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

Iran warns nuclear deal in 'ICU'; exit likely in 'coming weeks'

Iran deputy foreign minister tells remaining JCPOA signatories in Vienna meeting that Tehran's patience is running out.

Iran warns nuclear deal in 'ICU'; exit likely in 'coming weeks'

Middle East

Iran's Zarif: Donald Trump's behaviour 'erratic, dangerous'

Iran's top diplomat says Tehran cannot negotiate and entrust security of the Middle East to an 'impulsive' US leader.

Iran's Zarif: Donald Trump's behaviour 'erratic, dangerous'

Asia Pacific

Philippine Catholic priests: 'They are killing us'

Three Catholic priests killed, one severely injured, in separate attacks in the country since December.

Philippine Catholic priests: 'They are killing us'

Politics

Iran makes hard turn East as fate of nuclear deal dims

On Friday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani heads to China for an economic and security summit in the city of Qingdao.

Iran makes hard turn East as fate of nuclear deal dims

Asia Pacific

Duterte kiss during South Korea visit draws disgust

Opposition senator says the president's action 'was a despicable display of sexism and grave abuse of authority'.

Duterte kiss during South Korea visit draws disgust

Asia Pacific

#BabaeAko: Philippines' Duterte 'intimidated by strong women'

Philippine president's suggestive comments to country's tourism chief comes weeks after threatening to 'kiss' IMF chief.

#BabaeAko: Philippines' Duterte 'intimidated by strong women'

Iran

Iran seen to hang on to nuclear deal amid US sanctions, threats

Analysts say Tehran needs tangible guarantees from Europe to protect businesses from being hit by American sanctions.

Iran seen to hang on to nuclear deal amid US sanctions, threats

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