Representative of Iranian supreme leader warns Azerbaijan to not “play with the lion’s tail”.
Iran's economy is under pressure from US sanctions, but is not nearly as sick as US reports would make you think.
With Afghanistan on brink of humanitarian and economic hell, it might be that only access to capital frozen abroad can stop the country becoming an incurable narco-state that is a hive of terrorism.
“The world has entered a new era,” says Iranian president. “Hegemony and unilateralism are failing. The international balance is moving toward multilateralism and redistribution of power to the benefit of independent countries.”
Tactic may be designed to up pressure on Yerevan to permit a route that would enable Azerbaijanis to reach their Nakhchivan exclave via Armenian territory.
Finland’s Betolar is pioneering the production of low-carbon cement by using alternative industrial waste products in a process that could reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80%.
The move appears to be part of a steadily increasing effort by Baku to exert control over the road in southern Armenia that passes through pockets of Azerbaijan-controlled territory.
US think tank’s conclusion does not, however, address the time it would take Tehran to assemble a deliverable weapon on a missile warhead.
Tehran concerned at how special forces from Turkey linked up with Azerbaijani counterparts.
Islamic Republic applied to join as far back as 2008 but sanctions have hindered its path. Move to obtain membership may still meet additional obstacles.
Hundreds descend on Pakistani Embassy. Iranian foreign ministry says reports Islamabad bombed Panjshir Valley resistance forces are under investigation.
Repressed ethnic minority dread renewed persecution under second Taliban regime. Academics in Mongolia wonder if legends about “how we will go and bring our people back” could come true.
Intense fighting continues in the northern Afghanistan province of Panjshir, where rebel forces are resisting the Taliban takeover.
Most of the countries Eurasianet covers were involved in the airlift. Some even contributed troops during the 20-year war.
European officials aware that 2015 migrant crisis reshaped global politics quick to offer Afghanistan’s neighbours millions to at least temporarily host people who have fled the Taliban.
Eggs of Artemia extensively used in aquaculture as they can be hatched on demand to provide live feed for larval fish and crustaceans.
Any additional refugees coming into Turkey will further damage the popularity of president Erdogan in a country under heavy economic pressure, points out Fadi Hakura.
Culture of research and international funding that began with the demise of the first Taliban government could quickly disappear under the second, academics worry.
The UNHCR has estimated half a million could attempt to flee Taliban rule by year-end, but Central Asia, Iran and Turkey will prove far from welcoming.
Horrific scenes after suicide bombers detonate devices in crowds thronging entrance to airport.