French ambitions in Iraq present various indicators towards a geopolitical balance of power and economic gains.
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz's surprise visit to Bahrain strengthens the regional security complex established against Iran after the Abraham Accords.
The attacks on UAE set a clear example of emerging asymmetric threats, while the issues of the functionality of air defense systems have once again been raised.
Raisi considers the steps towards the East as a strategic achievement for the country's foreign policy, while opponents criticize Iran's potential dependency on Moscow and Beijing.
The re-appointment of Mohammed al-Halboosi as Iraq’s Speaker of Parliament reflects an early future of a consensus agreement between the Sadrists, Taqadum-Azam Sunni alliance, and the Kurdish alliance.
Abdollahian's visit to Oman shows that Iran attaches importance to cooperation with Oman in the on-going negotiations in Vienna and other regional issues and that Oman also approaches it positively.
At this point, the next period will be a process for the USA and certainly for Israel to stomach Iran as a nuclear and regional power.
The divided Gulf region is witnessing new shifts in its approaches towards Türkiye and Iran with the emergence of post-COVID-19 economic implications and a weaker US military presence.
The parties' lack of flexibility in terms of the demands may bring Vienna talks and ultimately the JCPOA to the point of total collapse.
The United States and Iran have a common need to ease tensions. The upcoming JCPOA negotiations in Vienna can be given some cautious optimism.
The completion of Ilisu Dam and HPP has occupied a broad place in the Iranian press, and there has been an intention to create a public opinion through serious allegations.
The target of the violent protesters and attackers is not focused on PM al-Kadhimi per se, but to conduct a wider attempt to ensure survival and continuous power.