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Has World War Three started?
Ukrainian soldiers patrol on the frontline in Zolote, Ukraine
In Depth

Has World War Three started?

Russian foreign minister warns that escalation of Ukraine conflict is a ‘real’ danger
27 Apr 2022
Arguments for and against the Iran Nuclear Deal
Delegates at the nuclear talks in Vienna, Austria
Pros and cons

Arguments for and against the Iran Nuclear Deal

Former diplomats warn that time is running out to revive Barack Obama-era agreement
27 Apr 2022
Will Morad Tahbaz be released by Iran next?
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Anoosheh Ashoori arrive back in the UK
Today’s big question

Will Morad Tahbaz be released by Iran next?

Jailed conservationist left behind following release of two other British-Iranian nationals
18 Mar 2022
‘No one dreamed that Nazanin’s horror would last six years’
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Anoosheh Ashoori arrive in the UK
Instant Opinion

‘No one dreamed that Nazanin’s horror would last six years’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
17 Mar 2022
Who masterminded largest-ever cyberattack on Israel?
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett
Behind the scenes

Who masterminded largest-ever cyberattack on Israel?

Defence officials point finger at Iran after government websites knocked offline
16 Mar 2022
Why Iran launched missile attack on Iraq
A mansion destroyed in the Iranian missile attack
Getting to grips with . . .

Why Iran launched missile attack on Iraq

Strike near US consulate risks ‘sabotaging’ nuclear deal negotiations
15 Mar 2022
‘My friend Trump will be back in the White House’
Donald Trump
Instant Opinion

‘My friend Trump will be back in the White House’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
2 Dec 2021

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Real-life Succession, Iranian football and China’s #MeToo moment
Succession: a ‘toxic joy’
Podcast

Real-life Succession, Iranian football and China’s #MeToo moment

Do we need a new model for business leaders? How has Jordan’s football team reignited the gender debate? And has China silenced an Olympian?
19 Nov 2021
Iran risking ‘disastrous’ miscalculation in the Gulf, warns UK military chief
General Sir Nick Carter
Getting to grips with . . .

Iran risking ‘disastrous’ miscalculation in the Gulf, warns UK military chief

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4 Aug 2021
Is Iran on the verge of sparking a water war?
A boy drinking water
In Depth

Is Iran on the verge of sparking a water war?

Shortages trigger nationwide protests as ‘political and economic apocalypse’ looms
29 Jul 2021
What next in the battle to free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe?
Richard Ratcliffe during a vigil outside the Iranian embassy in London
In Depth

What next in the battle to free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe?

British-Iranian mother jailed for a further year after being found guilty of ‘propaganda’
27 Apr 2021
Iranian-Israeli tensions mount after strike on Natanz nuclear site
Natanz nuclear enrichment facility
In Depth

Iranian-Israeli tensions mount after strike on Natanz nuclear site

Tehran vows revenge as attack sets back nuclear programme ‘by at least nine months’
14 Apr 2021
The Iran nuclear deal: can Joe Biden salvage it?
Members of the EU delegation in Vienna yesterday
The latest on . . .

The Iran nuclear deal: can Joe Biden salvage it?

US joins EU Vienna talks as president seeks to deliver on key campaign pledge
7 Apr 2021
Everything we know about when Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe will be freed
A protest outside the Iranian embassy in London in 2016
The latest on . . .

Everything we know about when Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe will be freed

British-Iranian mother faces a new court date in Iran later this month
8 Mar 2021
2020 Quiz of the Year
Quiz of the year
In Brief

2020 Quiz of the Year

Have you been paying attention to the year’s biggest events?
26 Dec 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘We’re all paying the price’ of hard Brexit
The sun shines through clouds over the Palace of Westminster.
In Review

Instant Opinion: ‘We’re all paying the price’ of hard Brexit

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 7 December
7 Dec 2020
Instant Opinion: Conservatives ‘hollowing the state’
Boris Johnson
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Conservatives ‘hollowing the state’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 30 November
30 Nov 2020
British MPs narrowly escaped death in terror bomb plot
Theresa Villiers arrives at 10 Downing Street for a cabinet meeting in November 2019.
In Brief

British MPs narrowly escaped death in terror bomb plot

Trial begins today over alleged terror plot that ‘could have triggered World War Three’
27 Nov 2020
Quiz of The Week: 21 - 27 November
Boris Johnson washes immunological assays during a visit to the Jenner Institute.
In Brief

Quiz of The Week: 21 - 27 November

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
27 Nov 2020
How Joe Biden will go about rebuilding the Iran Nuclear Deal
A demonstrator holds a sign calling for the US to &quot;nuke&quot; Iran before it can take nuclear action against the US.
In Depth

How Joe Biden will go about rebuilding the Iran Nuclear Deal

President-elect facing major challenge to keep Tehran satisfied as Europe forms nuclear strategy
24 Nov 2020
What Joe Biden’s presidency means for the EU
Joe Biden addresses the European Council while serving as vice-president under Barack Obama.
In Depth

What Joe Biden’s presidency means for the EU

President-elect to ramp up relations with EU27 in effort to repair the damage of Trumpism
23 Nov 2020
Republicans anxious over Trump’s post-election ‘bucket list’
Donald Trump arrives to deliver an update on &quot;Operation Warp Speed&quot; in the Rose Garden of the White House.
In Brief

Republicans anxious over Trump’s post-election ‘bucket list’

Concern growing after president scoped out Iranian sites for military action
18 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: Covid Christmas ‘mired in mixed messages’
Boris Johnson returns to Number 10, Downing Street following the weekly Cabinet meeting.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Covid Christmas ‘mired in mixed messages’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 17 November
17 Nov 2020
Could Trump’s reaction to election loss spark global chaos?
Donald Trump, Mike Pence, Mike Pompeo
In Depth

Could Trump’s reaction to election loss spark global chaos?

Outgoing president asked for ‘options’ to target Iranian nuclear site following loss to Joe Biden
17 Nov 2020
Russian hackers again targeting US election, Microsoft warns
Hacker
In Brief

Russian hackers again targeting US election, Microsoft warns

Tech giant claims Kremlin-backed group is trying to infiltrate Donald Trump and Joe Biden campaigns
11 Sep 2020
‘Brutal’ torture methods used by Iranian security forces
Iran, Tehran, Protest
In Brief

‘Brutal’ torture methods used by Iranian security forces

Amnesty International report exposes ‘interrogation tactics’ used on prisoners in post-protests crackdown
3 Sep 2020
What is causing explosions at Iran’s nuclear facilities?
Iran nuclear programme
In Depth

What is causing explosions at Iran’s nuclear facilities?

Head of Israeli spy agency claims country behind attacks on Iran
7 Jul 2020
Iranian missile kills 19 in ‘friendly fire’ incident
Iran navy
In Brief

Iranian missile kills 19 in ‘friendly fire’ incident

Funeral held for sailors killed when missile was mistakenly fired at naval support vessel
12 May 2020
Are US-Iran tensions flaring again?
Strait of Hormuz
In Depth

Are US-Iran tensions flaring again?

Trump threatens military action over Twitter
23 Apr 2020
Iran denies Trump claim that it is planning Iraq attacks
Javad Zarif
In Brief

Iran denies Trump claim that it is planning Iraq attacks

Tehran says it ‘starts no wars, but teaches lessons to those who do’
3 Apr 2020
How coronavirus is boosting global authoritarianism
Viktor Orban, Hungary
In Depth

How coronavirus is boosting global authoritarianism

Hungary is the latest country to slide away from democracy as Viktor Orban is handed sweeping emergency powers
31 Mar 2020
Instant Opinion: What Covid-19 tells us about climate crisis
China
In Depth

Instant Opinion: What Covid-19 tells us about climate crisis

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 24 March
24 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: will the UK government release prisoners?
Prison
In Brief

Coronavirus: will the UK government release prisoners?

Campaigners say the move would save lives of inmates and officers
24 Mar 2020
Will Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe be released?
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
In Depth

Will Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe be released?

British mother may be freed in mass amnesty
20 Mar 2020
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