Five Injured In Rocket Attack On US Airbase In Iraq

By Peoples Dispatch. -

Five people – two foreign contractors and three Iraqi soldiers – were injured on Sunday, April 18 in a rocket attack on an air base near Baghdad, Al Jazeera reported. A total of five rockets hit [...]

For JCPOA Re-entry, Biden Must Tear Down This Sanctions Wall

By Tyler Cullis and Trita Parsi, Responsible Statecraft. -

It was clear from the outset: Returning to the Iran Nuclear Deal was not a matter of nuclear technicalities or diplomatic savvy. It was and remains primarily a matter of political will and [...]

Meeting To Revive Iran Nuclear Deal Begins In Vienna

By Telesur English. -

The Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)—the Iran nuclear deal—resumed talks in Vienna on Tuesday, with the lifting of sanctions on Iran and nuclear implementation [...]

No Talks Needed For US Return To Iran Nuclear Deal

By Oleg Burunov, Sputnik News. -

Last month, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei announced that Tehran is in "no hurry" to return to its obligations under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, and is prepared to wait until the [...]

China-Iran Deal Aims To Expand ‘Common Interests In A Win-Win Manner’

By Oleg Burunov, Sputnik News. -

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has presented "some points" of a landmark cooperation deal that was recently concluded between Beijing and Tehran. In a message posted on his [...]

Biden Iran Envoy Boasted Of Causing Civilian Deprivation

By Max Blumenthal, Consortium News. -

The Biden administration has named Richard Nephew as its deputy Iran envoy. As the former principal deputy coordinator of sanctions policy for Barack Obama’s State Department, Nephew took [...]

Venezuela And Iran Deepen Alliance With ‘Perfect Trips’

By Ricardo Vaz, Venezuelanalysis. -

The Venezuelan government is shipping jet fuel to Iran as part of cooperation to tackle its gasoline and diesel shortages in the South American country. According to Reuters, state oil company [...]

Biden’s Reckless Syria Bombing Is Not The Diplomacy He Promised

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Popular Resistance. -

The February 25 U.S. bombing of Syria immediately puts the policies of the newly-formed Biden administration into sharp relief. Why is this administration bombing the sovereign nation of Syria? [...]

How To Write About Iran

By Ladane Nasseri, McSweeneys. -

Whether you are working from your DC office or your home in LA or New York, here’s all you need to know to become an expert on Iran. 1. Always refer to Iran as the “Islamic Republic” and its [...]

Is Biden Committing Diplomatic Suicide Over The Iran Nuclear Agreement?

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Popular Resistance. -

As Congress still struggles to pass a COVID relief bill, the rest of the world is nervously reserving judgment on America’s new president and his foreign policy, after successive U.S. [...]

How Rational Can The US Be In Dealing With Yemen And Iran?

By William Boardman, Reader Supported News. -

This announcement does not augur peace in Yemen any time soon. Rather it looks a bit like political mystification that some have chosen to celebrate now, regardless of what it actually means, [...]

Defensive Moves Or Preparation For War With Iran?

By Elijah J. Magnier. -

The US has decided to deploy the Israeli Iron Dome Missile Interceptor Systems, purchased in 2019, in Eastern European countries and also in the Gulf countries where the US Central Command [...]

US General Manipulates Media To Push For War With Iran

By Anya Parampil, The Grayzone. -

Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with investigative journalist Gareth Porter about his recent piece in The Grayzone which explores the role CENTCOM Chief General Kenneth McKenzie played in [...]

Nuclear Agreement: Biden Wants To Strike A ‘Better Deal’ With Iran

By Ekaterina Blinova, Sputnik News. -

Washington re-joining the Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), won't happen overnight and will require consultations with Israel and Gulf [...]