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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.

Iran, EU officials say nuclear deal not yet done as officials focus on ‘final’ steps

Deputy Secretary General of the EEAS Enrique Mora (C) and Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani (R) during Iran nuclear talk in Vienna, Dec. 9, 2021. (AFP) March 4, 2022 Iran said on Thursday more efforts were needed to revive its 2015 nuclear deal, while the EU official coordinating nuclear talks between [...]

By |March 4th, 2022|Europe, North America, USA|

Iranian judiciary pressed to release outspoken human rights lawyer

Mohammad Najafi was sentenced to another two years in prison for “spreading lies” in connection with an open letter he wrote to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. (Supplied) March 4, 2022 The Center for Human Rights in Iran and Netherlands-based NGO Lawyers for Lawyers have issued a joint call for the immediate release of Iranian human [...]

By |March 4th, 2022|Iran|

Iran’s Vegetable Oil Trade Union: Cooking oil prices already up in Iran post-Ukraine invasion

A Ukrainian army tank sits in a sunflower field near the village of Maryinka, a suburb of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, on Aug. 5, 2014. (AFP) March 4, 2022 The economic reverberations of the Russian invasion of Ukraine are being immediately felt around the world. In Iran, already-extortionate cooking oil prices have reportedly jumped again [...]

By |March 4th, 2022|Europe, Russia|

Outgoing CENTCOM commander discusses Iran during Israel visit

US Central Command chief Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. (AFP) March 4, 2022 The outgoing chief of the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) visited Israel to discuss maintaining regional stability and threats posed by Iranian threat. General Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr, who arrived on Wednesday for the last time in his official position, [...]

By |March 4th, 2022|Israel, North America, USA|

Report details sickening abuse of children in women’s prisons

Female prison inmates in Iran can keep their children with them until the age of two. (Supplied) By Samaneh Ghadarkhan March 4, 2022 “Traces of cigarette burns can be clearly observed on the hands, the feet and the genitals of the eight-year-old girl. They were inflicted by her mother when she noticed the [...]

By |March 4th, 2022|Iran, Women|

Iran’s internet penetration rate has reached 122%

A computer engineer checks equipment at an internet service provider in Tehran, February 15, 2017. (Supplied) March 4, 2022 Despite widespread censorship, a report by the Iran’s state-run news agency IRNA says the internet penetration rate has surpassed 122 percent in the country. The agency said on Thursday that according to the latest [...]

By |March 4th, 2022|Iran|

Iran nearing nuclear bomb yardstick as enriched uranium stock grows

Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Grossi presents a surveillance camera at the agency's headquarters in Vienna, Dec 17, 2021. (AFP) March 3, 2022 The stock of enriched uranium amassed by Iran in breach of its 2015 nuclear deal is growing to the point that its most highly-enriched material [...]

By |March 3rd, 2022|Europe, North America, USA|

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman says Riyadh hopes to reach agreement with Tehran

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (Riyadh Daily) March 3, 2022 Saudi Arabia plans to continue "detailed talks" with its rival Iran to reach a satisfactory agreement for both, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has said. He also reiterated Riyadh’s view for a strong nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers at talks in Vienna, [...]

By |March 3rd, 2022|Saudi Arabia|

Former official says US preparing to lift IRGC and Khamenei sanctions

Ayatollah Khamenei, Iranian leader, met with IRGC generals-- 30 Jun 18. (IRNA) March 3, 2022 US chief envoy in Iran nuclear talks, Rob Malley, is preparing to lift sanctions imposed on Iranians tied to terrorism, a former State Department official has revealed. Gabriel Noronha, Former Special Advisor for the Secretary's Iran Action Group [...]

By |March 3rd, 2022|North America, USA|

Iran can reach top oil output 2 months after nuclear deal -oil minister

Iran’s oil minister Javad Owji. (Iran Press) March 3, 2022 Iran’s oil production can reach its maximum less than two months after a nuclear deal is reached; Oil Minister Javad Owji was quoted as saying on Thursday. "As soon as nuclear negotiations in Vienna are concluded, we can reach our maximum oil production [...]

By |March 3rd, 2022|Europe, North America, USA|