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Relevance as political power

Since the beginning of time, the idea of revolting against rulers has been studied and scrutinised, yet many people are still conflated about what makes ordinary citizens take to the streets and protest. A lot of people would not have imagined that protests would break out in Iran’s eastern city of Mashhad, initially against price …

Sherif Rizq

Iran protests continue, leaders blame violence on ‘enemies’

For the seventh day in a row, protesters in Iran are taking to the streets across dozens of cities, forming the biggest challenge to the Islamic regime there in years and leading to the killing of 21 people. The protests started on 28 December in Mashhad and unexpectedly spread to dozens of cities across the …

Daily News Egypt

Abdulrahman Al-Rashed

Is the collapse of the Iranian regime better for us?

To start with, it should not be understood from this analysis that the Iranian regime is crumbling and about to collapse. The truth is that the regime in Tehran is strong in its structures and apparatus, and it represents a strong sector that cannot be easily removed by demonstrations. However, the importance of the current …

Abdulrahman Al-Rashed

Iran, Turkey, and the interests game

It seems that Iran and Turkey agreed to share the legacy of the old, sick Arab man, although they disagreed on the master whose instructions they should follow in the region to help them to achieve their interests and plans. Iran is a Shiite Muslim country, and the majority of Turkey’s population is Sunni Muslim. …

Abdallah Al-Moghazy

Iran storms Arab minds

There are many intersections and much intertwining between countries in terms of international interests. There is no fixed rule that defines the nature of relations or political and economic interests between countries. There is a common mistake that either international relations are in consensus and complete agreement or there are no relations at all. This …

Abdallah Al-Moghazy

Fashion between tolerance and politics 

Growing up with stereotypes is both confusing and pressuring. In many parts of the Middle East, women are often categorised based on mistaken concepts and outdated ideas. The women of Iran are a controversial topic that often ends with generalised assumptions that could not be further from the truth. Recently, many Iranian women have decided …

Nayera Yasser

Tackling Iran: Trump fuels the fire

The Trump administration risks fuelling sectarianism across the Muslim world and exacerbating multiple conflicts that are ripping the Middle East and North Africa apart by singling out Iran rather than tackling root causes. Iran moved into president Donald J. Trump’s firing line when his national security advisor, Michael Flynn, an anti-Iran hawk, put the Islamic …

James Dorsey

Iran hosts second squash championship in December

The 2016 Khoozestan Squash Association Shahid Daghayeghi Open began on Tuesday, hosted in the Iranian city of Ahvaz. The championship will be played over four days, with the finals to be held on 16 December. Kuwaiti’s Ammar Altamimi is participating in the championship, and is expected to be the runner-up. Mohamed Ferman Hasan from Iraq …

Maya Nawar