In a reference to expanding its power and influence, Ebrahim Raisi said Iran would stand by people “wherever there is oppression and crime in the world”.
- by Amir Vahdat
The overnight airstrikes were a marked escalation at a politically sensitive time.
- by Jeffrey Heller
The Panama-flagged vessel Asphalt Princess was believed to have been seized in an area of the Arabian Sea leading to the Strait of Hormuz, sources said.
- by Lisa Barrington and Jonathan Saul
The outcome of the closely watched case could upset a fragile peace that has held since the 11-day war that began with clashes in the Palestinian neighbourhood.
- by Shira Rubin
“There are people who hurt Tunisia. I ask myself how they could make 1500 youths leave,” President Kais Saied was heard saying in a video released by his office.
- by Bouazza ben Bouazza
This softly-spoken world-class architect was herded with female doctors and lawyers into a torture site and made to watch.
- by Samah Sabawi
A US official said it appeared the attack on the oil tanker in the Arabian Sea was carried out by a suicide drone - an unmanned aircraft loaded with explosives that detonates on impact with a target.
- by Jon Gambrell
The announcement makes Israel the first country to offer a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine to its citizens on a wide scale.
- by Ilan Ben Zion
The tablet, which bears fragments of one of the world’s oldest works of literature, has passed through dealers in Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Britain and most recently the US.
- by James Rothwell
In the few weeks since the 17-year-old posted the video urging Joe Biden for help, the number of people “liking” his Instagram page exploded to more than 4.2 million.
- by Jane Arraf