DW’s Theresa Tropper visits a key site in the Iranian capital Tehran to explore the roots of the country’s strained relationship with the United States.
The five countries bordering the landlocked Caspian Sea recently struck a deal to resolve their longstanding dispute over its ownership. Experts say the agreement makes Russia the "de facto naval power" in the region.
The EU foreign affairs minister encouraged companies to ignore US President Donald Trump's threats on doing business with Iran. She said it's up to Europeans to decide who they trade with.
There is growing anger in Iran over rising inflation and the plunging value of the currency, the rial. The rising tensions come against the backdrop of looming US sanctions that are due to take effect on Tuesday.
With its economy in distress, Pakistan's new government is expected to soon go cap in hand to the IMF seeking yet another loan. But US Secretary of State Pompeo's recent comments highlight the tough road ahead.
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