Ali Khan Vali and his photography album is one of the most important visual sources available from the late Qajar period which consists of a large number of photographs.
Considering the latest military activities in the region, is the US in preparation for an attack on the Iranian-backed militia groups, particularly the Kataib Hezbollah, as claimed?
A new situation is evolving for Iran as thousands of Afghan Hazara Shias are dying from safeguarding the Iranian interests in Syria, but the situation will become redundant in their homeland after the Taliban takes control of Afghanistan.
Iran has been trying to scare the US and make it take a step back by increasing the tensions, which results in exposing the US to a common risk, such as war.
Zarif’s denunciation was a rare move by a member of the Iranian executive branch. It can be considered a tactical response by Tehran, which is displeased with New Delhi's growing closeness with Washington’s line against Iran.
Considering Turkey’s determination and the military balance now changing in Turkey’s favor, confronting the Turkish army will not only be fruitless, but also lead to serious casualties for Iran and its Shiite proxies.
Just like the August 1953 coup against Iran’s democratically elected government of Mohammad Mosadeq, January 2020 will not fade away from Iranian’s collective memory.