News Analysis

Disappointed with the 2015 Nuclear Deal, Rouhani and the politicians around him seek to avail themselves of the chance created by Biden since they do not want to be the most unsuccessful government in the history of the Islamic Republic.

By managing regional relations, Al-Kadhimi should give hope to the wider public about the increasing socioeconomic problems in Iraq.

Beyond Iraq’s economic woes, the Biden administration’s obstacles include Iran and its backed militias, the repercussions of the withdrawal of US troops, and ISIS’ re-emergence.

It is still a mystery why Zarif targeted the leader of Iran's most important neighbour by ignoring the minimum rules of courtesy and diplomatic practices.

The new sanctions may have a significant impact on the relationship between the Iranian government and the next US administration on issues such as renegotiating the US return to the JCPOA.

If the new restrictions are fully implemented, there will be significant job loss and Iran will witness further economic and socioeconomic strain, deprivation, and income inequality.

It is possible that Iran will be directly affected by the energy plan that will be implemented by the U.S., which is the energy giant in oil and natural gas industries.

These sanctions could pose serious obstacles to foreign travel, participation in international conferences, and the signing of international agreements of the individuals who are on the list of sanctions.

The emotional and identity ties between these two groups have been distinctly demonstrated during the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict through some Iranian activists’ slogan “We do not support Azerbaijan, we are Azerbaijan”.

The new Rozenak-Shamtaygh customs would greatly boost trade in the region along with the Chabahar project and can possibly become a trading zone between the Central and the South Asian countries.

If regional powers such as Egypt, Turkey, and Iran are unable to forgo their negligible disputes, a vast region will resemble a prodigious mismanaged Lebanon.

The Governor of the Central Bank of Iran Abdolnaser Hemmati, informed that the Central Bank will abandon the old policy understanding and implement more modern and reformist policies.