Fatima Ahmad Alsmadi

Fatima Ahmad Alsmadi

Fatima Ahmad Alsmadi is a specialist in Iranian affairs and author of several books. She is a researcher at the Al Jazeera Center for Studies.

Soleimani assassination

The mystification of Qassem Soleimani

The assassination of Soleimani will have a significant impact on Iran's tumultuous internal politics.

The mystification of Qassem Soleimani

Middle East

Analysis: Iran's conservatives wary of nuclear deal

Moderates face intense pressure from sceptics of the deal, who reject stringent terms on Iran's nuclear programme.

Analysis: Iran's conservatives wary of nuclear deal

US & Canada

The Iranian opportunity

Iran presents itself as an alternative power to fill the vacuum in a region rocked by instability and chaos.

The Iranian opportunity

US & Canada

What is behind Hamas-Iran rapprochement?

The thawing of relations between Hamas and Iran is of mutual interest.

What is behind Hamas-Iran rapprochement?

Egypt

The 'Iranian model' is no inspiration for Arabs

The Arab region is experiencing grave developments but the 'Iranian model' will not solve Arab problems.

The 'Iranian model' is no inspiration for Arabs