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Playing with Fire: Trump Risks New Conflagration in Middle East

Playing with Fire: Trump Risks New Conflagration in Middle East

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 17, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump made it clear last week that he is close to withdrawing from the Iran accord unless Iran agrees to make changes. His chances for success are slim - and his blustering risks a dangerous escalation. By DER SPIEGEL staff more... Comment ]

Iranian Vice President Salehi on Nuclear Deal: 'Our Partners Have More To Lose Than We Do'

Iranian Vice President Salehi on Nuclear Deal: 'Our Partners Have More To Lose Than We Do'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 08, 2017

Iranian Vice President Ali Akbar Salehi says his country wants to continue adhering to its nuclear treaty, even if the United States withdraws. In an interview, he warns that if the accord falls through, it could lead to a nuclear arms race. Interview Conducted By Susanne Koelbl more... Comment ]


Nuklearwaffen: Iran hält sich an Atom-Deal, US-Regierung trotzdem unzufrieden

Nuklearwaffen: Iran hält sich an Atom-Deal, US-Regierung trotzdem unzufrieden

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 18, 2017

Immer wieder hatte Donald Trump im Wahlkampf den Atomwaffen-Deal mit Iran kritisiert. Nun hat die US-Regierung dem Land bescheinigt, sich an das Abkommen zu halten - und übt trotzdem Kritik. mehr...

Interview with Exiled Iranian Empress Pahlavi: 'We Wanted to Create Progress in Iran'

Interview with Exiled Iranian Empress Pahlavi: 'We Wanted to Create Progress in Iran'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - February 22, 2017

The collection of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art was to be shown in Berlin in December, but Iranian officials declined permission to send the artworks out of the country. SPIEGEL spoke with former Empress Farah Pahlavi, who assembled the collection in the 1970s. She's been living in exile for 38 years. more... Comment ]


Weitere Raketentests: Iran reagiert auf US-Sanktionen mit Militärmanövern

Weitere Raketentests: Iran reagiert auf US-Sanktionen mit Militärmanövern

SPIEGEL ONLINE - February 04, 2017

Iran zeigt sich von den neuen US-Sanktionen unbeeindruckt. Das Außenministerium in Teheran warf der US-Regierung Dilettantismus vor, die Revolutionsgarden kündigten weitere Tests von Raketen an. mehr...

Beisetzung des Ex-Präsidenten: Hunderttausende Iraner trauern um Rafsanjani

Beisetzung des Ex-Präsidenten: Hunderttausende Iraner trauern um Rafsanjani

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 10, 2017

Auch seine politischen Gegner erwiesen ihm die letzte Ehre: Der iranische Ex-Präsident Rafsanjani ist in Teheran bestattet worden. Hunderttausende Menschen nahmen Abschied. mehr...


Battle for Aleppo: How Syria Became the New Global War

Battle for Aleppo: How Syria Became the New Global War

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 11, 2016

As the noose around Aleppo tightens -- and the Assad regime and its Russian allies continue to bomb the city -- the extremely dangerous nature of this proxy war is becoming more apparent than ever. Could escalation between Moscow and Washington be on the horizon? By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

Saudia Arabia and Iran: The Cold War of Islam

Saudia Arabia and Iran: The Cold War of Islam

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 09, 2016

The archenemies Iran and Saudi Arabia are battling for supremacy in the Middle East and are carrying out their struggle in proxy wars in Yemen, Syria and Iraq. Domestically, though, the two countries are facing remarkably similar problems. By Susanne Koelbl, Samiha Shafy and Bernhard Zand more... Comment ]


Saudi Foreign Minister: 'I Don't Think World War III Is Going To Happen in Syria'

Saudi Foreign Minister: 'I Don't Think World War III Is Going To Happen in Syria'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - February 19, 2016

In an interview, Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir expresses his continued support for regime change in Syria and his desire for rebels to be supplied with anti-aircraft missiles that could shift the balance of power in the war. Interview Conducted By Samiha Shafy and Bernhard Zand more... Comment ]

Opening Soon: Germans Race to Capture the Iranian Market

Opening Soon: Germans Race to Capture the Iranian Market

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 30, 2015

Ahead of the planned lifting of Western sanctions against Iran, businessmen from around the world are visiting the country, and as one group from Germany discovered, there is no shortage of opportunities. By Alexander Smoltczyk more... Comment ]