Iran

Iran shows missile, launches satellite which fails to reach orbit

Moves come days before Islamic Revolution anniversary, routinely used by Iran to display tech advances for armed forces.

Iran shows missile, launches satellite which fails to reach orbit

Middle East

'Hopeful again': Iraqi protesters hail Ayatollah Sistani's speech

Ayatollah al-Sistani berates security forces for failing to protect protesters killed in clashes with Sadrists in Najaf.

'Hopeful again': Iraqi protesters hail Ayatollah Sistani's speech

Podcast

No war with Iran - but no peace, either

Since the US withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal in 2018, increased sanctions have defined Iranians' lives in ways big and small.

 No war with Iran - but no peace, either

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?

Iran

Iranian students with valid visas turned back at US borders

More than a dozen Iranian students with valid visas to study in the US have been deported since August.

Iranian students with valid visas turned back at US borders

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

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

US-Iran escalation

Top EU diplomat heading to Iran amid nuclear tensions

Josep Borrell to meet President Hassan Rouhani in bid to reduce tensions over the country's nuclear programme.

Top EU diplomat heading to Iran amid nuclear tensions

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.

Opinion

Russia's difficult balancing act between Iran and Israel

Russia fears an escalation between Iran and Israel and wants to avoid it at any cost.

Nikolay Kozhanov

by Nikolay Kozhanov

Nikolay Kozhanov

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

In the Field

Iraq: In the shadow of US-Iran tensions

Talk to Al Jazeera travels to Baghdad to find out if an Iranian attack on US forces in Iraq is imminent.

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