Politics

Hamas delegation in Iran

Hamas delegation in Iran

A Hamas delegation arrived in Tehran on Wednesday to participate in celebrations marking the anniversary of the “victory of the Islamic Revolution” in 1979. The delegation, which is headed by Abu Omar Nasser, is expected to hold talks with a number of senior Iranian officials, according to reports in the Iranian media.

We must focus on Iran’s human rights violations now

We must focus on Iran’s human rights violations now

Despite its natural resources, educated population, rich history and geographic size, Iran has existed as a pariah state since its 1979 revolution. Some believe enactment of the deal to regulate Iran’s nuclear activities, lift sanctions and allow an eventual inflow of foreign direct investment will unchain this large untapped emerging market and enable Iran to prosper.

Terrorism Cannot Win: This is Why

Terrorism Cannot Win: This is Why

In 1947, Ruhalhah Khomeini, then a mid-ranking mullah in Qom, issued a “fatwa” (opinion) that made it incumbent on “the faithful” to murder Ahmad Kasravi. It took a group of eight “faithful” to plan and carry out the murder several months later. A jubilant Khomeini told his entourage that he had “eliminated that paragon of impiety” forever.

What is behind Hamas-Iran rapprochement?

What is behind Hamas-Iran rapprochement?

Can Hamas turn down Iranian calls to renew their ties to their previous level? The answer to this question is one big no. The reason for this is due to major changes and upheavals that are taking place in the region which has created an increased pressure on Hamas inside and outside Gaza. While Hamas is facing a lot of pressure inside Gaza. This, however, is a fraction of a bigger plan against its very existence concocted and planned by international and regional actors and spearheaded by Sisi-led Egypt.