Iran-US Peace Dialogue Archive

Iran releases Trespassing marines- Another blow to the ‘bomb Iran’ crew – by Zahra Abidi:   TEHRAN — Iran released two US Navy patrol vessels and 10 marines that had illegally entered the country’s territorial waters near Farsi Island in the Persian Gulf. The release was made after it was determined that the entry
Obama’s Iran Deal creates international safety – Pranaav Jadhav: You may have often heard from political pundits that the second term of a presidency is often uncharismatic and low-key. This certainly does not seem to apply to President Obama who used up every bit of his last resource
Noam Chomsky on the Iran deal:     Throughout the world there is great relief and optimism about the nuclear deal reached in Vienna between Iran and the P5+1 nations, the five veto-holding members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany. Most of the world
Who has triumphed in Vienna? – by Syed Kashif Ali: With sanctions removed, not only will Iranian economic revival be initiated but also greater US-Iran regional cooperation is expected in the Middle East, especially for Iraq’s stability, fight against Islamic State and peaceful settlement of the Syrian and the
WikiLeaks and Saudi obsession with Iran – Agha Shaukat Jafri:     How many additional revelations the Western powers and their policy makers would need so as to shut the faucets of friendship and favoritism that are showered non-stop upon the evil empire of Saudi Arabia. Pakistan, Iraq, and
ایران – جی پلس فائیو نیو کلئیر ڈیل – عامر حسینی: ایران اور دنیا کی پانچ بڑی طاقتوں کے درمیان تاریخی نیوکلئیر ڈیل کے بعد کچھ اور پیش رفت بھی ہوئی ہیں ، جس سے اس ڈیل کے ممکنہ اثرات بارے جاننے میں مدد مل سکتی ہے امریکی انتظامیہ لگتا
Robert Fisk: Iran nuclear deal: America has taken Iran’s side – to the fury of Israel and Saudi Arabia: However much Bibi Netanyahu of Israel and the Gulf sultans rage at the Vienna agreement, the Arabs at least will suspect the truth: that the Americans have taken the Shia Muslim side in the Middle East’s sectarian war. That’s
Sunrise over Iran – Khurram Husain: THE luck just doesn’t run out in Pakistan. Just as one door closes, another opens. For almost a decade now, rulers in Pakistan have tried to overcome domestic opposition to broadening our ties with India and failed. For almost
Iran-West nuclear deal: implications for Pakistan – Bahadar Ali Khan:   A cautious optimism can be expressed and expected after the successful conclusion of nuclear arms deal between Iran and the six world powers. However, as they say, still expect some slips between the cup and the lips. These
مامی توانیم: ایران امریکہ جوہری معاہدہ اور اس پر مخلتف رد عمل – عامرحسینی: مامی توانیم کا مطلب ہے کہ ” ہم اپنے فیصلے کرنے پر قادر ہیں ” اور کل اگر تہران کی گلیوں ، کوچوں اور بازاروں میں لوگوں کے خوشی سے جھومتے ، گاتے ، پھلجھڑیاں چھوڑتے اور شرلی پٹاخے
Jim Pivonka’s comment on the historic Iran-US nuclear deal:   Here I post comments by two Pakistani observers of different background and experience, re the nuclear agreement with Iran and its meaning for the future, from their point of view. Probably more interesting that anything you will see
ایران اور چھے عالمی طاقتوں کے درمیان ایرانی نیوکلیئر پروگرام پر معاہدہ – عامر حسینی:   ایران اور چھے عالمی طاقتوں کے درمیان ایرانی نیوکلیئر پروگرام پر ایک معاہدہ طے پاگیا ہے اور اس معاہدے کو اکثر ممالک اور تجزیہ کار تاریخی معاہدہ قرار دے رہے ہیں جبکہ خود امریکی صدر باراک اوبامہ علی
A comment on the historic Iran-US nuclear deal – by Ali Abbas Taj: The Iran nuclear deal is yet another proof that I, Ali Abbas Taj, Editor-in-Chief of the LUBP blog, am a double agent working for the CIA and the Iranian Baseej, and that I am an Evangelist as well as an
Iran nuclear deal: Beware of the mistrust and misinformation campaign by the Saudi-Israel-ISIS lobby: While the entire world is celeberating the historic peace deal, forces of darkness, oppression and violence are back to their dirty tactics. The Saudi-Israel-ISIS lobby and its proxies in media, politics and terror outfits have been activated to cultivate
ہمیں عوامی تحریک کی ضرورت ہے جو پورے نظام کو اکھاڑ پھینگے – الیکس کانکس: مڈل ایسٹ اور سامراجیت مارکسی دانشور الیکس کالنکیس سے انٹرویو ترجمہ و تلخیص : عامر حسینی سعودی عرب کے حوثی قبائل پر فضائی حملے بند کرنے کے سعودی دعوے کے باوجود حملے جاری ہیں – سعودی عرب کس چیز
Iran warned Houthis against Yemen takeover:   Editor Note : First it turns out that the Zaydis are not even part of the more traditional 12ver (Isnashari) Shia sect but are actually a Sunni-Shia hybrid and follow the jurisprudence of a Sunni Imam. Then they
Mohammad Javad Zarif: A message from Iran: Editor note : After Saudi-Turkish sponsored AQ/FSA/Daesh, the Iran vs Saudi binary does not hold. It is valid to critisize Iran for its domestic rights situation but hypocritical to exclude Saudi Arabia and Turkey, Qatar and Jordan from the
Saudi-Israeli anti-Iran nexus – Pervez Hoodbhoy: A WAR-TORN world heaved a sigh of relief on Thursday night after success was declared at the Iran nuclear talks in Lausanne, Switzerland. Months of tortuous negotiations have ended for now, while a fuller agreement is to be finalised
Iran-US is the only coalition that makes sense to defeat ISIS – by Ali Abbas Taj:     There is immense pressure on both sides, Iran and the USA, to continue on a path of diplomatic confrontation. For the United States, there is a concerted effort by the sectarian Salafist Saudi/Qatari/Turkish lobby to scuttle any
There’s only one way to beat ISIS: work with Assad and Iran – by Leslie H. Gelb: The Obama administration has pulled together a coalition as ineffectual as it is unwilling. It’s time to join up with the forces, however unsavory, that can do the job. Earlier this week, outside Washington, the Obama team hosted senior
Iran, the Thinkable Ally – Roger Cohen: LONDON — Breakfast last week in New York with President Hassan Rouhani of Iran was a cordial affair, bereft of the fireworks of his predecessor, whose antics made headlines and not much more. Rouhani, flanked by his twinkly-eyed foreign
Sanctions on Iran cost the U.S. as much as $175 billion, study says:     A new study published this week by the National Iranian American Council argues that the various trade sanctions the United States has maintained on Iran for more than a decade actually hurts the American economy. The NIAC, a
Obama gives stern warning to Israel: stop assassinations of Iranian scientists: Human Rights Watch, Amnesty and other rights groups never highlight this aspect of execution of alleged spies and Israeli agents in Iran, perhaps they are afraid to be critical of Isreal for the terror they inflict on other countries.
The New Axis of Evil: Saudi Arabia And Israel – by Richard Walker: • Despite religious differences, two Mideast states work hand-in-glove By Richard Walker To the rest of the world they are strange bedfellows, but Saudi Arabia and Israel have a shared agenda to shape the Middle East to their liking
Why Netanyahu is wrong about Iran nuclear deal – by Matthew Bunn: Cambridge, Mass. — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns that this weekend’s nuclear deal with Iran increases Iran’s chances of building nuclear weapons. He’s exactly wrong – so much so that nuclear weapons advocates in Tehran are probably hoping
ایران ایٹمی ڈیل اور سعودی عرب اسرائیل اتحاد ناراض: ایرانی صدر حسن روحانی نے اپنے خطاب میں کہا کہ میں ایرانی قوم کے سامنے یہ اعلان کرتا ہوں کہ ایران کی یورینیم کی افزودگی ماضی کی طرح جاری رہے گی۔ ایران اور چھ عالمی طاقتوں کے درمیان مذاکرات
Congratulations to the Iranian & American politicians: lessons for Pakistan – by Shehrbano Walji: An unnecessary crises was avoid. There is great need of engagement with USA. Definitely this negotiation process has full approval of the supreme leader of Iran. He deserves full appreciation for his foresightedness. This is a historic point of
LUBP congratulates Iran and the United States on starting the historical dialogue for peace – by Ali Abbas Taj: LUBP Congratulates the people of Iran, the United States and indeed the people of the whole world on with hopes of peace.  The world has witnessed that military interventions and engineered regime change never leads to a better outcome.
France to Saudi Arabia: ‘You buy our weapons, we will block Iran nuclear deal.’: Related post: How the Salafi-Wahhabi agenda is dividing the Muslim world – by Robert Fisk France, successfully bribed by the Wahhabi Salafi Sheikhdoms of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, is all set to veto any peaceful resolution of
US-Saudi Relationship, its Imperatives, and its Future – by Earl Haywood: “When it comes to the Saudi-American relationship, the White House should be called the ‘White Tent.'” – Mohammed Al-Khilewi, a Saudi diplomat who defected to the United States BACKGROUND Dismayed at President Barack Obama’s policies on Iran and Syria,
امن کے خلاف آل سعود اور صہیونی متحد: ایران اور جی فائیو پلس ممالک(امریکہ،برطانیہ،فرانس،جرمنی،روس،چائنا) کے درمیان ایران کے ایٹمی پروگرام بارے مذاکرات کا پہلا دور مکمل ہوگیا ہے جبکہ دوسرا دور 7-8 نومبر 2013ء کو ہوگا-دونوں اطراف سے مذاکرات کے پہلے دور کو تسلی بخش قرار دیا گیا
Trita Parsi’s Iran and Israel: Geo strategic allies?: The conflict between Iran and Israel is thought of as being one of those unsolvable Middle Eastern conflicts that dates back to days of Isaac and Ismael. However, in the case of Iran and Israel, nothing can be further
Why Diplomacy Matters – by Marziyeh Ozark: Diplomacy is criticized for being too slow a process and often yielding no concrete results. The US and Russia had met  for a year,  and discussed at great length the disposal of Syria’s chemical weapons stock pile , but
MPAC and its agenda of malice and mischief – by Agha (Shaukat) Jafri: In keeping with an enriched tradition of Unity and Brotherhood within the ranks of Ummah, the Mission of Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations organizes every year, a forum of friendship during the week of UN General
Text of direct phone conversation between Iranian President Rouhani and U.S. President Obama: Obama, Rouhani phone call first communication between U.S. and Iranian leaders since 1979 WASHINTON, D.C. — The Associated Press Published Friday, Sep. 27 2013, U.S. President Barack Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke by telephone Friday (27 Sep
Ice melting: US Iran relations: In their respective speeches at the UN both President Obama And President Roohani had a coordinated message: 1. We shall have friendship based on mutual respect. 2. Iran shall not build a nuclear weapon. 3. Iran has the right
Javed Zarif and Ban Ki-moon discuss the Iran nuclear issue at UN: Obama’s turn: We would like to remind President Obama of his Change campaign of 2008 where he envisioned diplomacy with Iran. The recent vibes from the newly elected Iranian government indicate that the timing for such Change is upon us. The Secretary General of United
Improving US Iran relations: key to world peace: LUBP appreciates the gestures of peace and good relations by both President Obama and President Rouhani. We firmly believe in peace through dialogue not war. The United States and Iran should continue on engage on difficult issues. Chief among
Iran and US have common ground on where Morsi went wrong: Editors note: We are posting two interesting perspectives one from the vocal Iranian Parliamentarian Ahmad Khatami and another form Robert Fisk of The Independent. There seems to be a lot of common ground between the Iranian and American perspective
President Rouhani of Iran Says He Will Engage With the West – by Thomas Erdbrink: TEHRAN — Iran’s president-elect, Hassan Rouhani, said Saturday that he would engage with the West and fulfill his electoral promises to allow more freedom for the Iranian people. Mr. Rouhani, who calls himself a moderate, won the June 14