Hundreds in Baghdad demand ouster of US troops from Iraq
Several hundred protesters gathered in the Iraqi capital on Saturday afternoon to demand US troops leave the country in accordance with a parliament vote earlier this year.
Khamenei says plane tragedy should not overshadow loss of commander
Iran's supreme leader called the accidental downing of a Ukrainian airliner a "bitter" tragedy Friday but said it should not overshadow the "sacrifice" of a top commander killed in a US drone strike.
Ajax’s U.S. defender leaves Qatar training camp amid Iran tensions
United States right-back Sergino Dest has left Ajax’s training camp in Qatar because he did “not feel comfortable”, the Dutch club has said.
Trump says Iran 'standing down' after missile strikes
President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Iran appeared to be "standing down" after missile strikes against Iraqi bases that caused no US casualties, indicating there would be no immediate new military response.
Mourners dead in stampede at Iran general's funeral: TV
A stampede broke out Tuesday at the funeral of a top Iranian general killed in a US drone strike, leaving 40 people dead and many injured as huge crowds packed his hometown.
Japan's Abe 'deeply worried' by Middle East tensions
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has tried to carve out a role mediating between Washington and Tehran, said Monday he was "deeply worried" by tensions in the Middle East.
Iraq parliament demands US troop ouster after Soleimani killing
Pressure against the US in Iraq ramped up Sunday, as rockets hit near the American embassy and parliament demanded the ouster of thousands of US troops over the killing of a top Iranian general.
Mourners pack Tehran to grieve Iran general Soleimani
Mourners packed the streets of Tehran on Monday for ceremonies to pay homage to top Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani, after he was killed in a US strike in Baghdad.