An Iranian scientist long suspected by the West of masterminding a secret nuclear bomb program was killed in an ambush near Tehran on Friday that could provoke confrontation between Iran and its foes in the last weeks of Donald Trump's presidency.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged the incoming U.S. administration on Wednesday to return to a 2015 nuclear agreement and lift sanctions on Tehran, while welcoming the end of President Donald Trump's era of "oppression and corruption."
Thousands of Iraqis converged on a landmark square in central Baghdad on theanniversary of the killing of a powerful Iranian general and a top Iraqimilitia leader in a US drone strike. The killing of general Qassim Soleimaniand Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis in 2020 pushed Tehran and Washington perilouslyclose to all-out conflict and sparked outrage in Iraq, leading parliament topass a non-binding resolution days later calling for the expulsion of allforeign troops.
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A top advisor to Iran's Supreme Leader has warned that those responsible for killing one of the country's top nuclear scientists would face a "calculated and decisive" response. Tehran blames Israel for the attack. David Doyle reports.
Dr Anthony Fauci, the US's leading infectious disease expert, was tasked byPresident Joe Biden to give an update on the coronavirus pandemic afterlargely being sidelined in recent months by former president Donald Trump. DrFauci said the new administration would "be completely open and honest" indealing with the pandemic and, in an implicit rebuke to the Trumpadministration, said everything now would be "based on science and evidence".
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Democrat Joe Biden was sworn in as president of the United States, vowing to end the 'uncivil war' in a deeply divided country reeling from a battered economy and a raging coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 400,000 Americans. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
[NFA] U.S. security forces are mounting a national operation to thwart any violence before President-elect Joe Biden takes office - while Democrats warned of possible political violence even after the Jan. 20 swearing-in. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
[NFA] California is in crisis as officials blame holiday parties and travel for a surge that is killing one person every 15 minutes in Los Angeles county, where the public health director said the worst of the pandemic is still yet to come, adding, "and that's hard to imagine." Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
Georgia's Republican top election official said on Monday the White House had pushed him against his better judgment to take a call from President Donald Trump in which he pressured the state to overturn his November presidential election defeat there. This report produced by Lisa Bernhard.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called Donald Trump a tyrant and celebrated his exit as the president of the United States. Under Trump, US-Iran ties have deteriorated with Trump pulling US out of a..
Tensions between the United States and Iran are likely to further escalate once again after Tehran seized a South Korean-flagged chemical tanker in the Persian Gulf, according to semi-official Iranian..
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif urged U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday not to be "trapped" by an alleged Israeli plan to provoke a war through attacks on U.S. forces in Iraq. Maha..