Shiite Islamic Republic

Iraqi supporters of Moqtada al-Sadr attend Friday prayers in Baghdad's Sadr City April 1, 2016, a day after the influential Shiite cleric ordered his followers to end a two-week sit-in in the capital calling for government reform. Sadr ordered his followers to end the sit-in on March 31 after the …

Iranian Journalist Arrested over ‘Insults’ to Imam

TEHRAN – Iran’s judiciary has arrested a journalist over “insults” to Imam Hussein, one of the most revered religious figures in the Shiite Islamic republic, its news agency reported on Thursday.

"If Iran wants to have good relations with Saudi Arabia, it has to change its policies. It has to respect international law," Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said

Saudi Arabia Warns it Will Develop Nukes if Iran Does

WASHINGTON — Saudi Arabia will seek to develop its own nuclear weapons if Iran does, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told CNN on Wednesday, amid spiraling tension between the regional rivals.