May, 2018

Iran proves that Trump can’t recognise a good deal

, May 25, 2018

Donald Trump may have fulfilled his election promise to quit the Iran deal, but he certainly wasn't doing so to get out of a "bad deal".

Trump’s ‘dumb luck’ decision-making may not last

, May 10, 2018

Just when naysayers were starting to rethink Donald Trump's brinkmanship, he drives the US right over the edge. Does pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal prove it was all dumb luck?

Crikey Worm: Turnbull poll shock continues

, Nov 14, 2017

Good morning, early birds. Jacqui Lambie's parliamentary career hangs in the balance, while Pauline Hanson's latest recruit has already (allegedly) defected. Plus, a massive earthquake in Iraq and Iran has killed hundreds. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

What is the Iran nuclear deal and why is Trump so huffy about it?

, Oct 16, 2017

The "Iran Deal" has been long been described by Donald Trump as the "worst deal ever". So what does his refusal to re-certify the agreement mean?

Saudi Arabia gets a PR win for entering the 19th century

, Sep 27, 2017

Great news that Saudi women will be allowed to drive, right? Pity it's a distraction from the regime's war crimes and massive human rights violations.

Not to be hyperbolic, but Qatar-Saudi Arabia dispute could boil over into World War III

, Jun 30, 2017

If you were serious about "regime change" to promote democracy in the Middle East, you would start with Saudi Arabia, not Iran.

Meet the men running for the Iranian presidency

, May 19, 2017

Iranians will decide their next president this week in what looms an important geopolitical decision, writes veteran foreign news reporter John Tulloh.

Iranian revolutionary leaves a complicated legacy

, Jan 12, 2017

The guy was the wiliest of wily politicians who co-authored the constitution that created the revolutionary government.
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Train in vain: the absurd history of training the Iraqi Army

, Mar 03, 2015

From Iran to Israel to Korea to Romania, the list of countries that have trained Iraqis since 2003 is lengthy. And none achieved anything.

The truth about Iran

, Oct 17, 2014

Crikey readers have their say about Iran, and the ABC defends its storm coverage.