Iraq

Iraq must 'take actions' after attacks on US interests

Washington expresses 'concern about the optics in attacks on bases in Iraq where US troops and material might be'.

Iraq must 'take actions' after attacks on US interests

Iran

Iran confirms President Hassan Rouhani to visit US ally Japan

Announcement comes after Japan PM Shinzo Abe said Tokyo keen to play bigger role in resolving Tehran-Washington impasse.

Iran confirms President Hassan Rouhani to visit US ally Japan

Opinion

Ending the Afghan exile

Some 2.7 million Afghans live as refugees abroad. Their future depends on solidarity and action today.

Indrika Ratwatte

by Indrika Ratwatte

Indrika Ratwatte

Talk to Al Jazeera

Malaysia's Mahathir on trade wars and his promise to step down

Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad discusses multilateralism, his vision for Malaysia and the challenges the country faces.

Iran

Iran defuses second cyberattack in less than a week

Cyberattack 'aimed at spying on government intelligence', Iran's telecommunications minister says.

Iran defuses second cyberattack in less than a week

The Listening Post

Offline and silenced: Internet blackouts are going global

From Kashmir to Iran, governments are turning off the internet to stop dissent. Plus, the murky world of deepfakes.

Middle East

Malaysia PM says US sanctions on Iran violate international law

Speaking at Doha Forum 2019, Mahathir Mohamad says sanctions can only be applied on countries by United Nations.

Malaysia PM says US sanctions on Iran violate international law

AJ Impact

US imposes new sanctions on Iran's biggest airline

The US treasury alleges Iranian airline and a shipping network transported lethal aid from Iran to Yemen.

US imposes new sanctions on Iran's biggest airline

Iraq

Iraqis rally for slain activist as Baghdad summons Western envoys

Fahem al-Tai was killed in a drive-by shooting in Iraq's shrine city of Karbala while returning home from protests.

Iraqis rally for slain activist as Baghdad summons Western envoys

Iran

Zarif: Iran fully ready for prisoner swap, ball in US court

Comments by Iranian foreign minister come two days after US and Iran exchange prisoners in a rare act of cooperation.

Zarif: Iran fully ready for prisoner swap, ball in US court

AJ IMPACT

Iran unveils 'budget of resistance' against US sanctions

Draft budget announcement comes ahead of parliamentary vote and after fuel price rise that sparked deadly protests.

Iran unveils 'budget of resistance' against US sanctions

United States

Iran frees Chinese-American scholar for US-held Iranian scientist

US releases Massoud Soleimani in exchange for Xiyue Wang in swap of prisoners after months of tensions.

Iran frees Chinese-American scholar for US-held Iranian scientist

Iran

Iran nuclear deal stays alive after talks, avoids sanctions blow

The European parties did not trigger a mechanism in the accord that could renew UN sanctions against Iran.

Iran nuclear deal stays alive after talks, avoids sanctions blow

AJ Impact

US blacklists Iran-backed Iraqi militia leaders over protests

Washington is ramping up economic pressure to try to counter Iranian influence in the Middle East.

US blacklists Iran-backed Iraqi militia leaders over protests

Iran

Europeans, Iran to clash at nuclear talks as deal nears collapse

Europeans will urge Iran to stop violating nuclear deal, but Tehran remains angered by sanctions imposed by Washington.

Europeans, Iran to clash at nuclear talks as deal nears collapse
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