Reporter's Notebook

UN General Assembly: Iran, oil, and sanctions

Iranian leaders are interested in preserving the Iran nuclear agreement, despite looming US sanctions on oil sales.

UN General Assembly: Iran, oil, and sanctions

Europe

EU and Iran agree on new payment system to skirt US sanctions

Five world powers and Iran agree to set up legal entity to circumvent US sanctions after Trump pullout from 2015 deal.

Oil Price

Oil prices hit four-year-high of $82 amid looming Iran sanctions

Crude prices rose to $82 after Saudi Arabia and Russia appeared to reject calls from the US to increase production.

Oil prices hit four-year-high of $82 amid looming Iran sanctions

Opinion

What next for Russian-Israeli relations?

Russia's decision to install the S-300 in Syria increases the risk of unintended confrontation with Israel.

Yury Barmin

by Yury Barmin

Yury Barmin

Iran

Thousands of Iranians attend funeral for Ahvaz attack victims

At least 29 people were killed and some 70 others wounded in Saturday's attack on a military parade.

Thousands of Iranians attend funeral for Ahvaz attack victims

Middle East

Iran tensions set to dominate UN Security Council talks

Tehran’s nuclear programme expected to be under the spotlight in upcoming UN meeting.

Iran

Iran's Revolutionary Guard vows to avenge Ahvaz attack

A 'deadly and unforgiving revenge' for attack that killed 29 people, says Iranian elite force as UAE denies involvement.

Iran's Revolutionary Guard vows to avenge Ahvaz attack

Iran

Iran blames US and Gulf allies for Ahvaz parade attack

Arab separatist al-Ahvaziya group claims responsibility for attack that killed 29 people, including women and children.

Iran blames US and Gulf allies for Ahvaz parade attack

Opinion

What does Iran want in northern Syria?

Iran seeks to increase pressure on the US in Syria and portray its military presence there as an occupation.

Hassan Ahmadian

by Hassan Ahmadian

Hassan Ahmadian

Middle East

Iran: Who carried out the deadly attack in Ahvaz?

Ahvaziya group and ISIL claim role in the attack, while Ayatollah Khamenei blames 'US-backed regimes in the region'.

Inside Story

Will OPEC appease Donald Trump?

OPEC and its allies are set to meet in Algeria on Sunday to discuss the price of oil.

Iran

Deadly attack targets military parade in Iran

President Hassan Rouhani vows 'crushing response' following gun attack that killed at least 29 and wounded 70.

Iran

Trump will fail just like Saddam, says Iran's Rouhani

US leader will fail in his confrontation with Tehran, says Iran's president in speech marking the end of Iran-Iraq war.

Iran's Rouhani: Donald Trump will fail just like Saddam Hussein

Inside Story

What's driving down the number of terrorist attacks?

US State Department argues the decline was caused by the near-defeat of armed groups such as ISIL.

Opinion

Yom Kippur and Ashoura: Are Muslims observing a Jewish holiday?

The Judeo-Islamic tradition has deep historical roots that Zionism and Islamism have tried to erase.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi