Economy International Relations Middle East USA

Are New Sanctions on Iran Anymore Effective?

Despite the US claim that the sanctions would hold exemption for humanitarian aid in order to fight the pandemic, the reality remains that the coronavirus pandemic situation wouldn’t be this dire if it weren’t for the US sanctions that have severely impacted the country’s ability to cope with the surge in cases making it one of the worst affected country in the region. This toppled by the decreasing GDP and the falling Iranian rial casts a gloomy shadow on what was once a bright future.

International Relations Middle East Society

The Past & Future of the Shia-Sunni Polarity in the Middle East

Until the 20th century, the Sunni-Shia division had existed on social tiers and particularly didn’t achieve political overtones. After World

International Relations Middle East

Israel-Bahrain Accords: Another Dilemma for Iran

When signed, Bahrain will become the fourth Arab state to recognize Israel. It took 26 years from Israel’s 2nd peace agreement with an Arab state to the 3rd peace agreement, and now it took only 29 days from the 3rd peace agreement to the 4th. Other Arab nations believed to be on the apex of fully recognizing Israel include Oman and Sudan. The region’s magnate, Saudi Arabia may also be on the verge of a deal.

India International Relations Middle East

A Balance of Interests: Critical Appraisal of the Indo-Iranian Relationship

The inception of the foreign relations between India and Iran dates back to the 1950s as both countries recognized each

Politics

Iran’s Inclusion in BRI: A Silver Lining for Pakistan

On May 08th a local militia group which has taken base on Iranian soil claimed responsibility for the attack, on