New US President Joe Biden inherits US-Iran tensions

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “New US President Joe Biden inherits US-Iran tensions” – below is their description. On the campaign trail, US President Joe Biden made it clear his formal plan for dealing with Iran would start with the simple step of rejoining the nuclear deal. But things have changed drastically … Read more New US President Joe Biden inherits US-Iran tensions

Soleimani assassination: US-Iran tensions rise

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Soleimani assassination: US-Iran tensions rise” – below is their description. No one has been held accountable for Qassem Soleimani’s assassination despite efforts by Iran to prosecute US President Donald Trump through Interpol. Al Jazeera’s Dorsa Jabbari takes a look back at the assassination that plunged the region … Read more Soleimani assassination: US-Iran tensions rise

Iran hopes its own COVID-19 vaccine will bring change

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Iran hopes its own COVID-19 vaccine will bring change” – below is their description. Iran has been the worst affected country in the Middle East. With more than a million confirmed cases and at least 55,000 deaths, the government is now hopeful that its own COVID-19 vaccine … Read more Iran hopes its own COVID-19 vaccine will bring change

Iran: Human testing of COVID vaccine to begin after animal trials

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Iran: Human testing of COVID vaccine to begin after animal trials” – below is their description. Iran is set to begin human trials of its own coronavirus vaccine. A pharmaceutical company has been registering volunteers, following successful tests on animals. Tehran has struggled to get its hands … Read more Iran: Human testing of COVID vaccine to begin after animal trials

Iranian dentists make up medical supplies shortage

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Iranian dentists make up medical supplies shortage” – below is their description. Iran stands among the worst affected countries in the Middle East by the coronavirus pandemic with more than a million recorded cases and at least 54,000 deaths. Since Iran can no longer rely on the … Read more Iranian dentists make up medical supplies shortage

Iran parliament moves to halt IAEA access to nuclear sites

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Iran parliament moves to halt IAEA access to nuclear sites” – below is their description. Iran’s parliament has passed a draft motion to halt unrestricted access by the International Atomic Energy Agency to its nuclear sites. The proposed changes could allow Iran to resume uranium enrichment at … Read more Iran parliament moves to halt IAEA access to nuclear sites

Senior Iranian official accuses Israel over nuclear scientist’s killing

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Senior Iranian official accuses Israel over nuclear scientist’s killing” – below is their description. A senior Iranian security official has accused Israel of using remote-controlled weapons to kill its top nuclear scientist. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was assassinated in an ambush on Friday. The European Union, Qatar and the … Read more Senior Iranian official accuses Israel over nuclear scientist’s killing

What the US election results could mean for Iranians

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “What the US election results could mean for Iranians” – below is their description. Depending on who wins the White House there could either be four more years of Trump’s “maximum pressure” campaign – or, under Biden, the possible return to the 2015 nuclear deal. Supreme Leader … Read more What the US election results could mean for Iranians

Iran sees one COVID-19 death every four minutes

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Iran sees one COVID-19 death every four minutes” – below is their description. Iran is recording one death from COVID-19 every four minutes according to health authorities. It is the worst-hit country in the Middle East and is now going through its third wave of the virus. … Read more Iran sees one COVID-19 death every four minutes

Illegal weapons in Iraq: Tribal leaders unwilling to disarm

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Illegal weapons in Iraq: Tribal leaders unwilling to disarm” – below is their description. Iraq’s government has launched a campaign to reduce the number of illegal weapons. The aim is to reduce crime, but some tribes say disarming them goes against their traditions. Al Jazeera’s Dorsa Jabbari … Read more Illegal weapons in Iraq: Tribal leaders unwilling to disarm

Iraqis protest as hospitals overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Iraqis protest as hospitals overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients” – below is their description. Medical school graduates and health workers have protested in Iraq’s capital over a shortage of equipment to tackle COVID-19 – and also a lack of jobs. Coronavirus cases have risen with a record 5,000 … Read more Iraqis protest as hospitals overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients

Northern Iraqis protest over salary arrears

Civil servants in northern Iraq have demonstrated against the government in Baghdad over salary arrears. They are angry they have not been paid for six months and are demanding an urgent cash transfer to the Kurdish region of northern Iraq to settle their back pay. Human rights workers say at least 50 journalists and activists … Read more Northern Iraqis protest over salary arrears

Protesters call for southern Iraq governor to resign

Protesters in southern Iraq have given the local governor until now to either resign or face more unrest. The rallies have been sparked by the killings of several prominent activists and people are demanding those responsible be held to account. Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi is in Basra to find a solution to the crisis. Al … Read more Protesters call for southern Iraq governor to resign

US-Iraq relations: Iraqi PM visits Washington, DC

Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi is in the United States to meet President Donald Trump. They are expected to discuss Iraq’s relationship with Iran, the withdrawal of US troops and coordination against the ISIL (ISIS) armed group. Al Jazeera’s Dorsa Jabbari reports from Baghdad on what is at stake for the Iraqi prime minister during … Read more US-Iraq relations: Iraqi PM visits Washington, DC

Qatar Airways seeks $5bn compensation from blockading quartet

Qatar Airways has launched international arbitration seeking at least $5bn from four Arab countries as compensation for blocking it from their airspace and removing it from their markets. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt have essentially banned the airline since June 2017 when they cut all ties with Qatar and imposed an … Read more Qatar Airways seeks $5bn compensation from blockading quartet