Time for FATF to revise policies towards Iran

- Hossein Gharibi – New York-based counsellor of the Iranian Mission dealing with legal questions. On Twitter: @gharibi14   – Alireza Ahmadi – New York-based Middle East analyst. On Twitter: @aliahmadi110356   On June 13th the United Nations General Assembly adopted the fourth biennial review resolution of its “2006 Counter-Terrorism Strategy” following weeks of intense negotiations among representatives […]


Iran in touch with all sides in Syria crisis: Diplomat

Press TV -(Mon Apr 7, 2014) Iran is in constant consultation with all parties involved in the Syrian crisis to facilitate the settlement of the country’s crisis, a top Iranian diplomat says. “The Islamic Republic of Iran is in constant contact and consults with the UN and all parties involved in the crisis to help the Syrian […]


Iran’s New Regional Politics

Iran Review  – (WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2013)  Exclusive Interview with Mostafa Dolatyar Advisor and senior research fellow at the Institute for Political and International Studies, Tehran.  By: Kaveh Afrasiabi   President Rouhani has stated that the recent nuclear agreement goes beyond the nuclear issue. Please elaborate. Dolatyar: Taking into consideration the very complex security situation in […]


Geneva Agreement, Only Alternative for Iran and the World Politics

khabar online -(MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2013)   by Hossein Malaek Iran’s former ambassador to China and an analyst of international affairs    Present Conditions When the US Treasury Department added the names of 16 companies and individuals who they claim violated US sanctions on Iran to their long list of sanctioned parties last Tuesday, protests were heard […]


Iran nuclear deal is model for ‘rule-based’ international relations

Al-monitor – (December 18, 2013) AUTHOR : Hossein Gharibi  The Iranian negotiating team and its P5+1 counterparts — United States, Russia, China, United Kingdom, France and Germany — headed by EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton concluded an interim agreement in Geneva on Nov. 24. This was achieved after several rounds of intense and inconclusive talks as well as […]


Are Neocons Back in US?

Iran Review ( Ettelaat NewspaperTranslated By: Iran Review) – DECEMBER 16, 2013-Alireza Khani Editor in Chief of Ettelaat Newspaper There have been – and still are – two kinds of viewpoints prevalent among political currents and circles in Iran about the type of relations and interaction between Iran and the government of the United States both before and after […]


Interaction with Arab States Easier than Détente with US

Iran Review – (DECEMBER 12, 2013) Gholamali Khoshroo Senior Editor and vice president of the Encyclopedia of Contemporary Islam The Islamic Republic of Iran’s renewed focus on dynamic and active international diplomacy, which has come about in the early months after changes in the country’s diplomatic apparatus under the 11th administration has engendered a sweeping wave of […]


The Arab uprising developments and Iran’s regional policy (Transcript)

 IMESS – (2 June 2013) Dr. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs, visited the Institute for Middle East Strategic Studies (IMESS). In this informal encounter, he exchanged his views with the Institute’s resident and visiting fellows, as well as a number of faculty members, Ph.D. and postgraduate students from different […]


Power of Logic and Logic of Power in Rohani’s Diplomacy (An Opportunity for the West to Rethink Relations with Iran)

Iran Review  FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2013  Interview with Mohammad Farhad Koleini Senior Expert on Strategic Issues    Dr. Hassan Rohani, the new president of Iran, took part in his first press conference to talk about a variety of issues, during which he promised to increase transparency about Iran’s nuclear dossier. Adding that he would do […]


Election of Rohani Makes Military Option against Iran Seem Irrational

 Iran Review  SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 2013  AliOmidi Assistant Professor of International Relations, University of Isfahan-Iran     Hassan Rohani, a veteran Iranian politician, has been elected as the seventh president of the Islamic Republic of Iran after winning an absolute majority of the votes cast by the Iranian nation. In his first press conference after […]