The tightly controlled process has led many Iranians to question the entire exercise. And institutions such as the Guardian Council, which is controlled by Ayatollah…View More Iran Activists Urge Election Boycott. Raisi Likely Winner.
As people waved Iranian flags and blue flags adorned with Mr. Suleimani’s face, a speaker told the audience that Mr. Raisi would eliminate all inequality…View More Many Expected to Shun Iran Vote Seen as Presidential Race of One
Since Iran and the U.S. held more talks this week to try to revive their nuclear deal, with some progress reported, I want to share…View More The Best Anyone Can Hope For With Iran Is Pretty Bad
WASHINGTON — President Biden waited more than three weeks after his inauguration to place his first call to Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister at the…View More Shift in Israel Provides Biden a Chance for Better Ties
To jump-start talks, Mr. Netanyahu agreed to release Palestinian prisoners, but he also approved the construction of thousands of new homes in the West Bank,…View More Netanyahu, ‘King of Israel,’ Exits a Stage He Dominated
An agreement to revive the nuclear deal with Iran appears possible as the United States and its partners are set to convene next week in…View More Revive the Iran Nuclear Deal With a Nuclear-Free Persian Gulf
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Thursday lifted sanctions on three former Iranian government officials and two Iranian companies involved in the country’s oil industry,…View More U.S. Lifts Some Sanctions on Iranians Before Nuclear Talks
‘Playing with fire’ These days, Mr. Panetta has swapped analogies. Like most Californians, he has fire on his mind. The former secretary of defense resides…View More Are We Waiting for Everyone to Get Hacked?
BAGHDAD — The United States is grappling with a rapidly evolving threat from Iranian proxies in Iraq after militia forces specialized in operating more sophisticated…View More Iran’s Proxies in Iraq Threaten U.S. With More Sophisticated Weapons
CAIRO — Iran’s largest Navy ship sank on Wednesday after catching fire in the Gulf of Oman near a major shipping lane, a semiofficial Iranian…View More Iranian Navy’s Largest Ship Catches Fire and Sinks