“The Taliban’s conquest of Afghanistan seemed like a prearranged deal”: Interview with Iranian foreign policy analyst Fereydoun Majlessi

The national interests of Iran and the Taliban require them to have considerable relations, but the Taliban have likely come in power through an agreement, believes the Iranian foreign policy analyst Fereydoun Majlessi.

Iraqi Communist Party: early elections are people’s urgent demand

The new Iraqi government headed by Mustafa al-kadhimi was finally endorsed by the Parliament in the early hours of 7th May after several weeks of manoeuvres by the ruling blocs and an undeclared US-Iranian consensus.