Economist Explains Reasons for Advocating Fuel Rationing in Iran

One of the most fervent advocates of new regulations on fuel consumption in Iran says a series of public protests in the wake of a recent hike in the price of subsidized gasoline had other social reasons.
‘Iran Must Reinforce Its Laws on Violence against Women’

‘Iran Must Reinforce Its Laws on Violence against Women’

A lawyer and women’s rights activist has weighed on violence against women in the Islamic Republic of Iran and the country’s laws and regulations to protect women.
FATF

FATF Bills: In the Interest or to the Detriment of Iran?

A senior Iranian economic activist believes that the approval of the bills proposed by the Iranian government to adopt the standards set by the global anti-money laundering watchdog FATF can be very useful in the current situation.

Turkey Walking on Tightrope Held by US and Russia

An Iranian expert of Turkish developments says Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is pursuing a policy of balancing power between the United States and Russia in Syria and is walking on a tightrope the two sides of which are controlled by Washington and Moscow. 

‘Dress Code, Alcohol Ban Not Keeping Tourists from Visiting Iran’

The former head of Iran’s Tourism Organisation says the compulsory hijab and a ban on alcohol in Iran do not prevent foreign tourists from visiting Iran. “The tourists visit Iran, come hell or high water."
Lebanon

Lebanon Crisis May Get Worse after Hariri’s Resignation: Expert

An Iranian political analyst has weighed on possible future scenarios for Lebanon after recent developments, saying that the situation in the country may get worse after Prime Minister Saad Hariri's resignation.
The Iceman Cometh; What’s Putin Doing in Mideast? (Part II)

The Iceman Cometh; What’s Putin Doing in Mideast? (Part II)

The recent visits of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have raised the eyebrows in the region, causing observers to wonder what the Russian leader is doing in the Middle East. A senior expert has provided answers to this question.
The Iceman Cometh; What’s Putin Doing in Mideast?

The Iceman Cometh; What’s Putin Doing in Mideast?

The recent visits of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have raised the eyebrows in the region, causing observers to wonder what the Russian leader is doing in the Middle East. A senior expert has provided answers to this question.

Laughter Best Response to EU’s Call for Talks with Trump: Iran

The Iranian president’s chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi says President Hassan Rouhani’s laughter was the best response to the insistence of British and French leaders on arranging a meeting with US President Donald Trump.

General Soleimani Reveals Untold Facts of 2006 Lebanon War

After 20 years, for the first time since being appointed as the Chief Commander of Quds brigade, General Soleimani was interviewed by Khamenei.ir. The following is the first part of the interview:

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