Heshmat Alavi, Al Arabiya English

Heshmat Alavi

Al Arabiya English

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Past articles by Heshmat:

The importance of banning Iran’s regime from SWIFT

Crippling US sanctions are set to kick in early next month against Iranrsquo;s regime, targeting its oil and banking sectors.While initially calling → Read More

Iran's ‘Moderate’ President Appoints Justice Minister Linked With Torture

The ‘moderate reformist’ Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appointed as justice minister Alireza Avayi, who participated in mass executions. → Read More

Close Trump Ally Calls For Iran Regime Change Policy

As protests continue across Iran and regime's global isolation continues, the opposition enjoys growing support among important circles. → Read More

What Comes After French FM's Iran Visit

Tehran’s global crises come into the limelight following the French FM’s visit. Continuing protests only add to the regime’s miseries. → Read More

A Close Look At Iran's Budget

As millions live in poverty across the country, Tehran’s mullahs are increasing budgets for the IRGC & other belligerencies. → Read More

ANALYSIS: Why is Iran raising the stakes in Syria?

As the world continues to fail in stopping the bloodshed of innocent people in Syria, Iran seeks two main objectives of saving face back home amp; → Read More

Digging Into Iran's Latest Plane Crash

Tehran has never been transparent about anything. This plane crash is very mysterious, to say the least, and deserves a deeper look. → Read More

The list that says a lot about ‘suspicious suicides’ in Iran

Desperate times call for desperate measures, they say. Suspicious suicides in Iranrsquo;s prisons are recently gaining attention inside the country → Read More

How The World Views Iran's Role In Syria

It's high time to intensify Tehran's international isolation parallel to protests continuing across the country for fundamental change. → Read More

Iran: How The People Suffer As Billions Go To Waste

Forgotten earthquake victims are just one example of how Iran's populace is paying the price for the regime's aggressive policies. → Read More

ANALYSIS: How to tackle Obama’s ‘cover up’ of the Hezbollah drug scandal

Long ago I wrote explaining how Congress is taking the lead on Iran policy. Recently, major developments involving the United States, Iran and the → Read More

Will Iran's Troubles In Yemen Propagate Elsewhere?

A strong policy aimed at liberating Yemen of Houthi militias can be the beginning of the end for Tehran in the Middle East. → Read More

Human Rights: Iran's Ultimate Vulnerability

Pressures on Tehran’s nuclear/ballistic missile drives & support for terrorism/proxy groups must be upgraded with human rights sanctions. → Read More

How Iran Is Losing Europe

As the new U.S. policy vis-a-vis Iran kicks into full gear, Tehran is witnessing how Europe pulling back a desperately needed life-rope. → Read More

Is Iran’s enhanced ballistic missile capability a calculated move?

As the North Korea nuclear standoff and the future of Iranrsquo;s nuclear deal has absorbed an all-too enormous amount of international attention, a → Read More

ANALYSIS: Comprehending Trump’s new Iran policy

There is a new understanding in Washington over how US President Donald Trump, set to deliver his first United Nations General Assembly speech → Read More

Blog: How Iran views the new US sanctions

The recent Iran sanctions ratified by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Donald Trump specifically target the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) and have caused very interesting reactions from Tehran. Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has remained silent, signaling his state of shock. His regime’s president, Hassan Rouhani, also indicated the toll of these new measures. “…first, the… → Read More

Iran's Chink In The Armor: Human Rights Sanctions

Iran’s human rights violations must be addressed with sanctions and Tehran’s mullahs held accountable for their atrocities → Read More

ANALYSIS: How to protect Iraq from Iranian influence

With the recapturing of Mosul, the rein of ISIS in northern Iraq is coming to an end. This, however, → Read More

Why Iran Needs to Fuel Middle East Turmoil

We have witnessed over the past four decades Iran’s desperate need to create turmoil inside its own borders and abroad... → Read More