Payam Fazlinezhad is an Iranian journalist and author who worked as a senior researcher in the Keyhan institution for ten years. He is also the founder and former editor-in-chief of the The Age of Reflection, an Iranian magazine on humanities./Photo: Reza Zakeri

Rational People Never Foretell the Elections, Iranian Analyst

Iranians voted Friday in a presidential contest that pit President Hassan Rouhani against a serious challenger, Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi, in an unexpectedly tight race. Election polls ... Continue Reading →
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Who is Hussain? This Book Will Tell You!

While History remains a subject of contention within the Islamic community as it often forces to look upon those actions, and those events which defined, shaped and at times divided ... Continue Reading →
Bahrain's leading Shi'ite cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim

How Bahrain Broke Int’l Law by Revoking Top Shia Cleric’s Citizenship?

By: Khalil Abdi* Bahrain regime on June 20, 2016 stripped Sheikh Isa Qassim of his Bahraini citizenship. Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim is Bahrain’s leading Shia cleric as well ... Continue Reading →
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How Iranian Reformists’ Victory Can Turn Into Defeat?

For Iranian reformists, the twin parliament and Assembly of Experts elections on February 26 were also a chance to blow new life to their presence in the power circle of the Islamic ... Continue Reading →
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (left) and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif walk in sideline of nuclear talks in Geneva.

Iran, US and Clash of Values’ Dilemma

By: Sonia Mansour Robaey * 1. Values and the West’s double standards approach to ethical pluralism. Ethical pluralism is focused on individual preferences in modern pluralistic ... Continue Reading →
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Oil Drops Below $28 a Barrel as Iran’s Sanction Lifted

Crude prices dropped below $28 a barrel earlier this week due to the expected rise in Iranian exports after the sanction against Tehran was lifted. The group of P5+1 decided to revoke ... Continue Reading →
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Terrorism is Common Worry for Muslims and West, Says Iran Leader

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei says the bitter events brought about by blind terrorism in France have once again, moved him to write his second open letter to the ... Continue Reading →