• Energy diplomacy 2021-04-20 21:55

    By Chris Cook, University College London lecturer

    Energy diplomacy

    Now the U.S. administration has made the transition to President Biden we see the U.S. engaging with Iran indirectly in Vienna via the other JCPOA participants. Meanwhile although the global Covid demand shock lingers, the recovery of the oil price which began immediately after the U.S. election has been more or less sustained. 

  • FM 2021-01-30 20:35

    Iran FM visits Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan on Saturday morning in a surprise move as he was not expected to pay a visit to the autonomous region.

  • Meeting 2021-01-25 21:43

    Dark side of the deal

    TEHRAN – The war between Azerbaijan and Armenia came to an end when the two countries agreed to a Russian-brokered deal on November 10. The deal brought an end to more than six weeks of deadly clashes that killed thousands of people on both sides but it created new concerns about the future of Nagorno-Karabakh and the geopolitics of the broader region.

  • Bighash 2020-11-20 21:01

    Iranian MP rails against Turkey’s role in Nagorno-Karabakh

    TEHRAN – Ahmad Bighash, an Iranian lawmaker, has criticized “Turkey’s direct interference” in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, calling on the Parliament to take a firm stance against the country’s role in the Azerbaijan-Armenia crisis.

  • Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire raises questions in Iran 2020-11-16 23:31

    Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire raises questions in Iran

    TEHRAN – The ceasefire agreement between Azerbaijan and Armenia that was brokered by Russia was short of details and raised questions and speculations over the impact that it would have on the geopolitics of the region.

  •  People walk toward an Iran-Azerbaijan border crossing gate 2020-02-16 19:05

    Tehran conference seeks to boost Iran-Azerbaijan tourism ties

    TEHRAN – Iran and Azerbaijan held a professional conference in Tehran on Saturday, during which high-level tourism officials, hoteliers, airline directors, and chief tour operators explored avenues to broaden tourism ties between the two neighbors.

  • Free-of-charge Tabriz-Jolfa passenger train launched 2020-01-21 18:44

    Free-of-charge Tabriz-Jolfa passenger train launched

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic of Iran Railways on Tuesday launched a new rail service between Tabriz and Jolfa in a month-long pilot scheme to promote traveling between the two northwestern cities.

  • A view of Nakhchivan International Airport 2019-11-27 18:17

    Nakhchivan to lift visa requirements for Iranian travelers

    TEHRAN – The Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic is to waive visa requirements for tourists from Iran.