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Iran's First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri said he hoped for a change in "America's destructive policies" after Joe Biden won the US elections.

Trump's administration slapped fresh sanctions on Iran's oil sector including over sales to Syria and Venezuela, reducing Joe Biden's room for maneuver if he wins next week's election.

Iran slaps sanctions on US envoy in tit-for-tat move

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran slaps sanctions on US envoy in tit-for-tat move

Tehran hit back at repeat US sanctions on the Republic Guards by imposing its own on the American ambassador to Iraq.

Iraq's PM 'dancing with snakes' between US and Iran

The New Arab Staff

Iraq's PM 'dancing with snakes' between US and Iran

Prime Minister Kadhimi said Iraq is walking a tight rope between Iran and US, as relations deteriorate between the two countries.

US: UN report 'whitewashes' Iran general

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US: UN report 'whitewashes' Iran general

A UN report describing the US-directed killing of Qasem Soleimani as unlawful was 'intellectually dishonest' and 'whitewashed' the Iranian ...

The New Arab

Sistani denies participating in Iraq agreement to end protests

Iraq's most influential Shia Muslim cleric has rejected reports of his involvement in a deal to end mass protests and shore up the rule of Prime Minster Adel Abdul Mahdi.

The New Arab

Iraq factions 'reach deal' to save government, end protests

The agreement is the product of a series of meetings, including gatherings led by Iran's Major General Qasem Soleimani.

The New Arab

Iran releases rare photo of Khamenei with Hezbollah chief

A rare photo published on Iran's supreme leader's official website shows Nasrallah with Khamenei and Qassem Soleimani - the commander of Iran's ...

The New Arab

Iran 'won't be main battlefield' in any conflict: IRGC

The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards warned any country that attacks the Islamic republic will see its territory turn into the ...

Trump announces toughest 'sanctions ever' on Iran

The New Arab & agencies

Trump announces toughest 'sanctions ever' on Iran

Trump says his administration is imposing additional sanctions on Iran following last weekend's attack on Saudi oil facilities, which the ...

The New Arab

Egg on Saudi faces as Iraq charm offensive backfires

Despite investing millions of dollars to bring Iraqi Shia Arab clerics closer to Riyadh, it seems Saudi Arabia has once again been snubbed in ...

US sanctions target Hamas, IS ahead of 9/11 anniversary

The New Arab

US sanctions target Hamas, IS ahead of 9/11 anniversary

A list of 15 leaders, individuals and entities affiliated with groups such as Hamas, al Qaeda, the Islamic State militant group and Iran’s IRGC ...

US sanctions Lebanese, Omani financiers over alleged Hezbollah links

The New Arab

US sanctions Lebanese, Omani financiers over alleged Hezbollah links

The US treasury has targeted a Lebanese bank over alleged Hezbollah financing.

Iraq Report: Iraq wants France to pay for ‘justice’

The New Arab

Iraq Report: Iraq wants France to pay for ‘justice’

This week, Baghdad has 'requested' large sums of money from France to put their nationals on trial, as Germany talks of injecting investment ...

US blacklists Iraqi firm as Revolutionary Guard guns front

The New Arab & agencies

US blacklists Iraqi firm as Revolutionary Guard guns front

The US Treasury placed Iraq-based South Wealth Resources on its sanctions blacklist on Wednesday, saying the company is an important weapons ...

The New Arab & agencies

Qassim Soleimani threatens Saudi Arabia with revenge after attack

"I am warning you: Don't test Iran's tolerance," the overseas commander of Iran’s revolutionary guard said in the latest of a series of warnings following a deadly suicide bomb attack.

The New Arab & agencies

US sanctions Iran for shipping oil to Assad regime

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned of 'grave consequences' for anyone shipping oil to Syria.

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Post-election horse-trading kicks off

Our weekly round-up of events in Iraq this week focuses on negotiations to form a government after no one party won an overall majority.

Sam Hamad

Is Sadr poised to lift Iraq out of sectarianism?

Comment: The Sairoun bloc's victory is proof that a significant popular base exists that is ready to accept radical change, regardless of who ...

Iranian forces 'fire rockets' on Israeli positions in Golan

The New Arab & agencies

Iranian forces 'fire rockets' on Israeli positions in Golan

Iranian forces in Syria fired around 20 rockets and missiles at Israeli army positions in the part of the Golan Heights occupied by Israel, the ...

The New Arab

Qassem Soleimani: Saudi Arabia 'sold its soul to America'

Shia Iran's most notorious general Qassem Soleimani has lashed out at his country's arch-rival Sunni Saudi Arabia, saying it has sold its soul ...

US sanctions counterfeiting 'network forging money for Iran'

The New Arab & agencies

US sanctions counterfeiting 'network forging money for Iran'

The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on a network of companies and individuals accused of counterfeiting money to help Iran's ...

Qatar says al-Jazeera, foreign policy are sovereign non-negotiable matters

The New Arab

Qatar says al-Jazeera, foreign policy are sovereign non-negotiable matters

Qatar will not negotiate sovereign and internal matters including Doha-based al-Jazeera under pressure from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab ...

Thousands mourn Tehran victims as officials lambast US, Saudi Thousands mourn Tehran victims as officials lambast US, Saudi

The New Arab & agencies

Thousands mourn Tehran victims as officials lambast US, Saudi

Thousands of mourners gathered in Tehran on Friday for the funerals of victims in last week's deadly attacks as Iranian officials turned their ...

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