Iran

Ahead of MBS visit, China seeks 'deeper trust' with Iran

Iranian FM Zarif and Chinese counterpart meet in Beijing amid efforts to preserve 2015 nuclear deal.

Ahead of MBS visit, China seeks 'deeper trust' with Iran

Opinion

The Salman Rushdie affair: Thirty years and a novelist later

The novel Satanic Verses was assassinated on Valentine's Day, February 14, 1989.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Israel

Netanyahu secretly met Morocco's foreign minister: Report

Talks on the sidelines of UN General Assembly revolved around countering Iranian influence, restoring diplomatic ties.

Netanyahu secretly met Morocco's foreign minister: Report

Iran

Rouhani: Iran ready to improve ties with Gulf rivals

Rouhani's previous overtures to Saudi Arabia have had no success and analysts were sceptical at his latest attempt.

Hassan Rouhani says Iran ready to improve ties with Gulf rivals

Iran

Iran summons Pakistan envoy to protest against suicide attack

Tehran 'explicitly conveyed' to Islamabad it expects 'serious and decisive action' against the Jaish al-Adl armed group.

Iran summons Pakistan envoy to protest against suicide attack

Iran

Iran FM Zarif says Israel 'looking for war'

Zarif addresses Israeli actions in the region, the US 'obsession' with Iran and EU efforts to save the nuclear deal.

Middle East

Iran unveils cruise missile-equipped submarine

Vessel equipped with modern guided-missile system and is capable of operating underwater for up to five weeks.

Rouhani unveils Iran's cruise missile-equipped Fateh submarine

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Javier Solana on possible arms race in Europe: 'I'm very worried'

What happens if US and Russia officially withdraw from a key nuclear treaty? Former NATO secretary-general discusses.

Iran

Iran rejects 'laughable' anti-Semitism allegations by Pence

Tehran dismisses accusations by US vice president, saying it 'supports Jews' but is 'against Zionists'.

Iran rejects 'laughable' anti-Semitism allegations by Pence

Germany

Merkel, Pence clash on Iran deal at Munich conference

The German leader and the US vice president disagree over the best approach to Iran, with Merkel favouring negotiations.

Iran

Iran warns Pakistan to crack down on Jaish al-Adl

Revolutionary Guard commander says if Pakistan fails to take action at once, Iran will take its own 'revenge'.

Iran warns Pakistan to crack down on Jaish al-Adl

Opinion

Can the Astana process survive the US withdrawal from Syria?

Trump's decision to pull out of Syria has sent Turkey, Russia and Iran scrambling to find a solution for the northeast.

Marwan Kabalan

by Marwan Kabalan

Marwan Kabalan

Yemen

Yemen FM faces backlash for smiling, sitting next to Netanyahu

Houthis accuse the Yemeni government of attempting to normalise ties with Israel at an anti-Iran summit in Poland.

Yemen FM faces backlash for smiling, sitting next to Netanyahu

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Kamal Kharazi: 'Iran has the right to develop its own armaments'

The former FM talks nuclear deal, unstable US relations and the GCC blockade and reflects on the Iranian revolution.

Middle East

Russia, Turkey, Iran see US pullout from Syria as positive step

Leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran say US withdrawal is good for the country as they meet in the Russian city of Sochi.