Iran’s government reportedly imprisoned, harassed and discriminated against more people for their religious beliefs in 2
Iran continues to engage in “systematic, ongoing, and egregious violations of religious freedom, including prolonged det
Iran’s crackdown on the press, including detention of 24 journalists, was highlighted by two reports to mark International P
Iran’s oil production dropped 17 percent in 2012, according to a new according to a new report by the U.S.
In 2012, Iran’s oil exports dropped to their lowest level since 1986, according to a new report by the U.S.
Iran is facing double-digit inflation, high consumer prices, rising unemployment, and anemic economic growth, according to a ne
On April 19, the State Department’s new human rights report charged that Iran engaged in “egregious” abuses, inc
A new report by top former U.S. officials concludes that sanctions are backfiring.
Iran’s economy has shrunk for the first time in more than twenty years.
The Arab uprisings have deepened ethnic and religious tensions between Sunnis and Shiites in the Middle East, according to a n
The Islamists Are Coming
The Islamists Are Coming, edited by Robin Wright, surveys the rise of Islamist groups in the wake of the Arab Spring. Often lumped together, the more than 50 Islamist parties with millions of followers now constitute a whole new spectrum—separate from either militants or secular parties. They will shape the new order in the world’s most volatile region more than any other political bloc. Yet they have diverse goals and different constituencies. Sometimes they are even rivals.