A protest in Tehran on November 28th, 2020, against the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. Photograph: The New York Times

The assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist last month was carried out remotely with artificial intelligence and a machine gun equipped with a “(...)

The damaged car of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh after it was attacked near the capital Tehran. The scientist died at the hospital from his injuries following an attack by “armed terrorists”, Iran’s defence ministry said in a statement. Photograph: Irib News Agency/ AFP via Getty Images

It appears Israel, not for the first time, is playing with fire. The usual policy of non-denial notwithstanding, the sophisticated military-style kill(...)

Iranian mourners attend the burial ceremony of slain nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh at Imamzadeh Saleh shrine in northern Tehran on Monday. Photograph: Getty

Jordan and the Emirates have condemned the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, which Iran blames on Israel, although both A(...)

Soldiers carrying the coffin of assassinated Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh during funeral procession in Tehran on Monday. Photograph: EPA/Defence ministry office handout

A senior Iranian security official has accused Israel of using “electronic devices” to carry out a remote assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientis(...)

In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends a meeting of his government’s coronavirus taskforce in Tehran, Iran, on Saturday. Photograph: Iranian Presidency Office via AP

Iran’s president has vowed to exact revenge over the killing of a scientist linked to Tehran’s nuclear programme as he joined other officials in blami(...)

A photo released by the semi-official Fars News Agency shows the scene where Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed in Absard, a small city just east of Iran’s capital Tehran. Photograph:  Fars News Agency via AP

An Iranian nuclear scientist long suspected to be the mastermind of the Islamic republic’s alleged nuclear military programme was killed on Friday by (...)