Just Peace Diplomacy Journal  International Journal for Peace and Security Studies  Number 8- Spring 2013
August 23, 2013 – 03:39 | No Comment

Just Peace Diplomacy Journal
International Journal for Peace and Security Studies
Number 8 – Spring 2013

International Peace Studies Centre – IPSC

 
 
 

The eighth volume of Just Peace Diplomacy Journal, an International Journal for Peace and Security Studies has been published by the International Peace Studies Centre (IPSC) in the UK and Middle East. Just Peace Diplomacy Journal is a bilingual journal, published in …

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Key Factors Driving Iraq’s ISIL Crisis
July 16, 2014 – 01:15 | No Comment

Key Factors Driving Iraq’s ISIL Crisis

Abdollah Ghanbarloo

Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Political Thought and International Relations, IHCS

The lightning advance of the ISIL terrorists in Iraqhas caused a new wave of national security problems in Iraq and a big threat to the stability of the region. The so-called “Islamic state of Iraq and the Levant” (ISIL or “DAESH” in Arabic) is a jihadist group, claims trying to re-establish a new transnational Caliphate state based on Islamic law (Sharia) in Iraq and the Eastern Mediterranean. ISIL’s strategy of dominance is a bright example of the end justifying the means. The group has released photos of incidents in which armed men carrying out brutal mass executions of Iraqi soldiers. The organization was previously known as part of al-Qaeda that has been responsible for numerous attacks and blasts targeting security forces and mainly Shiite civilians. Read the full story »

The Religious Foundations of the Edicts by Shi’ite Jurists Prohibiting Weapons of Mass Destruction
June 18, 2014 – 03:05 | No Comment
The Religious Foundations of the Edicts by Shi’ite Jurists Prohibiting Weapons of Mass Destruction

 The following is a summary of a paper presented by Ayatollah Abolqasem Alidoost at the conference on “Nuclear Jurisprudence” in Tehran March 2014

Introduction
Weapons of mass destruction (WMD) are a relatively new phenomena in international affairs, and …

IPSC: Kerry calls Zarif
December 18, 2013 – 23:32 | No Comment
IPSC: Kerry calls Zarif

Tehran, Dec 16,  – The Iranian Foreign Ministry announced on Monday that US Secretary of State John Kerry has called his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif.

IPSC: Zarif: Iran to participate in Geneva 2 with no precondition, if invited
December 18, 2013 – 23:27 | No Comment
IPSC: Zarif: Iran to participate in Geneva 2 with no precondition, if invited

Tehran, Dec 16, The Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to participate in Geneva II Conference on Syria with no precondition, if it is invited to the gathering, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on …

Iran’s deputy FM Araqchi considers new US Treasury sanctions against the Geneva deal
December 14, 2013 – 03:19 | No Comment
Iran’s deputy FM Araqchi considers new US Treasury sanctions against the Geneva deal

Seyyed Abbas Araqchi Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs criticized the United States for placing further bans on yet another group of Iranian nationals and companies, despite the Geneva deal. Araqchi said that …

Iran: The Foreign ministers of Russia and Iran discussed growing cooperation between the two countries
December 13, 2013 – 17:24 | No Comment
Iran: The Foreign ministers of Russia and Iran discussed growing cooperation between the two countries

The Foreign Ministers of Iran and Russia agreed on the need maintaining the long established friendly ties between the two countries.
Zarif and  Lavrov stressed on the need for the continued cooperation and consultation of the …

IPSC: India and Iran seeking resumption of oil payments and expansion of Iranian oil exports to india.
December 12, 2013 – 14:31 | No Comment
IPSC: India and Iran seeking resumption of oil payments and expansion of Iranian oil exports to india.

 Indian and Iranian officials are meeting this week to discuss Indian oil payments to Iran following the deal between Iran and the 5+1 countries.

IPSC: Russian Foreign Minister arrives in Tehran
December 11, 2013 – 03:43 | No Comment
IPSC: Russian Foreign Minister arrives in Tehran

Tehran, December 11, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in Tehran late Tuesday on an official visit to discuss bilateral ties with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif and other senior Iranian officials.

IPSC: Iran, Japan trade development organizations to set up joint committee
December 9, 2013 – 03:50 | No Comment
IPSC: Iran, Japan trade development organizations to set up joint committee

Tehran, Dec 8, Iran’s Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade and head of Japanese External Trade Organisation Hiroyuki Ishige on Sunday called for promotion of economic ties and establishment of joint committee by the two countries’ trade development organisations.

IPSC: French parliamentary delegation to visit Tehran
December 9, 2013 – 03:47 | No Comment
IPSC: French parliamentary delegation to visit Tehran

Tehran, Dec 8, The Iranian Parliaments Speaker’s advisor on international affairs announced that a French parliamentary delegation will arrive in Tehran on Friday (December 13).

IPSC.: Ex-president Khatami decided to take part in Mandela funeral procession
December 9, 2013 – 03:44 | No Comment
IPSC.: Ex-president Khatami decided to take part in Mandela funeral procession

Tehran, Dec 8, Iran’s former president Mohammad Khatami said on Sunday that he has decided to take part in funeral procession of former South African leader Nelson Mandela.

IPSC: Iraq has increased it’s demand for Iranian gas
December 8, 2013 – 03:51 | No Comment
IPSC: Iraq has increased it’s demand for Iranian gas

Tehran, Dec 7, Iraq, a major customer of Iranian gas, has increased its demand for Iranian gas, Managing Director of National Iranian Gas Company Alireza Kameli said on Saturday.

IPSC: Iranian MP criticizes western governments for political approach towards Iran’s nuclear program
December 8, 2013 – 03:51 | No Comment
IPSC: Iranian MP criticizes western governments for political approach towards Iran’s nuclear program

Yazd, Dec 7, – The head of Iran’s parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi on Saturday criticized the US and the Western governments for political approach toward Iranian nuclear program.

IPSC: Anti-apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela died
December 6, 2013 – 11:43 | No Comment
IPSC: Anti-apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela died

Nelson Mandela died at the age of 95. The first black president of South Africa and anti-apartheid activist has died  on 5th December 2013.
Mandela led South Africa’s transition from white-minority rule in the 1990s, after …

IPSC: SNSC: Expansion of backed terrorism, major regional security threat
December 5, 2013 – 22:10 | No Comment
IPSC: SNSC: Expansion of backed terrorism, major regional security threat

Tehran, Dec 5,  – Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani said in a meeting with Iraq’s Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki that expansion of wave of foreign-backed terrorism is the major security …

IPSC: Tehran to host 27th Int’l Islamic Unity Conference
December 5, 2013 – 22:07 | No Comment
IPSC: Tehran to host 27th Int’l Islamic Unity Conference

Tehran, Dec 4, IRNA — Secretary-General of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought Ayatollah Mohsen Araki said that the 27th International Islamic Unity Conference will be held during January 17-19, 2014.