“Iranian forces have never been, and are not present in Syria,” Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abb
On May 15, the U.N. General Assembly approved a non-binding resolution calling for a political transition in Syria.
In talks in Damascus and Amman in early May, Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi called on the Syrian government to engage i
Iran and Syria both lashed out angrily at Israel for two re
On at least one issue—and at least rhetorically—Iran and the United States agree.
Western intelligence services are fomenting “bloody sectarian, ethnic and national conflicts” in Syria and countrie
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.