Four decades of mistrust between Tehran and Washington isn’t likely to end soon. But it can be managed if mutual diplomacy prevails.
New claims surrounding the death of a prominent Hezbollah commander shed light on the shifting ground realities in Syria and the region.
US Navy warns it will take "lawful defensive measures" against vessels in Mideast that come within 100 metres of its warships.
The international community's focus on battling Covid-19 provides the perfect cover for criminal political adventurism.
Prime Minister Mustafa al Kadhimi, Iraq's intelligence chief and a former journalist, will head the new government. He will begin his term without a full Cabinet, however, after several ministerial candidates were rejected.
Iraq's president names a former governor of Najaf city Adnan Zurfi as prime minister-designate, following weeks of political infighting.
The pandemic provides a chance for the US to reassess its financial warfare against Iran and generate some goodwill.
The last week has seen a renewed spike in rockets hitting Iraqi bases hosting foreign forces, with three coalition troops killed on March 11 in a similar attack on the Taji airbase, which was hit again on March 14.
There was no immediate word on casualties at Camp Taji, according to the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations.
US strikes appeared limited in scope and narrowly tailored, targeting five weapons storage facilities used by Kataib Hezbollah militants - including facilities used to store weaponry for past attacks on US-led coalition troops, the Pentagon said.
SOAS Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam talks to TRT World about the upcoming Iranian parliamentary election.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the country's supreme leader, told Iranians to "disappoint the enemy" by voting in Friday's parliamentary election, which comes during one of the most testing periods for Iran since the ouster of the pro-US shah in 1979.
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