US wants to see what Iran is willing to do and remains "fully prepared" to return to Vienna to continue negotiations, says top US diplomat Antony Blinken in Kuwait.
While the future of the nuclear deal remains unclear, continued diplomatic engagement between Riyadh and Tehran could help bring much-needed stability in the region.
Despite varying international pressures over years, Iran intends to remain an influential actor on the ground and maintain cards of power and pressure that allow it to protect its strategic interests.
Reviving the nuclear deal would give Iran less of an incentive to target US positions in Iraq and support Baghdad’s sovereignty.
Disinformation campaigns cannot be prevented by shutting down Iranian websites, says a Tehran-based journalist.
The Pentagon’s reduction of US troops and military hardware in the Middle East shows a reorientation of the Biden administration’s priorities in the region.
The newly elected Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is likely to part ways with his predecessor's harsh Iran policy and align his administration with Washington's less confrontational approach.
Experts argue that a regimented Iran led by a hardliner president might be more confident in dealing with the West.
Iran's Guardian Council seems to have all but snuffed out any moderate or reformist competition ahead of June's election.
Iran and Hamas gained from the two-week escalation in violence, with Israeli-Palestinian peace losing.
Foreign Minister Javad Zarif’s unorthodox views towards Iran’s military establishment angers the supreme leader, deepening moderate-hardliner infighting as June elections approach.
Blinken and Raab, top diplomats of US and UK, discuss an array of subjects, such as sanctions on Russian citizens, climate crisis and Biden's decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan, in London ahead of G-7 conference.
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