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  • سفیر چین 2018/03/19

    By H.E. Mr. PANG SEN

    Belt, Road Initiative and China-Iran cooperation

    TEHRAN, Mar. 19 (MNA) –Over the past two weeks, the National People’s Congress of China (NPC) and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) were held in Beijing, China. In addition to reviewing policies relating to crucial domestic economic and social developments, the gatherings also decided on the amendment of the Constitution, election of new leadership of the state, reform of governmental structure as well as legislation on anti-corruption matters.

  • پرچم آمریکا و روسیه 2018/03/19

    By Jack Anderson

    New American-Russian conflict: A confrontation beyond Cold War

    TEHRAN, Mar. 19 (MNA) – The conflict between the White House and Grand Kremlin Palace, which by far is more dangerous and intense than that of the Cold War era, seems to have reached its peak.

  • ll 2018/03/18

    By: Abdollah Shahbazi

    Is the world moving towards a new Cold War?

    TEHRAN, Mar. 18 (MNA) – Developments in the Trump administration including the appointments of radical figures who severely criticize Iran has coincided with the anti-Russia and anti-Putin propaganda on steroids from the United States and United Kingdom.

  • دونالد ترامپ 2018/03/14

    By: Mohammad Ghaderi, Javad Heiran-Nia

    Europe, Iran baffled by US position on nuclear deal

    TEHRAN, Mar. 14 (MNA) – Donald Trump’s approach toward the nuclear deal of July 14, 2015, has created a difficult position for Europeans who are unsure what to do with the agreement.

  • محمد قادری - مدیر کل اخبار خارجی مهر 2018-03-14 14:25

    By: Mohamad Ghaderi

    Goals of bin Salman's visit to UK: blood-colored agreement

    TEHRAN, Mar. 14 (MNA) – The recent visit of Saudi Crown Prince bin Salman to the UK has attracted the attention of the various circles as Salman signed a preliminary deal to buy 48 Typhoon fighter jets from the UK.

  • نظامیان افغانستانی 2018-03-11 18:08

    By: Masood Chaudhary

    Poor Afghanistan dances to tunes of American menace

    TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (MNA) – After 40 years of bloody conflict, six million homeless Afghans, devastation for three generations, thousands of innocents dead or wounded, and 16 years of boots on the ground, the American Menace may be preparing for another bloody war. If Afghans still think Uncle Sam can give them a decent future, then I am sorry to say, they live in Lala-land.

  • white helmets 2018/03/11

    By: Sondoss Al Asaad

    The White Helmet myth: A soft war propaganda

    TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (MNA) – The White Helmets are repetitively described as volunteers and relentlessly depicted as heroes in the war zone. A suspicious Organization backed by the British Government, known US regime change facilitators USAID, the US and NATO-backed ‘Syrian National Council’, a parallel government, which these pillars claim to represent the Syrian opposition.

  • آمریکا و اروپا 2018/03/11

    By Osama Rizvi :

    Trump and tariffs: Déjà vu

    TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (MNA) – The recent slew of tariffs imposed by the U.S. has sparked fears, and rightly so, whether this is the start of another trade war? We can almost feel a sense of Déjà vu.

  • ترکیه و آمریکا 2018/03/07

    By Antonia Dimou:

    Turkey drifts away from the West

    TEHRAN, Mar. 07 (MNA) –Turkey has lost its soft power attractiveness due to its leadership’s increasing absolutism and failed foreign policy priorities

  •  Afghanistan 2018-03-07 20:58

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    For peace in Afghanistan, talk to Afghans

    TEHRAN, Mar. 07 (MNA) – Quite clearly, the beleaguered ‘national unity government’ in Kabul, which has faced blistering criticism at home and abroad for failing to stem violence, has run out of options and is desperately trying to woo the Taliban to end what President Ghani has often termed as ‘imposed war’.

  • Iran exhibits ballistic missile on revolution anniversary 2018/03/04

    By: Mohammad Ghaderi

    Destroy your missiles then talk about ours

    TEHRAN, Mar. 04 (MNA) – These days, in an unprecedented way, the United States is rolling down the hill faster than ever towards some sort of societal collapse and the waning of its international hegemony.

  • Masoud Asadollahi 2018/03/03

    By: Masoud Asadollahi

    Truths behind Afrin and Eastern Ghouta

    TEHRAN, Mar. 03 (MNA) – In recent weeks, the security conditions in two regions of Afrin a city in northern Syria, and the Eastern Ghouta, in close proximity to Damascus, are turning into worsening crises.

  • belgium 2018/02/27

    By: Yahya Fozi

    Potentials of cultural diplomacy in Iran- Belgium relations

    TEHRAN, Feb. 27 (MNA) – Yahya Fozi, a member of faculty in Humanities and Cultural Studies Research Center, who holds PhD in Political Sciences, touches upon cultural diplomacy and the potentials for Iran-Belgium relations.

  • بندر گوادر 2018-02-24 20:19

    By: Vahid Pourtajrishi & Tayyebeh Vakilotojar

    CPEC, geo-strategic and economic significance  

    TEHRAN, Feb. 24 (MNA) – The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is of prime importance for Pakistan as it can act as the game changer boosting the economic and geopolitical role of Pakistan in the questions of the region.

  • هوش مصنوعی 2018-02-22 21:29

    By Giancarlo Elia Valori :

    Artificial intelligence and intelligence

    TEHRAN, Feb. 22 (MNA) –As was also clearly stated by Vladimir Putin on September 4, 2017: “whichever country leads the way in Artificial Intelligence research will be the ruler of the world”.

  • پیمان یزدانی 2018/02/21

    By Payman Yazdani

    Why US not trustworthy ally for Turkey

    TEHRAN, Feb. 21 (MNA) – Just weeks after failure of the ISIL terrorist group in Iraq and Syria, the United States announced that it is going to create a security belt from Erbil to Mediterranean Sea under the pretext of avoiding ISIL return.

  • ارتش ایران 2018/02/15

    By sajjad Abedi

    Iran and prospects for security in the Middle East

    TEHRAN, Feb. 15 (MNA) – The regional order of the Middle East has always been challenged and altered, and because of the geopolitical, geocultural and geostrategic position of the region, major and supra-regional powers have intervened in various pretexts in the Middle East.

  • Mousavian 2018/02/13

    By: Syed Hossein Mousavian

    The widening Saudi–Iran divide

    TEHRAN, Feb. 13 (MNA) – The conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran marks a deepening division between regional powers and international hegemons in the Persian Gulf. The Saudis and Iranians have to learn to cooperate or risk further confrontation.

  • Mousavian 2018/02/10

    By: Seyed Hossein Mousavian, Sina Toossi

    Dangerous escalation: why Trump's pressure tactics won't work on Iran

    TEHRAN, Feb. 10 (MNA) – President Donald Trump in his State of the Union address called on Congress to “address the fundamental flaws in the terrible Iran nuclear deal,” echoing a previous statement that he would walk away from the accord unless Congress and Europe agreed to new restrictions on Iran. The fate of the deal now rests on how Europe and America respond to each other and to Iran.

  • africa 2018/02/08

    By: Javad Heiran-Nia, Somayeh Khomarbaghi

    Saudi Arabia, Iran compete in Sahel

    TEHRAN, Feb. 8 (MNA) – Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirate are supporting the Sahel Joint Military Force, the latest indication of a competition for influence with Iran in West Africa.

  • Richard Nephew 2018-02-06 19:11

    Europe to not accept Trump’s conditions for JCPOA: Nephew

    TEHRAN, Feb. 06 (MNA) – Richard Nephew, an American sanctions expert holds that neither Europe nor Iran will accept Trump’ conditions for the JCPOA.

  • Iran nuclear deal a model for North Korea problem: Merkel 2018-02-06 17:59

    By: Saeed Sobhani

    Germans are losing power in Europe

    TEHRAN, Feb. 06 (MNA) – Germans are deeply concerned about the prolongation of the process of forming a coalition government between the Social Democratic Party and the Christian Social Party.

  • Persian Gulf 2018/02/06

    By: Mohammad Ghaderi & Javad Heirannia

    The security complex of Persian Gulf

    TEHRAN, Feb. 6 (MNA) – In accordance with Barry Buzan’s understanding of Regional Security Complex, the Persian Gulf region is itself a security complex made up of friendship and enmity between nation states, communities, and individuals.

  • Mahmood Monshipouri 2018/02/06

    By: Mahmood Monshipouri

    US-Qatar strategic dialogue: What's the target exactly?

    TEHRAN, Feb. 6 (MNA) – The US and Qatar have had longstanding economic and political ties since the 1970s. Rarely, if ever, has any domestic, regional, or international development fundamentally changed or even undermined this valued and cooperative relationship.

  • macron 2018/02/05

    French approach to JCPOA is paradoxical

    TEHRAN, Feb. 05 (MNA) – Foreign Policy Commentator, Hanif Ghaffari, is touching upon the approach undertaken by the French in regards with Iran nuclear agreement of 2015.

  • ترزا می 2018/02/05

    By: Mohammad Ghaderi

    The dual on downing street

    TEHRAN, Feb. 5 (MNA) – Brexit is still a hot topic for discussion in the United Kingdom (UK) and as well other members of the European Union (EU).

  • Donald Trump and Mohammed bin Salman 2018/02/03

    By: Javad Heirannia

    Muhammad bin Salman’s reforms in Saudi Arabia: Challenges, opportunities

    TEHRAN, Feb. 03 (MNA) – The Saudi Crown Prince has embarked on ambitious reform plans which can cause serious changes in Saudi Arabia's political future. The following article analyzes the threats and opportunities that those reforms can bring about.

  • آنگلا مرکل 2018/02/03

    By: Hanif Ghaffari

    German Chancellor loses her power

    TEHRAN, Feb. 03 (MNA) – The situation remains foggy for Europe right now because Germany, as the prime country that has political and economic dominance, continues to suffer from the lack of an "incumbent government”.

  • مرحوم رضا مقدسی 2018/02/03

    By: Mohammad Ghaderi

    Moghaddasi remains in our hearts as 'ethical journalist'

    TEHRAN, Feb. 03 (MNA) – Reza Moghaddasi, the former director of the Tehran Times and Mehr news agency, didn’t just have high morals and values as a manager, he was also an ethical journalist.

  • جواد حیران نیا 2018/01/31

    By: Javad Heiran-Nia

    Urgently needed: a new security framework for Persian Gulf

    TEHRAN, Jan. 31 (MNA) – The implementation of effective security mechanisms in the Persian Gulf region has always been a matter of concern for the Gulf States. The main objective is to have a common goal, and hence, construct techniques to achieve stable regional security.