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Abduction business a profitable string to IRGC’s bow

  • Richard Ratcliffe, the husband of jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, outside of the Iranian Embassy in London, last year. (Reuters) The tools the Iranian regime uses to address foreign policy issues are multifaceted, depending on the nature of the issue ...
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Arabs caught between Turkish and Iranian pincers

  • Turkish troops move along a road in northern Syria amid clashes with Assad regime forces, February, 2020. (AFP) The Iranian regime’s scheme to infiltrate its neighbors and expand its influence across the region is no longer the only one posing a threat to Arab countries. Tur...
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Distinguished Saudi-Pakistani ties certain to be deepened

  • Saudi Arabia and Pakistan enjoy strong relations at all levels and the people of the two countries have brotherly links. There was and still remains strong agreement between the leaderships of the two countries and mutual support in times of need. Pakistan has always perceived Saudi Arabia as a...
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Hezbollah’s explosives a threat to international peace and security

  • Lebanon last week suffered horrific and tragic scenes that shook the consciousness of humankind across the world. The horrendous explosion at Beirut port on Tuesday killed more than 150 people and wounded 5,000 others. At least 300,000 people were displaced, while dozens are still missing, acco...
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Iran regime accused of auctioning country off to China

  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcoming ceremony in Tehran, Iran, January 23, 2016. (Reuters) Iran’s Cabinet last month announced that it had studied and approved the final draft of the 25-year comprehensive cooperation program between...
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Iranian actions fuel negative perceptions in Morocco

  • Iran’s suspicious behavior and interference in Morocco’s internal affairs have intensified the Arab decision-makers’ negative perceptions of Tehran and its regional interventions. Without major changes, it will be extremely difficult to change this impression. Furthermore, over the four decade...
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Iranian media shows hostility to UK in wake of Queen Elizabeth’s death

  • For many reasons, it is natural to see significant attention paid to the death of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth at both the official and popular levels, not only in the UK but globally. Most world leaders — even including Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose country has been waging a large-scale...
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Iranian regime facing further instability and isolation

  • Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (Reuters) Last year was full of challenges for Iran. There were countless pressures and challenges for the regime at the domestic, regional and international levels. At the beginning of the year, there were mass protests in cities and towns across the country, wi...
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Iranian regime’s spending priorities remain unchanged

  • President Ebrahim Raisi has introduced the proposed bill for the next budget (starting on March 21) to the Iranian parliament for debate and approval. The bill, including the plan for the new fiscal year, defines the regime’s priorities in light of the current sensitive domestic and overseas ec...
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Iran’s 25-year pact with China sparks controversy in Tehran

  • The “comprehensive” 25-year Iran-China Strategic Cooperation Agreement has once again generated controversy in Iran, leading to more tensions between supporters and opponents. This is the third widespread public argument since it was first proposed six years ago. Despite only being finalized in...
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