Iran

Trump slams Iran in first foreign speech

Trump slams Iran in first foreign speech

Trump’s speech doesn’t auger well for the future as he said exactly what his Saudi hosts, and Israel, wanted to hear

In this Nov. 29, 2015, file photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif listens to a question during a news conference with his Greek counterpart Nikos Kotzias in Tehran, Iran. Zarif said Thursday, Dec. 17 there "seems to be no agreement" on two key issues just hours before the latest international conference on Syria was held Friday morning in New York.

Iranian FM responds to Trump’s anti-Tehran remarks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says US President Donald Trump’s speech in Riyadh was aimed at “milking” Saudi Arabia by promoting “Iranophobia”.

Rouhani’s win is good news for Iran, but bad news for Trump and his Sunni allies

What a contrast the Iranian election has been with those leaders lining up to meet Donald Trump in Riyadh, none of whom would dream of holding elections

Decisively re-elected, Rouhani defies hardliners, pledges to open Iran

Decisively re-elected, Rouhani defies hardliners, pledges to open Iran

President Hassan Rouhani secures a second term with a comfortable margin

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani. Click to enlarge

Rouhani Leads Initial Count: Over Seventy Per Cent Turnout

Early indications are that Rouhani will fend off hardliners and retain power

US jets bomb Assad tank convoy advancing on coalition base in Syria

US-led coalition jets struck a convoy of Iranian, Syrian and Hezbollah forces as they advanced on a base where Western special forces were training “Syrian rebels”

Iran Making Progress in Missile Development

Iran is still developing ballistic missiles that could carry nuclear warheads in violation of UN resolution’, says the Director of U.S. National Intelligence

Iran blasts high-speed torpedo as WW3 tensions with Donald Trump soar

With reported speeds of up to 250mph the torpedo could have a devastating impact in the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Includes video

Iranian warship fires Hoot torpedo

Iran tested high-speed torpedo in the Strait of Hormuz, US official says

It is believed it is able to reach a speed four times faster than the top speed of traditional torpedoes

Iran’s Army Criticizes Rouhani over ‘Ballistic’ Comments

Comments suggest a rift between Iran’s Revolutionary Guards and President Rouhani who is running for a second term

Iran and North Korea ‘SHARING EXPERTISE on ballistic missiles’ amid tensions with the US

Actually Korea may be the chief beneficiary in this partnership. Because Iran has successfully launched ballistic missiles from submarines for some time now

Senior diplomats attend the signing of a memorandum on creating safe zones in Syria during the fourth round of Syria peace talks in Astana on May 4, 2017.

Syria safe zones closed for US-led warplanes: Russian envoy

U.S. and Coalition warplanes will be barred from the descalation zones agreed by Russia, Turkey, Syria and Iran

Iranian TV executive shot dead in Istanbul, Turkish media reports

Iranian TV executive shot dead in Istanbul, Turkish media reports

A Tehran court had previously convicted Saeed Karimian in absentia for promoting “propaganda” against the Islamic Republic

U.S. troops on Turkey's border with Syria. Click to enlarge

Iran considering deploying ground forces to counter US intervention in Syria: reports

Coupled with this does the deployment of US troops on Turkey’s border with Syria foreshadow the break up of Syria?

USS Mahan in 2012. Click to enlarge

U.S. Navy destroyer in standoff with Iranian ‘attack’ boat in the Persian Gulf

US warship reportedly fires a warning flare after an Iranian attack boat approached it with weapons manned

China closes US’ exit door from Iran nuclear deal

MK Bhadrakumar on why Tehran has not gone into panic mode over the prospect that Trump might tear up the JCPOA

Krauthammer: Trump’s Right That Iran Is Violating the ‘Spirit’ of the Nuke Deal

If Iran is developing its missiles it’s only because people like Krauthammer are arguing for military action and America’s new president might act on their ‘advice’

Iran disqualifies Ahmadinejad from bid to regain presidency

Council which vets all presidential candidates, excludes the populist former president from running in the forthcoming presidential election

Trump Administration Putting US Back on Path to War With Iran, Warn Experts

With recent statements from the Trump administration on the nuclear accord with Iran, Washington and Tehran could soon be back on a path to confrontation

Rex Tillerson. Click to enlarge

Tillerson: Iran Left ‘Unchecked’ Could Follow North Korea’s Path

What precisely does Tillerson mean when he says “unchecked” and how does he intend to rectify that?