Iran

'The only thing that can comfort me now is justice'

Families of victims of downed plane sue Iran's government in Canadian court, seeking $1.1bn in compensation.

Families of victims seek justice over plane shot down in Iran

AJ IMPACT

Iran, economy, 'values': What did Trump say in State of Union?

US president's address was full of rhetoric to appeal to his base, but he avoided impeachment on eve of Senate vote.

Iran, economy, 'values': What did Trump say in State of Union?

US-Iran escalation

Iran wants to mend ties with Saudi, UAE 'quickly': Top diplomat

Iran's envoy to Iraq says Tehran welcomes efforts to resolve issues with regional rivals, Iraqi news agency reports.

Iran wants to mend ties with Saudi, UAE 'quickly': Top diplomat

Middle East

Despair, defiance in Iran after US killing of Qassem Soleimani

Twists and turns in Iran's multiple crises heighten sense of despair in Tehran, but some continue to cling on to hope.

Despair, defiance in Iran after US killing of Qassem Soleimani

Opinion

Does Turkey stand to gain after Soleimani's assassination?

There are both dangers and opportunities for Turkey in the latest Iran-US escalation.

Taha Ozhan

by Taha Ozhan

Taha Ozhan

UpFront

US and Iran: Tensions keep rising after Soleimani's death

We debate US-Iran relations with a former Iranian diplomat and a retired US general.

UpFront

Are the US and Iran on the path to war?

We debate tensions between Washington and Tehran with a former Iranian diplomat and a retired US general.

US-Iran escalation

Pentagon seeks Iraqi permission to deploy missile defences

The US request for permission to put Patriot missile systems at Iraqi bases hosting US troops comes after Iran attacks.

Pentagon seeks Iraqi permission to deploy missile defences

US-Iran escalation

US House votes to repeal Iraq war authorisation

House also votes to block Trump from using federal funds to take military action against Iran without Congress approval.

US House votes to repeal Iraq war authorisation

US-Iran escalation

Fears of increased 'Iranophobia' grip Iranian-American community

Amid US-Iran tensions, many Iranian Americans fear they will face increased discrimination. Some already have.

Fears of increased 'Iranophobia' grip Iranian-American community

US & Canada

US: 50 troops suffered traumatic brain injury after Iran attack

Pentagon says 31 of the 50 were treated in Iraq and returned to duty, including 15 of those diagnosed most recently.

US: 50 troops suffered traumatic brain injury after Iran attack

Iraq

'Doesn't affect us': Iraq's Tahrir Square on Sadr pulling support

Protesters say sit-ins will continue despite popular Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr's decision to withdraw from protests.

'Doesn't affect us': Iraq's Tahrir Square on Sadr pulling support

Middle East

Mass disqualification of candidates add to discontent in Iran

Disqualification of candidates and dissatisfaction with reformists could reduce turnout in Iran's parliamentary vote.

Mass disqualification of candidates add to discontent in Iran

Middle East

Three rockets in 'direct hit on US embassy' in Baghdad

Washington calls on Iraq to protect US embassy after third against the diplomatic facility this month.

Rockets 'hit US embassy' in Iraq capital amid anti-gov't protests

Opinion

The mystification of Qassem Soleimani

The assassination of Soleimani will have a significant impact on Iran's tumultuous internal politics.

Fatima Ahmad Alsmadi

by Fatima Ahmad Alsmadi

Fatima Ahmad Alsmadi