Satellite Photos Show Construction at Iran Nuclear Site

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran has begun construction at its Natanz nuclear facility, satellite images released Wednesday show, just as the U.N. nuclear agency acknowledged Tehran is building an underground advanced centrifuge assembly plant after its last...

Months Into Pandemic, Iran Sees Worst Wave of Virus Deaths

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's capital has run out of intensive care beds as the country confronts a new surge of infections that is filling hospitals and cemeteries alike. The single-day death toll hit a record high three times this week. “The pandemic will not get...

With 239 Deaths, Iran Hits Its Highest Daily COVID-19 Toll

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian state TV said the country has hit its highest number of daily deaths from the coronavirus, with 239 new fatalities reported on Wednesday. The report quoted the spokesperson of the country’s health ministry, Sima Sadat Lari, as saying ...

Is Mike Pompeo Preparing an October Surprise?

It appears that the Trump administration is laying the groundwork for an imminent military confrontation with Iran, seemingly to boost President Trump’s re-election prospects. Opinion Trita Parsi ...

First Direct Israel-UAE Flight Lands in Abu Dhabi Amid Deal

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — A Star of David-adorned El Al plane flew from Israel to the United Arab Emirates on Monday, carrying a high-ranking American and Israeli delegation to Abu Dhabi in the first-ever direct commercial passenger flight between the ...