There is seething unrest in Iranian society but the Islamic Republic is not about to collapse, at least not in the immediate future.
Around a thousand people including President Volodymyr Zelensky bid farewell to Ukrainians who died in a plane mistakenly shot down by Iran during a spike in tensions with Washington.
According to the Chinese calendar, this Year of the Rat looks ominous, one in which the world will face many daunting challenges.
The killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani in Iraq by a US drone on Jan 3, as ordered by US President Trump, has created international waves, mostly of condemnation or criticism.
New video footage has emerged showing two Iranian missiles tearing through the night sky and hitting a Ukrainian passenger plane, sending the aircraft down in flames and killing all 176 passengers and crew on board.
Heng Samrin expresses concerns over tension between Iran and the United States.
If there were no tensions, those Canadians would be right now home: Trudeau.
The US assassination of General Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC’s) Quds Force, came as a blessing for the Islamic State (IS).
Iran overwhelmed China in straight sets here on Sunday evening to win the Asian zone men’s volleyball Olympic qualification campaign, securing the last ticket of the continent to the Tokyo Olympic Games.
The year 2020 is only 14 days old but the Persian Gulf region has already teetered on the brink of war and – at least for the present – teetered back again.
Iran has signalled it favours a de-escalation after 10 days of heightened tensions with the United States during which both sides fired missiles and Tehran accidentally shot down a passenger aircraft.
Iran’s only female Olympic medallist Kimia Alizadeh announced Saturday she has permanently left her country, citing the “hypocrisy” of a system she claims humiliates athletes while using them for political ends.
Ukraine on Saturday demanded that Iran punish those guilty for the downing of a Ukrainian airliner and compensate victims while praising Tehran for cooperating with an “objective” investigation.
US President Donald Trump said Saturday the United States was monitoring Iranian demonstrations closely, warning against any new “massacre” as protests broke out after Tehran admitted to shooting down a passenger plane.
Trump pulls back from the brink of war with Iran.
Bereaved friends and families joined in mourning after a Ukrainian airliner crashed near Tehran killing all 176 on board, as heartbreaking details started emerging about the victims, most of them from Iran and Canada.
Iran fires a volley of missiles at Iraqi bases housing US troops, the Islamic republic’s first act in its promised revenge.
Cambodia is closely monitoring the situation in the Middle East region.
Iran’s integration into the China-Russia Eurasian architecture is as complicated as it is consequential for economic and security relations across Eurasia.
The navies of Iran, Russia, and China held an unprecedented joint exercise outside the Strait of Hormuz from 27 Dec until 31 Dec 2019, just before the advent of the new year.
A stampede at the funeral for a top Iranian general killed 40 people and injured more than 200 on Tuesday in the southeastern city of Kerman, state television reported.
Trump threatens if Iran avenges Soleimani.
In the wake of the assassination of Iranian military supremo Qassem Soleimani by the US on Jan 3, the world is bracing for the revenge that Iran has sworn to exact.
By killing Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, US President Donald Trump risks sparking an uncontrollable wave of violence. He is also weakening pro-democracy forces in Iran and the wider region.
A tide of mourners wept general Qasem Soleimani.
Britain urges Iran to “do the right thing” by de-escalating tensions with the US.
Pro-Iran demonstrators left the besieged US embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday after the Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary force ordered them to withdraw a day after their dramatic incursion.
Iraqi supporters of pro-Iran factions attack the US embassy in Baghdad over airstrikes.
Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have seized a ship suspected of fuel-smuggling and arrested 16 Malaysian crew members, state media reported on Monday.
Iran, China and Russia started four days of joint naval drills in the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Oman on Friday, the commander of Iran’s flotilla announced.