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In the segment, Afkari is seen 'confessing' to stabbing a water supply company employee in the southern city of Shiraz amid anti-government protests in 2018.

A fresh fire broke out at an Iranian power station, the latest of a series of similar blazes, while Israel said it is not “necessarily” behind every incident.

Denmark calls in Saudi envoy over Iran terror plot

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Denmark calls in Saudi envoy over Iran terror plot

Danish police said they were prosecuting three people for financing and promoting terrorism in Iran in collaboration with a Saudi intelligence service.

Gheyzanieh: Where oil flows, but drinking water does not

Kourosh Ziabari

Gheyzanieh: Where oil flows, but drinking water does not

Comment: For too long, Iran's leaders have neglected the oil-rich Khuzestan region, which provides an economic lifeline to the country, writes ...

Coronavirus outbreak in Middle East prisons poses mounting threat

Alessandra Bajec

Coronavirus outbreak in Middle East prisons poses mounting threat

While some Middle East regimes have temporarily released inmates as the coronavirus spreads in crowded jails, countless political prisoners, ...

The New Arab

Iran bootleg booze touted as 'corona cure' kills dozens

Rumours the bootleg alcohol in Iran could cure the deadly coronavirus have killed at least 27 people so far, authorities confirmed.

Florence Dixon

Denmark: A new frontier in the Iran-Saudi Cold War?

A sleepy Danish town is now the centre of an international spying operation. Does this make the smallest Scandinavian country the new flashpoint ...

The New Arab

Denmark arrests three Iranians on suspicion of spying

Denmark has accused Saudi Arabia and Iran of 'bringing internal strife' into the country in the wake of a foiled assassination attempt.

The New Arab & agencies

Iran to 'directly respond' to US military: Khamenei adviser

In an interview with CNN, the military adviser to Iran's supreme leader affirmed that the response to the killing of top Iranian General Qasem ...

Iran cancels 'overwhelmingly huge' ceremony honouring Soleimani

The New Arab

Iran cancels 'overwhelmingly huge' ceremony honouring Soleimani

Iran has cancelled a procession to honour Qasem Soleimani in Mashhad because too many people were set to attend.

The New Arab

We'll see who will receive 52 target strikes: Iran

Tehran has increased its tit-for-tat threats with the US as anger rises over the death of General Qasem Soleimani.

Soleimani receives hero's welcome as millions flood Iran streets

The New Arab & agencies

Soleimani receives hero's welcome as millions flood Iran streets

Millions of mourners dressed in black were seen gathered in Ahvaz in a live broadcast on state television.

Iranian officials compare Trump to Hitler amid flaring tensions

The New Arab

Iranian officials compare Trump to Hitler amid flaring tensions

Iranian officials have compared Trump to Hitler and Genghis Khan, whilst Zarif accused Trump of breaking international law after the killing of ...

Iranian protester killed as petrol price hikes spark protests

The New Arab & agencies

Iranian protester killed as petrol price hikes spark protests

The demonstrations broke out on Friday, hours after it was announced that the price of petrol would be hiked by 50 percent for the first 60 ...

Iranian supreme leader personally approved Aramco attacks – report

The New Arab & agencies

Iranian supreme leader personally approved Aramco attacks – report

CBS News has quoted an unnamed US official as saying that Ayatollah Ali Khamenei approved a drone attack on Saudi oil facilities on condition ...

Maysam Behravesh

Can Iraq help Iran mend fences with Saudi Arabia?

Comment: Iran's influence in Iraq could help defuse some of the high tension in the region, writes Maysam Behravesh.

The New Arab & agencies

Iran president defends telecoms minister following judiciary hardliners assault

Iran Telecoms Minister Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi faces charges of failing to create a 'safe environment' on social media and leaving Iranian ...

The New Arab & agencies

Iran hints at Saudi role in deadly suicide bombing

A suicide bomber killed at least two people outside a police headquarters in the port city of Chabahar in restive south-eastern Iran on Thursday.

The New Arab & agencies

Suicide car bomb targets police station in southeast Iran

A suicide bomber killed at least two people outside a police headquarters in the port city of Chabahar in restive south-eastern Iran on Thursday.

Amnesty fears for Ahwazi activists over 'secret assassinations'

The New Arab

Amnesty fears for Ahwazi activists over 'secret assassinations'

Rights group Amnesty International has expressed fear over Ahwazi Arab minority in Iran as dozens of them have been reportedly secretly killed ...

Farah al-Zaman Shawki

Exclusive: Iran's Zarif speaks about sanctions, Saudi 'assassination plots'

Iran is faced with tough new economic sanctions, amid a region in turmoil. The New Arab speaks to Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif about ...

More than meets the eye behind Iranian assassin plots

Maysam Behravesh

More than meets the eye behind Iranian assassin plots

Comment: The question of who is responsible for these plots merits a nuanced look beyond official statements, writes Maysam Behravesh.

Trio arrested in Denmark for praising Iran parade attack

The New Arab & agencies

Trio arrested in Denmark for praising Iran parade attack

Three members of the Arab Struggle Movement for the Liberation of Ahvaz were arrested on Wednesday for condoning terrorism.

Iran summons Danish envoy over assassination plot allegations

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Iran summons Danish envoy over assassination plot allegations

Denmark has said Tehran was behind an intelligence plot to kill an Ahwazi activist.

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