EghtesadOnline: The US Senate passed legislation on Thursday to limit the president’s ability to wage war against Iran, rebuking him weeks after a strike against an Iranian top military commander and Tehran’s retaliation raised fears of broader regional conflict.
EghtesadOnline: The UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial killing on Friday said the US President Trump-approved drone strike against Major General Qasem Soleimani, a top Iranian general, violated international human rights law.
EghtesadOnline: US Democratic presidential contenders on Friday condemned the airstrike that killed Iranian military commander, Qasem Soleimani, saying US President Donald Trump’s decision was reckless and could lead the United States to another war in the Middle East.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned that any US or Saudi military strike on Iran would lead to a devastating war, saying that Tehran hopes to avoid such a conflict.
EghtesadOnline: Saudi military aircraft conducted a round of simultaneous attacks against several areas across Yemen in violation of a UN-brokered ceasefire.