Avatoday’s founder and chief editor Ali Javanmardi sat on Friday with US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook in Washington.
By: Karzan Hameed
Iraqi have been protesting in the last four months, trying to end corruption and foreign intervention.
Amirtohid Fazel, a pro-regime journalist and political editor has decided to abandon Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohamad Javad Zarif, and his delegation during a Scandinavian tour last week. He refused to go back to Iran and is now seeking asylum in Sweden.
As tensions are raising between the United State and Islamic Republic of Iran, some believes a military conflict between Iran and America is inevitable and that it is just a matter of time. Others think any such conflict would be accidental.
As tensions are rising between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States of America, most of the Iraqi officials have declared their neutrality and have been playing a mediate role between the country’s two major allies.
Iraq is expecting a fuel crisis as the United States has ended Iranian oil waivers aiming to cut Iran’s oil exports to zero.
The increasing role of the Islamic Republic of Iran in neighboring Iraq, especially since the US departure, has been seen by most Iraqis as destructive, negative and interventionist.
Avatoday has interviewed Taha al-Yassin, a member of European Ahwazi Human Rights Organization (EAHRO) and a prominent Arab activist who is now living in diaspora.
Avatoday has interviewed former member of Iran’s special forces of NAJA, Isa Raivandi, who is drawing a clearer picture of what happened behind the scenes in the 2009’s protest in Iran.
Avatoday: As you know Mosul is now full of new stores with western clothing and restaurants. Can you explain how that was done and who financed it? How did it get done so quickly to be a new modern city?