Iran

Iran goes aggressive – captures British Oil Tanker

AFP | The Stena Impero tanker "was confiscated by the Iran Revolutionary Guards at the request of Hormozgan Ports and Maritime Organisation when passing through...
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Iran Guards seize ‘foreign tanker’ accused of fuel smuggling

AFP | Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Thursday they had detained a "foreign tanker" and its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel, in the latest incident to...
Iran

Iran can wipe out Israel if threatened: Hezbollah

AFP | "Iran is able to bombard Israel with ferocity and force," Hassan Nasrallah said in an interview broadcast on Hezbollah's Al-Manar television. His remarks came...
US

US Congress continues efforts to check Trump on Iran policy

AFP  The US House of Representatives voted Friday to restrict President Donald Trump's ability to attack Iran, voicing fear that his hawkish policies are pushing...
Iran

Iran successfully enriched uranium to endangered limit

AFP | Iran on Monday breached a uranium enrichment cap set by a troubled 2015 nuclear deal and warned Europe against taking retaliatory measures, as...
Gulf

Persian Gulf: Terrifying tension – Zafar Nawaz Jaspal

Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The Persian Gulf region seems to be heading towards a volatile situation. The war clouds are looming despite President Donald Trump...
nuclear

Iran’s breaches of the 2015 nuclear deal? How Serious are they?

AFP | Attention is once again focused on how close Iran could be to a nuclear weapon, as Tehran is set Sunday to start enriching...
Iran

Iran is Master of its own: Bypasses uranium limit amid severe sanctions

AFP | Iran ignored US and EU warnings Wednesday and vowed to exceed within days the maximum uranium enrichment level it agreed to in the...
world war

How World War 3 is inevitable

Abdul Rasool Syed | Polemics concerning the probable occurrence of a third world war, nowadays, form the major part of many a political and academic...
Nuclear

Trump says Iran ‘playing with fire’ over nuclear deal

AFP | US President Donald Trump warned Monday that Iran is "playing with fire" after Tehran said it exceeded a limit on enriched uranium...
US

Russia tamps down US-Iran tensions – M K Bhadrakumar

M K Bhadrakumar | The US President Donald Trump is learning that Persian is a tricky language and does not easily yield its hidden charms...
Iran

US steps up pressure: deploys F-22 fighter jets against Iran

AFP | The US has deployed F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar for the first time, its military said Friday, adding to a buildup of US...
Iran

There is no short war; US may take first shot but Iran will finish...

AFP | Iran's foreign minister on Thursday warned US President Donald Trump he was mistaken to think a war between their countries would be short,...
Iran

Nuclear strike is the only way to ‘obliterate’ Iran: Zarif

RT | “There is a United Nations charter, and threat of wars is illegal,” Javad Zarif told CNN paraphrasing Article 2.4 of the UN Charter,...
Trump

Why Donald Trump is putting the US into a corner on Iran?

Natasha Lindstaedt | After Iran shot down a US drone that allegedly entered Iran’s airspace, Donald Trump signed new sanctions against Iran on June 24, including against...
nuclear deal

US actions ‘may impede’ Iran nuclear deal: UN

Anadolu| The U.S. decision not to extend waivers critical to the implementation of the landmark nuclear deal between world powers and Iran "may impede" the...
US

US Congress ensures no further unsanctioned military action against Iran

Anadolu | A bipartisan group of US lawmakers on Tuesday introduced a measure to stop federal funds from being used for any military force against...
attack

Iraq won’t let US attack Iran from its territory

RT| Iraq will not allow the US to use its military bases to launch an attack on Iran, the country's president stressed, thrashing Donald Trump's...
talks

‘Dialogue at gunpoint’: Bolton makes talks impossible for Iran

RT| US National Security Advisor John Bolton has said that defiant Iran is avoiding meaningful talks with Washington, when, in fact, Tehran repeatedly argued that...
Iran

US vs Iran: Doors of diplomacy have been closed

Anadolu | Iran said Tuesday US sanctions on Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei shut "the doors of diplomacy" between Tehran and Washington, according to the...
allies

Middle Eastern allies to step up Iran surveillance: US

AFP | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday encouraged Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to do more to ensure maritime surveillance...
congressional

I do not need congressional approval to hit Iran: Trump

Anadolu| U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that he does not have to get congressional approval to strike Iran. "I do like keeping them abreast, but I...
rebels

Yemeni rebel attack Saudi airport, one killed, 21 wounded: coalition

AFP| A Yemeni rebel attack on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia killed a Syrian national and wounded 21 other civilians Sunday, a Riyadh-led...
Trump

Sanders slams Trump on Iran conflict: ‘He set fire and then put it out’

RT | In a an interview with CBS’ 'Face the Nation' host Margaret Brennan, the senator from Vermont could not suppress a smirk when mocking...
Iran

Iran denies US cyber-attack, ahead of new sanctions

AFP | Both Iran and US say they want to avoid going to war, but tensions have spiraled as a series of incidents, including tanker...
Iranians

Iranians resilient in the face of US sanctions

Anadolu | Mahdi Bakhtiar, 26, moved to Tehran from his hometown Tabriz city in northwest Iran early last year for his engineering studies. To fund...
Iran

Talks with UK are repetitive: Iran diplomat expresses disappointment

AFP| A top Iran diplomat expressed disappointment on Sunday after meeting a British Foreign Office minister amid escalating regional tensions, saying their talks were "repetitive",...
Trump

‘Win Win’ for Trump: Impeachment will help re-election

AFP | US President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast Sunday his chances of retaining the White House in 2020 would be strengthened if...
US

US Secratary of State heads to Saudi Arabia, UAE for Iran crisis talks

AFP | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for talks on the crisis...
Iran

Iran crisis is highly volatile, could ‘spin out of control’

AFP | A former top US military adviser warned Sunday that tensions with Iran "could spin out of control" after President Donald Trump's last-minute cancellation...

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