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Mani Mehrabi

Senior international affairs analyst, Faculty member at the Think tank of International Relations (Tehran, Iran)

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The ICJ verdict: a confirmation of the United States’ illegal foreign policy actions.

The ICJ verdict: a confirmation of the United States’ illegal foreign policy actions.

After the unilateral withdrawal of the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the country reopened its unilateral sanctions against Iran, sanctions that directly target Iran's oil income.
The United States is behind the terrorist attack in Ahvaz

The United States is behind the terrorist attack in Ahvaz

On Saturday, September 22, a terrorist attack took place in Ahwaz, Iran, where 25-29 people were killed.Ahwaz is the capital of Khuzestan province in Iran, which has the largest number of Arabic speakers in Iran, and therefore the center of the conspiracy of Arab countries against Iran.
The Tehran summit vs. The US Coalition

The Tehran summit vs. The US Coalition

Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, for the third time in the last 9 months, met during a summit, this time hosted by Hassan Rouhani on September 7 in Tehran.
Iran’s strategies against US oil sanctions

Iran’s strategies against US oil sanctions

The United States intends to impose massive sanctions against the Iranian oil industry after a unilateral withdrawal from Nuclear Deal (so called as JCPOA), believing that this will make the Islamic Republic of Iran once again come to the negotiating table and negotiate with the United States on the nuclear issue. Washington's sanctions are scheduled to begin November 5 of this year. In this article I will analyze the situation and Iran’s potential strategies for circumventing oil sanctions.
Iran responds to Trump’s totalitarian policies

Iran responds to Trump’s totalitarian policies

US president Donald Trump recently proposed a plan to institute a complete ban of Iranian oil this coming November. It is possible he is simply incapable of understanding the realities of such a proposal…. would it even possible to impose a blockade of Iranian oil throughout the entire region? To give Trump the benefit of the doubt, he likely means what he says, but doesn’t understand the logistics or potential consequences... Iranian president Hassan Rouhani's response was swift and direct: impose the ban if you are able to, and you will see the consequences.