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.

Middle East

Chemical attacks on Iran: When the US looked the other way

Iran denounces 'hypocrisy' of US air strikes as experts urge Tehran to press Syria to stop future chemical attacks.

Chemical attacks on Iran: When the US looked the other way

Middle East

Iran and Saudi Arabia 'unlikely' to pivot back to diplomacy

Regional rivals enjoyed 'amicable ties' in the 1990s, but analysts say current geopolitics point to more confrontation.

Iran and Saudi Arabia 'unlikely' to pivot back to diplomacy

Asia Pacific

Philippine communist leader Jose Maria Sison 'ready' for talks

Netherlands-based leader's overture comes as Duterte labels rebels 'terrorists' following December's deadly clashes.

Philippine communist leader Jose Maria Sison 'ready' for talks

Iran

MEK's violent past looms over US lobby for regime change in Iran

Secretive Iranian opposition group finds new White House ally in John Bolton, but remains a 'pariah' back home.

MEK's violent past looms over US lobby for regime change in Iran

Iran

Iran senses nuclear deal's last gasps in Pompeo, Bolton picks

Experts say appointments of Iran hardliners in Trump's cabinet signal to Tehran that the 2015 pact may be doomed.

Iran senses nuclear deal's last gasps in Pompeo, Bolton picks

Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte announces Philippines' 'immediate' withdrawal from ICC

Philippine president's decision follows The Hague tribunal probe on his drug war that left as many as 20,000 dead.

Duterte announces Philippines' 'immediate' withdrawal from ICC

Iran

Iran warns of 'nuclear crisis' if JCPOA deal is scrapped

Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi derides 'atmosphere of uncertainty' created by US President Donald Trump.

Iran warns of 'nuclear crisis' if JCPOA deal is scrapped

Philippines

Senator: Rodrigo Duterte's drug war has killed 20,000

Rights group says report underscores need for a UN-led investigation into Rodrigo Duterte's deadly anti-drug policy.

Senator: Rodrigo Duterte's drug war has killed 20,000

Middle East

Bahrain: Five years in jail for Nabeel Rajab's tweets

Nabeel Rajab's charges include a 2015 social media post criticising Saudi Arabia's invasion of Yemen.

Bahrain: Five years in jail for Nabeel Rajab's tweets

Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte bans Rappler reporters from presidential palace

Journalist group compares Philippine president to 'petulant child' and warns that his action is 'anathema to democracy'.

Duterte bans Rappler reporters from presidential palace

Philippines

Philippines: HIV cases up 3,147 percent in 10 years

Critics say President Duterte's statement deriding condom use as 'not satisfying' harms advocacy to prevent HIV.

Philippines: HIV cases up 3,147 percent in 10 years

Rodrigo Duterte

Rodrigo Duterte offers 'per head' bounty for rebels

Rights groups, rebels and indigenous activists accuse Philippine president of encouraging troops to commit war crimes.

Rodrigo Duterte offers 'per head' bounty for rebels