Islamic Iran’s presidential elections have brought to the fore a committed son of the revolution. President-elect Ebrahim Raeisi will be good for Iran. The hysterical attacks on him in the Western corporate media show that the people of Iran have elected the right person to serve them, not Western interests!
Millions of Iranians will head to the polls to elect a new president. In Iran, the president is limited to serve only two consecutive terms. In the current contest on June 18, all candidates vying for the office are new. Iran does not have political parties, only various political trends.
The $400-billion Iran-China deal that will cover oil and gas exploration, infrastructure development as well as security and regional and international issues will be a game-changer in global politics
In recent weeks, Zionist Israel has been attacking Iranian merchant ships in the Mediterranean, the Red Sea and Persian Gulf. Iran has the means to retaliate and do so effectively. Israel is vulnerable in this type of warfare and will pay a heavy price.
As neighbors, Pakistan, Iran and Turkey are natural candidates for road and rail links. Hitherto the railway connectivity was ignored but China’s Road and Belt Initiative has given boost to plans to build railway tracks to link the three countries and open the way for trade with Europe.
The Islamic revolution of Iran marks 42 years of its existence this month. Despite unrelenting hostility, sabotage and war by its enemies, the Islamic Republic stays strong and totally independent. Such resilience comes directly from reliance on Allah.
Donald Trump’s anticipated departure from the White House has raised prospects of the US rejoining the Iran nuclear deal. Trump’s illegal sanctions have caused much suffering to the Iranian people. Tehran must insist on their immediate revocation before moving forward.
Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan’s policies continue to confound observers. What is his real agenda and whether there is still a possibility of Iran-Turkish alliance that would benefit the entire Muslim world?
Turkey and Iran are two of the leading Muslim countries in the world. Despite policy differences in certain areas, they need to work together and not allow their overzealous supporters to spoil these relations.
Virtual conferences have become the new norm because of Covid-19. This year’s Islamic Unity Conference that is held in Tehran to coincide with the birthday of the noble Messenger (pbuh) is also being held virtually. Coping with the pandemic is a major theme.
Two leading Muslim countries—Iran and Turkey—could transform the Muslim world and lead the Ummah to its natural dominant position that it once enjoyed if they were to come together