Hassan Rouhani

Rouhani: Iran enriching more uranium than before 2015 deal

Iranian president says Tehran working to 'prevent war' and dialogue with world remains 'possible'.

Rouhani: Iran enriching more uranium than before 2015 deal

Opinion

Could diplomacy come after tragedy in Iran?

The downing of the Ukrainian airliner may pave the way for de-escalation between the US and Iran.

Sultan Barakat

by Sultan Barakat

Sultan Barakat

Iran

Iranians bury victims from downed Ukrainian plane

Emotions run high as several victims are buried in the sprawling Behesht-e-Zahra cemetery south of Tehran.

Iranians bury victims from downed Ukrainian plane

US-Iran escalation

Qatar FM visits Iraq, seeks to ease regional tension

Qatar's top diplomat urges all sides to respect Iraq's sovereignty following attacks by US and Iran in Iraq.

Qatar FM visits Iraq, seeks to ease regional tension

Opinion

Soleimani's killing strengthens Putin's hand in Syria and Iraq

In the latest US-Iran escalation, Russia sees new opportunities to expand its influence in the Middle East.

Anton Mardasov

by Anton Mardasov

Anton Mardasov

Iran

New video shows Ukrainian plane struck by two Iranian missiles

Security camera footage shows two missiles being fired 30 seconds apart causing the plane to crash killing 176 people.

New video shows Ukrainian plane struck by two Iranian missiles

The Bottom Line

What is behind Trump's call to turn NATO into 'NATO plus ME'?

The US president asked NATO to become 'much more involved in the Middle East'. So what's next for the military alliance?

Canada

Iran plane crash: What challenges does Canada face in probe?

Experts welcome early signs of cooperation, but warn Canada must tread carefully in complicated political climate.

Iran plane crash: What challenges does Canada face in probe?

US-Iran escalation

Senate Democrats say measure to rein in Trump on Iran will pass

Senate War Powers resolution would require Trump to seek congressional authorisation for military action against Iran.

Senate Democrats say measure to rein in Trump on Iran will pass

US-Iran escalation

Iran judiciary calls UK ambassador 'persona non grata'

British diplomat accused of breaking Iran's law for attending a vigil over downed passenger jet.

Iran judiciary calls UK ambassador 'persona non grata'

Iraq

Sadr calls for 'million-man march' against US presence in Iraq

Shia cleric and political leader calls on Iraqis to unite for 'peaceful march' against presence of US troops.

Sadr calls for 'million-man march' against US presence in Iraq

Iran

Iran announces first arrests in downing of Ukrainian airliner

Iran's president calls for a special court to investigate crash and for all those responsible to be 'punished'.

Iran announces first arrests in downing of Ukrainian airliner

Opinion

Why did Iran lie about shooting down the Ukrainian plane?

There are no true checks and balances within the Islamic Republic.

Ahmad Sadri

by Ahmad Sadri

Ahmad Sadri

Ukraine

How pro-Western is Ukraine's response to plane crash in Iran?

President Zelenskyy's reaction to the tragedy wins both praise and criticism as he navigates several political crises.

How pro-Western is Ukraine's response to plane crash in Iran?

NATO

Is NATO about to become 'more involved' in the Middle East?

As tensions with Iran soar, Trump calls on NATO to deploy troops and take on a greater role in the Middle East.

Is NATO about to become 'more involved' in the Middle East?