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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 describe what transpired this morning," said Iran's Foreign Minister Javid Zarif in his first tw...

With Iran, sometimes the logical explanation is the correct one

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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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Trump Says Iran Is ‘Lying’ About CIA Spy Claim (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Monday said Iran is lying about having arrested 17 Iranian nationals recruited by the Central Intellige...
01:32, 07/23/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Iran: US 'must lift sanctions' before we talk Iran's president has urged Washington to drop paralyzing sanctions as a confidence-building measure for direct talks. The US has increased pressure ag...
16:16, 08/06/2019

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

Futures Now: Oil rebounding after US-Iran sanctions "Futures Now" Brian Stutland, Equity Armor Investments, and Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy, discuss oil and their price targets with CNBC's Leslie ...
02:48, 08/03/2019

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’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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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: '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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

The F-35 has already freaked out Iran and changed everything in the Middle East No conversation about the world's massive political and economic changes since 2015 is complete without mentioning the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter,...
17:32, 07/18/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Baghdad ready to mediate between U.S., Iran if asked Mohamad Halbousi's comments, carried by state TV, came shortly after Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Baghdad beginning a two-d...
02:16, 05/26/2019

Mideast protests in Iran, elsewhere mark ‘Jerusalem Day’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians have begun rallies across the country to mark Quds, or Jerusalem Day, which will see demonstrations across the Mideast as...
10:48, 05/31/2019

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

OPEC set for oil cut extension if Iran endorses pact OPEC and its allies look set to extend oil supply cuts next week at least until the end of 2019 as Iraq joined top producers Saudi Arabia and Russia o...
20:48, 06/30/2019

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

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 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

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

Iran says it came to help of disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf Iranian navy vessels came to the assistance of a disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that needed repairs, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman was qu...
23:32, 07/16/2019

Iran denies its missile program is up for negotiation Iran denied on Tuesday that it was willing to negotiate over its ballistic missile program, contradicting the chief U.S. diplomat and appearing to und...
23:32, 07/16/2019

US says Iran removed unexploded mine from oil tanker DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. military’s Central Command has released a video is says shows Iranian forces removing an unexploded ...
06:16, 06/14/2019

Oil tankers targeted amid Iran-US tensions Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were ev...
20:32, 06/13/2019

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

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

U.S., Iran send conflicting signals on their disputes Iran and the United States sent mixed signals on Tuesday about resolving their disputes as Iran's supreme leader threatened to further breach the 2015...
23:48, 07/16/2019

Mideast protests in Iran, elsewhere mark 'Jerusalem Day' Iranians have begun rallies across the country to mark Quds, or Jerusalem Day, which will see demonstrations across the Mideast as the Trump administr...
11:48, 05/31/2019

Iran says US 'hostile policies' dangerous for the region President Trump's plan to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East is "extremely dangerous" for peace in the region, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamma...
01:32, 05/26/2019

Iran Edges Toward Nuclear Stockpile Limits The International Atomic Energy Agency says Iran remains in compliance with its main commitments under the 2015 nuclear agreement despite Tehran’s war...
00:32, 06/01/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Iran's Zarif says US diplomatic restrictions 'inhuman' Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has blasted US travel restrictions on Iranian diplomats, describing them as "basically inhuman." He also accused ...
00:16, 07/18/2019

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

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

U.S. unsure about circumstances of tanker towed to Iran U.S. officials say they are unsure whether an oil tanker towed into Iranian waters was seized by Iran or rescued after facing mechanical faults as Teh...
20:48, 07/17/2019

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

Dunford: Intel indicated Iran was mounting a ‘campaign’ against US IRAN THREAT EXPLAINED: Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford revealed yesterday that he was the driving force behind the recent U.S. deployments t...
16:16, 05/30/2019

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

Iran says it has seized foreign oil tanker in Gulf Report on state TV says ship was smuggling oil but does not say which country crew are fromIranian state TV says Revolutionary Guards forces have seiz...
14:32, 07/18/2019

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

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 seizes foreign oil tanker: state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards told state TV the foreign tanker was smuggling oil through the Persian Gulf. Recent incidents involving vessels in the reg...
14:16, 07/18/2019

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

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? ...
00:00, 05/31/2019

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

The Latest: Iran says it helped a tanker with tow to harbor An Iranian news agency quotes a Foreign Ministry spokesman as saying Iran helped an oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz amid U.S. concern that Tehran s...
07:32, 07/17/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Iran 'may have seized' oil tanker that went off radar at weekend Iran may have seized a small oil tanker travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after its tracker stopped transmitting its location, a US official has...
23:00, 07/16/2019

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

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

The 3-letter word that's missing from the showdown with Iran AP Photo/ISNA The US is in the middle of a showdown with Iran, stoked by incidents in the Persian Gulf and a protracted dispute over the 2015 nuclear...
00:16, 07/12/2019

Exclusive: U.S. will not blacklist Iran's foreign minister, for now The United States has decided not to impose sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for now, two sources familiar with the matter s...
03:16, 07/12/2019

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

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

"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

Netanyahu warns Iran about range of new F-35 fighter Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu personally viewed a squadron of F-35 fighter jets Tuesday, and warned Iran the state-of-the-art aircraft can...
01:48, 07/10/2019

Iran says detained US resident to be released to Lebanon TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian judiciary spokesman says Iran has agreed to hand over a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years to Lebanese offici...
10:00, 06/11/2019

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

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

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

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

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

U.S. Resident Detained in Iran for Years Has Been Released (BEIRUT) — A U.S. permanent resident and Lebanese businessman who was imprisoned for years in Iran has been freed and is on his way back to his ...
15:00, 06/11/2019

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

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

| World powers won't get a better nuclear deal - Iran Iran warned world powers they won't be able to negotiate a better deal than the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement, as the United States vowed the Islami...
14:16, 07/09/2019

Is the US nudging Britain into dangerous waters with Iran? The UK’s shipping looks vulnerable since it seized a tanker after a US requestA chain of events has been triggered that is increasingly exposing the U...
22:00, 07/11/2019

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

Trump warns Iran not to threaten US or it will face 'end' President Donald Trump has warned Iran not to threaten the U.S. again or it'll face its "official end," shortly after a rocket landed near the U.S. Em...
10:48, 05/20/2019

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

Iran state TV: US resident held as spy to be released TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state television is reporting that a U.S. permanent resident held for years in Tehran “will be released in the comin...
15:00, 06/10/2019

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

| 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: 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

Iran levels new threats against US as tensions escalate Iran’s foreign minister warned Washington on Monday that “whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it” — the latest salvo coming ...
19:48, 06/10/2019

Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, th...
10:32, 07/11/2019

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 considers releasing Lebanese detainee Iran is considering releasing a Lebanese resident of the United States who is serving a 10-year sentence on espionage charges following a request from...
14:00, 06/09/2019

US aircraft carrier seen as barometer of tensions with Iran Ordered by the White House to the Persian Gulf, the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier has become a 100,000-ton barometer of the tensions between Ir...
17:16, 05/20/2019

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

Iran Bars Times Correspondent From Reporting The correspondent, Thomas Erdbrink, has been unable to work since February, when his press credential was revoked. The Iranian authorities have offere...
23:16, 06/10/2019

Iran Says It Will Release U.S. Resident Charged With Spying Nizar Zakka, arrested in 2015 and convicted of spying for the United States, was to be released to Lebanese authorities, according to Iran’s semioffic...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Trump: I don't want Iran to have nuclear weapons President Trump spoke about Iran in an interview on Fox. Trump emphasized that he isn't looking for war, but he just doesn't want Iran to ha...
14:32, 05/20/2019

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

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

Iran has accelerated enrichment of uranium, IAEA says Iran has followed through on a threat to accelerate its production of enriched uranium, the head of the U.N. atomic watchdog said on Monday, departing...
01:16, 06/11/2019

Iran Threatens to Extend Nuclear Breaches Iran warned it will take further steps to breach the 2015 nuclear accord in early September if it doesn’t receive long-sought relief from U.S. economi...
07:00, 07/09/2019

Iran Releases Lebanese Man Accused of Spying for U.S. Iran released a Lebanese national it detained nearly four years back on charges of spying for the U.S., a move that comes amid attempts to ease tensio...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Trump Administration Says It Will Negotiate with Iran With ‘No Preconditions’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s remarks were the second softening of U.S. policy to Iran recently, even as the U.S. ratchets up military and financia...
02:32, 06/03/2019

Qatar says it has reservations about Arab statements on Iran Qatar said on Sunday it has reservations about hardline statements on Iran made at emergency summits of Gulf and wider Arab states called by Saudi Ara...
02:00, 06/03/2019

| 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

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

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

'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

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

Hijab debate grows in intensity in Iran There is growing anecdotal evidence that more women are pushing back against wearing the compulsory headscarf, or hijab, in Iran. The debate over the ...
01:48, 07/16/2019

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

Pompeo says US ready to talk to Iran with ‘no preconditions’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration is ready for unconditional discussions with Iran in an effort to ease rising tensions tha...
14:48, 06/02/2019

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

U.S. prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions: Pompeo The United States was prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needed to see the country behaving like "a nor...
14:32, 06/02/2019

From hot sauce to pop gloss, Americana seeps into Iran Trump administration sanctions on Iran took a toll on oil and other industries. But American products like Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Heinz are prominent. ...
16:32, 07/16/2019

“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

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

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 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

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 Rules Out Talks Unless US Changes "General Behaviour" Tehran on Sunday ruled out talks with Washington unless it changes its "general behaviour", after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said his country w...
03:48, 06/03/2019

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

Celebrating Sabbath with Iran's Jewish minority Iran is home to the largest Jewish community in the Muslim world. Jan Schneider visited the Musazadeh family in Tehran to share in their Sabbath celeb...
18:48, 07/13/2019

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

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

Lawmaker says Iran doesn’t want direct or proxy war with US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic “under no circumstance” will enter a w...
12:32, 05/22/2019

Iran frees Lebanese IT specialist Zakka A Lebanese businessman detained in Tehran since 2015 on charges of collaborating against Iran arrived in Beirut on Tuesday, after his government secur...
19:16, 06/11/2019

Fin24.com | WATCH: 'Iran better be careful' - Trump President Donald Trump commented on Iran, the census, migrants, the British ambassador to the United States and the US national team's win in the Wome...
00:32, 07/09/2019

Trump Says There’s a ‘Chance’ of Military Action Against Iran On the last day of his visit to Britain, the president gave an interview to Piers Morgan in which he cast his ban on transgender people in the militar...
13:00, 06/05/2019

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

Iran says progress made in nuclear talks is still not enough Expectations are not being met in discussions with world powers, claims Iranian envoyIran said some progress had been made at a meeting with world pow...
21:16, 06/28/2019

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said ahead of a vis...
12:48, 06/12/2019

Iran's supreme leader says Tehran will not be bullied by US Speaking on the 30th anniversary of the death of Grand Ayatollah Khomeini, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said "resistance has a cost, but the cost of sur...
00:16, 06/05/2019

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

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

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

Iran says it is ready to negotiate if U.S. lifts sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has said it is open to negotiations with Iran on a more far-reaching agreement on nuclear and security is...
07:48, 07/15/2019

China, Iran and IS: What's on the agenda for May-Trump talks Disagreements on China, Iran and the fate of captured Islamic State (IS) fighters who come from Britain will likely feature in talks between Theresa M...
06:32, 06/04/2019

Oil jumps 5% on Iran tension, potential U.S. fed rate cut Oil soared more than 5% on Thursday after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, raising fears of a military confrontation between Tehran and Washingto...
23:16, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Trump says Iran still takes threats seriously Trump says Iran still takes his threats seriously even after he decided against approving strikes in retaliation for Tehran’s downing of a more than $...
21:32, 06/25/2019

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's president hints at tanker exchange Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appeared to signal Wednesday that his country might be willing to release a British-flagged oil tanker it seized—in r...
04:16, 07/25/2019

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

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

What to know about Iran's uranium enrichment program Iran has announced it was 10 days away from breaking their uranium stockpile limit. What does this mean for the Iran Deal?     &#...
20:16, 06/17/2019

EU warns against blaming Iran for oil tanker attacks European foreign ministers have urged restraint in directing blame over an alleged attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The US has pointed the f...
17:32, 06/17/2019

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

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

Iran seizes another oil tanker, third as feud with US continues Iran seized a vessel it accused of smuggling fuel in the Persian Gulf, the third time the Iranian Revolutionary Guards detained a ship in the waterway...
06:16, 08/05/2019

Iran Claims to Have Arrested and Executed U.S. Spies Tehran often makes similar unverified statements, but the latest announcement comes at a time of rare tension. President Trump said the claims had “ze...
16:16, 07/22/2019

U.S. oil soars 10% in week on fears of U.S.-Iran conflict Oil futures rallied on Friday with U.S. crude up 10% in the week and global benchmark Brent gaining 5% on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that...
17:32, 06/21/2019

US says new photos show Iran attacked tankers The Pentagon has released images it says provide further proof that Tehran was responsible for attacks in the Gulf of Oman. In response, Iran announce...
01:48, 06/18/2019

Nuclear changes, more troops heighten US-Iran tensions The Trump administration found itself in the awkward position Monday of demanding that Iran comply with a nuclear accord that the president has deride...
07:00, 06/18/2019

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 bitcoin interest should have the world concerned The Associated Press reported last week that there is a boom in bitcoin use — in Iran. “Some observers have warned that cryptocurrencies could be used...
04:32, 07/23/2019

The Latest: Pompeo says US pressuring Iran to act ‘normal’ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 3 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration...
22:48, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Trump says he’s in ‘no hurry’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 8:10 p.m. P...
13:16, 06/22/2019

Iran to further reduce compliance with nuclear deal Foreign minister says Iran has been withdrawing in stages since US pulled out last yearIran will take another step to reduce its compliance with a lan...
14:48, 08/03/2019

Trump not happy with North Korean, Iran President Donald Trump says he's not happy about North Korea's recent military tests. This comes at the same time says the U.S. sent an airc...
23:32, 05/09/2019

Iran will not wage war against any nation: Iranian president Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more tr...
11:16, 06/18/2019

UK to launch European security mission over Iran row The British government has said it will create a new mission with European allies amid rising tensions with Iran in the Strait of Hormuz. The UK's for...
23:32, 07/22/2019

Iran Says It Has Seized Another Oil Tanker in Persian Gulf State news media reported that the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps had seized a ship smuggling fuel to Arab countries and had detained the foreign ...
16:16, 08/04/2019

Pompeo warns Iran against attacking U.S. interests U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that threats from Iran had escalated in recent weeks and he warned Tehran that any attacks on U.S...
00:32, 05/10/2019

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 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

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

Iran jails Iranian national for spying for UK Worker at British Council was cooperating with British intelligence, Iran saysIran has sentenced an Iranian national to 10 years in prison for spying ...
13:00, 05/13/2019

Saudi minister says Iran's actions are unacceptable Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Sunday condemned Iran's seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz and urged ...
00:16, 07/22/2019

John Bolton Is So Close to War With Iran He Can Taste It On Sunday night, the White House announced that the Pentagon will deploy the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the U...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Trump says he halted U.S. strike on Iran over possible casualties U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he called off a planned military strike against Iran because it would have been a disproportionate response...
15:48, 06/21/2019

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

Pompeo says U.S. does not want war with Iran; pushes for international response The United States does not want to go to war with Iran but will take every action necessary, including diplomacy, to guarantee safe navigation through...
20:00, 06/16/2019

US deploys carrier group in 'message' to Iran The White House said that sending its aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East was 'clear and unmistakable' message to Tehran that th...
06:00, 05/06/2019

UK Says "Looking At Options" To Respond To Iran After Tanker Seized Britain is looking into a series of options to respond to Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker, junior defence minister Tobias Ellwood said on S...
16:00, 07/21/2019

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