Articles on Iran

Iran Implementation Day: What it means for Europe? (Commentary)

Ellie Geranmayeh - 18 January 2016

The EU will have an instrumental role, formally and politically, in safeguarding Iran deal after sanctions are lifted

Iran deal Implementation Day: How it works (Commentary)

Ellie Geranmayeh - 18 January 2016

On 16 January, the IAEA confirmed that Iran hads fully undertaken its nuclear related commitments necessary to begin Implementation Day

West needs a balanced approach in Saudi-Iran escalation (Commentary)

Ellie Geranmayeh - 05 January 2016

To save Syria talks, West must avoid aligning too closely with either side amidst rising Saudi-Iranian tensions.

When in Rome: Why Iran is prioritising Italy (Commentary)

Ellie Geranmayeh - 13 November 2015

Iran is making Italy its top priority trying to build on long-standing Italo-Iranian ties

Europe won't bow to an anti-Iran-deal US Congress (Commentary)

Ellie Geranmayeh - 01 September 2015

Europeans have learned to take statements by US members of Congress with a grain of salt, particularly on polarizing issues like Iran.

How Gulf States have undermined Israel’s case on Iran (Commentary)

Yoel Guzansky, Azriel Bermant - 13 August 2015

Grudging acceptance of the Iran deal from the GCC has damaged Israel's ability to oppose it

Explainer: The Iran nuclear deal (Explainer)

Ellie Geranmayeh - 17 July 2015

A summary on the main components of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreed on 14 July between Iran and the E3+3

Two presidents and the Ayatollah (Commentary)

Ellie Geranmayeh - 14 April 2015

Ayatollah Khamenei and Presidents Barack Obama and Hassan Rouhani are not worlds apart in their thinking.

Europe stepping up its game on Iran (Commentary)

Ellie Geranmayeh - 17 March 2015

A decisive stage in the nuclear talks is approaching, as world powers aim to reach a political agreement with Iran this month.

Bibi and the bomb (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 11 March 2015

That Netanyahu can vehemently denounce the nuclear agreement with Iran but keep his nuclear arsenal out of public debate is a miracle of biblical proportions.