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Former Iran FM Zarif: Israel’s own-made image of invincibility shattered after Hamas attack

Iran’s former foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Israeli’s foreign policy builds on two components, namely being oppressed and invincibility.

“Israel’s efforts to extend conflict to Iran must fail to bear fruit”

Mohsen Hashemi, the son of former Iranian president, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, has warned against Israeli extremists trying to extend the conflict beyond occupied territories and into Iran.

Ex-Iran FM: Israel facing desperation, confusion

A former Iranian foreign minister says the Israeli regime is suffering from desperation and confusion in the face of the resistance front’s strategic victory.

Ex-Iran envoy to Lebanon: Israel’s ground incursion into Gaza to open up more fronts against Tel Aviv

Iran’s former ambassador to Lebanon says a ground incursion into Gaza by Israel will increase the likelihood of other resistance groups entering the region to defend Palestinians.

Ex-Iran OIC envoy: Riyadh concerned about Tehran’s reaction to normalization with Israel

A former Iranian envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) says Saudi Arabia is concerned over Iran’s reaction to Riyadh’s normalization of ties with the Israeli regime.

Iranian journalist raps FM for suggesting possible rematch with Saudi Al-Ittihad

An Iranian principlist journalist has criticized the country's foreign minister for indicating the possibility of a rematch for a cancelled soccer game between Iran and Saudi Arabia clubs.

Iranian daily: Saudi-Israeli normalization to invoke wrath of resistance movements

Iran’s principlist newspaper Kayhan has warned Saudi Arabia of the consequences of normalizing relations with Israel, saying any rapprochement will be met with angry reactions by resistance movements.

Iran Leader’s aide: US forced Ukraine into war, causing further mayhem in region

A senior advisor to the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on international affairs says that the United States pushed Ukraine into the conflict with Russia by providing it with weapons and munitions, which stoked the tensions.

Former Iranian MP calls for direct talks with US

A former high-ranking Iranian member of parliament says Iran missed very good opportunities for talks with the US during the presidency of Joe Biden.

Iranian expert: European troika underlings of US

An Iranian political expert has called the European troika, namely Britain, France and Germany, as the lackeys of the US after they announced a plan to not lift the missile embargo on Iran.

Ex-envoy to Baku: Iran lost many opportunities in Caucasus

Iran’s former ambassador to Azerbaijan says the Islamic Republic had many opportunities for the transit of energy in the Caucasus region, including the Zangezur corridor, but lost all of them due to its “foreign policies failures.”

Expert: Geopolitical concerns rise as Azerbaijan’s advances threaten Iran’s connections

Hossein Alaei, a former commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps Navy and a university professor, has issued a dire warning about Iran's geopolitical vulnerabilities in light of Azerbaijan campaign to capture Armenia's Sivnik province.

Analyst: JCPOA revival shrouded in ambiguities, questions

The landmark nuclear deal between Iran and the West, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), is a thing of the past at the current stage but paradoxically it still casts shadow on the relations between Tehran and Europe as well as the United States.

Ex-diplomat: Russia might step up efforts to obstruct JCPOA revival

A former Iranian diplomat says Russia might boost its efforts amid its spat with the West to stonewall resurrection of Iran’s nuclear deal, JCPOA.

Analyst: Fixing Iran economy contnigent on JCPOA, FATF

A Tehran-based  international expert says that the key to reviving Iran's stagnant economy lies in resolving the issues surrounding the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

Analyst: BRICS, SCO memberships to have not much impact on Iran economy without bans lifted

An international relations expert has weighed in on negotiations over the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA, as well as the possibility of reaching agreement with the US within the same framework that Iranian President has alluded to in his statements.

Analyst: JCPOA revival negotiating team could accompany Iran president during trip to New York  

A political analyst says it is necessary for Iran and the US to hold negotiations to revive the 2015 nuclear deal, JCPOA.

Iran ex-diplomat: Economic development, military might should be in tandem

A former Iranian diplomat has warned government officials of the consequences of ignoring economic development at home while pushing for the defense and military agenda.

Analyst: Caspian Sea new focal point for concentration of power

A Eurasia affairs expert in Tehran says the Caspian Sea has turned into a new focal point for concentration of power by regional and global heavyweights under the new circumstances, namely Russia’s new renaissance, a powerful Iran, an ambitious Azerbaijan and a developing China.

Expert: Iran’s BRICS membership significant, end of FATF tensions a must

An Iranian foreign policy expert has praised Iran’s membership in the BRICS grouping, but has warned so long as Tehran is on the FATF list, it cannot use the membership benefits.

Iranian ex-diplomat: West, G7 set to undermine BRICS

A former Iranian diplomat says the group of industrial countries of the world known as the Group of Seven (G7) will seek to undercut BRICS, a bloc comprising the world’s emerging economies.

Former Iranian reformist chief blasts failure to revive 2015 Iran nuclear deal

The former head of the Iranian Reformist Camp has slammed what he described as failure to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Analyst: Biden needs Iran nuclear deal for re-election

US President Joe Biden needs something more than the prisoner exchange with Iran to use as a trump card for the upcoming presidential election, a political analyst says amid media reports that a nuclear deal between Tehran and Washington is on the horizon.

Iranian analyst: Saudis have recognized Iran as a regional power

An Iranian political analyst says Saudi Arabia has recognized Iran as an influential player in the West Asia region and is trying to boost its relations with regional powers like Iran and Turkey while maintaining its ties with the West.

Former Iranian diplomat: Taliban monopolizing all of Helmand water for own use

A former Iranian diplomat says the Taliban have denied Iran the right to use water from the Helmand River, and monoplolized it for their own benefit.

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