Ali Hashem (Iran Pulse)
Ali Hashem is a journalist who has covered Iranian and regional affairs for the past 15 years. He is also a research fellow at the Sectarianism, Proxies and De-Sectarianization Project (SEPAD) based at Lancaster University. His research focuses on the Middle East with an emphasis on Iran, Lebanon and Iraq. On Twitter: @alihashem_tv
Iran’s new foreign minister seen as 'first fully fledged Khameneist' in post
Not only was Iran's new foreign minister, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, hand-picked by the supreme leader, he is also seen as being a true follower of Ali Khamenei's philosophy.
Ali Hashem (Iran Pulse) | Aug 24, 2021
Raisi's election brings rise of Iran's Hezbollahis
The election of Ebrahim Raisi as president of Iran reflects a more revolutionary turn under the direction of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Ali Hashem (Iran Pulse) | Iran | Jun 28, 2021
Hamas representative in Iran: latest round of fighting is strategic shift for group
Khaled al-Qaddumi claims that while the militant group and the Islamic Republic share common goals, the fighting was not instigated by Tehran.
Ali Hashem (Iran Pulse) | Palestine | May 17, 2021
Will Iran’s supreme leader allow Rouhani’s last wish to come true?
As Washington and Tehran make small progress on resolving their dispute over the 2015 nuclear deal, it remains unclear whether Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei will support President Hassan Rouhani's efforts to negotiate.
Ali Hashem (Iran Pulse) | Iran | Apr 5, 2021
Does Iran have a plan for a successor to Khamenei?
Recent rumors regarding a decline in Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s health have led to renewed speculation about who will succeed him.
Ali Hashem (Iran Pulse) | Iran | Dec 24, 2020
High stakes for Iran, US as Tehran waits to see Biden approach
Iran has made it clear that if the new US administration of Joe Biden wants to reenter the nuclear deal, no preconditions are acceptable to Iran.
Ali Hashem (Iran Pulse) | U.S. | Dec 10, 2020
Nuclear scientist's assassination puts Tehran at crossroads
As Iran investigates the assassination of a top nuclear scientist, fingers are already pointing at Israel and the United States, whose outgoing administration clearly wants to minimize the chances of reviving the nuclear deal.
Ali Hashem (Iran Pulse) | Iran | Nov 30, 2020
Between a rock and hard place: Iran’s dilemma in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
Tehran is sending forces to its borders in anticipation of the Armenian-Azeri conflict spilling over.
Ali Hashem (Iran Pulse) | Iran | Oct 8, 2020
Iran hunkers down in Syria after Caesar Act sanctions
Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps says it has no backup plan and is not leaving Syria.
Ali Hashem (Iran Pulse) | Syria | Jun 25, 2020
US grants Iraq summer break from Iran electricity sanctions
The Trump administration’s reprieve for Iraq from US sanctions on Iranian electricity imports will extend through September.
Ali Hashem (Iran Pulse) | Originals | May 7, 2020
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