Die Tötung des iranischen Chefstrategen Soleimani dürfte auch auf Nordkoreas Diktator Kim Jong Un Eindruck gemacht haben, glauben Beobachter. Sein Regime wird nun aber erst recht nicht auf Atomwaffen verzichten.Aus Seoul berichtet Katharina Graça Peters
U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly insisted he does not want war with Iran. Now, with the killing of General Qassem Soleimani, that conflict could be inevitable. It is the price for instinctual foreign policy devoid of experts.Von Maximilian Popp
Poverty, hardship and a sense of hopelessness are driving protesters into the streets in Iran, where they have been met with brutality by the Revolutionary Guard. Witnesses describe the dramatic events unfolding in the country.Von Susanne Koelbl
The Arab Spring may have passed over Lebanon and Iraq eight years ago, but now protestors in both countries are taking to the streets to demand changes to the system. The regime in Iran is unlikely to sit idly by.Von Raniah Salloum
The Middle East appears to be sliding into a war that may have already begun. At its center are archrivals Saudi Arabia and Iran, their proxies and U.S. President Donald Trump. Regional stability hangs by a thread. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
Der Bürgermeister von Teheran besucht Berlin und soll dort vom Regierenden Bürgermeister Müller empfangen werden. Die US-Botschaft, die Berliner CDU und Kurdenvertreter fordern eine Absage der Veranstaltung.
Iranian provocations in the Strait of Hormuz threaten to torpedo the EU's balancing act between U.S. President Donald Trump and the leadership in Tehran. Much depends on what British Prime Minister Boris Johnson chooses to do.Von Konstantin von Hammerstein, Christiane Hoffmann, Susanne Koelbl und Raniah Salloum
Does President Donald Trump know what he's doing? Former U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has his doubts. In an interview, he discusses the crisis in Iran and Trump's strange decision to abort a missile strike just minutes before launch.Von Roland Nelles
With U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani trading taunts and threats, tensions between the two countries are reaching an all-time high. The slightest misstep could trigger yet another full-blown, armed conflict in the Middle East.Von Christiane Hoffmann, Susanne Koelbl, Roland Nelles, Christoph Reuter, Raniah Salloum und Christoph Scheuermann
The U.S. under Donald Trump is exacerbating tensions with Iran, leading many to fear war may be just around the corner. Any military conflict would have dire consequences for Europe, but the Americans remain undeterred. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
Members of the Trump administration have been providing support to a political sect that aims to topple the Iranian regime in Tehran. Around 2,000 of its members live in a camp in Albania. Former members say it subjected followers to psychological terror.Von Luisa Hommerich
Nach drei Jahren treffen sich Angela Merkel und Israels Präsident Benjamin Netanyahu erstmals wieder zu Gesprächen. Die Kanzlerin sagt Unterstützung in der Iran-Politik zu - doch es bleiben Differenzen.
The nuclear deal with Iran is limping on even after the United States' withdrawal. DER SPIEGEL spoke with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif about the agreement, what Europe's options are and his country's growing influence in the Middle East.Von Christiane Hoffmann
In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, former German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer talks about the danger of war against Iran, the deterioration of trans-Atlantic relations under U.S. President Donald Trump and the serious need for Germany to invest massively in the European Union's future.Von Mathieu von Rohr und Christoph Schult
Donald Trump's move to withdraw from the nuclear agreement with Iran should have pulled the European Union together, but Angela Merkel has instead chosen to appease the U.S. president. Criticism of her stance is mounting in Brussels and Berlin. By SPIEGEL Staff
With his decision to blow up the Iran deal, U.S. President Donald Trump has thrown Europe into uncertainty and anxiety -- and raised the specter of a new war in the Middle East. One thing is certain: the trans-Atlantic relationship has been seriously damaged. By DER SPIEGEL Staff