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Iran’s Hardliners Vie for Presidency as the Country Faces Severe Internal and External Challenges

Since the death of Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi, political uncertainty has run riot in Iran. In this article, which we are republishing with The Conversation’s permission, Afshin Shahi, Associate Professor in Middle East Politics & International Relations at Keele University,…

Fighting Fire with Fire: Our Policy of Deterrence Towards Iran Lies in Tatters – Why the West Must Start Fighting Back

With Iran continuing its sabre-rattling in the Middle East, NSN speaks with Henry Jackson Society Senior Research Fellow Barak Seener, at the launch of his new report, Restoring Deterrence: Destabilising the Iranian Regime, where Seener calls for a new Iran…

Iran’s Next Supreme Leader

As the world awaits news on who will be Iran’s next president, The Conversation discusses who is likely to become Iran’s next supreme leader after the death of President Ebrahim Raisi, the man many expected to take on the supreme…

Oman serves as a crucial back channel between Iran and the US as tensions flare in the Middle East

For years, Oman has worked hard to avoid the escalation of Middle Eastern crises. As conflict rages between Israel and Gaza and Iran, Oman is reprising its role as peacemaker, enabling back-channel talks in an attempt to avoid any further…

World leaders call for restraint after Iranian missile strike.

The bombing of the Iranian Consulate in Damascus which causes the latests tit-for-tat attacks between Iran and Israel.

Africa Must Prepare for Potential Economic Shock Amid Escalating Israel-Iran Conflict

The escalating geopolitical tension between Israel and Iran could potentially trigger a ripple effect, impacting African nations that are bracing for another significant economic shock through contagion. This perspective is derived from an article in ISS Today, which we are…

The threat Iran poses to British society requires urgent action – Policy Exchange.

Iran poses a “multidimensional threat to British society” requiring “urgent action”, an influential think tank has stated.The report by the Policy Exchange also said that the Islamic Centre of England Ltd (ICEL) located in Maida Vale in West London, was…

British Prime Minister has described Israel’s security as “non-negotiable”.

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has described Israel’s security as “non negotiable”, following Iran’s mass drone and missile attack.Speaking in the House of Commons, Prime Minister Sunak told parliament that Iran is “intent on sowing chaos” across the Middle East…

Israel has vowed to respond against Iran’s overnight drone attack leading to fears that the crisis could escalate into a regional war.

Israel has vowed to respond against Iran after an unprecedented drone and missile attack launched against the country last night. About 300 explosive drones and cruise missiles were fired in the first direct attack from Iran on its arch-enemy, which…

Iran Has Vowed to Retaliate in The Wake of an Israeli Air Strike Which Killed a Senior Revolutionary Guards Force Commander 

Tehran has vowed to retaliate after accusing Israel of carrying out an airstrike on the Iranian consulate building in Syria in which seven members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards were killed. Brig-Gen Mohammad Reza Zahedi, a senior commander of the elite Quds…