Ali Hashem


Lebanese sit in front of giant posters bearing portraits of Hassan Nasrallah, the head of Lebanon's militant Shiite Muslim movement Hezbollah (L), the founder of Iran's Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini (R) and Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (C), in the southern town of Kfour, Lebanon, March 1, 2016. (photo by MAHMOUD ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)

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In Syria, Iran sees necessary war

четверг, мар. 16, 2017 | Ali Hashem, Columnist

New accounts detailing Iran’s decision to intervene in the Syrian war shed light on an important and previously unknown chapter of the conflict.

Why Iran wants Palestine back on regional agenda

пятница, фев. 24, 2017 | Ali Hashem, Columnist

Iran hosts a conference in support of the Palestinian intifada as it seeks to put the Palestinian cause back at the top of its regional agenda.

Will Trump turn Rouhani into hawk?

среда, фев. 15, 2017 | Ali Hashem, Columnist

Caught between US President Donald Trump’s rhetoric and calls for a harsher stance at home, Iran’s moderate president must sooner rather than later find a way to solve this dilemma.

Gulf of mistrust mars Kuwaiti initiative for Iran-GCC dialogue

понедельник, янв. 30, 2017 | Ali Hashem, Columnist

Despite Kuwait’s reported initiative to resolve tension between Iran and the Gulf Cooperation Council, it appears that the two sides are not yet ready to address the deeper causes of conflict and tension.

Is Rafsanjani’s death nail in coffin of Saudi-Iran dialogue?

пятница, янв. 13, 2017 | Ali Hashem, Columnist

Will the death of Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a man who repeatedly and personally helped bridge the divide over the Persian Gulf, make an Iranian-Saudi rapprochement unlikely anytime soon?

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Ali Hashem is a journalist with a focus on Iran. He is the former Tehran bureau chief for the Arab news network Al Mayadeen, and a former reporter for Al Jazeera and the BBC. He writes extensively on Iran for Al-Monitor and Al Mayadeen and his articles have appeared in The Guardian, The Sunday Times, the Huffington Post, The National and Tokyo's Facta, among others. On Twitter: @alihashem_tv

 

 

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