North Koreans cheer in this November 2017 as they watch a news broadcast announcing Kim Jong-un’s order to test-fire the inter-continental ballistic missile Hwasong-15 at the Pyongyang Train Station in Pyongyang, North Korea.
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Military options should, and must, be on the table if diplomacy fails to compel North Korea to de-nuclearize.
University students attend a protest inside Tehran University as anti-riot Iranian police prevent them from joining other protesters.
Although the unrest that shocked Iran's ruling elite appears to be over, there are several reasons to think this won't be the last time disaffected citizens take to the streets.
Time’s nearly up: Iranian presidents Mohammad Khatami, Hasan Rouhani, and Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
With a hollowed-out agenda and a cynical attitude to corruption, Iran's reformist forces have squandered their people's trust.
Iran's main opposition is loath to embrace a new wave of protesters. It may soon have no choice.
Student protesters at the University of Tehran.
The nationwide anti-government protests in Iran could have significant implications in Syria and beyond.
The Iranian Cyber Army has taken over many websites.
Iranian cyberthreats come from independent hacker groups and from those suspected of having government ties. Their efforts may be part of a campaign to counterbalance other international powers.
Lebanon is on shaky enough ground without a Saudi–Iranian proxy war to think about.
Many of the Iranian dead in the Nov. 12 Iran earthquake lived in the Mehr Housing, state-built affordable apartments that crumbled when other buildings stayed up.
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On Nov. 12, a 7.3 magnitude quake killed some 500 and injured 7,000 along the Iran-Iraq border. This Kurdish area has also been crushed by war and, after a recent separatist vote, militarily attacked.
Earthquake survivors are living in tents in western Iran.
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The Nov. 12 earthquake wasn't centered on any known major faults in the Earth's crust. In its wake, scientists will collect data to add detail to what they know about seismic activity in the area.
A kingdom under pressure is fomenting crisis elsewhere.
The daily newspaper ‘Arman’ bore a picture of US President Donald Trump with a headline which reads “Isolation of Mr. Goof”, on October 14, 2017.
The Trump administration's change of US policy toward Iran has reinforced hardliners' ambitions and nationalistic feelings, complicating an already difficult situation in the region.
An insight into Iranian media and public opinion in the aftermath of Donald Trump's speech decertifying the 2015 Iran Nuclear deal.
People walk around the old main bazaar of Tehran, in Iran, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017.
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Surveys of Iranian public opinion from the University of Maryland suggests that Trump's strategy on the nuclear deal – no matter how you interpret it – is based on wishful thinking.
News of Trump’s plan reaches Tehran.
The president hasn't pulled out of the agreement but decertifying it has serious implications.
Donald Trump’s justification for decertifying the Iran nuclear deal stems from his view that Iran is violating the deal’s spirit.
Aside from vague threats of violence and suggestions he could 'renegotiate' the Iran nuclear agreement, Donald Trump has provided little in the way of coherent or viable policy options.
Biomedical engineering involves the application of engineering solutions to medical problems. Employment in the field is projected to grow 23 per cent from 2014 to 2024.
One professor explains how war in Iran led her to a career in biomedical engineering - a rapidly growing field that offers students exciting opportunities to serve humanity.
War of words (for now).
Trump seems to think all potential nuclear agitators are alike. He's wrong, and perhaps disastrously so.
When is might right?
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Most Americans don't want the United States to be the world's policeman. Do the experts agree?
Trump talks tough at the U.N. General Assembly.
The president threatened North Korea and decried the decimation of the American middle class – but didn’t have much praise for the work of the United Nations.
Donald Trump has described Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action as the ‘worst deal ever’.
A policy tug-of-war is taking place in the Trump White House over what to do about Iran.