Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 | Rohollah Faghihi, Contributor
Following the death of Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Iranian hard-liners found a new target to attack: Ali Akbar Nategh-Nuri. Meanwhile, President Rouhani dismisses a renegotiation of the nuclear deal, a point brought up by figures close to President-elect Trump, as “meaningless.”
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent
In an exclusive interview with Al-Monitor, Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui urged the president-elect not to give up on Middle East peace.
Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 | Rohollah Faghihi, Contributor
In a press conference on the anniversary of the implementation of the nuclear deal, Iran’s deputy foreign minister announced that Tehran will not enter political negotiations on the deal with the Trump administration.
Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
Portraying himself as a clear-eyed realist, Rex Tillerson showed keen insight into Russia but faced tough questions from senators, both Republican and Democrat, on whether he would stand up for American values.
Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 | Ahmad Abu Amer, Contributor
In response to UN Resolution 2334, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman issued a decision to halt civil and political coordination with the Palestinian Authority, which the Palestinians perceived as mere media hype.
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