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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.

Iranian nuclear talks clouded by Russian demands

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov walk towards their seats before their meeting on Jan 21, 2022, in Geneva. (AFP) March 7, 2022 Talks to revive Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers were mired in uncertainty on Sunday following Russia’s demands for a US guarantee [...]

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

Iran’s Guards unveil underground missile bases amid nuclear talks

Major General Hossein Salami visits an underground missile site of Iran's Revolutionary Guards at an undisclosed location in the Gulf, Jan 8, 2021. (REUTERS) March 5, 2022 Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has unveiled two underground bases for attack drones and missiles, as nuclear talks with world power have reached a critical stage. The “two [...]

By |March 5th, 2022|Europe, North America, USA|

Russia’s demand for US guarantees may hit nuclear talks, Iran official says

Russia's envoy to the IAEA, Mikhail Ulyanov, speaks with the Iran's ambassador to the IAEA Kazem Gharibabadi, during Vienna talk. (Reuters) March 5, 2022 Russia’s demand for written guarantees from the United States that sanctions on Moscow would not damage its cooperation with Iran is “not constructive” for talks between Tehran and global [...]

By |March 5th, 2022|North America, Russia, USA|

Iranian oil could take months to flow after a nuclear deal

A gas flare on an oil production platform in the Soroush oil fields is seen alongside an Iranian flag in the Gulf July 25, 2005. (Reuters) March 5, 2022 A deal to limit Iran's nuclear programme would lead to sanctions on its oil sector being lifted but it could take several months for [...]

By |March 5th, 2022|East Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America, USA|

Iran torture victim warns of sexual abuse if UK acts upon asylum offshoring plan

Nasrin Parvaz, who was detained and tortured for eight years in Iran, warned that the UK’s asylum offshoring plan could lead to refugees facing child and sexual abuse. (YouTube) March 5, 2022 A woman detained and tortured for eight years in Iran has warned that the UK’s asylum offshoring plan could lead to [...]

By |March 5th, 2022|Europe|

Former Iranian president Ahmadinejad praises Ukraine’s ‘resistance,’ rebukes Islamic Republic’s support for Russia

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. (AFP) March 5, 2022 Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has expressed his support for Ukraine in its war with Russia. Ahmadinejad tweeted yesterday to the “great nation of #Ukraine” and its president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy. “Your honorable and almost unrivalled resistance uncovered the Satanic plots of enemies of mankind,” wrote Ahmadinejad [...]

By |March 5th, 2022|Europe, Russia|

Iran says agreed roadmap with IAEA to resolve nuclear issues

Director General of IAEA, Rafael Grossi, right, speaks with deputy head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Behrouz Kamalvandi upon his arrival at Tehran's airport, Nov. 22, 2021. (AP) March 5, 2022 Iran said on Saturday it had agreed a roadmap with the UN nuclear watchdog to resolve all outstanding questions about [...]

By |March 5th, 2022|Europe, North America, USA|

Iran President Raisi says he ‘places hope in God, people,’ not nuclear talks

Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi praying in the Kremlin, January 20, 2022. (Twitter) March 5, 2022 Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said in televised remarks late on Friday that he placed hope in God and the Iranian people, and not any "economic miracle" from talks in Vienna to revive Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with world [...]

By |March 5th, 2022|Europe, North America, USA|

Russia involved in plot to help Iran bust US oil sanctions

The Iranian oil tanker Fortune is anchored at the dock of El Palito refinery near Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, May 25, 2020. (EPA-EFE) March 5, 2022 Sanctioned Russian tankers are carrying illicit Iranian oil, providing a fresh financial lifeline for Tehran and highlighting significant gaps in the Biden administration’s enforcement of sanctions. The two [...]

By |March 5th, 2022|North America, Russia, USA|

IAEA chief says nuclear deal not possible until Iran resolves its issues with agency

Iran's FM Hossein Amir-Abdollahian (L) meets with the Director-General of IAEA Rafael Grossi (R) at the foreign ministry headquarters in the capital Tehran on Nov 23, 2021 (AFP) March 5, 2022 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Rafael Grossi said on Saturday that reviving the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers [...]

By |March 5th, 2022|Europe, North America, USA|