The most powerful Sunni kingdom in the world is embracing moderate Islam, and its Shia rival should follow its lead.
The Iranian regime has destabilized the Middle East. But without a clear replacement, its overthrow would cause more problems than it would solve.
As Saudi Arabia slowly backpedals, we could see an end to the Yemen War, an easing of Iran’s isolation and a reduced role for the US.
In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Reinier van Oorsouw, a Dutch filmmaker and photographer.
With its economy in free fall, Iran is responding to the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal and harsh sanctions by threatening to walk away from the agreement as well.
In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to German author and journalist Stephan Orth.
Iran’s spy scandal is probably not a scandal, but an example of business as usual in the world of espionage that reveals as much about the incoherence of US policy in the Middle East as it does about the desperation of the Iranian regime.