Qatar, Iran, Turkey: New Alliance?

The Youth Journal has covered the Qatar crisis extensively here. Qatar, Iran, and Turkey have been widely discussed in the media over the last few days. Can these three countries become allies in the near future? Why are Iran and Turkey helping Qatar? What will this relationship yield on a global scale? To answer these questions, we need to take a deep look at each … Continue reading Qatar, Iran, Turkey: New Alliance?

Analysis: Terrorist attacks in Tehran

Yesterday, 10 am IRST, 6 terrorist attackers had mounted simultaneous gun and suicide bomb assaults on Iran’s parliament building and the tomb of the republic’s revolutionary founder. Killing 17 people so far. Terrorist attacks are extremely rare in Iran and people are not used to it. Last year, in the Ramadan month, police forces reported that they thwarted one of the biggest terrorist attacks targeting … Continue reading Analysis: Terrorist attacks in Tehran

Iran and secularism

Secularism by definition is: Secularism is a belief system that rejects religion, or the belief that religion should not be part of the affairs of the state or part of public education. In Iran currently, there is a religious regime ruling. The regime and the laws haven’t changed since the 1979 revolution, but people have changed. They became more liberal, the youth generation is not that … Continue reading Iran and secularism