Iran and the lifting of non-nuclear sanctions
President Hassan Rouhani seeks to have international non-nuclear sanctions to improve his stance domestically as he faces criticism.
Iran's Response to Continued US Sanctions
Relations between Washington and Tehran are still marred by many differences even after the nuclear agreement came into effect.
Limited political consequences on Russia
The United States, the European Union and several other countries started imposing sanctions against Russia from March 2014...
Tensions between Iran and the US have increased, especially after the US Congress’ decision to extend sanctions for another ten years.
Escalating disputes between the US and Iran have entered a phase best described as a “test of intentions”.
It appears that the sanctions imposed by the US on Iran will obstruct the economic gains made by the latter in 2016.
Middle East states set a new trend by resorting to economic sanctions to put pressure on major powers involved in regional conflict.
Iran imposed sanctions on 15 US companies, and further threatened to label the US military and CIA as terrorist organisations.
Is the International Community ready to Rehabilitate Iran?
Various Countries are ready to view Iran as an economic partner even if it means turning a blind eye to its more nefarious policies.
Since Trump has threatened to withdraw from the nuclear deal, Iran moved towards rapprochement with European countries.
Legal and illegal border crossings in the Middle East remain a key to understanding developments in the Middle East.
Why does North Korea Cling to its Nuclear Program?
Despite years of international blockade to refrain it from developing nuclear weapons, North Korea has never inclined to their demands.
What Challenges are Facing Sudan’s Transition Economic Reforms?
Sudan’s economy is moving into a new transitional period the positive impact of which will be visible in the medium- and long-term.
How Would U.S. Benefit from Escalating Sanctions on Iran?
Plans by U.S. institutions including Congress to impose new sanctions on Iran can have direct impact on Iran’s oil and gas industry