Amir Basiri (@amir_bas) is a contributor to the Washington Examiner's Beltway Confidential blog. He is an Iranian human rights activist.
"Human rights are not the gift of governments; they are the inalienable rights of the people themselves," U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said as the Security Council convened for an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss the uprisings that have shaken Iran since the turn of the year. "The Ira
The ongoing nationwide protests in Iran had one main message to the world: The Iranian people are the international community’s main ally in restoring peace and stability in Iran and the neighboring region.
As the Trump administration tries to rally the world to face off with the Iranian regime on the multitude of threats it poses to world peace and security, Tehran is using every tool at its disposal to prevent a unified global front from taking shape.
In an op-ed published in the New York Times, Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif warned European countries against doubling down against Tehran’s ballistic missile program and terrorist forays in the Middle East. While upending the truth about his regime’s nefarious agendas and blaming the U.S. for
No longer having the tacit support of a U.S. administration inclined toward rapprochement, the regime of Tehran is gradually facing the consequences of its unrestricted incursions in the neighboring region and brutal crackdown on domestic dissent in past years. With regime change in Iran gaining inc
Iran has long relied on proxy groups to carry out its evil deeds in neighboring countries. And every year, the ruling regime pours billions of dollars of the Iranian people’s wealth into aiding and abetting these terrorist groups. However, as a firm policy starts to take shape against their belliger