Famous Iranian geographer Parviz Kardavani, who was known as the father of scientific desertology of Iran, passed away on Wednesday evening, August 18, at the age of 90.
An Afghanistan affairs analyst says what happened in Afghanistan, and the Taliban’s takeover in a matter of days, had been agreed in a deal among US, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, during the Afghan peace talks with the militants in the Qatari capital Doha.
A photo has gone viral in Iran showing two Afghan child refugees hugged by Brigadier General Rezaei, the commander of Iranian border guards, at a border crossing in eastern Iran.
and armed group occupies a large part of Afghanistan these days, and now they have reached the mountainous Badakhshan province on the border with China.
Saad Hariri, the Lebanese prime minister-designate and the leader of the largest Sunni party in the parliament, resigned last week and once again created a power vacuum in the country.
An Iranian expert on Afghanistan affairs says the people of Afghanistan are so disappointed with the pro-US government of Ashraf Ghani that they do not care if it is replaced by Taliban.
A conservative Iranian political activist says President-elect Ebrahim Raisi said “No” when asked if he would sit down for talks with US President Joe Biden, but his answer “was not an absolute Nope.”
Iranian reformist figure Mohammad Hashemi Rafsanjani says the new administration of President-elect Ebrahim Raisi will maintain the current administration’s policy towards the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), for now.
A political analyst says now that the region is likely to get rid of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in coming days, he does not seem to be able to take any action against Iran during his last days in office.
A former Iranian diplomat has expressed hope as negotiations in Vienna bear fruit, the problem with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) inside Iran will be solved too.