Iranian Review of Foreign Affairs (IRFA) according to the license, published by the Ministry of science and technology NO 612/90 date 2011/05/31 With the mission of identifying the Iranian view of international relations and the purpose of consolidating and collecting scientific and expert opinions in the field of foreign policy and international relations, is published in a bi-quarterly. Received articles will be published after a specialized double-blind review and with the approval of the editorial board.

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Volume 8 (2017)
Volume 7 (2016)
Volume 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 (2012)
Volume 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
Original Article
Critical Studies and the Middle East Peace Process
1. Critical Studies and the Middle East Peace Process

Mohammadreza maleki; Farzad Mohammadzadeh Ebrahimi

Volume 9, Issue 28 , Summer and Autumn 2018, Pages 5-30

Abstract
  The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the complicated crises that traces back to nearly a century ago. It caused severe challenges and brought about disastrous consequences both ...  Read More
Original Article
The Evolution of Russian Foreign Policy and Its Effect on Cooperation with Iran
2. The Evolution of Russian Foreign Policy and Its Effect on Cooperation with Iran

Touraj Hatami; Afshin Zargar

Volume 9, Issue 28 , Summer and Autumn 2018, Pages 31-68

Abstract
  The research on Russian foreign policy in recent decades, particularly after the collapse of the Soviet Union, has always been a topic of analytical interest to scholars of foreign ...  Read More
Original Article
Zionist Regime and Kurdish Issue: New Peripheral Strategy
3. Zionist Regime and Kurdish Issue: New Peripheral Strategy

Majid Bozorgmehri

Volume 9, Issue 28 , Summer and Autumn 2018, Pages 69-97

Abstract
  Since the expansion of ISIS in the summer of 2014, Israeli leaders have increasingly proclaimed the Kurds’ right to an independent state in Iraqi Kurdistan. So an important question ...  Read More
Original Article
Iran's Neutrality in Kuwait Occupation Crisis
4. Iran's Neutrality in Kuwait Occupation Crisis

Seyed Mohammad Kazem Sajjadpour; Ghodrat Rashidi

Volume 9, Issue 28 , Summer and Autumn 2018, Pages 99-119

Abstract
  A notable number of international relations analysts believe that Iranian foreign policy is based merely on ideological considerations. The present study aims to reject this claim by ...  Read More
Original Article
Regional Social Movement: An Inescapable Necessity for Peace in the Middle East
5. Regional Social Movement: An Inescapable Necessity for Peace in the Middle East

Khalilollah Sardarnia

Volume 9, Issue 28 , Summer and Autumn 2018, Pages 121-138

Abstract
  The Arab nations of the Middle East have recently become the center of religious and ethnic aggression. This paper aims to answers to the following question: what efficient approach ...  Read More
Original Article
Chinese Belt and Road Initiative and Regional Integration in the Middle East
6. Chinese Belt and Road Initiative and Regional Integration in the Middle East

Seyed Mohammad Tabatabaei; Song Jiang Bo

Volume 9, Issue 28 , Summer and Autumn 2018, Pages 139-160

Abstract
  For many years, the influence of regional and trans-regional actors in the Middle East and their struggles to dominate the region has become one of the most important debates among ...  Read More
Iran: India’s New Gateway to Central Eurasia, the Case of the International North –South Transport Corridor
1. Iran: India’s New Gateway to Central Eurasia, the Case of the International North –South Transport Corridor

Ghodratollah Behboudi Nejad; Sanjay Kumar Pandey

Volume 8, Issue 25 , Summer and Autumn 2017, , Pages 5-29

Abstract
  Most of the discourses on India–Iran relations are either focused on cultural and civilization links with Iran, or its relevance as an energy-rich nation. Its transit potential ...  Read More
Critical Studies and the Middle East Peace Process
2. Critical Studies and the Middle East Peace Process

Mohammadreza maleki; Farzad Mohammadzadeh Ebrahimi

Volume 9, Issue 28 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 5-30

Abstract
  The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the complicated crises that traces back to nearly a century ago. It caused severe challenges and brought about disastrous consequences both ...  Read More
The Evolution of Russian Foreign Policy and Its Effect on Cooperation with Iran
3. The Evolution of Russian Foreign Policy and Its Effect on Cooperation with Iran

Touraj Hatami; Afshin Zargar

Volume 9, Issue 28 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 31-68

Abstract
  The research on Russian foreign policy in recent decades, particularly after the collapse of the Soviet Union, has always been a topic of analytical interest to scholars of foreign ...  Read More
Threat Perceptions and Security Dilemma in the Middle East
4. Threat Perceptions and Security Dilemma in the Middle East

Homeira Moshirzadeh

Volume 9, Issue 27 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 5-33

Abstract
  There has been an almost unprecedented degree of hostility and hostile rhetorical exchanges during the last few years among major regional actors in the Middle East. Many observers ...  Read More
Chinese Belt and Road Initiative and Regional Integration in the Middle East
5. Chinese Belt and Road Initiative and Regional Integration in the Middle East

Seyed Mohammad Tabatabaei; Song Jiang Bo

Volume 9, Issue 28 , Summer and Autumn 2018, , Pages 139-160

Abstract
  For many years, the influence of regional and trans-regional actors in the Middle East and their struggles to dominate the region has become one of the most important debates among ...  Read More
Original Article
An Analysis of French Political Cartoons on Trump's Withdrawal from the JCPOA
1. An Analysis of French Political Cartoons on Trump's Withdrawal from the JCPOA

Zeinab Ghasemi Tari; Zeinab Ghasemi Tari; Hadi Dolatabadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 January 2021

Abstract
  The present study was conducted to investigate how Trump’s unilateral withdrawal from Iran’s nuclear deal on May 8, 2018 has been framed in political cartoons published in French ...  Read More

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