Ted Regencia

Ted Regencia

Ted Regencia is an online journalist with Al Jazeera English. He has covered US politics and foreign affairs in the Asia-Pacific region. He is also interested in issues related to Iran. He is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School in New York. Follow him on Twitter: @tedregencia.

Abu Sayyaf

Marawi siege: Army kills Abu Sayyaf, Maute commanders

Deaths of ISIL-linked fighters major blow to rebellion, but observers say root of conflict still needs to be addressed.

Marawi siege: Army kills Abu Sayyaf, Maute commanders

Middle East

Anguish in Iran as Trump balks at nuclear deal

Iranians fear decision of US president to abandon deal will bring back 'Ahmadinejad era' of recession and sanctions.

Anguish in Iran as Trump balks at nuclear deal

Politics

Trump threats over nuclear deal muffle Iran reformists

Iranians worry US decision to tear up nuclear deal will embolden hardliners and lead the country to armed hostilities.

Trump threats over nuclear deal muffle Iran reformists

Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte on 'war path' against Philippine justice system

Analysts say president's action against Supreme Court chief justice and top government prosecutor are a sign of panic.

Duterte on 'war path' against Philippine justice system

Middle East

Erdogan, Rouhani united in opposition to Kurdish state

Turkish leader links Israel's Mossad to Kurdish referendum, while Iranian president blames 'foreign sectarian plot'.

Erdogan, Rouhani united in opposition to Kurdish state

Middle East

Kurdish secession tops Erdogan's agenda in Iran visit

Analysts say Turkish president has much more at stake in his meeting with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani.

Kurdish secession tops Erdogan's agenda in Iran visit

Iran

Tehran attack: Targeting Iran's national symbols

President Rouhani calls for unity to fight terror, but Revolutionary Guard vows 'revenge' after attack killed 12 people.

Tehran attack: Targeting Iran's national symbols

Middle East

Qatar-Gulf rift: The Iran factor

Saudi-led severance of diplomatic ties with Qatar tests unity among GCC members as leaders call for dialogue.

Qatar-Gulf rift: The Iran factor

Philippines

The battle for Marawi: Confusion and contradictions

President Rodrigo Duterte contradicts own military by saying siege in Mindanao is the handiwork of ISIL.

The battle for Marawi: Confusion and contradictions

Iran

Will Iranians re-elect Rouhani?

Rouhani's pulled Iran out of stifling sanctions but has yet to deliver on wider political, economic and social reforms.

Will Iranians re-elect Rouhani?

Middle East

First Tehran marathon: 'Let's build bridges, not walls'

Over a thousand runners from more than 50 countries including the US, UK expected to join 42km April 7 race in Iran.

First Tehran marathon: 'Let's build bridges, not walls'

Iran

Is Trump leading the US on a warpath with Iran?

Washington and Tehran dial up war of words as risk of another military action in the Middle East rises.

Is Trump leading the US on a warpath with Iran?