As has been the case in the past, Donald Trump doesn’t see the links between his impulsive, corruption-driven decisions, like the Blackwater pardons, and threats to US national security.
Iran executed a once-exiled journalist over his online work that helped inspire nationwide economic protests in 2017.
Iranian plans to build three advanced centrifuges, in contravention of the Iran Nuclear Deal, are “deeply worrying” according to the governments of France, Germany and the UK.
Ali Shamkhani, a top Iranian security official, used the funeral to accuse Israel of using “electronic devices” to kill the nuclear scientist.
Sanctions against Belarusian strongman, Alexander Lukashenko, failed to materialise this week, as the EU launched its much anticipated and revamped migration pact.
Tehran now wields considerable political and economic influence in neighbouring Iraq with some Iraqis deploring that their country was "handed over to Iran".
The British-Iranian national, who has served four a half years of her a five-year sentence, faces new charges.
"The execution of Iranian wrestler Navid Afkari is very sad news," the International Olympic Committee said.
Zaghari-Ratcliffe appeared Tuesday morning before a branch of the country’s Revolutionary Court in Tehran, where she was first sentenced to prison on murky espionage charges in 2017.
Ashoura Day falls on the 10th of the Islamic month of Muharram and is preceded by days of commemoration and remembrance.
One F-15 fighter plane did briefly surveil the Iranian passenger jet from a safe distance but disengaged after it established it was a civilian aircraft, the US confirmed.