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Ali Hajizade
Ali Hajizade

Ali Hajizade is a Middle East analyst, founder, and director of thegreatermiddleeast.com He tweets @AHajizade.

COLUMNISTS
Ali Hajizade
Ali Hajizade

Ali Hajizade is a Middle East analyst, founder, and director of thegreatermiddleeast.com He tweets @AHajizade.

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While the Iranian regime’s elite bash US, their children reap its benefits

Saturday, 12 January 2019

A distinguishing feature of the world’s pariahs is their hypocrisy. During the 20th century, ...

Sanctions will remain inefficient as long as Iranian backdoors are open

Sunday, 09 December 2018

Almost since its establishment, the Islamic Republic of Iran has been under a permanently sanctioned ...

How effective can US sanctions on Iran really be?

Saturday, 17 November 2018

US President Donald Trump kept his promise, and new US sanctions are in full force. Their stated ...

Place and role of Hezbollah in Syrian war

Thursday, 18 October 2018

One of the pro-Iranian actors involved in the Syrian civil war is Hezbollah. The organization has ...

For ‘Greater Iran’, Afghan, Pakistani fighters give their lives in Syria

Thursday, 20 September 2018

As is known, the Iranian regime widely uses people from the Shiite communities of the neighboring ...

How the Iranian regime allows drug trafficking for foreign currency liquidity

Thursday, 16 August 2018

The US called on the major buyers of Iranian oil to halt all oil purchases, of course, not all will ...

The mass arrests of Azerbaijani activists in Iran

Monday, 09 July 2018

As the situation in Iran continues to deteriorate, minorities continue to get repressed. These days ...

Water crisis in Iran: Causes, consequences and perspectives

Tuesday, 03 July 2018

If the 20th century can be called “the Age of Oil” the 21st century can become ...

Russian-Israeli friendship and its impact on the Syrian crisis

Thursday, 24 May 2018

Recently, Western media have been writing about Russia’s return to the Middle East and its ...

Iran became a prison for minorities

Friday, 27 April 2018

Perhaps, no one may be surprised by the rampage and injustice, taking place in Iran. Recently world ...

Mohammed bin Salman’s visit breaks new ground in Saudi-US relations

Friday, 13 April 2018

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman’s successful visit to US can be called truly historical ...

Iran using religious indoctrination to gain influence in Georgia

Tuesday, 03 April 2018

Media outlets and research centers of the world write a lot about Iran’s expansionary policies ...

Why is the largest lake in the Middle East drying up?

Saturday, 17 March 2018

Lake Urmia, which is situated in Iran and is one of the largest lakes in the Middle East, is ...

Iran’s selective approach to hybrid war

Friday, 23 February 2018

During the cold war, the world witnessed various proxy wars, involving USSR and the USA, and their ...

ANALYSIS: Unveiling Iranian pro-government trolls and cyber-warriors

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Lately, many media outlets write about “Kremlin Troll factory”. But, we should remember ...

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