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

Iran Expands Parchin Military Complex

Iran Expands Parchin Military Complex

Satellite images show that four new buildings have gone up at Iran’s Parchin military complex, where explosives experiments related to nuclear weapons were conducted in the early 2000s.

High-Ranking Iranian General Dies of Heart Disease

High-Ranking Iranian General Dies of Heart Disease

Brig. Gen. Mohammad Hosseinzadeh Hejazi, a high-ranking general key to Iran's security apparatus, has died, the Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) announced on Sunday. Hejazi, who died at 65, served as deputy commander of the Quds Force of the IRGC.

Iran Sees Highest Daily Death Toll in Months as Virus Surges

Iran's daily coronavirus death toll climbed over 400 for the first time in months on Sunday, as the country, which has long had the region's largest outbreak, battles a post-holiday infection surge. Iranian health authorities recorded 405 fatalities from the virus, pushing the total death toll to

Rouhani Says Iran Seeks No Nuclear Bomb

Rouhani Says Iran Seeks No Nuclear Bomb

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday sought to allay Western concerns over his country's decision to enrich uranium to 60 percent purity, saying Tehran's nuclear program is "peaceful.” Rouhani said in televised remarks that it was a "mistake" for Europe and the United States to express co

UAE’s US Envoy Urges Biden For Stronger Iran Deal

UAE’s US Envoy Urges Biden For Stronger Iran Deal

UAE Ambassador to Washington Yousef Al Otaiba said that President Joe Biden's negotiators should use leverage gained against Iran by the previous US administration to reach a better nuclear deal with Tehran in talks in Vienna. "You (US) are essentially in the driver's seat to get to a point to wh

Iran: COVID-19 Killing One Person Every 4 Minutes

Iran: COVID-19 Killing One Person Every 4 Minutes

The new coronavirus is killing one person every four minutes in Iran, state TV reported on Thursday, a death rate authorities said was sure to quicken if Iranians continue to fail to adhere to health protocols, as the country finalized a deal with Russia to purchase 60 million doses of Sputnik V vac

France, Britain and Germany: Concerned by Iran's Moves to Enrich Uranium

France, Britain and Germany: Concerned by Iran's Moves to Enrich Uranium

The United Kingdom, France and Germany - the E3 group of European powers - expressed concern on Wednesday over Iran's latest moves to enrich uranium up to 60% purity. "The governments of France, Germany and the United Kingdom (the E3) note with grave concern the announcement by Iran that it will

Pages