Opinion

Iran will go beyond missile strikes to avenge Soleimani

And that will cause even more instability in the Middle East and beyond.

Sara Bazoobandi

by Sara Bazoobandi

Sara Bazoobandi

Soleimani assassination

Iran's new Quds leader vows 'manly' revenge for Soleimani killing

Esmail Qaani says the US killed his predecessor 'in a cowardly way' as he promised to hit back 'in a manly fashion'.

Iran's new Quds leader vows 'manly' revenge for Soleimani killing

Europe

German army translator on trial over spying for Iran

The suspect was arrested in January 2019, reportedly after a tip-off from an overseas source and an ensuing set-up.

German army translator on trial over spying for Iran

NewsFeed

Inside the base targeted by Iranian missiles

Cameras have been allowed into Iraq's Ain al-Asad base after it was hit by Iranian ballistic missiles on January 8.

NewsFeed

World mourns Iran plane crash victims

Vigils were held around the world for the 176 victims of the Ukrainian airliner 'unintentionally' shot down in Iran.


Iran

EsmaiI Qaani: New 'shadow commander' of Iran's Quds Force

Esmail Qaani is likely to pursue his predecessor's policies with 'greater vigour and ruthlessness', say experts.

EsmaiI Qaani: New 'shadow commander' of Iran's Quds Force

Middle East

Iraq protesters block roads as they step up calls for reform

More protests planned as demonstrators call for overhaul of political system, new prime minister and electoral laws.

Iraq protesters block roads as they step up calls for reform

Middle East

Iraq's Shia armed groups meet over 'US aggression': Spokesman

Spokesman of Iran-linked Kataib Hezbollah group says meeting took place with Iraq's Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr.

Iran

UK and France reiterate commitment to Iran nuclear deal

Statements follow European signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal triggering diplomatic 'dispute mechanism' last week.

UK and France reiterate commitment to Iran nuclear deal

Iran

Bodies of Ukrainian victims of Iran plane crash repatriated

Solemn ceremony at airport near Kyiv comes as Iran denies earlier reports it would send flight recorders to Ukraine.

Bodies of Ukrainian victims of Iran plane crash repatriated

Opinion

Soleimani and the weight of history

Soleimani is the product of the same historical events that have curbed popular sovereignty and democracy in the region.

Lorenzo Kamel

by Lorenzo Kamel

Lorenzo Kamel

Football

Iran football body slams AFC ban on hosting international matches

Iranian Football Federation says if ban was not reversed, all Iranian teams would withdraw from AFC Champions League.

Iran football body slams AFC ban on hosting international matches

Iran

Iran agrees to send flight recorder of shot down plane to Ukraine

Iranian official said 'expertise of France, Canada and America' will be used to read flight data in Kyiv.

Iran agrees to send flight recorder of shot down plane to Ukraine

The Listening Post

Iran: From patriotism to protests

How the downing of a passenger aircraft flipped the narrative in Iran. Plus, the reporting of race in Portuguese media.

Middle East

Iran's Khamenei defends Revolutionary Guard in rare Friday sermon

Supreme leader delivers first Friday sermon in eight years as Tehran faces pressure at home and abroad.

Iran's Khamenei defends Revolutionary Guard in rare Friday sermon