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About Track Persia

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.

Tehran is no longer enjoying immunity with Trump’s rejection of separation between Tehran and its surrogates

U.S. President Donald Trump signs a proclamation declaring his intention to withdraw from the JCPOA at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 8, 2018. (Reuters) January 22, 2020 By Track Persa In a long speech delivered on a screen in Nabatieh, Lebanon on Sunday, January 12, Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of the [...]

By |January 22nd, 2020|Iraq, Lebanon, Middle East, North America, USA|

Iran could withdraw from 2015 nuclear deal in dispute with West says official

Mahmoud Vaezi, the Iranian president's chief of staff. (MEHR) January 22, 2020 Exiting the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers is one of Iran's options, the Iranian president's chief of staff, Mahmoud Vaezi, said on Wednesday. "It was discussed that it's possible some may take Iran's file to the (UN) Security Council ... [...]

By |January 22nd, 2020|Europe, North America, USA|

Iran’s annual inflation remains alarmingly high at 39 percent

Inflation is already sapping the strength of the Iranian economy, but it could get even worse. (Supplied) January 22, 2020 Iran’s annual inflation rate has reached 38.6 percent in the last 12 months compared with the previous 12-month period, the Statistical Center of Iran (SCI) announced on Tuesday, January 21. The figure shows [...]

By |January 22nd, 2020|Iran|

Yemeni Army advances toward Sanaa as Iran-allied Houthis suffer losses

Yemen soldiers fire back at Houthi targets in Sana'a (FOX News) January 22, 2020 The commander of joint operations at the Yemeni Ministry of Defense, Major General Sagheer Bin Aziz, called on the National Army to advance towards the capital, Sanaa, to recover it from the Houthi militia. This came during his briefing [...]

By |January 22nd, 2020|Yemen|

Iran Guard’s officer shot dead in oil-rich province

Abdol-Hossein Majdami Head of Basij militia in Darkhoein rural district of Shadegan killed Jan. 22nd 2020. (Supplied) January 22, 2020 A mid-ranking Revolutionary Guard officer has been killed by unknown assailants at his home in southwestern Iran. Local media reported the murder early Wednesday, January 22 and hours later, Fars news agency close [...]

By |January 22nd, 2020|Iran|

Iran teams’ AFC Champions League matches moved to UAE

Shahr Khodro FC of Iran v Riffa of Bahrain and Iran’s Esteghlal FC v Kuwait SC — will now be played in the UAE. (Supplied) January 22, 2020 Two Iranian football clubs’ AFC Champions League preliminary round matches have been moved to a neutral country because of security fears, Asia football’s governing body [...]

By |January 22nd, 2020|East Asia, UAE|

Iran conflict could shift to cyberspace, experts warn

U.S. Department of Homeland Security election security workers monitor screens in the DHS (NCCIC) in Arlington, Virginia, U.S. November 6, 2018. (REUTERS) January 22, 2020 Hackers linked to Iran are probing American companies for vulnerabilities, cybersecurity researchers and U.S. government officials say. The warnings suggest that the next phase of hostilities between the [...]

By |January 22nd, 2020|North America, USA|

Iraq bank says will stop handling Iran gas deals if US waiver ends

Workers set up a natural gas pipeline at Iraq's border with Iran in Basra, southeast of Baghdad, April 12, 2016. (Reuters) January 22, 2020 Iraq can face serious problems later in the year if the United States does not renew an exemption for Iraq from its sanctions to buy Iranian gas. The bank [...]

By |January 22nd, 2020|Iraq|

Top 10 Iran protest videos

Iranian people gather to show their sympathy to the victims of the Ukraine plane crash, in Tehran, Iran January 11, 2020. (Reuters) January 22, 2020 Iranians have been staging audacious protests against the government after it admitted to shooting down a Ukrainian airliner, killing all 176 people, having denied responsibility for several days. Students [...]

By |January 22nd, 2020|Iran|

Jailed UK-Australian academic says Iran made spy offer

Kylie Moore-Gilbert is a lecturer at Melbourne University. (AFP) January 22, 2020 An Australian-British academic jailed in Iran for espionage rejected Tehran’s offer to work as a spy, according to letters she smuggled out of prison published in British media Tuesday. Kylie Moore-Gilbert wrote that the first 10 months she spent in an [...]

By |January 22nd, 2020|Australia, Europe|