Sanctions have unintentionally played a key role in creating shortages of life-saving medical supplies and drugs in Iran, accor
The Islamic Republic is under increasing domestic and international pressure to be more flexible on its nuclear program, accord
Nearly half of Iranians said international sanctions have hurt their personal livelihoods a great deal, according to a new Gall
Iran is still years away from developing nuclear weapons, according to a new report by the Arms Control Association.
In three major speeches in January, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei focused on the upcoming presidential election, the t
Among 197 countries, Iran ranked sixth in restricting freedom of religion, according to a Pew Research Center survey.
Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security has recently expanded its operations in the Middle East and beyond, most no
As part of its Global Attitudes Project, the Pew Research Center surveyed attitudes about Iran among major countries.
Iran may have helped North Korea launch a multistage rocket and put a satellite into orbit on December 12, according to
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.