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Can US-Sunni Alliance lure Baghdad away from Tehran?

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News.  There are strong indications that Gulf states want to keep Iraq away from Iran’s influence by including Iraq under the banner of a US-backed Sunni Arab alliance. The […]

How the Arab Spring impacted Iran

By Jean Aziz, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Some 190 kilometers (120 miles) south of Tehran lies the city of Kashan. There, a group of Iranian university lecturers who are also pro-reform activists gather around a dinner table in a traditional cafe […]

Video: Saudi Arabia vs Iran: Beyond the Sunni-Shia Narrative

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The long-running conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran reached new heights this week after the kingdom severed diplomatic relations with Tehran. The diplomatic rupture, which has heightened tensions in the Middle East, came […]