Long-time regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia are attempting to resolve issues and decrease regional tensions via discussion as a way of reaching an agreement in Iraq's mediation.
If tension spiked between Iran and Azerbaijan is connected with Iran’s concern over Israel, the way to address these concerns is diplomacy and regional cooperation.
The military-political positioning of the Shrine Militia so far and their secession seem to reflect Ayatollah al-Sistani’s vision.
Russian media attacks on Assad could be considered as an indication of the distrust of Moscow towards the regime. But these attacks do not mean that Putin would stop supporting Assad in the near future.
The European Union should understand their inaction has only allowed worsening the situation at hand.
Zarif’s resignation showed that there is a complex balance between Iran’s conservatives and the reformist-moderate camp and a government crisis is what Iran needs the least.
Evidently, both Assad and Iran’s Supreme Leader sought to exploit Assad’s visit to convey an indubitable message, which is “the success of the axis of resistance” in Syria.
The Islamic Republic of Iran, which has spent an exorbitant amount of money on maintaining Bashar al-Assad’s power, is trying to preserve its influence in Syria.
With the US withdrawal from the JCPOA, it seems that all paths to the survival of this agreement lead to Brussels.