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US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander

The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander

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America does not dare attack Iran: Guards commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted...
18:48, 05/22/2019

Britain and U.S. will regret detaining Iran's oil tanker: Revolutionary Guards deputy commander Britain and the United States will regret detaining an Iranian oil tanker, a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, a...
13:16, 07/11/2019

Iran in complete control of waters north of Strait of Hormuz: Revolutionary Guards commander A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Wednesday that Guards and regular Iranian military forces had complete control of Gulf waters ...
21:32, 05/22/2019

U.S. would not dare violate Iranian soil: Guards commander The United States would not dare violate Iranian soil, the head of the Revolutionary Guards' aerospace division said on Wednesday, according to the se...
08:16, 06/26/2019

US Would Not Dare Violate Iranian Soil, Says Head Of Revolutionary Guards The United States would not dare violate Iranian soil, the head of the Revolutionary Guards' aerospace division said on Wednesday, according to the se...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Revolutionary Guard commander says while Iran has no intention of war with anyone, it’s ‘ready for war’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Revolutionary Guard commander says while Iran has no intention of war with anyone, it’s ‘ready for war’...
10:32, 06/20/2019

Iran has sapped U.S. capacity for war: Revolutionary Guards chief Iran's "absolute power" in its region has sapped the capacity of arch-enemy the United States to wage war against it, the commander of its elite Revol...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Iran, U.S. tension is a "clash of wills": Guards commander The standoff between Iran and the United States is a "clash of wills", a senior commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, su...
13:48, 05/23/2019

UK warship tried to prevent Iran from stopping tanker: Revolutionary Guards A British warship escorting the detained UK-flagged tanker Stena Impero tried to prevent Iran's Revolutionary Guards from stopping the ship, Brigadier...
18:32, 07/20/2019

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Ara...
01:32, 05/26/2019

Three members of Iran's Revolutionary Guards shot dead: Tasnim Three members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards were shot dead in the western city of Piranshahr on Tuesday, the semi-official Tasnim news agency r...
21:16, 07/09/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards reject talks with U.S. after Trump offer Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday Tehran will not negotiate with the United States and denied any U.S. attack was likely, a day after U.S. Pr...
15:48, 05/10/2019

Iran Guards commander says U.S. bases are in range of its missiles: Tasnim A commander in Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday that U.S. regional bases and its aircraft carriers in the Gulf are within the range ...
00:48, 07/10/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards Deny Trying To Stop British Tanker: Report Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a US claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guards said ...
09:00, 07/11/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards say Trump's Middle East peace plan will fail Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday that Washington's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan was doomed to fail and that the P...
19:00, 05/29/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf-Fars news Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guards sai...
08:16, 07/11/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard commander says the shooting down of US drone sends ‘a clear message’ to America TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard commander says the shooting down of US drone sends ‘a clear message’ to America....
10:32, 06/20/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf - Fars news Iran's Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the semi-official Fa...
08:16, 07/11/2019

U.S. commander: Threat from Iran 'imminent' and attack could happen any time The top commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East says the Iranian regime poses an "imminent threat" and could carry out an attack basically at any ...
13:32, 06/07/2019

Why the U.S. Is Targeting Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is Iran’s premier military force. It’s also much more. As the official protector of the 1979 revolution that ...
21:16, 06/19/2019

Iran not backing down, says top US commander THE THREAT REMAINS: The top commander of U.S. forces in the Persian Gulf region says the threat from Iran that prompted the deployment of reinforcemen...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Everything We Know About the U.S. Spy Drone Shot Down By Iran's Revolutionary Guard Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has shot down a U.S. drone, according to multiple reports by Iranian state media channels. U.S. officials confirmed that th...
14:32, 06/20/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guard: US has started 'psychological war' After the US army sent forces into the Middle East, Iran has said it won't surrender to political and economic pressure. US President Trump said he wa...
20:00, 05/12/2019

Iran says U.S. drone shot down by Revolutionary Guard Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Thursday it shot down a U.S. drone amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear ...
12:32, 06/20/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guard report capture of UK tanker Iran's Revolutionary Guard said they have seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz for allegedly violating international laws. The UK gover...
21:00, 07/19/2019

Iran claims Revolutionary Guard shot down US drone Iran’s state news agency said Thursday that the country’s military unit shot down a US drone flying over its airspace. The Persian Gulf na...
05:48, 06/20/2019

Iran's Guards Shoot Down US 'Spy' Drone: Report Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, the Guards' news website, Sepah News, said ...
09:00, 06/20/2019

US, UK Will "Regret" Seizing Tanker Off Gibraltar: Iran Guards Britain and the United States will regret detaining an Iranian oil tanker, a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, a...
00:00, 07/12/2019

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in Hormozgan province Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, the Guards' news website, Sepah News, said...
06:48, 06/20/2019

Iran Guards Chief Says Americans Have Started "Psychological War" The United States has started a psychological war in the region, the commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said in a parliament session on Su...
13:16, 05/12/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Has Shot Down a U.S. Drone Amid Rising Tensions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over...
12:32, 06/20/2019

The master behind the mask: who is Iran’s most feared and powerful military commander? He is routinely referred to as the “shadow commander” or “spymaster” and is considered one of the most powerful persons in Iran. So who is 62-year-old...
00:32, 05/08/2019

Iran Guards reject U.S. talks, cleric threatens carrier Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday Tehran would not negotiate with the United States and a senior cleric warned that a U.S. Navy fleet could b...
21:16, 05/10/2019

Top US commander: ‘We're not seeking a fight with the Iranian regime’ but Iran’s the top threat PEACE THROUGH STRENGTH: Just five weeks ago, Marine Corps Gen. Frank McKenzie took over as head of U.S. Central Command, with an area of responsibilit...
13:32, 05/09/2019

US commander says Mideast buildup prompted Iran 'step back' The top commander of U.S. forces in the Mideast says Iran appears to have decided to "step back and recalculate" in response to a U.S. military buildu...
01:48, 06/07/2019

Exclusive: Insurer says Iran's Guards likely to have organized tanker attacks Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) are "highly likely" to have facilitated attacks last Sunday on four tankers including two Saudi ships off Fuj...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Iran commander calls U.S. military in Gulf a target not a threat: ISNA A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Sunday the U.S. military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now represented ...
21:48, 05/12/2019

U.S. military in region is 'weakest' in history: Iran deputy Guards chief The U.S. military presence in the Middle East is at its "weakest in history", a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards was on Sunday q...
14:00, 05/26/2019

Exclusive: U.S. commander says he could send carrier into Strait of Hormuz despite Iran tensions The commander overseeing U.S. naval forces in the Middle East told Reuters on Thursday that American intelligence showing a threat from Iran will not...
00:32, 05/10/2019

Revolutionary Guard general says manned US spy plane was near drone it shot down but Iran chose not to target it TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Revolutionary Guard general says manned US spy plane was near drone it shot down but Iran chose not to target it....
16:00, 06/21/2019

Iran guards post video of troops rappelling onto British-flagged tanker Iran's Revolutionary Guards posted a video online on Saturday showing speedboats pulling up alongside the detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero...
18:32, 07/20/2019

Iran military commander: Armed forces stronger, U.S aircraft carriers vulnerable The new commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said Sunday that the United States "does not have the ability" to wage war against Iran...
02:32, 05/13/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guard forces seize British ship in Strait of Hormuz, escalating tensions Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a British ship in the Strait of Hormuz, adding to escalating tensions between Tehran and the U.S....
03:16, 07/20/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guard forces seize British and Liberian-flagged ships in Strait of Hormuz Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) seized two ships in the Strait of Hormuz, Iranian, British, and U.S. officials said Friday. ...
23:00, 07/19/2019

CORRECTS: Revolutionary Guard general tells state TV Iran warned US military drone several times before firing missile TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — CORRECTS: Revolutionary Guard general tells state TV Iran warned US military drone several times before firing missile. (Corrects ...
13:16, 06/21/2019

We are on cusp of full-scale confrontation with enemy: Iranian Guards commander The commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday: "We are on the cusp of a full-scale confrontation with the enemy," the Fars news...
22:48, 05/15/2019

Oil rises towards $65 on fears of U.S. attack on Iran Oil prices rallied towards $65 per barrel on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides mor...
12:16, 06/21/2019

Iran has 'duty' to seize British oil tanker, urges senior commander amid 'economic war' Iran has a "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if one of its own tankers detained by Royal Marines off Gibraltar is not released immediately, a senio...
17:32, 07/05/2019

Could Trump Use the Sept. 11 War Law to Attack Iran Without Going to Congress? Talk of purported Iran-Qaeda ties is raising questions about whether the Trump administration is laying the groundwork to claim that it needs no new l...
08:00, 06/20/2019

Attack On Oil Tankers Has Iran "Written All Over It", Says Trump US President Donald Trump declared Friday that a mysterious attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman had Iran "written all over it," rejecting Te...
00:00, 06/15/2019

US hits Iran with cyber attack: Reports The US reportedly launched a cyber attack on Iran in response to the downing of unmanned drone. Cyber security firms have also reported a rise in Iran...
08:48, 06/23/2019

Iran "Almost Certainly" Behind Attack On Ships Off UAE: John Bolton US National Security Advisor John Bolton said Wednesday Iran was "almost certainly" behind attacks on ships off the United Arab Emirates earlier this ...
14:32, 05/29/2019

Thursday's attack not the first time Iran took down US drone Iran's shootdown of a U.S. drone over international airspace early Thursday morning drastically increased tensions between the two countries, but it w...
01:00, 06/21/2019

US Threatens "Swift And Decisive" Response To Any Iran Attack Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday threatened a "swift and decisive" US response to any attack by Iran, in the latest of a series of escalatin...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Trump reportedly cancels attack on Iran as US planes were in the air BACK FROM THE BRINK: Last night all signs pointed to an imminent U.S. military response to Iran’s shootdown of an unmanned American spy plane Thursday...
17:48, 06/21/2019

Iran tells U.S. it will be responsible for consequences of any attack: Fars Iran has told the United States via the Swiss ambassador that Washington will be responsible for the consequences of any military action against Iran,...
12:32, 06/21/2019

Being blamed for the oil tanker attack suits Iran just fine In the not very complicated mystery over the attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, there are two prime suspects. Only one, however, stands to be...
12:16, 06/18/2019

Trump warns Iran over tanker attack: ‘We don’t take it lightly’ President Trump on Friday warned Iran over this week's attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the U.S. blames directly on Tehran, saying in an in...
14:32, 06/14/2019

US downplays rocket attack amid Iran war fears Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team is not hurrying to blame Iran for an explosion near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, despite alarm that the regime w...
03:16, 05/21/2019

After Iran’s Drone Attack, Trump Says This Country ‘Will Not Stand for It’ Iran’s destruction of the high-altitude American drone surprised some American Defense Department officials, who say it was in international airspace,...
22:00, 06/20/2019

Did Iran Attack Ships in the Gulf? What the Evidence Shows. A Times analysis of video released by the U.S. Defense Department indicates that an Iranian patrol boat removed an object from the hull of a stricken ...
02:32, 06/15/2019

U.S. military says Iran shoot down of its drone was 'unprovoked attack' The U.S. military confirmed on Thursday that one of its drones was shot down but said the incident took place in international airspace, challenging I...
14:32, 06/20/2019

U.S. suspects Iran in tanker attack but cannot prove it now: official Iran is a leading candidate for having carried out attacks on four tankers near the United Arab Emirates but the United States does not have conclusiv...
00:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. Navy Says Mine Fragments Point to Iran in Tanker Attack The United States has blamed Iran for the attacks in the Gulf of Oman, and officials said that fingerprints and other evidence could be used to build ...
19:32, 06/19/2019

US reportedly eyeing Iran after attack on two tankers near the Strait of Hormuz The Trump administration was quick to blame Iran Thursday after a pair of Japanese-owned tankers were attacked Thursday near the Strait of Hormuz — a ...
17:48, 06/13/2019

| Trump vows new Iran sanctions, Tehran warns US against attack US President Donald Trump has pledged to hit Iran with "major" new sanctions as Tehran warned Washington that any attack would see its interests acros...
15:32, 06/23/2019

Republicans to Trump: Don't get carried away with retaliation for Iran drone attack Congressional allies warned President Trump Thursday evening the U.S. shouldn’t retaliate against Iran’s downing of a drone in a way that could trigge...
07:16, 06/21/2019

More U.S.-Iran conflicts could happen after suspected tanker attack, says expert Paul Salem, Middle East Institute President, and John Kilduff, Again Capital founding partner, join 'The Exchange' to discuss oil prices and...
04:32, 06/14/2019

Trump Administration Blames Iran for Attack on Oil Tankers, but Provides No Proof Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for attacks on two foreign tankers transiting through the Gulf of Oman, escalating the tensions between the...
01:16, 06/14/2019

The Taliban claimed an attack on U.S. forces. Pompeo blamed Iran. The secretary of State pointed to a Kabul bombing as an example of one “in a series of attacks instigated by the Islamic Republic of Iran and its surr...
02:16, 06/16/2019

Initial US analysis shows Iran likely behind attack on Saudi oil tankers A preliminary U.S. assessment indicates Iran was likely behind the attack that caused "significant damage" to two Saudi oil tankers on Sunday, accordi...
09:16, 05/14/2019

| Saudi warns Iran over Yemeni rebel airport attack Riyadh accused its arch-foe Tehran on Thursday of ordering a Yemeni rebel missile strike which wounded 26 people at a Saudi airport and warned of "gra...
10:16, 06/14/2019

"Laughable Claims": Iran Rejects US Accusation Of Attack On Ships Off UAE Iran strongly rejected an accusation by US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Wednesday that it was "almost certainly" behind May 12 attacks on ...
17:00, 05/29/2019

U.S. Deployments Followed ‘Clear Indications’ Iran Was Preparing to Attack, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — A White House decision to dispatch an aircraft carrier and other military resources to send a message to Iran followed “cle...
15:16, 05/06/2019

Pompeo: Iran responsible for attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were attacked Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.   &...
04:00, 06/14/2019

Europeans skeptical of Trump's claim that Iran to blame in tanker attack President Trump’s claim that the oil tanker attack near the Strait of Hormuz had “Iran written all over it” was met with skepticism in Europe, with Br...
16:32, 06/15/2019

U.S. Blames Iran For Recent Tanker Bombings Near the U.A.E. and Iraq Rocket Attack (WASHINGTON) — A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and ...
20:32, 05/24/2019

U.S. blames Iran for attack on oil tankers, Tehran calls accusation alarming Iran said on Friday it was alarming and wrong of the United States to blame Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf, after a...
13:48, 06/14/2019

Pompeo Says Intelligence Points to Iran in Tanker Attack in Gulf of Oman The secretary of state offered no evidence, but said the actions fit into a pattern. The assertion is certain to fuel tensions between the Trump admin...
22:32, 06/13/2019

| US conducted cyber attack on Iran in response to drone downing - report The US has launched cyber attacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network after Tehran downed an American surveillance drone, accord...
15:32, 06/23/2019

"We Were Cocked Loaded": Trump's Take On Iran Attack Plan Faces Scrutiny US President Donald Trump on Friday described a nail-biting decision to call off an imminent attack on Iran in order to avoid disproportionate casualt...
04:48, 06/22/2019

U.S. Navy says mine fragments suggest Iran behind Gulf tanker attack The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragme...
21:32, 06/19/2019

Iran to resist U.S. sanctions, just as it withstood Iraqi chemical attack: Zarif The Iranian foreign minister said on Saturday that Iran would resist any U.S. sanctions, just as it persevered during the 1980s Iran-Iraq war when the...
15:16, 06/29/2019

US Navy Says Mine Fragments Suggest Iran Behind Gulf Tanker Attack The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragme...
02:32, 06/20/2019

Cotton warns 'attack on a U.S. ship' will happen without 'firm' response to Iran Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ariz., member of the Senate Armed Services and Intelligence Committees, said that recent actions from Iran deserved a proper respon...
18:48, 06/23/2019

Iran-backed Yemeni rebels attack Saudi civilian airport The Saudi-led military coalition threatened a firm response to a Houthi missile attack on an airport, which injured at least 26 people. The attack cam...
19:16, 06/12/2019

Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of ordering drone attack on oil installations Saudi Arabia's defense minister on Thursday accused Iran of ordering an attack on Saudi oil installations that Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi militia has...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of ordering drone attack on oil pipeline Saudi Arabia's deputy defense minister on Thursday accused Iran of ordering an attack on Saudi oil pumping stations that Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi m...
14:16, 05/16/2019

Trump confirms he called off retaliatory Iran attack ‘10 minutes before the strike’ President Trump confirmed early Friday that he called off a retaliatory attack on Iran in response to the downing of a U.S. drone “10 minutes before t...
17:48, 06/21/2019

Iran denies ties to Houthi drone attack on Saudi oil installations Iran's foreign ministry on Friday rejected accusations by Saudi Arabia that Tehran had ordered an attack on Saudi oil installations claimed by Yemen's...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Trump voter base would recoil at attack on Venezuela or Iran, backers warn President Trump would destabilize his reelection coalition if he attacks Iran or Venezuela, supporters and outside observers say, as key administratio...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran becaus...
23:32, 06/13/2019

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, ...
04:32, 06/18/2019

Saudi Arabia is Blaming Iran for a Drone Attack Amid Calls for U.S. Strikes (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia accused Tehran of being behind a drone strike that shut down a key oil pipeline in the kingdom, and...
05:32, 05/17/2019

Trump: US was ‘cocked and loaded’ to strike Iran but he stopped the attack after being told people would die WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump: US was ‘cocked and loaded’ to strike Iran but he stopped the attack after being told people would die....
16:00, 06/21/2019

U.S. Navy says mine fragments, magnet point to Iran in Gulf tanker attack The United States Navy on Wednesday displayed limpet mine fragments and a magnet removed from one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman last...
13:48, 06/19/2019

Iran slams Israel's 'savage' attack on Gaza, blames 'U.S. support': report Iran's Foreign Ministry on Sunday condemned what it called Israel's "savage" attack on Gaza, and blamed "unlimited U.S. support" for Israel, the semi-...
18:00, 05/05/2019

U.S., Iran tensions unyielding, Europeans reject Iran 'ultimatums' over nuclear deal European countries said on Thursday they wanted to preserve Iran's nuclear deal and rejected "ultimatums" from Tehran, after Iran relaxed restrictions...
06:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new ...
04:00, 06/14/2019

British claim about Iran trying to stop oil tanker is worthless: Iran foreign minister Britain's claim that Iran tried to stop one of their oil tankers in the Gulf on Wednesday is worthless, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif s...
08:48, 07/11/2019

Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Ira...
12:00, 06/13/2019

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? ...
17:32, 06/20/2019

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a norma...
02:00, 06/03/2019

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnais...
02:32, 06/21/2019

Trump fires back at Iran’s ‘insulting’ statement, warns any attack to be met with ‘overwhelming force’ President Trump hit back Tuesday at Iran's inflammatory remarks declaring diplomacy between the two nations dead, while warning that any attack on Ame...
19:48, 06/25/2019

Donald Trump gave 'initial approval' for Iran strikes in response to drone attack Military operation was called off, New York Times reports, as US flight regulator orders aircraft to avoid airspace near drone missile hitDonald Trump...
08:48, 06/21/2019

Rep. Dan Crenshaw dings ex-Obama aide Ben Rhodes for doubting US link of Iran to tanker attack Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas slammed former top Obama adviser Ben Rhodes for questioning U.S. claims that Iran attacked oil tankers near the Strait of H...
15:32, 06/15/2019

Trump warned Iran via Oman that U.S. attack imminent, called for talks: Iranian officials Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump through Oman overnight warning that a U.S...
12:32, 06/21/2019

Iran released 2017 image of falling drone claiming it to be latest attack: report An image posted by Iran’s official news agency purporting to show the US drone falling out of the sky after being hit by a missile actually shows anot...
05:00, 06/22/2019

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., w...
12:32, 05/17/2019

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Iran warned the United States on Saturday that any aggression against the Islamic republic would have serious consequences for US interests across the...
13:16, 06/22/2019

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions: Iran foreign minister Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a te...
21:32, 07/13/2019

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation ...
23:48, 07/19/2019

Trump's "Genocidal Taunts Won't End Iran," Says Iran Foreign Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday the "genocidal taunts" of US President Donald Trump will not "end Iran", as tensions spike b...
00:32, 05/21/2019

Iran to cut nuclear commitments 'strongly' if Europe does not keep promises: Iran MP If European countries do not meet their commitments under a nuclear deal then Iran will "strongly" take more steps to reduce its own obligations, a se...
13:16, 07/11/2019

America is trying to create 'Iran phobia': Iran's defence minister The United States is trying to create "Iran phobia", Iran’s defence minister Amir Hatami said on Friday, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency (...
12:16, 06/21/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US accuses Iran of trying to shoot down surveillance drone during suspected attacks The US military has accused Iran of trying to shoot down a US drone to disrupt surveillance during suspected attacks oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
13:32, 06/16/2019

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as acting...
05:00, 06/18/2019

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group ...
08:00, 05/20/2019

Iran’s president names new CEO of national carrier, Iran Air TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media say President Hassan Rouhani has appointed a new chief for the national carrier, Iran Air. The state-owned IRAN dail...
12:00, 05/06/2019

Iran shoots down US drone: What Iran and the United States are saying The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.  ...
06:32, 06/21/2019

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Huckab...
06:00, 06/15/2019

2 inmates in New Mexico charged with attempted murder after attack on prison guards The Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility remains on lockdown after two prison guards were attacked by several inmates Tuesday evening.  ...
08:32, 07/19/2019

Iran shoots down US drone: What we know about the tensions between the US and Iran The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.  ...
17:32, 06/20/2019

Iran is not looking for war with any country: Iran army chief Iran is not looking for war with any country, Iranian army chief Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said on Monday, according to the semi-official Mehr ...
09:16, 07/08/2019

Javid issues staunch defence of free press as row over Met commander attack rumbles on Sajid Javid today defended a "free press" amid a searing row over comments made by one of Scotland Yard's most senior figures who said newspapers coul...
13:00, 07/15/2019

US Navy assists 2 tankers after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman amid tensions with Iran Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both. ...
17:32, 06/13/2019

Oil tanker crews abandon ship after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman amid tensions with Iran Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both. ...
20:00, 06/13/2019

US 'launched cyber-attack on Iran weapons system' as Donald Trump backs away from conventional military strike in response to downing of drone US military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned US surveillance dro...
12:48, 06/23/2019

Iran tanker seizure: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warns Iran on 'dangerous path' after tanker is seized Tanker Stena Impero seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard in guerrilla-style attack Second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar, seized and later relea...
10:00, 07/20/2019

'Iran made a very big mistake': Trump tweets warning after US drone shot down in 'unprovoked attack' U.S.-Iranian tensions heightened Thursday when a U.S. Global Hawk spy drone was shot down by Iran's Revolutionary Guard.    ...
17:32, 06/20/2019

How dare you ask Mike Pompeo that question? The secretary of state has shown a talent for pretending Trump doesn't say what he said — and ragging on interviewers who have the temerity to ask him...
21:16, 06/17/2019

What war with Iran would look like If the long history of military conflict teaches us anything, it’s that wars, like marriages, are easier to get into than out. War with Iran would be ...
10:16, 05/17/2019

Don't You DARE Ask Nancy Pelosi Questions About Trump Nancy Pelosi deeply does not want to answer any more questions about Donald Trump, which she made clear while appearing at a forum today where she moc...
22:32, 06/11/2019

No, the iPhone won't 'dare to be square' first with its camera kit, nor will the Pixel 4 Remember the outcry when the first CAD-based image renders of the upcoming 2019 iPhone family hit the tape? What, a square camera area on the back, ho...
18:32, 06/17/2019

I Dare Porsche to Actually Build this Stunning 917 Concept Porsche unveiled a photo of this 917 concept in March to mark the 50th anniversary of the unveiling of the original 917, back in 1969. It released new...
01:32, 05/03/2019

Jeurys Familia now facing his next Mets dare Jeurys Familia’s pedigree and contract alone won’t be enough. For now, he’s going to have to prove he’s worthy of returning to his previous role as th...
02:32, 05/13/2019

The U.S. and Iran are Already at War Online When a U.S. Navy surveillance drone was shot down over the Strait of Hormuz on June 20, the U.S. blamed Iran. The commander of Iran’s Islamic Re...
13:32, 06/27/2019

It Sure Seems Like the U.S. Is Trying to Provoke Iran Into a War National Security Advisor John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have spent the last few weeks making the case that Iran is ramping up hostili...
17:48, 05/17/2019

What You Need to Know About the Iran Crisis President Trump approved and then canceled an attack on Iran with just minutes to spare. Here’s a guide to the crisis, with links to further reading....
03:00, 06/22/2019

U.S. and Iran do not want war, Iraqi PM says Neither the United States nor Iran want war and Iraq is in contact with both, Iraq's state news agency INA quoted Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi as s...
16:48, 05/14/2019

If Neither Trump Nor Iran Want War, What Do They Want Instead? Now that both Iran and the United States have announced what they do not want–war–the search is on for what they do. That’s always b...
15:00, 06/20/2019

US message to Iran: Don’t even think about it A POINTED WARNING: The United States deploys aircraft carriers to the Arabian Gulf all the time and regularly moves warplanes in and out of Al Udeid A...
20:00, 05/06/2019

"Find One": Mamata Banerjee's Dare After PM Says "40 Lawmakers In Touch" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment that 40 Trinamool lawmakers will join the BJP, has prompted Bengal chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to issue a da...
15:48, 04/30/2019

Man dies in ‘absolute agony’ 10 days after eating gecko on a dare Dad-of-three David Dowell was always known as a loveable larrikin and a man who would never back down from a dare, but one he took last year — when a ...
18:16, 07/02/2019

Iran shoots down US drone Iran says US ‘spy’ drone was flying in its airspace amid strained relations over last week’s oil tanker attacks Iran has shot down an US drone in the ...
11:48, 06/20/2019

GOP: Trump doesn’t want war with Iran Senate Republicans say that for all his bellicose rhetoric, President Donald Trump doesn't want a war — and neither do they. Some Republican hawks ar...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Germany to mediate in Iran Envoy Jens Plötner had been involved in drawing up the 2015 JCPOA treaty and went to Tehran with the aim of seeing it preserved. He was told that Iran...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Iran says it has shot down a US drone Iran's Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear ...
17:48, 06/20/2019

U.S. Launched Cyberattacks on Iran The U.S. covertly launched offensive cyber operations against an Iranian intelligence group’s computer systems on Thursday, the same day President Tru...
12:00, 06/23/2019

Iran says it will keep exporting oil despite U.S. pressure Iran will continue to export oil despite U.S. pressure aimed at reducing the country's crude shipments to zero, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said ...
14:32, 04/30/2019

What U.S. Sanctions on Iran’s Top Ayatollah Mean With the U.S. already sanctioning almost 1,000 Iranian entities, President Donald Trump had limited choices when he opted to impose new penalties to p...
19:48, 06/26/2019

Trump Has No Idea What Iran Is or Isn't Doing Today, on his way to a Pennsylvania rally, President Trump told reporters that there’s “no indication” that Iran is threatening the U.S., according to...
09:16, 05/21/2019

"There Won't Be Any War" With US, Says Iran's Supreme Leader Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday there would no war with the United States despite mounting tensions between the two arch ...
21:16, 05/14/2019

There will be no war as we don't want war, and no one can confront Iran: Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday he did not believe a war would break out in the region as Tehran did not want a conflic...
14:48, 05/18/2019

Trump says ‘I hope not’ about getting into war with Iran WASHINGTON – President Trump suggested Thursday that he wasn’t gunning for a military conflict with Iran.. “I hope not,” the president responded...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Iraqi PM says he wants to end tensions between Iran and US BAGHDAD (AP) — State-run Iraqi media is quoting Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi as saying that Baghdad will send delegations to the U.S. and Iran to h...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Iran's Supreme Leader says there will be no war with U.S. Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday Tehran does not seek war with the United States despite mounting tensions between the tw...
22:32, 05/14/2019

Oil Rises Again on U.S.-Iran Tensions Oil prices increased for a third straight day as rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran fueled worries of a disruption to Middle East oil supplies ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Pompeo in Russia: US does not want 'war with Iran' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US is not seeking conflict in Iran, after high-level talks in Russia. Meeting with President Vladimir Puti...
01:32, 05/15/2019

U.S. and Iran Are Targeting Each Other With Cyberattacks Donald Trump may have called off military strikes against Iran at the last minute, avoiding a dangerous war for now, but several reports have noted th...
21:16, 06/22/2019

Trump says it would be big mistake for Iran to try anything against U.S U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would "suffer greatly" if it targeted U.S. interests after Washington deployed an aircraft carrier a...
00:00, 05/14/2019

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior offici...
00:16, 06/14/2019

Iran says it will not surrender even if it is bombed Iran will not surrender to U.S. pressure and will not abandon its goals even if it is bombed, President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday, stepping up t...
02:16, 05/24/2019

Iran Disparages U.S. Over Sanctions President Hassan Rouhani said that the latest sanctions were pointless. Separately, the U.S. national security adviser accused Iran of being “a source...
14:48, 06/25/2019

Oil prices up on U.S.-Iran tensions Oil prices rose on Monday, extending vast gains last week prompted by tensions between Iran and the United States, as Washington was set to announce n...
11:32, 06/24/2019

Romney: War with Iran 'not going to happen' As tensions between the United States and Iran increase, Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday expressed confidence that war with the Middle Eastern country will...
17:16, 05/19/2019

Iran Complains To UN Over US Spy Drone Iran said Friday it had formally lodged a complaint to the UN Security Council over a US drone it says violated its airspace, Tasnim news agency repor...
04:48, 06/29/2019

Sen. Tom Cotton says US could win war against Iran in ‘two strikes’ GOP Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas predicted in a recent interview that the US would easily win a war against Iran in “two strikes.” Cotton’s comments ca...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Trump Says It Would Be Big Mistake For Iran To Try Anything Against US U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would "suffer greatly" if it targeted U.S. interests after Washington deployed an aircraft carrier a...
12:33, 05/14/2019

U.S. will keep looking to do more Iran sanctions: envoy The United States will continue with its maximum pressure campaign against Iran until Tehran changes its behavior, and will look for ways to impose ev...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Donald Trump: I'm not looking for war with Iran Donald Trump has said he is not seeking war with Tehran and indicated he was ready to defuse tensions by reaching a deal to bolster Iran's flagging ec...
19:32, 06/23/2019

No Talks With US 'Under Any Circumstances': Iran Iran will not hold talks with the United States "under any circumstances" while the rights of the Islamic republic are not respected, said an official...
02:48, 05/24/2019

US-Iran tensions escalating, here's what you need to know Oil prices are on the rise after OPEC indicated it's likely to continue production cuts. CNBC's Hadley Gamble sits down with Kelly Evans to ...
00:32, 05/21/2019

Iran Says It "Does Not Presently Believe In" Mediation With US Iran's foreign ministry on Tuesday insisted it did not currently see the need for mediation with the United States, as it played down the chances of a...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Japan's Abe Looks to Mediate Between U.S., Iran Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will seek to open a channel of communication between Iran and the U.S. as part of a diplomatic effort to prevent a ...
14:48, 06/12/2019

Iran’s Nuclear Program Iran’s nuclear capabilities have been the subject of global hand-wringing for more than two decades. While Iran’s leaders long insisted the country wa...
23:48, 05/08/2019

Libra cryptocurrency: dare you trust Facebook with your money? | John Naughton The social media giant’s foray into bitcoin territory – with some financial big hitters on board – should prompt suspicionWe’ve known for ages that so...
08:16, 06/23/2019

Rudy Giuliani: I dare Mueller to testify and explain when he found there was no collusion A day after special counsel Robert Mueller suggested that he would not be testifying in regard to his investigation into Russian hacking and President...
21:48, 05/30/2019

Fox News Host Simply Outraged That Anyone Would Dare Call Trump Racist Nothing but respect for my president—even when he says racist things! Never stop respecting him! Because calling the president racist is far more disr...
20:16, 07/17/2019

‘Cow kiss challenge’: Austria tells people to shun charity dare Agriculture minister issues warning after Swiss app encourages fundraising challengeThe Austrian government has warned internet users to shun an onlin...
00:16, 05/17/2019

Women’s World Cup misses the mark with patronizing ‘Dare to Shine’ slogan The women contesting the 2019 World Cup are unrelenting and unapologetic in pursuit of greatness — and are no different than champions in other sports...
20:00, 06/07/2019

Phil Neville rotation pays off as England dare to dream at World Cup Phil Neville had called on his players to top their group and "make a statement" against Japan — but England only managed part one in a peculiar match...
18:00, 06/20/2019

US Americans believe war with Iran is coming: poll More than half of Americans believe the US will go to war with Iran "within the next few years," according to a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll. Fewer ...
10:32, 05/22/2019

U.S. top security adviser says threat from Iran is not over The threat from Iran is not over but quick action from the United States has helped deter it, White House National Security Adviser John Bolton said o...
16:48, 05/30/2019

Iran 'almost certainly' sabotaged ships off UAE, Bolton says U.S. national security adviser Bolton said on Wednesday that ships sabotaged off the United Arab Emirates coast were attacked "almost certainly by Ira...
16:00, 05/29/2019

No Negotiations With US, Says Iran's Supreme Leader Iran will not negotiate with the United States, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday, after President Hassan Rouhani signalled talk...
10:32, 05/30/2019

Iran: We don't want war or escalation of tensions Iran's U.N. ambassador is calling the current situation "very dangerous" and says the United States should de-escalate tensions by stopping "its ...
01:00, 06/25/2019

UK says Iran tanker will be freed, unless it goes to Syria The UK has told Iran that an Iranian tanker seized by British forces off the coast of Gibraltar last week would be released, if Tehran guaranteed that...
20:16, 07/13/2019

Explainer: Why is Japan's Abe going to Iran? What can he accomplish? Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is due to visit Iran next week in an apparent mediation mission to ease tension between Iran and the United States....
13:32, 06/07/2019

Pompeo says willing to engage with Iran when time is right The United States will intensify its economic pressure on Iran until Tehran forgoes violence and engages with U.S. diplomatic efforts, U.S. Secretary ...
01:00, 06/23/2019

Iran violates nuclear deal — what comes next? Although Iran has increased its uranium stockpile, experts say Tehran is still a long way from a nuclear weapon. However, more uranium enrichment risk...
16:48, 07/03/2019

Trump: 'Iran better be careful President Donald Trump commented on Iran, the census, migrants, the British ambassador to the United States and the U.S. national team's win in t...
17:32, 07/08/2019

U.S. Delays Petrochemical Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration has delayed new, tougher sanctions on Iran’s petrochemical sector as it seeks to balance pressure on Tehran against rising te...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Iran and U.K. Talk Over Tanker Crisis The U.K. and Iran sought to defuse tensions over a detained Iranian oil tanker in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar but failed to resolve an...
21:16, 07/14/2019

Iran: We will enrich uranium to ‘any amount we want’ TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s president warned European partners in its faltering nuclear deal on Wednesday that Tehran will increase its enrichment of ...
12:48, 07/03/2019

U.S. and Iran's Hackers Are Trading Blows The loud saber rattling and increasing tension in the Persian Gulf is being felt acutely in cyberspace. Following reports that the U.S. carried out cy...
03:00, 06/25/2019

We must stop the US from going to war with Iran | Bernie Sanders Trump campaigned on getting the US out of ‘endless wars’ – but his administration is taking us down a path that makes war more and more likelyThe drum...
18:00, 06/22/2019

The Latest: Trump says if Iran wants to talk he's available The Latest on developments related to tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 5:45 p.m. President Donald Trump says that if Iran wants to talk...
17:16, 05/30/2019

Trump Imposes New Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration ordered new sanctions that aim to freeze the assets of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s office and several Iranian military comm...
03:00, 06/25/2019

Trump: Iran will never have a nuclear weapon US President Donald Trump has issued a warning to Iran after the country moved to increase uranium enrichment beyond the purity threshold reached in a...
14:32, 07/08/2019

Top Republican: Iran is 'miscalculating,' Trump 'knows what he has to do' Iranian officials are blundering as they try to counter President Trump’s maximum pressure campaign without triggering a retaliation, a congressional ...
07:16, 06/21/2019

Pelosi says Americans have ‘no appetite’ for war with Iran Congressional leaders said they were troubled by Iran’s decision to shoot down an American surveillance drone and worried it could lead to another war...
05:16, 06/21/2019

Oil rises on Iran's new nuclear threats Oil prices firmed on Monday on tensions over Iran's nuclear program but gains were capped by concerns about global economic growth and consequent...
19:16, 07/08/2019

Trump says Iran strikes would not have been 'proportionate' The US president said he did not greenlight strikes on Iran because he was told 150 people would have been killed. The US has also reportedly called f...
03:16, 06/22/2019

U.S. sanctions on Iran are biting: Bolton Iran is feeling the effects of existing U.S. sanctions as President Donald Trump prepares to impose more of them from Monday, his National Security Ad...
13:32, 06/23/2019

Turkey offers to mediate between US, Iran ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he is willing to mediate between the United States and Iran to ease tensions over Iran...
19:16, 07/04/2019

UK says Iran tried to intercept British tanker Iran has tried to intercept a British oil tanker, forcing a Royal Navy warship to intervene, the UK said. Meanwhile, the captain of an Iranian tanker ...
21:32, 07/11/2019

U.S. says no more sanctions waivers for Iran oil purchases The United States will not grant any more waivers to any countries that would allow them to buy Iranian oil without facing U.S. sanctions, a senior U....
20:32, 05/08/2019

Iran nuclear deal: what has Tehran said and what happens next? Hassan Rouhani’s move to alter commitments amid crippling US sanctions outlinedLive: follow the latest US politics newsIran has suspended commitments ...
20:32, 05/08/2019

Many in Iran Don't Expect War With U.S., but See Suffering Ahead Money changers in Iran’s capital, who have long had their finger on the pulse of public sentiment, don’t expect a war with the U.S.—and instead say th...
00:32, 05/28/2019

Trump says he is not looking for regime change in Iran President Trump said the U.S. was not looking for regime change in Iran after weeks of escalating tension and the deployment of additional American tr...
21:48, 05/27/2019

The Latest: US would talk with Iran ‘with no preconditions’ BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (all times local): 1:20 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pah...
15:48, 06/02/2019

How a drone's flight took the US and Iran to the brink of war The incident came close to sparking a war, with a planned retaliatory attack – but with Trump’s top advisers reportedly split, doubts seemed to set in...
19:48, 06/21/2019

US Says Prepared To Talk To Iran "With No Preconditions" US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday his country was ready to talk with Tehran "with no preconditions", but there was no indication if liftin...
03:48, 06/03/2019

Iran says U.S. must offer new incentives if it wants new concessions If the United States wants Iran to offer concessions that go beyond the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal, Washington must offer incentives that also exc...
10:48, 06/24/2019

The U.S. and Iran Are Backing Down From a Fight, Rhetorically The U.S. and Iran moved to defuse rising tensions Friday after a tense 24 hours in which the world waited to see if President Donald Trump would autho...
19:32, 06/21/2019

Trump says he’d set no pre-conditions for talks with Iran President Trump said he won’t place pre-conditions on talks with Iran to end the standoff between the two countries but remains adamant that the...
19:48, 06/23/2019

China says US ‘further aggravated’ tension on Iran BEIJING (AP) — China says the U.S. has “further aggravated” tensions over the Iran nuclear issue. Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang s...
14:48, 05/08/2019

Trump: Iran would like to make a deal President Donald Trump says Iran wants to make a deal. Trump, in a news conference in Tokyo on Monday, sais Iran's economy has taken a major down...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Opinion: US-Iran escalation a threat, but war unlikely The world is on edge over heightened tensions between the US and Iran. But that doesn't mean military confrontation is imminent, writes Rainer Hermann...
20:00, 05/12/2019

The US is sending a ton of firepower to take on Iran — here's everything headed its way US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeff Sherman In response to the threat of a possible attack on US forces by Iran, the US mil...
04:16, 05/08/2019

Senate set to shelve Iran debate Senate Democrats will not be granted a vote on an amendment that would require congressional approval for any military intervention in Iran, according...
21:32, 06/24/2019

'The conflict in the Middle East is Iran vs. everyone else' Timothy Snyder, a professor of history at Yale University, is a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. His most recent book i...
03:16, 06/22/2019

Can an enhanced INSTEX really work for Iran? The EU's plan to continue trading with Iran in defiance of US sanctions has, so far, come up short. Tehran wants oil included in the new barter system...
15:32, 07/12/2019

Trump says he's not looking for war with Iran: NBC News interview President Donald Trump said on Friday he is not looking for war with Iran, but he warned that if a conflict did occur it would result in "obliteration...
01:48, 06/22/2019

Donald Trump says US is not seeking war with Iran President tells UK officials he wants to engage in talks with Tehran to broaden nuclear dealDonald Trump has told British officials he is not seeking ...
06:16, 06/06/2019

Bolton says Iran 'almost certainly' sabotaged ships off UAE U.S. national security adviser Bolton said on Wednesday that ships sabotaged off the United Arab Emirates coast were attacked "almost certainly by Ira...
09:32, 05/29/2019

Pompeo: 'We do not seek war' with Iran but U.S. will defend itself The United States does not want to go to war with Iran but will retaliate if the country attacks American citizens or interests, Secretary of State Mi...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Trump says he stopped airstrike on Iran because 150 would die US president tweets that he intervened 10 minutes before planned retaliatory attackDonald Trump has said he cancelled an airstrike on Iran with 10 min...
17:48, 06/21/2019

Trump Says He's 'In No Hurry' to Confront Iran President Trump said he called off a retaliatory military strike on Iran just 10 minutes before its planned start after learning 150 people would be k...
21:00, 06/21/2019

US hits Iran with cyberattack: Reports The US reportedly launched a cyberattack on Iran in response to the downing of an unmanned drone. Cybersecurity firms have also reported a rise in Ira...
11:48, 06/23/2019

Trump imposes new sanctions on Iran: What we know now President Donald Trump just announced new sanctions on Iran. Here's what we know so far about Iran-US tensions.       &...
19:32, 06/24/2019

Kremlin calls for restraint in U.S.-Iran row Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Friday urged all sides to show restraint in the situation around Iran and said Moscow was concerned about rising te...
12:32, 06/21/2019

U.S. and Iran set to clash at U.N. nuclear watchdog The United States will use an emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's board on Wednesday to raise pressure on Iran over breaches of its nucle...
13:32, 07/10/2019

Why the U.S.-Iran Conflict Is Now Coming to a Head In 2015, Iran agreed to limit its nuclear program, bowing to harsh international sanctions. For the past year, it’s continued to abide by those terms ...
23:48, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local...
12:00, 05/26/2019

EU mechanism for trade with Iran 'now operational' The EU has created a mechanism that will allow European countries to trade with Iran despite US sanctions. The move is an attempt to show good will to...
23:32, 06/28/2019

UK Says Iran's Seizure Of Oil Tanker Is "Tit-For-Tat Situation" London on Saturday urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a British-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani water...
02:00, 07/21/2019

Pompeo: U.S. President Trump does not want war with Iran The United States will maintain its pressure campaign on Iran and continue to deter aggression in the region but does not want the conflict with Tehra...
00:32, 06/19/2019

Iran says it will never build a nuclear weapon Minister says Islam forbids such a move as country prepares to breach nuclear dealIran will never pursue a nuclear weapon, its foreign minister has cl...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Old grudges, new weapons… is the US on the brink of war with Iran? While American hawks talk up an ‘imminent’ threat from Tehran with no hard evidence, echoing the start of the Iraq conflict, hardliners are in the asc...
16:32, 05/18/2019

Donald Trump Says Any US War With Iran Would Not Last Long US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was "not talking boots on the ground" should military action be necessary against Iran, and said any co...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Trump tries to tamp down talk of war with Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Iran Says New U.S. Sanctions End Any Chance of Diplomacy Iran said new U.S. sanctions on its supreme leader closed the door on diplomacy and threatened global stability, as American officials renewed efforts...
14:48, 06/25/2019

Iran claims to have shot down US spy drone Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards claimed Thursday to have shot down an "intruding American spy drone" after it entered Iranian airspace, amid increas...
09:00, 06/20/2019

Iran says it aided an oil tanker in distress After US intelligence raised fears that a foreign tanker was forced into Iranian waters over the weekend, Iran said it assisted a vessel suffering a t...
03:32, 07/18/2019

US cracks down Iran's uranium enrichment The US has renewed most of its sanction waivers for the Iran nuclear program, but it has banned two key operations. It wants to stop Iran producing en...
03:48, 05/04/2019

Saudis say they don’t want war, but will not hesitate to defend themselves against Iran Adel al-Jubeir, the minister of state for foreign affairs, spoke a week after four oil tankers-- two of them Saudi-- were targeted in an alleged act o...
15:48, 05/19/2019

U.S. tells Europe: Choose between us or Iran U.S. special envoy to Iran Brian Hook made his comments as European officials met in Vienna Friday to discuss the beleaguered nuclear deal before Iran...
14:16, 06/28/2019

No U.S. aircraft operated over Iran, U.S. military says The U.S. military did not fly over Iranian airspace on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, after a news website run by Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard...
10:00, 06/20/2019

A conflict with Iran would not be like the Iraq War. It would be worse. The dispute between a U.S. administration led by a tough-talking Republican president and an embattled but antagonistic Middle Eastern power has remin...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Trump tells aides he does not want U.S. war with Iran U.S. President Donald Trump has told his top advisers he does not want to get the United States involved in a war with Iran, three U.S. officials said...
06:48, 05/17/2019

With Iran, sometimes the logical explanation is the correct one Iran would like the world to think that the attacks on two tankers off its Gulf coast are shrouded in uncertainty. "Suspicious doesn't begin to descri...
15:48, 06/14/2019

Oil falls as Iran tensions seen easing Oil prices turned lower on Tuesday, falling more than 3% after U.S. President Donald Trump said progress has been made with Iran, signaling tensions c...
04:48, 07/17/2019

Iran says U.S. may have shot down its own drone by mistake Iran denied it lost a drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the United States said it had 'destroyed' an Iranian drone that was threatening a ...
11:00, 07/19/2019

Once again Iraq caught up in U.S.-Iran tension When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered...
16:48, 05/18/2019

Iran says there will be no war with United States: IRNA There will not be any military confrontation between Iran and the United States, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council was quoted ...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Democrats warn Trump against war with Iran The White House's sudden moves in the Mideast sparked alarm from Congress on Wednesday as key Democrats warned President Donald Trump off war wit...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Trump vows to ‘end’ Iran if it threatens US again President Trump threatened to destroy Iran in a tweet sent in the wake of reports that a rocket was fired into Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green...
01:00, 05/20/2019

Donald Trump Says Iran "Will Want To Talk Soon" President Donald Trump on Wednesday predicted that Iran will "soon" want to negotiate and denied any discord in the White House over moves that critic...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Iran slams new US sanctions, says they mean end of diplomacy Iran on Tuesday slammed the Trump administration over new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's supreme leader and other top officials....
04:32, 06/26/2019

War With Iran Might Be More Costly Than Trump Thinks When Iranian state television broadcast images of the destroyed U.S. spy drone it shot down over the strait of Hormuz it served two purposes. One was ...
14:16, 06/26/2019

Trump says Iran still takes threats seriously President Donald Trump says Iran still takes his threats seriously even after he decided against approving strikes in retaliation for Tehran's do...
04:00, 06/26/2019

Trump says U.S. is 'very prepared' with regard to Iran President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States was very prepared with regard to Iran, as tensions ramped up after attacks on several oil tan...
00:32, 06/19/2019

PM Abe says Japan wants to develop ties with Iran Japan would like to maintain, and develop, its traditionally friendly ties with Iran, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad...
09:16, 05/16/2019

Iran says it has captured a British oil tanker Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said its navy has captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Follow here for the latest....
22:00, 07/19/2019

Pompeo says Iran needs to 'come to the table' for talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that the United States needed Iran to "come to the table" for negotiations, amid rising tensions be...
20:16, 07/19/2019

Tankers Off Iran Hit by Suspected Torpedoes Two tankers were damaged in attacks off the coast of Iran, including one operated by a Japanese company, on a day when Tehran rebuffed attempts by Jap...
18:48, 06/13/2019

Trump: I ‘hope’ US doesn’t go to war with Iran President Trump on Wednesday said he hopes the US will not go to war with Iran — but that if the two nations end up in military conflict, America’s us...
18:00, 06/26/2019

Analysis: US- Iran relations need calm Escalating tensions between the United States and Iran posing "a pretty dangerous situation," says former U.S. Diplomat Christopher Hill. "There cert...
10:16, 06/19/2019

Iran Says There Will Be No War With United States: Report There will not be any military confrontation between Iran and the United States, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council was quoted ...
12:00, 06/19/2019

Congress clamors for more intel on Iran The Trump administration is working to organize an all-senators briefing on a “credible” threat to U.S. interests by Iran, Senate Majority Whip John T...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Supreme Leader Says Iran Won't Back Down From U.S. Iran’s supreme leader said his country wouldn’t back down in the face of U.S. sanctions, days after President Trump targeted him personally with a new...
20:16, 06/26/2019

Iran defends execution of gay people The US and Germany have condemned Iran after its foreign minister defending the policy of execution for gay people. The issue erupted after a pointed ...
10:32, 06/12/2019

U.S. lawmakers lament: 'All of us are in the dark over here' on Iran Members of the U.S. Congress complained on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's administration has not shared enough information with them as tension...
02:16, 05/15/2019

McConnell to allow vote on Iran war authorization Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he will allow a vote that could block use of military force against Iran without congressional app...
22:32, 06/26/2019

Once again, Iraq caught up in tensions between US and Iran As tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalate, there are concerns Iraq could once again get caught in the power play, just as it is on the path to re...
07:16, 05/18/2019

US policy toward Iran is all stick and no carrot The motorcycle zipped past our taxi as we headed to Tyre in southern Lebanon, veering off the road onto a dirt track leading up into the hills. The pa...
11:32, 06/15/2019

Iran’s spiritual power play Iran’s religious leaders have been moving to expand their influence over the Shiite Muslim establishment in neighboring Iraq in a gamble aimed at gain...
00:32, 05/06/2019

Top Democrat Pelosi: U.S. has no appetite to go to war with Iran U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday the United States has no appetite to go to war with Iran, after Tehran shot down a...
18:16, 06/20/2019

Germany looks to 'lead' US-Iran talks European powers hope to broker a new round of negotiations between the United States and Iran in a bid to prevent the collapse of the 2015 nuclear dea...
23:16, 06/08/2019

Pentagon chief: Iran not just a US problem In response to attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iran is not just a U.S. prob...
04:48, 06/15/2019

New US sanctions on ayatollah mean the end of diplomacy, Iran says Iran said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to impose sanctions on the country's supreme leader and other top officials permanently closed the path...
09:32, 06/25/2019

Concern grows over UAE oil tanker last seen off Iran Vessel stopped transmitting its location on Saturday, when it was pointing towards IranTracking data showing an oil tanker that was heading towards Ir...
16:32, 07/16/2019

Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy New U.S. sanctions against Iran's supreme leader and foreign minister have closed off diplomacy, Iran said on Tuesday, blaming the United States for a...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Qatar urges de-escalation in U.S.-Iran row Qatar and other countries have been talking to both Iran and the United States about de-escalation, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulr...
23:16, 06/09/2019

Trump more cautious than his top advisers on Iran President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for suc...
12:48, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Iran FM warns US against war with his country The Latest on tensions between Iran and the U.S. and developments in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Iran's foreign minister is w...
12:32, 06/10/2019

Israel Presses the Case Against Iran, but Not for War Israel has quietly played an instrumental role in the escalating tensions in the Middle East. But analysts say it wants to pressure Iran, not start a ...
07:48, 05/17/2019

Iran 'shoots down US drone over its territory' Iran's Revolutionary Guards have shot down a US drone, the elite force's news website claimed Thursday. However, the US military denied flying over Ir...
10:16, 06/20/2019

Iran dismisses possibility of conflict, says does not want war Iran's top diplomat dismissed the possibility of war erupting in the region at a time of escalating confrontation with the United States, saying Tehra...
21:00, 05/18/2019

Shanahan: US Iran stance for deterrence, not war Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan says the United States stance on Iran is for "deterrence, not for war.' His comments come after he ...
02:32, 05/22/2019

Indications from U.S. and Iran that "things will end well": Iraqi PM Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday he was getting indications from talks with both the United States and Iran that "things will end...
16:48, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Iran doesn’t seek war but will act if necessary Iran says it does not seek war but reserves its right under the U.N. Charter “to take all appropriate necessary measures against any hostile act viola...
00:16, 06/21/2019

Trump playing down threat of war with Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could ...
06:48, 05/17/2019

China backs Iran during U.S. tensions China offered strong support to Iran on Friday, with its top diplomat telling Iran's foreign minister that China opposes unilateral sanctions and supp...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Iran says now isn’t ‘suitable’ time for talks with US Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected holding talks with the US to end the standoff between the two countries even though President Trump said he&...
00:16, 05/22/2019

Iran Says It Will Pass a Uranium Cap. Is It a Threat? What Happens Next? Responding to American sanctions, Iran said it would break a 300-kilogram limit on its uranium stockpile under the 2015 nuclear accord, a significant ...
23:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. does not want war with Iran, continues diplomacy: Pompeo While it is "unmistakable" that Iran was responsible for the attacks on two tankers last week, the United States does not want to go to war with Tehra...
16:00, 06/16/2019

Iran claims to have arrested 17 CIA spies Tehran says some of the Iranians allegedly spying for US have been sentenced to deathSeventeen Iranian nationals allegedly recruited by the CIA to spy...
15:00, 07/22/2019

The director of Blumhouse's Truth Or Dare is making a Magic 8 Ball horror movie The Transformers movies were printing money for a while there, leading every toy company to believe that every toy and board game should also be made ...
03:32, 06/04/2019

Tourist Infected by Brain-Invading Parasite After Eating Slug on a Dare in Hawaii Hawaii health officials are warning residents and visitors to avoid slugs, snails, and rats after the Center for Disease Control (CDC) found that thre...
05:32, 06/01/2019

Images of Missiles at Sea Set Off Debate Over Iran Threat The photographs fueled fears that Iran would fire missiles at U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf. But some said the moves could be defensive acts ag...
04:32, 05/16/2019

Iran renews threats against US as tensions escalate Iran has renewed its threats against the United States on Saturday, saying that it will not permit its borders to be violated. “Iran will firmly...
17:00, 06/22/2019

Iran’s foreign minister says US sanctions ‘unacceptable’ TOKYO (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister says his country is committed to an international nuclear deal but that the escalating U.S. sanctions are &...
08:00, 05/16/2019

The U.S. meant to isolate Iran, but it looks increasingly isolated itself The United States has spent almost two years trying to persuade Europe to join a “maximum pressure” campaign against Iran, but European nations have g...
08:00, 05/16/2019

Analysis: Iran to break limits on enrichment Iran announced Sunday it will increase its uranium enrichment to an unspecified level beyond the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, fur...
17:32, 07/07/2019

AP sources: Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Dems on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will hear from former CIA director John Brennan about the situation in Iran, inviting him to speak amid heightened c...
05:48, 05/19/2019

US-China trade war, Iran to overshadow G20 talks World leaders are gathering in Japan for what is expected to be a highly divisive G20 summit. Tensions over Iran and the long-running trade war betwee...
04:00, 06/28/2019

US-Iran tensions put world 'on brink of serious catastrophe' The president of Iraq has warned that the world is “on the brink of serious catastrophe” as tensions between Iran and the US escalate in t...
21:32, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 2-Iran dismisses possibility of conflict, says does not want war Iran's top diplomat dismissed the possibility of war erupting in the region at a time of escalating confrontation with the United States, saying Tehra...
23:00, 05/18/2019

US sanctions on Iran are 'deliberately provocative,' expert says U.S. President Donald Trump's sanctions on Iran and deployment of a carrier strike group to the region are "deliberately provocative," says Jarre...
10:48, 05/10/2019

Why It Matters That Iran Is Busting Its Nuclear Caps A little over a year after President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from a landmark nuclear agreement with Iran, Tehran’s government responded by brea...
15:32, 07/08/2019

Europeans Race to Establish Trade With Iran With Tehran threatening to breach limits set in the nuclear deal, Europeans are scrambling to restore some of the economic benefits Iran was promised....
15:00, 06/27/2019

Trump says he hopes for no war as US-Iran tensions escalate President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for suc...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Iran "Never Seeks War" With US Says President Rouhani: Report Iran "never seeks war" with the United States, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday amid a spike in tensions between the two countries. Emmanue...
09:32, 06/26/2019

Iran Threat Debate Is Set Off by Images of Missiles at Sea The photographs fueled fears that Iran would fire missiles at U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf. But some said the moves could be defensive acts ag...
06:00, 05/16/2019

Iran hints at further steps against nuclear deal Iran’s deputy foreign minister says that his nation will take another step impacting its compliance with its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers...
14:48, 07/07/2019

Bolton Says Iran Is Likely Responsible for Oil Tanker Attacks John R. Bolton, President Trump’s national security adviser, accused Iran on Wednesday of being behind reported attacks on ships off the coast of the ...
11:48, 05/29/2019

Pompeo crashes E.U. meeting but changes few minds on Iran The unplanned visit pits Secretary of State Mike Pompeo against European foreign ministers who fear that the United States and Iran are inching toward...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Iran war 'not going to happen' despite rising tensions, says Romney Revolutionary Guards chief: Iran was not pursuing war eitherOpinion: Trump supporters don’t want war with IranMitt Romney has joined the commander of...
18:16, 05/19/2019

Iran: No more 'deadlines' to save nuclear deal Iran has begun enriching uranium and has said a third deliberate violation of the 2015 nuclear deal could come. It has called on the other signatories...
13:16, 07/08/2019

The Latest: Bolton says US ‘prudence’ on Iran isn’t weakness TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 1:30 p.m. U.S. National Security Advis...
14:32, 06/23/2019

John Bolton says Iran is 'almost certainly' behind oil tanker 'attacks' US President Trump's national security adviser did not provide evidence but claimed Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf. Tehran...
20:16, 05/29/2019

Bolton Signals Caution Over U.S. Tensions With Iran The White House isn’t planning a military offensive response to a U.S. assessment that Iran was behind recent attacks on tankers off the U.A.E., natio...
11:16, 05/29/2019

Oil Prices Jump After Iran's Tanker Seizure Crude prices climbed as investors reacted to the latest escalation in tensions between Iran and the West after Tehran announced the seizure of a Briti...
16:32, 07/22/2019

Any conflict in region could spread: Iran general Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably, a senior Iranian military commander was cited as saying on Sunday by the semi-official news...
10:00, 06/23/2019

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran The president’s statement came during a briefing on the rising tensions with Tehran, and officials said he was firm in saying he did not want a milita...
20:32, 05/16/2019

Congressional leaders get classified briefing on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders received a classified briefing on Iran from the White House Thursday following criticism that lawmakers have b...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Iran says 'there will be no war' as US warns of risk to civilian aircraft Zarif: nobody suffering from ‘hallucination’ of taking on IranUS: potential for ‘miscalculation or misidentification’ of planesIran’s foreign minister...
16:32, 05/18/2019

U.S. has heard nothing from Iran on overtures for talks -official The United States is "sitting by the phone" but has heard no message yet from Iran that it is willing to accept President Donald Trump's overtures for...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Trump Plans 'Major' Iran Sanctions President Trump tweeted that he plans to impose “major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday,” following his decision to call off a military attack o...
01:48, 06/23/2019

Iran ‘almost certainly’ sabotaged oil tankers off UAE Bolton claims ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Donald Trump’s national security adviser said Wednesday there was “no reason” for Iran to back out...
10:32, 05/29/2019

Iran executes 'defense contractor' over spying for the CIA Jalal Hajizavar was hanged at a prison near Tehran after documents and spying equipment were found at his home, news agencies reported. The death happ...
02:48, 06/23/2019

U.S. House speaker: Congress has not approved war against Iran The Trump administration does not have congressional authorization to go to war against Iran, the Democratic leader of the U.S. House of Representativ...
21:16, 05/16/2019

John Bolton says UAE tanker attacks were 'almost certainly from Iran' Tensions have spiked this month following the tanker attack, which UAE authorities described as sabotage, and a subsequent drone attack on Saudi oil p...
10:48, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Iran’s Guard says it can hit warships in region TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and I...
13:32, 05/17/2019

Once again, Iraq caught up in escalating US-Iran tensions When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered...
00:00, 05/18/2019

Iran claims right to respond to ‘unacceptable’ US sanctions Iran’s foreign minister says it has the right to respond to “unacceptable” sanctions imposed by the Trump administration after the U.S. withdrew from ...
14:16, 05/16/2019

| Iran warns Trump against 'illusion' of short war Iran's foreign minister has warned US President Donald Trump he is mistaken to think a war between their countries would be short, as Washington seeks...
23:16, 06/27/2019

Trump says he wants talks with Iran, not a military showdown BLAMING BOLTON: The White House disputes the narrative that national security adviser John Bolton is pushing President Trump into a military confronta...
18:16, 05/16/2019

WH warns Iran it won't like the response to action White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Thursday that President Donald Trump would like to see "behavioral change" from Iran. She also warned t...
19:16, 05/16/2019

The Trump administration is trying to make war with Iran inevitable We should view Iran’s recent posturing for what it is: retaliation to the Trump administration’s unnecessary and deliberate provocationLast night, in ...
18:00, 06/22/2019

U.S. Bolsters Its Gulf Defenses to Counter Iran The U.S. military plans to deploy a Patriot antimissile system to the Persian Gulf area and will beef up its naval presence in response to growing thr...
02:48, 05/11/2019

'We only want to sell our oil,' Iran official says before nuclear talks Iran's main demand in talks aimed at saving its nuclear deal is to be able to sell its oil at the same levels that it did before Washington withdrew f...
22:16, 06/27/2019

Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" base...
00:48, 05/29/2019

House Democratic, GOP leaders weigh in on Iran Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy weighed in Thursday on the growing tensions between the U.S. and Iran. (May...
20:16, 05/16/2019

No "Boots On The Ground" In Iran Dispute, Says Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he was "not talking boots on the ground" should he take military action against Iran and that he ha...
04:32, 06/27/2019

| Iran nuclear deal in danger of 'disintegration' Iran's announcement that it expects to break limits on its stockpile on enriched uranium this week has once again highlighted the fragility of the har...
09:16, 06/26/2019

US Stance On Iran ''Deterrence, Not About War'': Pentagon Chief The US defence chief said President Donald Trump's administration was seeking to deter Iran but not start a war, after he briefed members of Congress....
05:32, 05/22/2019

What shooting down a $110M US drone tells us about Iran While America's military is by no means threatened in the long term by Iran, instances like the downing of the drone show that Tehran can sometimes ha...
11:00, 06/25/2019

How Trump's sanctions are crippling Iran's economy The US move to reimpose sanctions on Iran and choke off the last remaining sources of Tehran's oil revenue has crippled the Iranian economy. For many ...
20:16, 06/24/2019

Trump says there’s ‘no indication’ of threatening actions by Iran “If they do something, it’ll be met with great force. But we have no indication that they will,” Trump told reporters Monday outside the White House....
14:32, 05/21/2019

Trump Imposes New Economic Sanctions on Iran The president has said he wants to tighten sanctions in the hopes of driving Tehran into negotiations on a deal to place additional limits on its nucl...
19:48, 06/24/2019

How the Trump administration got into a showdown with Iran that could lead to war Sergei Chirikov/Pool via REUTERS; GOL/Capital Pictures/MediaPunch/AP Democratic lawmakers have expressed concern about a potential war with Iran amid...
00:48, 07/02/2019

| US will sanction Iran foreign minister: official The United States will blacklist Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and block "billions" more in Iranian assets as part of expanded sanction...
14:16, 06/25/2019

The Latest: US cites ‘credible’ threats from Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The U.S. military says American troops in Iraq and Syria are n...
01:00, 05/15/2019

UK's Hunt says if Iran breaks nuclear deal we are out as well If Iran breaks the nuclear deal then Britain is out of it as well, British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Monday after Tehran said it had amasse...
21:32, 07/01/2019

Trump willing to negotiate when Iran is 'ready' for talks The US would "certainly negotiate" with Iran if Tehran made a move, US President Donald Trump said after downplaying the Iran threat. Separately, Iran...
06:32, 05/21/2019

Global worries flare over whether US sliding toward Iran war A senior officer in the U.S.-led military coalition combating the Islamic State says there is no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq o...
04:16, 05/15/2019

Iran will be met with ‘great force’ if it moves against U.S.: Trump Trump told reporters as he departed the White House for an event in Pennsylvania that he was willing to have talks with Iran "when they're ready" but ...
06:00, 05/21/2019

Trump says he does not need congressional approval to strike Iran President Trump said on Monday that he believes he has the authority to launch a military operation against Iran without congressional approval. Trump...
05:16, 06/25/2019

Trump: Iran actions will be met with great force President Donald Trump is threatening to meet provocations by Iran with "great force," but says he's also willing to negotiate. (May 20)  &...
04:16, 05/21/2019

Trump and Iran may be on the brink of a war that would likely be devastating to both sides Jonathan Ernst/Reuters The US could be on the brink of war with Iran after weeks of rising tensions. The US has sent bombers, an aircraft-carrier st...
22:32, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Trump tightens sanctions on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): President Donald Trump signs an executiv...
18:48, 06/24/2019

Trump: Iran will be met with 'great force' if it moves against U.S U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attempted anything against U.S. interests in the Middle East, ad...
02:48, 05/21/2019

Iran's Zarif says 'B-Team' wants war, not diplomacy, with Tehran Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in a tweet after U.S. imposed new sanctions on Tehran, said on Monday hawkish politicians close to U.S. ...
21:48, 06/24/2019

Iran-US tensions are reaching new heights – and neither is likely to blink Long-term standoff threatens to turn into crisis after alleged sabotage of two Saudi tankers A festering four-year war, crippling sanctions, threats t...
02:32, 05/14/2019

Trump warns Iran after vessels sabotaged off UAE President Donald Trump is warning Iran, saying that if Tehran does "anything" in the form of an attack "they will suffer greatly."    ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Oil prices steady as US-Iran tensions weigh Oil prices were steady on Tuesday, supported by worries over conflict between Iran and the United States but pressured by concerns about a potential d...
06:32, 06/25/2019

Iran 'threat' has diminished, says US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan credits US show of forceRemarks appear to be a sign tension is easingThe acting US defence secretary has claimed that the alleged thr...
00:48, 05/22/2019

Iran Will Enrich Uranium "As Much As Necessary": Hassan Rouhani President Hassan Rouhani said Iran will exceed on Sunday the uranium enrichment limit it agreed in a 2015 deal with major powers, raising it "as much ...
12:00, 07/03/2019

Factbox: Iran nuclear row - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran says it has breached the limit of its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers, a move which ultimately could lead to the ...
16:48, 07/02/2019

Rouhani: Iran Will Enrich Uranium to ‘Any Amount We Want’ (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s president warned European partners in its faltering nuclear deal on Wednesday that Tehran will increase its enrich...
14:00, 07/03/2019

US says Iran threats are ‘on hold’ after deploying bombers Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iranian threats against US forces in the Middle East have been “put on hold” after the Trum...
00:16, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Shanahan: US not rushing into Iran confrontation WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration’s Iran policy (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Iran will enrich uranium to 'any amount we want': Rouhani Iran's president warned European partners in its faltering nuclear deal on Wednesday that Tehran will increase its enrichment of uranium to "any ...
16:16, 07/03/2019

What Europe Can and Can’t Do to Save the Iran Nuclear Deal European countries were key to negotiating the landmark 2015 international accord that restricted Iran’s nuclear program in return for relief from san...
18:48, 05/14/2019

Iran Accuses U.S. of Framing It for Tanker Sabotage Attacks on oil tankers and facilities in the Persian Gulf have set the Middle East on edge, as Iranian officials accused officials in the Trump admini...
19:48, 05/14/2019

Risk of a miscalculation in US-Iran relations is 'overstated' America's response to the drone shootdown has been "very moderate" given the potential for "more robust military action," says Scott Nations of N...
09:48, 06/25/2019

Iran's Rouhani rejects talks with Washington Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for negot...
17:48, 05/21/2019

Rouhani: Iran to enrich uranium to 'any amount' it wants Iran's president has warned Europe and the United States that it would completely ignore enrichment limits after Sunday. France warned that Iran would...
18:32, 07/03/2019

Futures Now: Oil jumps on rising tensions with Iran "Futures Now" Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, discuss where they see crude oil prices headed amid geopolitica...
20:00, 05/14/2019

"Would I Do That?" Trump On Report Of US Sending 120,000 Troops To Iran President Donald Trump on Monday rejected a report that he is considering sending 120,000 troops to counter Iran, but didn't rule out deploying "a hel...
21:16, 05/14/2019

Donald Trump threatens 'official end of Iran' In a provocative tweet, the US president described retaliation that would mark "the official end of Iran." Iran has remained defiant, saying "genocida...
22:16, 05/20/2019

Japan PM Abe considering visit to Iran as early as mid-June: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering visiting Iran as early as mid-June, NHK national television said on Friday, as international concern...
09:00, 05/24/2019

Why US-Iran tension won’t spoil summer jaunts If you don’t think the oil and gasoline industry has changed dramatically, consider this. Tensions in the Middle East have risen sharply in recent mon...
08:16, 07/05/2019

Trump warns Iran not to threaten US or it will face ‘end’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — President Donald Trump has warned Iran not to threaten the U.S. again or it’ll face its “official end,&...
09:48, 05/20/2019

Tom Cotton said retaliatory strikes against Iran were ‘warranted’ Sen. Tom Cotton on Sunday said militarily strikes against Iran last week were “warranted” and urged the administration to be skeptical when dealing wi...
20:32, 06/23/2019

Marianne Williamson warns that US elections could become more like Iran's Sean Rayford/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson warned that American elections could become more like voting in count...
14:48, 07/06/2019

Iran to EU: This is the 'last chance' to save nuclear deal Iran warned the European Union on Friday that it will further reduce its commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal if the payment system meant to bypass U....
08:16, 06/29/2019

Pompeo seeks 'global coalition' against Iran US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making surprise visits to Saudi Arabia and the UAE to ensure they are "strategically aligned" on Iran. It comes a...
06:16, 06/24/2019

Iran: UK ‘should be scared’ of retaliation over seized tanker Iran said Saturday the United Kingdom should be “scared” of possible retaliation after the Royal Marines captured an Iranian supertanker i...
19:32, 07/06/2019

Saudis say they will defend themselves, as Trump warns Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia does not want war but will not hesitate to defend itself against Iran, a top Saudi diplomat said Sunday aft...
07:48, 05/20/2019

Top Iranian official: Iran will 'defend against any war efforts' Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday his country would defend itself against any potential war that might arise between the U.S. ...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Iran halts some commitments under nuclear deal Iran has officially stopped some commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers following an order from its national security council, an inf...
22:48, 05/15/2019

US war against Iran is impossible, claims Iranian general Revolutionary Guards chief says presence of US aircraft carrier in Gulf poses no threatThe deployment of a US aircraft carrier to Iran’s regional wate...
00:32, 05/13/2019

Iran prepares to ramp up uranium enrichment Iran has suggested that it will boost uranium enrichment to 5% — well above the 3.67% cap set under the 2015 nuclear deal. Tehran has begun to row bac...
01:00, 07/07/2019

"If Iran Wants To Fight, That Will Be Official End Of It": Donald Trump US President Donald Trump issued a stern warning to Iran on Sunday, suggesting that if the Islamic republic attacks American interests, it will be des...
02:16, 05/20/2019

“We need to up our game”—DHS cybersecurity director on Iran and ransomware Enlarge / Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, at a recent Senate he...
00:48, 06/29/2019

Former NATO head says US is in ‘dangerous’ position with Iran A former Supreme Allied Commander at NATO said the US is in a “dangerous” position in its standoff with Iran but believes ultimately the I...
19:48, 05/19/2019

Iran Officials: ‘Nobody Is Going to Call’ President Trump Iranian officials rebuffed President Donald Trump’s suggestion that they call him to try to defuse frictions as the U.S. ratcheted up its action...
22:32, 05/12/2019

Saudi Arabia, Iran Appear to Ease Tensions Saudi Arabia and Iran toned down their threatening rhetoric in an attempt to avoid military conflict, after the Trump administration moved to de-escal...
19:32, 05/19/2019

Iran will defend itself against any aggression, says foreign minister Iranian will defend itself against any military or economic aggression, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, calling on European sta...
14:00, 05/26/2019

Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between the US and Iran BAGHDAD — Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions an...
13:00, 05/26/2019

Iran passes 300 kg limit on low-enriched uranium Iran has breached the 300 kilograms of low-enriched uranium allowed under the 2015 international nuclear accord. The amount is far short of that neede...
14:48, 07/01/2019

Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy: Tweet Iran said on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions imposed on Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top officials in the country permanently closed th...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Why It Matters If Iran Busts Its Nuclear Caps A little over a year after President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from a landmark nuclear agreement with Iran, Tehran’s government responded by brea...
14:00, 07/05/2019

How de-risking US-Iran relations could help US-China talks Kingsley Jones of Jevons Global explains why he says it would make "enormous sense" for the U.S. to de-risk the Middle East conflict if it wants to re...
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