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Zein Basravi

Zein Basravi

Middle East

US-Iran sanctions: Economic uncertainty hits hard

As US sanctions continue to bite, Iranians seek to protect their savings turn to buy gold and ironically, US dollars.

US-Iran sanctions: Economic uncertainty hits hard

Middle East

Iran: Drought epidemic fuels water crisis

Various theories over cause for country's drought plague that has caused severe water supply shortages.

Iran: Drought epidemic fuels water crisis

Middle East

Iran defends blocking Strait of Hormuz as defensive strategy

Senior national security official tells Al Jazeera Iran will respond to US threats with an iron fist, but does not want to instigate conflict.

Iran defends blocking Strait of Hormuz as defensive strategy

Middle East

Iran seeks to secure global trade deals before fresh US sanctions

Tehran tries to get international support as the first wave of sanctions after US withdrawal from the nuclear deal is set to take effect.

Iran seeks to secure global trade deals before fresh US sanctions

World Cup 2018

World Cup 2018: Iran defeat Morocco

A cinema in Tehran showing the World Cup game against Morocco has sold out with fans eager to see their national team compete at the highest level.

World Cup 2018: Iran defeat Morocco

World Cup 2018

Iran: Football World Cup, female fans and Saudi Arabian rivalry

Iran has managed to qualify for the World Cup, a win in itself for many, but political rivalries are obvious when fans watch the matches.

Iran: Football World Cup, female fans and Saudi Arabian rivalry

Middle East

The impact of sanctions on ordinary Iranians

With the value of its currency falling against the dollar, Iranians are growing worried for the future of their economy amid rising unemployment and threat of renewed sanctions.

The impact of sanctions on ordinary Iranians

Politics

Iranians don't trust Trump

Iranians watched as the world turned its attention away from Iran's imagined nuclear weapons to North Korea's real ones.

Iranians don't trust Trump

Middle East

Iran on Trump-Kim summit: 'North Korea should act with caution'

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has stressed that 'the nature of the US government is not such that one can be optimistic about it'.

Iran on Trump-Kim summit: 'North Korea should act with caution'

Middle East

Qatar blockade: Surge in food imports from Iran

People living in Qatar are unlikely to forget the neighbours willing to lend a hand when they needed it most.

Qatar blockade: Surge in food imports from Iran

Middle East

Iranians fear war of words with US could trigger conflict

Iranians are worried that new US sanctions will bring more economic malaise, but that is not all they are worried about.

Iranians fear war of words with US could trigger conflict

Middle East

Iran slams US over threat of 'strongest sanctions in history'

Condemnation follows Washington's new demands over Tehran's nuclear programme.

Iran slams US over threat of 'strongest sanctions in history'