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Dr. Mohammed Al-Sulami

Dr. Mohammed Al-Sulami is Head of the International Institute for Iranian Studies (Rasanah). Twitter: @mohalsulami

15 April 2019 09:57 PM

Iran regime to suffer as a result of IRGC’s terrorist designation

This is the first time that a state military entity has been designated as a terror group. Hence, we are dealing with a unique situation in terms of its consequences and implications.

27 March 2019 11:24 AM

Rouhani outdoes Khamenei with attack on Iran’s ‘enemies’

Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and the country’s President Hassan Rouhani both addressed the people, with their speeches having several points in common. They both focused on Iran’s resistance economy and the need to challenge US sanctions through improving domestic production.

20 March 2019 11:24 AM

Iran and the future of the Afghanistan peace process

US officials are currently engaged in peace talks aimed at reaching a political settlement with the Taliban, driven by a desire for peace and security in Afghanistan, with the support of regional neighbors.

05 March 2019 11:20 AM

Zarif’s future uncertain despite Iran’s rejection of his resignation

The Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif last week announced his resignation on the social media platform Instagram, although his decision was quickly rejected by the regime’s leadership.

11 February 2019 01:31 PM

Iran’s regime remains immature 40 years on from revolution

Iran marks the 40th anniversary of the “victory” of the Islamic revolution in 1979 on Feb. 11. In Islamic culture, the 40s is a crucial age in a man’s life, as he reaches rational and intellectual maturity.

09 January 2019 09:56 AM

Iranian regime facing further instability and isolation

Last year was full of challenges for Iran. There were countless pressures and challenges for the regime at the domestic, regional and international levels.

26 December 2018 08:04 AM

Nature may abhor a vacuum, but Iran loves one

President Donald Trump’s intention to halve the number of US troops in Afghanistan from 14,000 to 7,000 and withdraw the 2,000 remaining troops from Syria has caused some concern among those following US policy toward Iran.