• China Yesterday 02:21

    By Rajeesh Kumar

    Will the Doklam standoff lead to a second India-China war?

    Both India and China have every incentive not to go to war

  • Trump 2017-07-21 17:38

    NYT warns Trump against war with Iran

    TEHRAN – Enumerating a list of flaws in U.S. foreign policy, The New York Times urged the Trump administration that to engage in dialogue with Tehran in lieu of resorting to coercion. 

  • Foreign nationals 2017-07-15 08:32

    Iran spends $270m annually on foreign students

    TEHRAN — The Islamic Republic of Iran spends some $270 million per annum on the education of foreign nationals living in the country, an official with the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.

  • France 2017-07-15 03:23

    By Wesley Pruden

    A big Bastille Day for America

    The Donald finally caught a break in Paris, basking in rare Franco-American bonhomie as he joined the new president of France on Bastille Day, this year to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the American arrival on the battlefields of World War I.

  • Yemen 2017-07-15 02:19

    By Nafeez Ahmed

    U.S. and UK acting above the law to support the Saudi war in Yemen

    Britain and America are above the law. Our complicity in Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen proves it.

  • Ataturk Dam 2017-07-04 19:20

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Iran holds Turkey partly accountable for dust storms; Turkey denies

    TEHRAN — Sand and dust storms (SDS) usually occur when strong winds lift large amounts of sand and dust from bare, dry soil into the atmosphere.

  • Afhganistan 2017-07-04 09:55

    By Amitai Etzioni

    Time to say goodbye to Afghanistan

    The window during which President Donald Trump can extricate U.S. forces from the mess in Afghanistan and blame his predecessors for the calamity is rapidly closing.

  • Mosul 2017-07-03 03:17

    Urban warfare, then and now

    A few weeks ago, the Atlantic Monthly Press released Mark Bowden’s excellent book, Hue 1968, A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam.

  • شیرین هانتر 2017-07-02 12:24

    By Javad Heirannia

    Scholar predicts Bin Salman will intensify war on Yemen 

    TEHRAN - A professor of political science at Georgetown University is of the opinion that Mohammed bin Salman, who was suddenly promoted to the second ranking person in the Saudi Kingdom, will intensify war against Yemen and assert a tougher policy toward Iran. 

  • Iran event to address shielding cultural heritage against terrorism 2017-06-28 21:24

    Iran event to address shielding cultural heritage against terrorism

    TEHRAN – Ways to maximize protection of cultural heritage and museums against terrorism or in wartime will be scrutinized at the International Council of Museums Asia-Pacific Alliance Conference and General Assembly, which will be held in the southeastern Iranian city of Chabahar in autumn.

  • North Korea 2017-06-25 13:15

    Robert E Kelly

    Will America wage war with a nuclear-armed North Korea?

    It is increasingly clear that North Korea is driving toward a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) which could strike the U.S. homeland.

  • Saudi Arabia 2017-06-24 09:36

    By David Hearst

    Saudi Arabia’s prince of chaos

    The final act of the palace coup I have been writing about since King Salman took over has just been completed.

  • World Refugee Day 2017-06-20 14:49

    World Refugee Day commemorates strength, courage, and perseverance of refugees

    June 20 is the day the world commemorates the strength, courage, and perseverance of millions of refugees. Held every year, World Refugee Day also marks a key moment for the public to show support for families forced to flee.

  • Trump-Saudi 2017-05-24 10:24

    By Alex Ward

    What America’s new arms deal with Saudi Arabia says about the Trump administration

    President Trump has just announced the sale of a whopping $110 billion to Saudi Arabia which includes “tanks and helicopters for border security, ships for coastal security, intelligence-gathering aircraft, a missile-defense radar system, and cybersecurity tools,” reports ABC News. It forms part of a 10-year, $350 billion agreement in a “strategic vision” between the two countries, reports the Washington Post.

  • refugees 2017-05-10 03:03

    How the Trump administration has quietly stalled refugee resettlements

    In the first few days of the Trump administration, the Department of Homeland Security stopped sending investigators overseas to interview refugees seeking asylum in the United States.

  • Raisi stands out as principlists’ leading presidential candidate 2017-05-03 09:39

    People removed shadow of war: Raisi

    TEHRAN – Presidential contender Ebrahim Raisi has reiterated the Supreme Leader’s words, saying it was the people who removed “the shadow of war” from Iran.

  • Trump 2017-05-03 03:11

    By Arthur J. Magida

    Former presidents should lead the criticism of Trump

    America prides itself on peaceful transitions from one president to the other. No coups. No backstabbing. No backward glances at what might have been.

  • North Korea 2017-04-30 04:11

    By Antoun Issa

    Australia wants to avoid a Korean war at all costs

    A conflict could involve North’s neighbors – South Korea, China and Japan – which along with the U.S. are Australia’s top four trade partners

  • Charles de Gaulle 2017-04-29 10:15

    By Alan Philps

    Has France outlived the traditional role of its president?

    When Charles de Gaulle created the role of president of France almost 60 years ago, the job description was not like other heads of state.

  • Khalid bin salman 2017-04-29 10:14

    By Bruce Riedel

    Will Riyadh’s new DC ambassador draw U.S. deeper into Yemen war?

    Saudi Arabia is pressing the Trump administration to become more involved in supporting its war in Yemen.

  • libya 2017-04-28 05:30

    By Mustafa Fetouri

    Why a napkin is not the answer to the Libyan crisis

    According to a recent report in a British newspaper, the Trump administration is considering a plan to partition Libya to bring about peace and a new political settlement.

  • Trump 2017-04-19 09:56

    He’s growing in office, but he must be wary of outgrowing what got him here

    The war for Trump’s ear

    There’s an ominous rumble of war in Korea, there’s always an ominous rumble of war in the Middle East, but in Washington we’ve already got the real thing. The combatants are taking no prisoners and the rules of the Geneva Convention do not apply.

  • Trump 2017-04-18 04:44

    Trump’s loose talk on North Korea

    As a candidate, Donald Trump seemed to pay no more attention to North Korea’s accelerating nuclear weapons program, which his predecessor has warned is America’s most urgent threat, than he did to other complex foreign policy issues.

  • Libya 2017-04-16 08:45

    Another degree of suffering in Libya

    Libya has become a vortex of human suffering, sucking in thousands of desperate migrants.

  • Trump 2017-04-10 16:40

    By Masood Akhtar

    Low approval will drive Trump to resign before impeaching

    Based on what I have seen so far, I don’t see how Trump would make it through a full-term. People of his own party disagree with him on a number of issues already.  During his campaign he waged war against the establishment, and now the establishment is waging war against him. Some of them are speaking out publicly, whereas others acknowledge their disagreement privately.  

  • U.S. - China 2017-04-09 05:29

    By Emily Rauhala

    Syria strike adds awkward twist to high-stakes China-U.S. summit

    The Donald Trump-Xi Jinping summit was off to a good start: Xi nailed the handshake.

  • world war i 2017-04-06 04:02

    By Richard W. Rahn

    Thoughtless actions that provoke terrible consequences

    April 6 marks the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War I — a war that claimed the lives of about 38 million people.

  • Central African Republic 2017-04-03 08:31

    For one war-wracked nation, a path to happiness

    One of the world’s most fragile countries is also its least happy. According to a new United Nations report, the Central African Republic (CAR) ranks last among 155 nations surveyed for “happiness,” even below Syria. (Norway tops the rankings.) Is there a way to help this landlocked country of 4.6 million people feel more joy and hope?

  • Syria 2017-03-15 09:25

    Trauma of children in Syria’s war

    When adults go to war, it is the children who suffer the most.

  • land mine 2017-02-21 09:43

    Boy injured in landmine explosion in Iran

    TEHRAN – A youngster has been severely injured in a landmine explosion in the southwestern Iranian province of Khuzestan, ISNA news agency reported on Monday.