Archive for Tag Archives: ' Iran'

SAUDI-IRANIAN STANDOFF: STRUGGLE FOR INFLUENCE

The standoff between Saudi Arabia and Iran was one of key topics discussed at the conference titled  “The Middle East: When Will Tomorrow Come?” held on February 27-28 in Moscow by the Valdai Discussion Club and [...]

THE INFLUENCE OF SYRIAN TALKS ON THE SOUTH CAUCASUS

The intra-Syrian talks in Astana on January 23 resulted from active diplomatic efforts by Russia, Turkey and Iran. Currently the three are synchronizing their diplomacy and military operations in the Syrian conflict. Despite the tangled web [...]

Iranian gas industry to require massive investments to meet European demands

Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 27 By Elena Kosolapova – Trend: The Iranian gas industry will require massive investments to meet European and global demand, Non-resident Senior Research Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center and Dinu [...]

Iran’s Swift Compliance with Nuclear Deal’s Terms Seen Creating a Verification Challenge

Timing of sanctions relief in Iran’s control, says State Department’s lead coordinator for deal’s implementation BY ASHISH KUMAR SEN The fact that Iran is swiftly implementing its commitments under a nuclear agreement has created a verification [...]

Azeris Hold Protests In Iran Over Racial Slur

RFE Tuesday 10th November, 2015 A slur against ethnic Azeris on an Iranian children’s television program has sparked a backlash that has spilled onto the streets. The popular children’s program Fitilehha has been cancelled amid the [...]

Iran security official’s trip to Pakistan to serve region

Tehran, Iran, Oct. 28 By Mehdi Sepahvand, Temkin Jafarov –- Trend: An Iranian MP has said the present trip by the country’s Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shmakhani to neighboring Pakistan will serve the security [...]

Iran’s parliament speaker lauds leader’s substantial role in nuclear talks

Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 26 By Fatih Karimov – Trend: Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has appreciated Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei for his substantial role in progress of the nuclear talks. “After two decades of attempt [...]

Turkey and Iran: will clash of interests lead to open conflict?

Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 3 By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend: No matter how positively Ankara evaluates the expected lifting of sanctions on Iran, the parties have many serious differences regarding the Middle East. And one of those [...]