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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 →
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Who in Turkery Shot the Russian Jet Down?

By: Mahmoud Hedayatpanah* The Turkish army, considering itself as the only founder of the Republic of Turkey and seeing itself as the guardian of Atatürk’s ... Continue Reading →
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Interview: Joseph Nye on Iran and the End of American Exceptionalism

Professor Joseph Samuel Nye Jr. is the former Dean of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He currently serves on the Harvard faculty ... Continue Reading →