Southeast Iran was hit Tuesday by the most powerful earthquake to strike the country in 40 years, with its reverberations felt as far away as India.
A powerful earthquake has struck close to Iran’s only nuclear power station, killing at least 37 people and injuring 850.
Last night, CMEC was pleased to host members of the Persian community and a number of MPs and Peers in a celebration of Norouz, Persian New Year, at the House of Lords.
Talks between Iran and six world powers over its nuclear programme have ended with an agreement that technical experts will meet in Istanbul next month, followed by full-delegations re-convening in Almaty in April – Western diplomats
Meeting Iran’s air force commanders today, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s Supreme Leader, has said that direct talks between Iran and the US will not solve the nuclear dispute.
In his first remarks following last week’s airstrike, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad accuses Israel of attempting to destabilise Syria.
Fareed Zakaria, writing in Time Magazine, says that 2013 will be the year that we accepted a nuclear Iran or went to war.
Michael Herzog, a fellow at The Washington Institute, analyses the evolving challenges emerging from the Middle East and what that means for Western and Israeli policy.
Professor Anoush Ehteshami, writing exclusively for CMEC, assesses the internal impact of foreign sanctions, and the external balance between Iran’s role as a regional power and its relationship with the United States and the West.
Shashank Joshi, a Research Fellow of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), explores the future of Nuclear Iran.