Tuesday, 7 January 2020 Middle East tensions are rising after the US killed a top Iranian in Iraq. The slaying of Gen. Qassem Soleimani has pushed Tehran to abandon the remaining limits on the 2015 nuclear deal as his successor vows revenge. (Jan. 6)
Iran has issued an arrest warrant for U.S. President Donald Trump and 35 others over the killing of top general Qassem Soleimani and has asked Interpol for help, Tehran prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr said on Monday, according to the Fars news agency. Edward Baran reports.
The lead vessel of a five-tanker flotilla carrying fuel supplied by Iran to gasoline-thirsty Venezuela neared one of its state-run ports as President Nicolas Maduro thanked Tehran on Sunday. Libby Hogan reports.