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Emad Abshenass

Journalist, writer and Political Science professor (Iran)

 

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Riyadh reaps what it sows: Yemeni drone attack devastates Saudi oil production

Riyadh reaps what it sows: Yemeni drone attack devastates Saudi oil production

Yemen’s Ansar Allah has officially claimed responsibility for the drone attacks against ARAMCO oil facilities which resulted in Saudi Arabia’s oil production being cut in half
‘I Rule the White House’: Will Bolton’s ouster help Trump facilitate US-Iran negotiations?

‘I Rule the White House’: Will Bolton’s ouster help Trump facilitate US-Iran negotiations?

Most analysts agree that Donald Trump’s main motivation for dismissing his National Security Advisor, John Bolton, was that Bolton had been giving off the impression that he was the real decision-maker in the White House, while the president was merely a talking puppet.
Will Yemen Be Divided Again?

Will Yemen Be Divided Again?

When Saudi Arabia’s Yemeni allies meet with Saudi officials, they are required to surrender their daggers in advance.
The Future of Iran-UK Tanker Crisis

The Future of Iran-UK Tanker Crisis

If the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 had not been seized, the British ship Stena Impero would have been released sooner.
Pompeo and Trump say the US is ready for talks with Iran

Pompeo and Trump say the US is ready for talks with Iran

But will Iran risk trusting them yet again?
Could Japan help resolve the conflict between Iran and US?

Could Japan help resolve the conflict between Iran and US?

Trump, while in Tokyo, said that he would support Shinzo Abe’s efforts to mediate between Iran and the US
Could US recognition of Golan Heights as part of Israel lead to War?

Could US recognition of Golan Heights as part of Israel lead to War?

Donald Trump said via Twitter that it was time for the USA to «fully recognize Israel's Sovereignty over the Golan Heights».
The never-ending FATF dispute in Iran

The never-ending FATF dispute in Iran

One of the most complicated debates among politicians and economists in Iran is whether or not the country should join the Financial Action Task Force
President Rouhani Visits Iraq in broad daylight

President Rouhani Visits Iraq in broad daylight

A couple of months ago, President Trump visited Iraq by the cover of darkness, and, as he claimed in one of his interviews, the Americans actually had to shut off all the lights so that no one could recognize him, fearing for his safety.
Is Javad Zarif jumping from a falling plane? On the resignation of Iran’s Foreign Minister

Is Javad Zarif jumping from a falling plane? On the resignation of Iran’s Foreign Minister

While it seemed all but certain on Monday evening that President Bashar Al-Assad’s surprise visit to Tehran would dominate the news the next day, by Tuesday morning the resignation of Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif had already captured the headlines.
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