Author Page

The New Arab Staff

Farah al-Zaman Shawki


Farah al-Zaman Shawki is a Palestinian journalist and al-Araby correspondent specialising in Iranian affairs.

Feature: Young Iranians are revelling in the relatively new and increasingly popular tradition of street music.

06 April, 2015

Foreign ministry says officials have started regional tour, with Oman as intermediary, to push for solution to the Saudi-led operation against the Houthi movement.

01 April, 2015

Analysis: Iran's Houthi allies have been targeted by Tehran's nemesis, Saudi Arabia. Iran, which is taking part in talks over its nuclear programme, now has Riyadh in its diplomatic sights.

26 March, 2015

Analysis: The ill-considered remarks of a senior presidential aide have posed critical questions about Iran's regional role and ignited a political firestorm, adding to diplomatic tensions in the region.

16 March, 2015

Iran has released the names of two fighters killed fighting near Daraa in southwest Syria.

14 February, 2015

Hassan Rouhani's statement follows President Obama laying responsibility for the talks on Iranian political will.

10 February, 2015

Revolutionary Guard says one of its men, reported to be a general, was killed in attack on Hizballah group by Israel on Syria's side of Golan Heights.

19 January, 2015

The head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation has, meanwhile, accused Israel of attempting to derail a deal between the long-term foes.

12 January, 2015

Five years after anti-government protests were quashed, debate continues as to how to deal with the memory of the protest movement and its legacy.

29 December, 2014