Hizbullah supporters  carry the coffin of Jihad  Mughniyeh, son of late Hizbullah leader Imad Mughniyeh in a suburb of Beirut on Monday. Photograph: Nabil Mounzer/EPA

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have confirmed that a senior member of their elite forces died in an Israeli attack in Syria in which six fighters of the (...)

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani at a meeting with United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York yesterday. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

A row over the interpretation of comments made by Iran’s new president Hassan Rouhani about the Holocaust illustrates the domestic sensitivity arou(...)