Dr. Massoumeh Torfeh is a Research Associate at the London School of Economics and Political Science specialising in Iran and Afghanistan. Formerly she was a BBC journalist and UN spokesperson and director of communication.
In Iran, hardliners have won not because of widespread support, but because of widespread apathy.
The downing of the Ukrainian airliner, a harsh crackdown on protests and a drastic vetting system could mean Iranians stay home in large numbers on election day.
US-Iranian absolutism could have been mitigated had the European Union and the United Nations shown some teeth over the last two years
The more likely scenarios are that Tehran would revert to nuclear enrichment and follow Ayatollah Khamenei’s call for 'maximum pressure' on the US.
The rap singer articulated citizen discontent over the killings of protesters in November and his songs went viral, resonating with disgruntled Iranians.
The US and Iran must move past the politics of vengeance and enmity.
A Chinese investment pledge to the tune of a whopping $400 billion puts a wrench in American plans to isolate Iran - but what will it cost Iran?
Since the US quit the nuclear deal with Iran, there has never been a better time for the two to sit down and talk.
The latest tit for tat between the UK and Iran has underlined that following Trump is a recipe for dangerous brinkmanship.
US President Donald Trump has been taking a more measured approach than other hawks in his cabinet, and it might be paying off.
US President Donald Trump has taken several aggressive actions that Iran has all but absorbed. Now, he's left with few options aside from a military strike, which he says he doesn't want. So what now?
Both the US and Iran are reluctant to make the first move towards talks and if it remains that way a third-party should initiate contact before tensions reach a boiling point.
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