Asharq Al-awsat English https://aawsat.com/english Middle-east and International News and Opinion from Asharq Al-awsat Newspaper http://feedly.com/icon.svg

Iran

Mossad Chief Says Soleimani Not Yet on List of Assassination Targets

Mossad Chief Says Soleimani Not Yet on List of Assassination Targets

Mossad chief Yossi Cohen rejected Iranian claims about thwarting an assassination attempt targeting Revolutionary Guards Quds Force commander Qassim Soleimani, but said that it was not impossible. “With all due respect to his bluster, he (Soleimani) hasn’t necessarily committed the mistake yet th

Lebanese Party Chief Calls for Help to End Iran’s Interference

Lebanese Party Chief Calls for Help to End Iran’s Interference

Kataeb party leader MP Sami Gemayel has urged the international community to help Lebanon regain its decision-making by ending Iran’s interference in its internal affairs. Iran-backed “Hezbollah controls the decision of war and peace in Lebanon,” said Gemayel during a meeting held by the Centrist

‘Mysterious’ Blast Targets Iranian Tanker in Red Sea

Iran fueled massive speculation on Friday when its media reported that one of its oil tankers was targeted by suspected missiles while sailing in the Red Sea. Oil prices surged more than 2 percent on the news, which raised fresh concerns about Middle East supply with tensions still high after las

Khamenei Says Iraq Protests Are ‘Conspiracy’ to Drive Wedge Between Tehran, Baghdad

Khamenei Says Iraq Protests Are ‘Conspiracy’ to Drive Wedge Between Tehran, Baghdad

Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei described on Monday the anti-government protests in Iraq as a “conspiracy” sowed by “enemies” to drive a wedge between Tehran and Baghdad.

Urgent Israeli Meeting to Discuss New Iranian Threats

Urgent Israeli Meeting to Discuss New Iranian Threats

Israel's Security Cabinet convened Sunday to discuss alleged growing security threats, amid concerns that the authorities are attempting to keep the public busy with the dangers posed by Iran to turn their attention from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s failure to form a new government.

Iran Confirms Arrest of Russian Journalist

Iran Confirms Arrest of Russian Journalist

Iran has confirmed the arrest last week in Tehran of a Russian journalist, saying the case was a matter of a visa violation. Government spokesman Ali Rabiei told reporters that Yulia Yuzik's case is under "quick review" by authorities and wasn't related to matters concerning the "counter-espionag

Australian Couple Released in Iran after 3-month Detention

Australian Couple Released in Iran after 3-month Detention

The Australian foreign minister announced on Saturday that an Australian-British blogger and her fiancé were released in Iran and were on their way home after three months of detention. Foreign Minister Marise Payne said that the couple, Jolie King and Mark Firkin, are in "good health and in good

Pages

Most Read in Iran