Israel behind assassinations of nuclear scientists: Iran UN envoy

Israel behind assassinations of nuclear scientists: Iran UN envoy

The Iranian ambassador to the United Nation’s International Atomic Energy Agency said on Thursday that “Israel-hired terrorists” were behind the assassinations of several nuclear scientists in recent years.
Russia Delivers Eight Metric Tons of Humanitarian Aid to Syrian Civilians

Russia Delivers Eight Metric Tons of Humanitarian Aid to Syrian Civilians

The Russian Center for reconciliation of opposing sides in Syria delivered eight metric tons of humanitarian aid to the Syrian provinces of Aleppo and Damascus with last 24 hours, the Russian Defense ministry said on Sunday in a humanitarian bulletin issued on its website.
Saudi FM in Iraq to Help ISIL

Saudi FM in Iraq to Help ISIL

The military and political brass in Baghdad are showing frenzy over the Saudi Foreign Minister's visit to Iraq with a senior commander of Iraq's Hashd al-Shaabi forces saying that Adel al-Jubeir was in his war-ravaged nation to set incarcerated ISIL terrorists free.
Hezbollah secretary general praises Iran for holding Palestinian Intifada conference

Hezbollah secretary general praises Iran for holding Palestinian Intifada conference

The Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement’s Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has praised Iran’s support for Palestine at a time that other countries are siding with Israel.
Bahraini Court Postpones Verdict in Sheikh Qassem’s Case

Bahraini Court Postpones Verdict in Sheikh Qassem’s Case

TEHRAN(Basiart): A Bahraini court has delayed the verdict in the case of top Shia cleric, Sheikh Issa Qassim, whose nationality was revoked last year.
Reasons behind Turkey’s Gradual Change of Foreign Policy

Reasons behind Turkey’s Gradual Change of Foreign Policy

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Ankara intends to improve its relations with Syria and Iraq in the region and at the same time control the developments of Kurdish-populated areas. The role that the Islamic Republic and Russia can play regarding this issue is the main reason behind the Ankara’s new regional policy.
Bahrainis to Defend Sheikh Qassim At Any Cost

Bahrainis to Defend Sheikh Qassim At Any Cost

The people of Bahrain will continue to support the spiritual leader of the country’s Shiite majority Sheikh Isa Ahmed Qassim, the representative of the prominent cleric said.
Strategic alignment and diplomatic convergence

Strategic alignment and diplomatic convergence

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Along with many of other domestic and foreign determinants, international agreements also play a major role in determining the fate of the war as well as Iran’s interests. Therefore, Iran’ s diplomatic apparatus, after clinching a lasting nuclear deal with six world powers, both tried to keep the US neutral as much as possible and also boost its cooperation with Russia in the fields of defense and foreign policy.
Will US return to region? From words to action

Will US return to region? From words to action

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Then some important questions here are: Will Washington return to have a direct military presence in the region? Will it leave the region slowly? And what approach will the US presidential candidates take toward the region if elected?
Hezbollah’s nature, emergence and objectives

Hezbollah’s nature, emergence and objectives

TEHRAN (Basirat)- The resistance movements enjoy a religious identity with an inclination toward Islamic strength while the Saudis enjoy a tribal identity (with no religious or democratic tendency).
Evolution or acknowledgment of failure in Turkey’s strategic depth ambition

Evolution or acknowledgment of failure in Turkey’s strategic depth ambition

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Having dispute with the Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan and being responsible for political failure of Turkey’s policies in the region as well as the country’s stalling economic growth each can stand as a reason for Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu’s resignation.
Aleppo war is Syria's battle of destiny

Aleppo war is Syria's battle of destiny

TEHRAN (Basirat)- The province is vital for the warring parties as it determines the destiny of the ongoing war in the Arab country. Maybe the reason behind the failure to establish a permanent truce there is that the strategically important province dictates something else to the both sides.
Supporting Iraqi government only way out of problems

Supporting Iraqi government only way out of problems

TEHRAN (Basirat)- The Iraqi government is no less involved in corruption compared to the corrupt and inefficient governments of some Arab states. But today these are the problems of the government which have highlighted issues like corruption and inefficiency of the administration in the eyes of people.
Obama’s visit to Riyadh resulted in no major achievements for Arab states
Analyst:

Obama’s visit to Riyadh resulted in no major achievements for Arab states

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Reza Mirabian, an Iranian expert on Saudi affairs, is of the opinion that US President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Saudi Arabia resulted in no major achievements for the Persian Gulf Arab states.
Saudi Regime Seeking Tensions in Lebanon: Analyst

Saudi Regime Seeking Tensions in Lebanon: Analyst

TEHRAN (Basirat) – A senior Lebanese political analyst said the recent move by the Riyadh regime to close offices of its news channels in Beirut under the excuse of security concerns is part of a US-Israeli plot to create tensions in Lebanon.
Who is the true supporter of the Kurds?

Who is the true supporter of the Kurds?

TEHRAN,(Basirat)- The Islamic Republic of Iran’s support for Kurds traces its roots in historical and ethnic unity of the Kurdish race as an inseparable part of Iranian identity and that this support is not at all temporary and based on political expediency.
Balance of power based on safeguarding regional states’ territorial borders

Balance of power based on safeguarding regional states’ territorial borders

TEHRAN,(Basirat)- The recent visit by Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to Tehran can be referred to as an organized effort aimed at safeguarding Turkey’s territorial integrity in the geopolitical future of the Western Asia region.
Yemen; Confrontation between ideology and military power

Yemen; Confrontation between ideology and military power

TEHRAN,(Basirat)- Today, we are witnessing a confrontation between the power of military action and ideology in Yemen. On one side, there are Ansarullah revolutionary fighters who have relied on their soft power stemmed from an attractive national and religious ideology. On the other is an American-Saudi coalition which is trying, via resorting to military and hard power, to defeat them.
Syria’s fragile ceasefire

Syria’s fragile ceasefire

TEHRAN,(Basirat)- Although the ceasefire initiative is a result of a US-Russian secret deal and that it can improve Syria’s unstable situation to some extent, its continuation will be faced with some challenges and problems in the long-term run.
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