Ali Mamouri
Ali Mamouri is an Associate Editor at Al-Monitor and a researcher and writer who specializes in religion. He is a former teacher in Iranian universities and seminaries in Iran and Iraq. He has published several articles related to religious affairs in the two countries and societal transformations and sectarianism in the Middle East.
Muqtada al-Sadr set to claim victory in Iraqi elections
Iraqis made their way to the ballot boxes to cast their votes for the council of representatives, as results show significant surprises.
Ali Mamouri | Iraq | Oct 11, 2021
Iraq's top Shiite cleric calls for voting in upcoming elections
Top Shiite cleric Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani called upon Iraqis to participate in the elections in large numbers and vote wisely.
Ali Mamouri | Iraq | Sep 30, 2021
Baghdad conference to establish cooperation, partnership in region
Baghdad Conference stressed the neccessity of supporting Iraq, providing a great boost to the Iraqi government.
Ali Mamouri | Iraq | Aug 30, 2021
Iraq-US strategic dialogue divides anti-US groups in Iraq
The recent strategic dialogue talks between Iraq and the United States have divided anti-US groups in Iraq, as some welcome the results of the dialogue and others reject it and ask for full US withdrawal from Iraq.
Ali Mamouri | Iraq | Jul 29, 2021
Iraqi government calls militia's attack on US base terrorism
Militia attacks on US bases in Iraq have risen and the government is beginning to treat them as terror groups.
Ali Mamouri | Iraq | Jul 7, 2021
Iraq to enhance cooperation with NATO
As Iraq aims to rebuild its security institutions, the cooperation with NATO increases.
Ali Mamouri | Iraq | Jul 2, 2021
Iraq hosts historic summit with Jordanian, Egyptian leaders
The visit by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to Baghdad is the first by an Egyptian head of state since 1990.
Ali Mamouri | Iraq | Jun 28, 2021
Iraqi prime minister makes first visit to Saudi Arabia
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi made his first visit to Saudi Arabia in an effort to enhance ties between the two countries.
Ali Mamouri | Iraq | Apr 1, 2021
Pope's pilgrimage to Iraq and land of Abraham begins
The first-ever papal visit to Iraq starts as Pope Francis lands in Baghdad.
Ali Mamouri | Iraq | Mar 5, 2021
Pope heads for Iraq in historic first
The pope will land in Iraq tomorrow for a three-day pilgrimage.
Ali Mamouri | Iraq | Mar 4, 2021
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Scientists reconstruct facial features of 2,000-year-old mummies
Hagar Hosny | Egypt | Oct 6, 2021
Turkey requests to buy 40 US F-16 fighter planes
Al-Monitor Staff | News Brief | Oct 8, 2021
Israel still fears US approach to Iran
Ben Caspit | Israel | Oct 8, 2021
Intel: US lifts Iran-related sanctions, says no connection to nuclear deal   
Elizabeth Hagedorn | Iran | Oct 8, 2021
Palestinian video game strikes Israel’s nerve
Mai Abu Hasaneen | Palestine | Oct 10, 2021
US-Turkish relations unlikely to get better under Erdogan, says veteran Turkey analyst Alan Makovsky
Geopolitical expert Eyal Zisser: A Lebanese civil war won’t really threaten Israel 
Khamenei may still prefer a nuclear deal over a nuclear weapon, says Ken Pollack
International security expert Eviatar Matania: 40% of global cyber investments reach Israel 
Iran unlikely to consider crossing nuclear weapons threshold unless attacked, says Ali Vaez
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