/15

    By Batoul Sbeity

    What makes the Palestinian catastrophe incomparable to any crime that has occurred for humanity? 

    Why is Palestine considered the core issue when it comes to human justice, such that Al-Quds Day- a day to raise awareness about the plight of all oppressed groups is done in the name and the sanctity of Al-Aqsa? 

  • Normalization 2021/05/14

    By Batoul Sbeity

    Bribed normalization: The reverse effects

    In mid-August of 2020, former U.S. President Trump started brokering the normalization of ties between the Wrong State (Israel) and a series of Arab nations, with the UAE, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco forged open and official ties.

  • Steven Sahiounie 2021/05/10

    By Steven Sahiounie

    The normalization is a betrayal by the Arab monarchies

    The resistance is stronger and more united than ever before

    The current situation in West Asia is volatile and many-faceted. On the one hand, you have military conflicts and threats; while on the other hand, you have diplomatic negotiations proceeding. For example, there is tension between the Palestinian people and their Israeli occupiers and between Syria and Israel after the missile strike near Dimona nuclear reactor, and between Iran and Israel. On the side of diplomacy, there are the U.S. and international negotiations concerning a revival of Iran's nuclear deal.