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Track Persia is a Platform run by dedicated analysts who spend much of their time researching the Middle East, in due process we fall upon many indications of growing expansionary ambitions on the part of Iran in the MENA region and the wider Islamic world. These ambitions commonly increase tensions and undermine stability.

Iran envoy leaves as EU says time to decide on nuclear talks

European delegations meet Iran’s chief negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani in Vienna on Jan 22, 2022. (ISNA) March 7, 2022 Political decisions must be taken within days to end the indirect talks between Iran and the United States on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal after 11 months, the talks’ coordinator, Enrique Mora of [...]

By |March 7th, 2022|Europe, North America, USA|

Iran says sanctions should not impact its ties with Russia

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, Oct 6, 2021. (Reuters) March 7, 2022 Iran’s ties with any country, including Russia, should not be impacted by sanctions, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian told his Russian counterpart on Monday. “We are against both war and sanctions. Iran’s ties with countries, including Russia, should not be impacted [...]

By |March 7th, 2022|Russia|

Russia recruiting fighters in Syria can bring Iran proxies to Ukraine

Shiite Nujaba fighters in Syria heading towards Iraq. (Tasnim) March 7, 2022 Russia is recruiting fighters in Syria to fight in Ukraine, The Wall Street Journal reported, a move that can bring Iran-backed fighters into the war in Europe. There are a myriad of groups fighting in Syria, including local persons fighting for [...]

By |March 7th, 2022|Europe, Russia, Syria|

IDF says its F-35 jets intercepted 2 Iranian drones ferrying arms to Gaza last year

Gen. Hossein Salami (L) and Amir Ali Hajizadeh commander of Aerospace Force of the IRGC, unveiling a new combat drone called ‘Gaza’ in tribute to Palestinians, in the capital Tehran, on May 21, 2021. (AFP) March 7, 2022 The Israel Defense Forces on Sunday announced that it downed several Iranian drones heading for [...]

By |March 7th, 2022|Israel|

In Iran, Sputnik Persian, the British embassy and Ahmadinejad clash over Ukraine

The Kremlin-controlled Sputnik Persian used a set of anonymous images to claim Iranians backed Putin's war in Ukraine. (IranWire) By Ehsan Mehrabi March 7, 2022 The bulk of Kremlin-sponsored propaganda trying to dignify the invasion of Ukraine has been directed at Europe and the West. But recently-published content from Sputnik Persian and the [...]

By |March 7th, 2022|Europe, Russia|

Iranian spokesperson sees ‘significant’ progress in talks with U.S. on prisoner swap

Clerics burn representations of the U.S. flag during the annual rally commemorating the anniversary of Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution in Azadi (freedom) Square in Tehran, Iran, Feb. 11, 2022. (AP) March 7, 2022 Tehran says there has been significant progress in talks with the United States on an agreement to swap prisoners. Iran [...]

By |March 7th, 2022|North America, USA|

Russian invasion of Ukraine cuts off some of Iran’s internet capacity

A factory and a store are burning after been bombarded in Irpin, in the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, March 6, 2022. (AP) March 7, 2022 Iranian Communications Ministry said some 400 gigabytes of the country’s internet capacity was cut off due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The public relations manager of the [...]

By |March 7th, 2022|Europe, Russia|

France warns Russia against blackmail over Iran nuclear talks

EEAS Deputy Secretary General Enrique Mora and Iranian Deputy at Ministry of Foreign Affairs Abbas Araghchi in a meeting of the JCPOA in Vienna, Austria April 6, 2021. (REUTERS) March 7, 2022 France warned Russia not to resort to blackmail over efforts to revive a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, after [...]

By |March 7th, 2022|Europe, North America, Russia, USA|

Outgoing CENTCOM chief calls Iran biggest threat to regional security

Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, head of US Central Command. (AP) March 7, 2022 The outgoing chief of the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) says the US will do everything possible to prevent it from producing nuclear weapons. During his farewell visit before stepping down as the head of CENTCOM, General Kenneth F. McKenzie told Israel’s [...]

By |March 7th, 2022|Middle East, North America, USA|

Iran seeks ‘creative ways’ to nuke deal after Russian demand

Ali Shamkhani, Iran's Supreme National Security Council Director. (REUTERS) March 7, 2022 A top Iranian official said Monday that his country is seeking “creative ways” to restore its nuclear deal with world powers after Russia’s foreign minister linked sanctions on Moscow over its war on Ukraine to the ongoing negotiations. The tweet by [...]

By |March 7th, 2022|Europe, North America, Russia, USA|