The writer is Noor-York Chair in Islamic Studies, York University, Toronto.
New US sanctions can hurt Iran. But they also risk alienating young Iranians from America.
His sobering influence will be missed at a time when hawks hold sway in Iran and the country faces a hostile US.
India and Iran have had long and close cultural links, and their ancient and modern histories have been intertwined
To prevent another Brussels, the world must change its perception of Muslims.
An outcome of parliamentary polls will be the next Supreme Leader’s identity.
Iran may transform from an insular security state to a regional power.
West has undergone de-civilisation. It is on show in the unfolding refugee crisis
Nuclear agreement marks a new era in Iranian politics. But political troubles await the Middle East
Iran n-deal is a handsome reward of diplomacy, in contrast to military options
Democratic changes are of greater importance than the drumbeats of war