Arab Regimes under Influence of ‘Atlanticist-Zionist-Wahhabist’ Triangle: US Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An American political analyst said the majority of Arab regimes in the region are under the control of ‘Atlanticist-Zionist-Wahhabist’ triangle.
Sheikh Qassim’s Commuted Sentence Proves Al Khalifa Losing Ground in Bahrain: UK Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A political analyst and author based in London underlined the role of Bahrainis’ nationwide rallies in support of Sheikh Isa Qassim in pressuring the Manama regime, saying the cleric’s commuted sentence proves that Al Khalifa is “fast losing ground” in the kingdom.
NATO-Like Arab Force in Mideast Meant to Support Israel, Counter Iran: US Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – US President Donald Trump, in his Middle East tour, is seeking to create the Arab equivalent of the NATO military alliance to help the Zionist regime of Israel and contain the Islamic Republic of Iran, an American analyst said.
Trump Saudi Visit Aims to Formalize ‘Arab NATO’ in Mideast: Russian Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A Moscow-based political commentator said US President Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia is aimed at formalizing a so-called "Arab NATO" in the Middle East in an attempt to strengthen Washington's position in the region.
Solution to Crisis in Korean Peninsula within Reach: US Expert
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A senior political analyst based in Washington hailed the latest developments in the East Asian region, including the election of Moon Jae-in as the new South Korean president, saying that a final solution to “the crisis in the Korean Peninsula is within reach”.
Presidential Hopeful Raisi Hails Iranian Ethnic, Religious Groups as ‘Assets’
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian presidential candidate Seyed Ebrahim Raisi praised all Iranian ethnic and religious groups as “assets” of the Islamic Republic, vowing that he would seek their contribution to his administration if he wins the presidency.
Lebanese Politician Lauds True Democracy in Iran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A Lebanese political activist described the existence of various political parties in Iran as nothing less than true democracy, saying it is incomparable with certain reactionary Arab states ruled by monarchy.
Macron Not to Change France’s Tough Policy on Iran: Brookings Senior Fellow
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A senior fellow with the Transatlantic Program of the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) said French President-elect Emmanuel Macron will defend the JCPOA between Tehran and world powers, adding, however, that the new government will go ahead with France’s tough stance on Iran.
MP: Syria De-Escalation Deal A Litmus Test for Turkey
DAMASCUS (Tasnim) – Turkey’s involvement in a recent agreement on establishment of four de-escalation zones in Syria does not imply that Damascus trusts the Ankara government, a member of the Syrian parliament said, stressing that Turkey’s conduct as a guarantor is being monitored.
Israeli Human Rights Abuses Extensively Documented: US Author
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An independent American political analyst and author highlighted the Israeli regime’s heinous crimes against the Palestinian people, prisoners in particular, saying Tel Aviv’s human rights violations are “extensively documented”.
Macron to 'Defend' JCPOA: US Scholar
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A professor of comparative politics at the William Paterson University said French President-elect Emmanuel Macron will “defend” the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, known as the JCPOA, which US President Donald Trump has threatened to “tear up”.
No ‘Big Change’ Expected in France’s Foreign Policy under Macron: SIPRI Chief
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) described French president-elect Emmanuel Macron as a foreign policy novice, saying that he expects “no very big change” in the country’s external policy under the new president.
Macron’s Mideast Policy Not to Differ Much from Hollande’s: IAI Expert
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The head of the Security and Defense Program at the Italian Institute of International Affairs (IAI) said French president-elect Emmanuel Macron will not radically change the country’s policy towards the Middle East.
US Seeking to Place ‘Cordon Sanitaire’ around Russia in Europe: UK Pundit
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A senior political analyst based in London underlined that US President Donald Trump’s administration is following the lead of its predecessor in the anti-Russian policy and seeking to isolate Moscow in Europe.
Le Pen's Chances of Winning Presidency Slim: French Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A university professor said French presidential election candidate for the far-right Front National (FN) party Marine Le Pen’s chances of winning the country's presidential election on Sunday look increasingly slim.
French Voters Looking for Change: British Academic
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A British professor of French politics and modern history said French people’s lack of desire to vote in favor of the Socialist Party and the Republicans in the first round of voting shows they are disenchanted with the country’s two major parties and are looking for change.
Bahraini Regime Trying Sheikh Qassim on ‘Imaginary Crimes’: Ex-US Diplomat
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An American author and former diplomat deplored the Manama regime’s crackdown on dissent and said trying Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader of Bahrain’s Shiite majority, on “imaginary crimes” proves how illegitimate the ruling regime is.
Trump's North Korea Sabre-Rattling Nothing But A Show: Russian Analyst
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A senior Russian political analyst said it is unlikely that US President Donald Trump orders an attack on North Korea, stressing that his sabre-rattling rhetoric against Pyongyang is more for show and aims to deflect world’s attention away from his political problems at home.
MKO Making False Claims against Tehran at Behest of Washington, Tel Aviv: US Scholar
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An American political commentator in Madison said the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO also known as MEK) is making baseless allegations against Tehran’s nuclear program at the request of its “paymasters” in Washington and Tel Aviv.
MKO Seeking to Provoke US to Attack Iran: Ex-CIA Officer
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A former military intelligence officer with the CIA said MKO works closely with the Israeli spy agency Mossad, noting that the terror group is seeking to create a “false narrative” about Tehran’s nuclear program in a bid to provoke the US to attack Iran.