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Iranian judoka Saeid Mollaei: 'I will probably never return to Iran'

Saeid Mollaei has said he threw a World Championship semifinal fight because Iranian authorities ordered him to avoid a possible gold-medal bout against an Israeli opponent. He spoke to DW about his predicament....

Iranian judoka Saeid Mollaei: 'I will probably never return to Iran'

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Iranian judoka Saeid Mollaei: 'There is no guarantee that I will ever be able to return' Saeid Mollaei says he deliberately threw a world championship semifinal fight, because Iranian authorities ordered him to avoid a possible gold medal...
2019-09-12, 20:32

Iranian judoka Saeid Mollaei fears for safety after refusing to quit World Championships Saeid Mollaei should have been focusing on the defence of his World Judo Championship title. Instead, the Iranian judoka was fretting about his safet...
2019-09-03, 00:00

Saeid Mollaei: Iran says judoka was never in 'danger' at home Iranian judoka Saeid Mollaei will be welcomed home "like a champion" despite ignoring what he says were government instructions to withdraw from judo...
2019-09-04, 22:32

Iran judoka pressured not to fight Israeli, refuses to return home An Iranian judoka is refusing to return home over fears for his safety after he ignored orders from his national federation to pull out of fights to ...
2019-09-03, 01:32

Iranian judoka fears for safety after refusing order to quit World Championships Saeid Mollaei should have been focusing on the defence of his World Judo Championship title. Instead, the Iranian judoka was fretting about his safet...
2019-09-02, 19:00

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....
2019-05-26, 21:16

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 t...
2019-06-18, 09:48

Iranian oil tanker in standoff between UK and Iran leaves Gibraltar An Iranian oil supertanker that was seized by the UK, a move that came amid escalating tension between Tehran and the West, was released Sunday and w...
2019-08-19, 08:48

US is 'not in a position to obliterate Iran,' Iranian foreign minister says Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has responded to President Donald Trump's recent threats to Tehran on Twitter, saying that the United States "is...
2019-06-27, 18:48

Iranian oil tanker at center of a standoff between the UK and Iran leaves Gibraltar An Iranian oil supertanker seized by the UK in Gibraltar last month amid escalating tension between Tehran and the West was released Sunday, accordin...
2019-08-19, 14:16

Iran denies claim that US warship destroyed Iranian drone Iran on Friday denied President Trump's claim that a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf after it threatened the ship — an ...
2019-07-19, 12:16

US Cyber Attacks On Iranian Targets Not Successful, Says Iran Minister U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentago...
2019-06-24, 07:00

U.K.-Iranian Academic Is Arrested in Iran Amid Tanker Tensions An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in ...
2019-08-14, 21:00

Iran will continue exporting oil under any conditions: Iranian 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 ...
2019-07-14, 03:00

U.S. and Iran Clash Over Claim U.S. Warship Downed Iranian Drone (WASHINGTON) — Iran and the United States emphatically disagreed Friday over Washington’s claim that a U.S. warship downed an Iranian dro...
2019-07-19, 23:16

Iran says Europe not cooperating in buying Iranian oil: Fars news Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday that Europe was not cooperating with Tehran to buy its oil in the face of U.S. sanctions agains...
2019-06-19, 10:48

Iran's Zarif says U.S. travel curbs on Iranian diplomats 'inhuman' Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that tight U.S. travel restrictions on Iranian diplomats and their families living in ...
2019-07-17, 19:32

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in ...
2019-08-15, 04:32

A British-Iranian Woman and Her Husband Are On Hunger Strike Over Her Imprisonment in Iran As former U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson appears increasingly likely to become Britain’s next Prime Minister, the husband of a British-Ir...
2019-06-21, 20:32

Dianne Feinstein met with Iranian foreign minister as US-Iran feud escalated Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a top member of the minority party in the upper chamber, met recently with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at a ...
2019-05-28, 01:32

Iran judiciary confirms arrest of French-Iranian scholar, gives no details Iran's judiciary on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of French-Iranian scholar Fariba Adelkhah, a day after French President Emmanuel Macron raised the i...
2019-07-16, 10:48

Iranian ship repaired in Saudi Arabia heads back to Iran An Iranian ship which had gone to Jeddah port in Saudi Arabia because of technical problems in May is heading back to Iran, Iran's ISNA news agency r...
2019-07-20, 21:16

Trump says US Navy destroyed Iranian drone in 'defensive action'; Iran denies it Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes w...
2019-07-19, 11:48

Iranian tanker wasn't headed to Syria: Iran deputy foreign minister An Iranian tanker captured by British Royal Marines in Gibraltar was not headed to Syria, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday...
2019-07-07, 13:16

Iran says its seizure of British ship was in response to the UK's role in impounding an Iranian supertanker Associated Press Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker was a response to Britain's role in impounding an Iranian supertanker first, senior official...
2019-07-22, 07:16

UK has sent mediator to Iran to seek freeing of seized tanker: senior Iranían official Britain has sent a mediator to Iran to discuss the freeing of a British-flagged tanker seized by the Islamic Republic last week, the head of the Supr...
2019-07-24, 11:32

Iran sentences Iranian-British dual national to 10 years on spying charges: TV Iran's judiciary has sentenced British-Iranian dual national Anousheh Ashouri to 10 years jail on spying charges, Iranian state TV reported on Tuesda...
2019-08-27, 13:48

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian Imprisoned in Iran, Has Been Moved to a Psychiatric Ward The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian woman who has been in jail in Iran for more than three years, says she has been moved to ...
2019-07-17, 12:00

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European ...
2019-07-15, 22:32

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran goes on hunger strike Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in a Tehran prison, is refusing food as she marks her daughter's fifth birthday. She was arrested in 201...
2019-06-16, 01:16

Pentagon releases map disputing claim US drone violated Iranian airspace; Iran’s version is very different The Pentagon released a map Thursday pointing out that the U.S. drone shot down by Iran was over International waters and not over Iran, contrary to ...
2019-06-21, 16:32

WRAPUP 3--Trump warned Iran via Oman that US 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....
2019-06-21, 11:16

Iran calls seizure of British vessel a response to Royal Marines impounding Iranian tanker A spokesman of Iran’s Guardian Council was quoted in the semi-official Fars news agency saying: “The rule of reciprocal action is well-known in inter...
2019-07-20, 19:48

Iran tanker seizure: Radio exchange emerges of Royal Navy frigate warning off Iranian ships An audio recording has emerged of the radio exchanges between a Royal Navy frigate and Iranian armed forces vessels prior to the seizure of a British...
2019-07-21, 12:00

Factbox: Iran nuclear row - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, raising its uranium enrichment level beyon...
2019-07-07, 13:16

Iran Demands Return of Tanker Held in Gibraltar Iran demanded the immediate release of one of its tankers impounded with the help of British forces in Gibraltar, an incident that has angered Tehran...
2019-07-05, 18:48

Factbox: Iran nuclear dispute - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran has breached a cap on its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers and said it plans to further flout the nuclear agreeme...
2019-07-02, 22:00

Britain warns of consequences if Iran does not return ships British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Friday there would be consequences if Iran did not return control of ships seized in the Strait of Horm...
2019-07-20, 01:32

Iran says will return to nuclear deal only under oil credit line A senior Iranian official confirmed on Wednesday that Tehran would return to its nuclear deal commitment only if it gets $15 billion for oil sales ov...
2019-09-04, 07:00

"Return To Normal State" Before Offering To Talk: Iran President To US Reacting to a U.S. offer to talk with Iran without pre-conditions, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday it was Washington that had left th...
2019-06-03, 02:48

Buttigieg urges end to 'endless' U.S. war, return to Iran, climate deals Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday urged a stop to the "endless war" that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and a return ...
2019-06-11, 22:32

After Trump tweeted out an image from a secret intelligence briefing to mock Iran, a top Iranian official trolled the president with a 'good morning' selfie MJ Azari Jahromi / Twitter Iranian official Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi taunted US President Donald Trump on Twitter Friday. Jahromi posted a selfi...
2019-08-31, 22:48

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. 'should return to normal state' for talks: official website Reacting to a U.S. offer to talk with Iran without pre-conditions, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday it was Washington that had left th...
2019-06-02, 21:00

Former judo world champion scared to return home after defying Iran An Iranian former judo world champion says he is afraid to return home after defying his government's orders to withdraw from the world championships...
2019-09-02, 20:32

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike...
2019-06-24, 00:32

Biden wants Obama-era foreign policy — including return to Iran nuclear deal Joe Biden will rewind the clock on American foreign policy back to the Obama administration if he’s elected president, the former veep said during a ...
2019-07-12, 10:16

Iran sends team to tanker in Gulf to see if rescued crew can return: Tasnim Iran said on Friday it had dispatched experts to one oil tanker from which it rescued crew members from a fire caused by an attack to see whether the...
2019-06-14, 13:48

Barcelona rule out Neymar return 'as things stand' despite Brazilian's attempts to force Nou Camp return Barcelona vice-president Jordi Cardoner has poured cold water on a possible Camp Nou return for Neymar, saying a move for the Paris Saint-Germain for...
2019-08-05, 14:32

Iran tanker heads to Greece after release, Iran warns U.S against seizure attempt An Iranian tanker sailed through the Mediterranean toward Greece on Monday after it was released from detention off Gibraltar, and Tehran said that a...
2019-08-19, 15:16

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 ne...
2019-06-14, 05:32

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran without 'pre-conditions', 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 norm...
2019-06-02, 19:48

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 norm...
2019-06-02, 23:16

Iran observes all U.S. ships in Gulf region: Iran navy chief Iran observes all U.S. ships in the Gulf region and has an archive of images of their daily movements, the head of Iran's navy, Rear Admiral Hossein ...
2019-07-23, 09:32

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 reconnai...
2019-06-21, 04:32

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in Hormozgan province: Iran media 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 ...
2019-06-20, 07:01

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in southern province: Iran media Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, which is on the Gulf, the Guards' news web...
2019-06-20, 09:00

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? &#...
2019-06-20, 23:48

Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker in...
2019-06-14, 06:00

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 ...
2019-06-21, 10:16

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...
2019-07-20, 01:32

Iran is ready to negotiate but not if negotiations mean surrender: Iran president Iran is ready for "just" negotiations but not if they mean surrender, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, without saying what talks he...
2019-07-24, 11:32

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 t...
2019-07-14, 01:16

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 quote...
2019-05-23, 04:32

Iran tanker heads to Greece, Iran warns U.S against seizure bid An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention o...
2019-08-19, 20:48

"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 th...
2019-06-22, 14:16

Iran tanker heads to Greece, Iran warns U.S. against seizure bid An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention o...
2019-08-20, 01:16

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 Hucka...
2019-06-15, 03:32

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...
2019-05-21, 22:32

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.  &#...
2019-06-20, 23:48

War with Iran is the mother of all wars: Iran president War with Iran is the mother of all wars, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday in a speech broadcast live on state TV, warning once again ...
2019-08-06, 11:32

Iran's Zarif says U.S. should respect Iran if it wants to negotiate: TV Iran will never succumb to U.S. pressure and if Washington wants talks with Tehran it should show respect, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said...
2019-07-01, 09:32

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...
2019-07-08, 10:16

Iran tanker seizure: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warns Iran on 'dangerous path' after two ships seized Tanker Stena Impero seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard in guerrilla-style attack Second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar, seized and later rele...
2019-07-20, 13:48

Iran claims arrest of 17 CIA spies; Pompeo: Iran has 'long history of lying' Iran claims its authorities arrested 17 spies recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the Middle East nation's nuclear and milita...
2019-07-22, 15:48

Iranian oil tanker changes course to Turkey The Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1, formerly known as Grace 1, has changed its destination to a port in Turkey. The US has threatened to sanction ...
2019-08-24, 21:48

Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going to Turkey An Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington changed its listed destination to a port in ...
2019-08-24, 20:48

US took down Iranian drone using new jammer technology When the USS Boxer took down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, it apparently represented a baptism by fire for new technology. The Wall Stre...
2019-07-21, 10:32

How Iranian tensions are impacting the price of oil CNBC's Hadley Gamble and CNBC's Brian Sullivan join 'The Exchange' to discuss Iran oil tensions and what this means for geopoliti...
2019-05-23, 20:32

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Petrochemical Company The U.S. sanctioned one of Iran’s biggest petrochemical companies, hitting a top revenue earner as the Trump administration attempts to strong-arm Te...
2019-06-08, 03:16

Iranian president says country isn’t seeking war A day after the US announced the deployment of an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that the ...
2019-06-18, 17:16

KLM avoiding parts of Iranian airspace Air France-KLM's Dutch subsidiary KLM is avoiding flying over parts of Iran as a precautionary measure, a spokesman said on Friday, confirming a repo...
2019-06-21, 10:16

Oil rises near $64/bbl on second downed Iranian drone Oil rose to almost $64 on Tuesday, jumping late in the session after the head of U.S. Central Command said the United States may have taken down a se...
2019-07-24, 03:32

U.S. Punishes Chinese Company Over Iranian Oil For the first time, the Trump administration is imposing economic penalties on a Chinese company for importing Iranian oil, a decision certain to add...
2019-07-22, 23:16

Was Makhunik an Ancient Iranian Lilliput? In August 2005, a tiny mummified body was found in the ancient Persian village of Makhunik in what is now Iran. The discovery caused an international...
2019-08-18, 21:48

UK tells ships to stay out of Iranian waters British officials are warning the nation's ships against sailing through the Straits of Hormuz because of threats from Iran, amid Western efforts to ...
2019-07-22, 21:01

Iranian supertanker that US tried to seize is now heading toward Greece An Iranian supertanker with $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects is tied to a sanctioned organization has left Gibraltar and ...
2019-08-19, 18:48

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Shipping Network The penalties were the latest action to further isolate Iran in hopes that it will renegotiate an international agreement limiting its nuclear progra...
2019-09-04, 23:32

U.S. will act if Iranian tanker tries to deliver oil to Syria: Pompeo The United States will take every action it can to prevent an Iranian tanker sailing in the Mediterranean from delivering oil to Syria in contraventi...
2019-08-21, 04:48

The Latest: Iranian FM says US cannot expect to ‘stay safe’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on tensions between Iran and the U.S. and developments in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Iran...
2019-06-10, 12:01

Greece pledges no help for Iranian tanker after U.S. warning Greece said Wednesday it won't allow a controversial Iranian oil tanker to pass through territorial waters on its way to Syria, following a stern war...
2019-08-22, 00:16

Iranian President Slams U.S. Sanctions on Top Diplomat Iran’s president slammed a U.S. decision to sanction his top diplomat as “childish,” saying it undermined the prospect of talks to defuse escalating ...
2019-08-01, 14:48

U.S. seeks seizure of Iranian oil tanker in new escalation The newly issued warrant marks the first attempt by the United States to seize a ship since President Trump walked away from the international deal o...
2019-08-18, 05:32

Gibraltar says it took decision to detain Iranian tanker Gibraltar took the decision to seize an Iranian tanker last week solely because the ship was in breach of European Union sanctions and not on the req...
2019-07-12, 13:00

US warns Greece not to harbor Iranian tanker An Iranian-flagged oil tanker recently released by Gibraltar is once again causing diplomatic tensions. The US has warned that any assistance given t...
2019-08-21, 08:16

Iranian Tanker Leaves Gibraltar Over U.S. Objections The Iranian tanker impounded by Gibraltar sailed out of the British overseas territory on Sunday over the objections of the U.S., a Gibraltar officia...
2019-08-19, 05:48

US ‘may have brought down’ second Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz ​A US military commander said a Navy ship may have downed a second Iranian drone last week in the Strait of Hormuz. ​”​As always it was a compl...
2019-07-23, 21:48

U.S. sanctions Chinese company for buying Iranian oil The United States has imposed sanctions on China's state-run oil trading company and its chief executive for dealing in Iranian oil, Secretary of Sta...
2019-07-23, 15:32

Iranian general: We believe the US will rein in 'radicals' to prevent war "Rational Americans and experienced U.S. commanders" are likely to rein in Washington's "radical elements" and prevent a war with Iran, the coun...
2019-05-25, 14:00

German-Iranian trade dwindles to a trickle Business ties between Germany and Iran have suffered a major setback in recent months. US sanctions against Tehran are ratcheting up pressure on Germ...
2019-06-27, 18:48

On Iranian Oil Import, A US Warning To India, China Any efforts to import Iranian crude oil beyond the accepted levels negotiated from November to May will be sanctioned, the US has warned, amidst repo...
2019-05-31, 08:48

Iranian president: No talks with US until sanctions lifted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threw water Tuesday on President Trump’s suggestion that the two could meet to try and end a nuclear standoff – sayi...
2019-08-27, 14:48

'No Niceties' for Ship's Crew From Iranian Commandos The speed and ease with which Iran seized the Stena Impero, and another oil tanker that was released after several hours, demonstrates the wide latit...
2019-07-23, 07:16

| Iranian satirist gets 11 years for 'cooperation with US' - report An Iranian court has sentenced writer and satirist Kioomars Marzban to 11 years in prison after convicting him of charges including cooperation with ...
2019-08-27, 12:16

The FAA Just Banned Flights Over Iranian Air Space. Here’s What Fliers Need to Know United Airlines has canceled some direct flights after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. carriers from Iranian airspace following Iran&...
2019-06-21, 18:00

Hackers take down Iranian social security website TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official ILNA news agency says hackers took down the website belonging to the country’s non-governmental ...
2019-05-31, 15:16

EU to wait for official report on Iranian compliance The European Union said Monday that it will consider Iran to be complying with its obligations under a global nuclear deal up until the point scienti...
2019-06-18, 02:00

US sanctions Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif The United States sanctioned Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Wednesday, following through on a weeks-old threat that is likely to eleva...
2019-08-01, 07:32

UK may help release Iranian oil tanker if it gets Syria guarantee Jeremy Hunt asked Iran for assurance that detained ship Grace 1 will not go to SyriaForeign minister Jeremy Hunt said he told his Iranian counterpart...
2019-07-13, 20:16

US issues warrant for Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar The US Justice Department has issued a federal warrant for the seizure of Grace 1, the Iranian oil tanker that was detained in Gibraltar. The US has ...
2019-08-17, 07:32

Oil jumps after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone Oil prices rose nearly 2% on Friday as tensions brewed again in the Middle East after a U.S. Navy ship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Ho...
2019-07-19, 08:32

United States sanctions Iranian 'WMD proliferators' The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned a network of front companies and individuals involved in the procurement of sensitive materials f...
2019-07-19, 06:16

Western Iranian province jolted by 2 earthquakes TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run news agency says two consecutive earthquakes, magnitude 4.4 and 4.9, have jolted the country’s weste...
2019-06-05, 10:16

Trump Says U.S. Ship Downed Iranian Drone President Trump said the U.S. Navy downed an Iranian drone that was flying too close to a U.S. warship in the Strait of Hormuz, hours after Iranian f...
2019-07-19, 02:00

Iranian tanker to leave Gibraltar soon despite US pressure The shipping agent for an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff says the vessel is ready to depart Gibraltar in “24 to 48 hours,” despi...
2019-08-17, 17:00

Destination unknown for Iranian oil tanker on the move again The Iranian oil tanker that has caused far-reaching angst in the Mediterranean Sea has changed course again, provoking new debate about where it's he...
2019-08-31, 04:16

Gibraltar releases Iranian supertanker despite U.S. plea Gibraltar’s chief minister said that he had requested the ship’s release after receiving assurances from Iranian authorities on the vessel’s destinat...
2019-08-16, 17:00

Iranian oil tanker carrying $130M in oil changes course to Turkey An Iranian oil tanker bound for Greece has abruptly changed course and will instead make port in Turkey, according to the Associated Press. The ship ...
2019-08-24, 20:16

China Will Continue To Import Iranian Oil, Says Official China said Friday it would import Iranian oil in defiance of US sanctions on Tehran, a day before US and Chinese leaders are to meet to try to resolv...
2019-06-28, 22:32

US blacklists roaming Iranian oil tanker in Mediterranean Washington says the vessel, which was detained by Gibraltar for six weeks, is "blocked property" under anti-terrorism laws. Its next destination is a...
2019-08-31, 14:48

Lawyer: Iranian supertanker captain no longer wants the job The captain of an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff no longer wants to be in command of the ship, which is in need of repairs that ...
2019-08-16, 17:00

U.S. announces new sanctions on Iranian petrochemical company The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical company and its subsidiaries over its financial support to the Is...
2019-06-08, 03:16

Gibraltar Orders Iranian Tanker Release Despite US Detention Bid Gibraltar's Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in favour of releasing an Iranian supertanker seized on suspicion of shipping oil to war-torn Syria in br...
2019-08-17, 01:32

An Iranian Tanker Sought by the U.S. Is Heading to an Unknown Destination GIBRALTAR (AP) — An Iranian supertanker hauling $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects to be tied to a sanctioned organiz...
2019-08-19, 11:16

US Rules Out Sanction Exemptions To Countries From Iranian Oil Import The US has ruled out giving any exemption from its punitive sanctions to countries, including India, for buying oil from Iran, saying America's maxim...
2019-05-30, 00:48

US Issues Warrant To Seize Iranian Supertanker Grace 1 The US Justice Department unveiled a warrant Friday for the seizure of the Iranian oil supertanker Grace 1, one day after a Gibraltar judge allowed t...
2019-08-17, 01:32

Trump says U.S. is confident it shot down Iranian drone on Thursday U.S. President Donald Trump said he is confident U.S. forces on Thursday shot down an Iranian drone off Iran's southern coast, after Iran denied losi...
2019-07-19, 19:48

The Latest: US official says Iranian missile downed US drone DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times lo...
2019-06-20, 09:16

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but ba...
2019-07-12, 00:16

US Will Sanction Any Country That Imports Iranian Oil: Special Envoy The United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil and there are no exemptions in place, the US special envoy for Iran said on Frid...
2019-06-28, 22:32

18 months after indictment, Iranian phishers are still targeting universities Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) In March 2018, nine Iranians were criminally charged for their involvement with the Mabna Institute, a comp...
2019-09-12, 01:00

Iranian supertanker US tried to seize moves toward unknown destination Amid a growing confrontation between Iran and the West a year after President Trump pulled Washington out of Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers,...
2019-08-19, 10:48

Iranian police arrest 30 people during yoga class Authorities in Iran arrested 30 people as they took part in a private yoga class in Gorgan, a city in the north of the country, according to an offic...
2019-05-25, 04:48

France sees risk of stumble into U.S.-Iranian conflict Iran's breaching of caps on its uranium enrichment after the United States pulled out of world powers' nuclear deal with Tehran was "a bad reaction t...
2019-07-14, 13:16

Crew of Detained Iranian Oil Tanker Is Released in Gibraltar Police in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar released the four-member crew of a detained Iranian oil tanker, authorities said, potentially e...
2019-07-14, 12:16

Iranian tanker at centre of diplomatic row leaves Gibraltar Shipping data show vessel moving as territory rejects final US request to hold it longerThe Iranian supertanker at the centre of a diplomatic row bet...
2019-08-19, 06:48

Patrick Shanahan: Iranian threats against America ‘on hold’ Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Tuesday that America's deployment of additional military forces to the Persian Gulf might have given t...
2019-05-21, 20:32

| Seized Iranian tanker could be released after 'guarantees', says UK govt British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has moved to ease tensions with Tehran, saying the Iranian oil tanker being held by authorities in Gibraltar wi...
2019-07-14, 08:32

Gibraltar releases Iranian Grace 1 oil tanker over U.S. objections Officials in Gibraltar have released a captive oil tanker that was seized by British authorities last month -- over objections from the United States...
2019-08-16, 22:32

Confusion as Turkey says Iranian tanker now headed to Lebanon Turkey said on Friday that an Iranian tanker at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran was headed to Lebanon after changing cour...
2019-08-30, 16:48

British-Iranian relations strained as oil tanker is seen off Syria Adrian Darya, previously called Grace 1, photographed near Russian navy facilityBritain is seeking to establish whether Iran has sold oil to Syria in...
2019-09-08, 21:32

Iranian Tanker Seen Near Syria ‘Unloaded Its Cargo,’ Tehran Says Western nations had tried to prevent the Adrian Darya 1 from delivering 2.1 million barrels of oil to President Bashar al-Assad’s government in Syria...
2019-09-09, 13:32

U.S. warrant issued for seizure of Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar A U.S. court has issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker that British Royal Marines had seized last month in Gibraltar, a court documen...
2019-08-17, 03:32

Gibraltar releases Iranian tanker crew without charge Police said the four crew members of the Grace 1 are still under investigation. Their release came as the UK said it would send a second naval frigat...
2019-07-13, 08:32

U.S. military took defensive action against second Iranian drone last week A U.S. Navy ship took defensive action against a second Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz last week, but did not see the drone go into the water,...
2019-07-24, 05:00

Supertanker suspected of transporting Iranian oil to Syria seized British Royal Marines detained an Iranian supertanker allegedly transporting oil to Syria in violation of European Union sanctions, escalating alread...
2019-07-05, 09:32

Panama deregisters oil tanker that strayed into Iranian waters Country says MT Riah, which stopped transmitting location on 14 July, ‘deliberately violated international regulations’ Panama’s maritime authority h...
2019-07-21, 08:00

U.S. will sanction any countries that import Iranian oil: special envoy The United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil and there are no exemptions in place, the U.S. special envoy for Iran said on F...
2019-06-28, 15:48

Iranian officials reject Trump's call for talks Iranian officials rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion that the two nations talk, saying that the United States must change its rhetoric and ...
2019-05-28, 23:32

Tanker full of Iranian oil intercepted en route to Syria MADRID — Authorities in Gibraltar said Thursday they intercepted an Iranian supertanker believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying...
2019-07-05, 01:32

U.S.'s Bolton welcomes Britain's seizure of tanker with Iranian oil White House national security adviser John Bolton on Thursday welcomed Britain's seizure of an oil tanker loaded with Iranian oil bound for Syria, sa...
2019-07-05, 01:32

Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Gulf The British navy says it has prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, ...
2019-07-11, 14:01

US asks Gibraltar to halt release of Iranian tanker Media in Gibraltar report that the US Department of Justice has requested a halt to the release of Grace 1, an Iranian tanker held on suspicion of sh...
2019-08-16, 19:32

U.K. Navy Thwarts Iranian Attempt to Block BP Tanker A British warship trained its guns on three Iranian vessels that tried to block the passage of a U.K.-flagged oil tanker through the Persian Gulf, a ...
2019-07-11, 15:16

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, the Britis...
2019-07-11, 15:48

Iranian-flagged oil tanker sought by US sets new destination The saga of the Iranian-flagged oil tanker briefly detained in Gibraltar and sought by the United States amid heightened tensions between Tehran and ...
2019-08-24, 16:16

Iranian tanker moving, but still anchored in Gibraltar: witness The Grace 1 Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West started to move on Friday, but its anchor was still down in the port of G...
2019-08-16, 18:32

| Gulf tensions rise as US shoots down Iranian drone Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened th...
2019-07-20, 08:32

Iranian Vessels Tried to Block the Passage of a British Ship, the U.K. Says (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — The British navy said it prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British co...
2019-07-11, 11:00

Iranian Tanker Heads to Greece After Leaving Gibraltar The Iranian tanker released by Gibraltar was sailing to Greece, according to ship-tracking data, as Tehran warned the U.S. against targeting the vess...
2019-08-19, 17:48

Lufthansa and global airlines avoid Iranian airspace A host of major carriers are rerouting flights away from the Strait of Hormuz after a US reconnaissance drone was shot down in the area. Airlines fea...
2019-06-21, 14:48

Gibraltar detains supertanker headed to Syria with Iranian oil A senior Spanish official said the operation was requested by the United States. Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency called the incident “an illegal se...
2019-07-05, 05:48

Iranian female football fan who self-immolated outside court dies Death of Sahar Khodayari, facing prison for trying to enter stadium, provokes outcryAn Iranian female football fan has died a week after setting hers...
2019-09-10, 15:00

Bolton says Iranian naval mines likely used in UAE tankers attacks U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that naval mines "almost certainly from Iran" were used to attack oil tankers off the co...
2019-05-29, 12:48

U.S. commander: Navy ship may have shot down 2 Iranian drones A U.S. military commander has said a Navy warship may have shot down not one, but two Iranian drones in the Strait of Hormuz last week -- a claim tha...
2019-07-24, 23:16

Iranian boats reportedly tried to seize British oil tanker Tensions between the UK and Iran escalated in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday when five Iranian ships apparently attempted to seize a British oil tanke...
2019-07-11, 13:16

Iraqi PM orders Iranian-allied militias to be reined in Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi issued a decree on Monday heavily curbing the powers of mostly Iranian-backed Shi'ite militias and forcing them...
2019-07-01, 20:48

Iranian coastguard's radio exchange with UK warship emerges ‘If you obey you will be safe’, Iranian vessel tells crew of British-flagged tanker in GulfA recording has emerged of Iranian coastguards telling a B...
2019-07-21, 14:16

Twitter removes nearly 4,800 accounts linked to Iranian government Twitter has suspended nearly 4,800 accounts it suspected of being directly run or linked to the Iranian government. The social media giant released a...
2019-06-14, 01:16

Iranian president says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment ‘as much as we want’ The country has repeatedly threatened to increase enrichment beyond the level allowed under the 2015 nuclear deal unless it receives some relief from...
2019-07-04, 03:00

U.S. says Navy ship 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Gulf The United States said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the v...
2019-07-19, 00:32

The Latest: US struck Iranian computers earlier this week WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Iran and cyberattacks (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Officials say U.S. military cyber forces earlier this week launche...
2019-06-23, 07:48

Greece to deny support to Iranian oil tanker under US pressure Greece has told Tehran it will not aid the Iranian flagged vessel by allowing it to dock. The US had suggested anyone cooperating with the tanker's r...
2019-08-22, 10:48

Greece vows to refuse aid to Iranian oil tanker eyed by US Greece vowed Wednesday to refuse help to an Iranian ship that was recently detained in Gibraltar on suspicion of carrying oil bound for Syria days af...
2019-08-22, 22:16

Fate of Iranian supertanker held by Gibraltar to be decided A court hearing in Gibraltar on Thursday could pave the way for the release of an Iranian super tanker after Iran said Britain would soon release the...
2019-08-14, 01:00

UAE says Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif's credibility 'diminishing' Iranian Foreign Minister Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's credibility is "diminishing", UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargas...
2019-06-14, 12:32

Trump says hard to believe Iranian shooting of U.S. drone was intentional U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military surveillance drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake ...
2019-06-21, 02:48

Dutch criminal convicted of ordering murder of Iranian An Amsterdam court has convicted a 38-year-old career criminal of organizing the murder of an Iranian who lived in the Netherlands, but says the moti...
2019-07-18, 17:00

U.N. concerned by U.S. curbs on Iranian foreign minister while in New York The United Nations told the United States it is concerned by tight travel restrictions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif during his vi...
2019-07-16, 03:32

Iranian pol drinks tea with cops after turning himself in for ‘shooting wife’ An Iranian politician turned himself in for fatally shooting his wife — then got served tea by deferential authorities before calmly confessing on st...
2019-06-01, 00:48

Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May: Turkish official Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May as U.S. waivers granted last November to eight buyers expired, and will continue to abide by Washingt...
2019-05-23, 07:00

Trump says hard to believe Iranian shooting down of U.S. drone was intentional U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military surveillance drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake ...
2019-06-21, 08:48

She’s on a Hunger Strike in an Iranian Jail. He’s Joining In, From London. The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been held in Iran since 2016, has camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy to demand her release....
2019-06-19, 18:16

US shoots down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz, Trump says A US Navy ship downed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz Thursday after its operators ignored warnings to change course, President Trump announ...
2019-07-19, 02:00

US blacklists Iranian nuclear proxies and militia leaders Vice President Mike Pence urged the Iranian people to “press on with courage in the cause of freedom” as the United States imposed sanctions on an ar...
2019-07-18, 23:32

Gibraltar rejects US demand to seize Iranian tanker Gibraltar authorities have rejected a US warrant to seize an Iranian tanker that was previously detained by UK troops.  The ship has since been relea...
2019-08-18, 16:16

USS Boxer shoots down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump said the U.S. Navy "destroyed" an Iranian drone that came within 1,000 yards of a U.S. Navy ship in the Strait of Hormuz on Th...
2019-07-18, 22:48

The Latest: Iranian fighter jet crashes near Persian Gulf Iran says the Revolutionary Guard seized an oil tanker carrying “smuggled fuel” in the Persian Gulf, while an Iranian fighter jet has gone down in th...
2019-08-04, 19:32

Former Obama officials reveal they are still talking with the Iranian government With tensions between the United States and Iran high, three officials who worked in former President Barack Obama's administration admit they have b...
2019-05-31, 20:16

US issues warrant to seize Iranian tanker in Gibraltar The US issued a warrant to seize an Iranian oil tanker in an eleventh-hour attempt to prevent the ship from leaving Gibraltar. The Grace 1 was seized...
2019-08-18, 03:00

British capture of Iranian tanker won't go 'unanswered': officer Britain's seizure of an Iranian oil tanker off Gibraltar last week will not be "unanswered", Iran's armed forces chief of staff, Major General Mohamm...
2019-07-09, 09:16

No Talks With US Until Sanctions Are Lifted: Iranian President Rouhani President Hassan Rouhani spoke with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Saturday, warning him Iran would take the next step in reducing its nuclear...
2019-09-01, 13:16

Trump: US 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump has said the US Navy shot down an Iranian drone after a ship took "defensive action." It marks the second incident involving s...
2019-07-18, 23:16

Here's the new Marine Corps weapon that just destroyed an Iranian drone 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit/US Marine Corps The Marine Corps' Light Marine Air Defense Integrated System, known as LMADIS, jammed an Iranian dron...
2019-07-19, 12:16

Iranian president says talks possible only if Washington shows "respect" President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday suggested Iran may be willing to hold talks if the United States showed it respect, but said Tehran would not be...
2019-06-01, 22:32

Iranian tanker sought by US heads to unknown destination An Iranian supertanker hauling $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects to be tied to a sanctioned organization has lifted its an...
2019-08-19, 04:48

Iranian president: I will meet with Trump if US lifts sanctions French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday expressed hope to set up a meeting between President Donald Trump and Iranian leaders in the "coming weeks...
2019-08-28, 09:48

Gibraltar rejects U.S. request to seize Iranian oil tanker The tanker, now flying the Iranian flag, is preparing to depart the Mediterranean port, raising the question of what further action the United States...
2019-08-19, 00:16

U.S. issues warrant to seize Iranian tanker off Gibraltar The United States has issued a warrant to seize an Iranian oil tanker caught in the standoff between Tehran and the West in a last ditch effort to pr...
2019-08-17, 12:00

Couple’s Trek Across Continents Ended in an Iranian Prison Jolie King and Mark Firkin were on a once-in-a-lifetime journey from Australia to Britain. They documented it all on social media and a website, but ...
2019-09-12, 17:00

Iranian children are dancing to pop music, and the government is furious A dance challenge by a U.S.-based Iranian singer has raised suspicions among Iran’s ultraconservatives, who said they have identified a new “politica...
2019-05-23, 02:00

Oil jumps, Brent up more than 2% after US Navy downs Iranian drone Oil prices climbed around 2% on Friday after the U.S. Navy destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude fl...
2019-07-19, 09:00

Britain’s seizure of Iranian oil tanker won’t go ‘unanswered,’ officer says A top Iranian military official on Tuesday said that Britain’s seizure of an Iranian oil tanker last week “based on fabricated excuses” will not be “...
2019-07-09, 10:16

Oil jumps, Brent up more than 2% after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone Oil prices climbed around 2% on Friday after the U.S. Navy destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude fl...
2019-07-19, 06:48

Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite Two more Iranian bulk carriers that came to Brazil carrying urea and were expected to return home with corn could be left without enough fuel, as Bra...
2019-07-20, 01:32

Gibraltar rejects US pressure, says Iranian oil tanker free to go Gibraltar rejected a U.S. request to continue holding an Iranian supertanker detained on suspicion of attempting to breach global sanctions on Syria....
2019-08-18, 21:48

U.S. Issues Warrant to Seize Iranian Oil Tanker in Gibraltar The U.S. launched new legal action to detain an Iranian tanker in Gibraltar that has become a symbol of tensions between Tehran and the West, unveili...
2019-08-17, 20:00

Iranian tanker seized by Gibraltar 'photographed off Syria' Adrian Darya 1, formerly the Grace 1, was only released on condition it did not discharge its load of 2.1m barrels of oil in SyriaThe Iranian oil tan...
2019-09-08, 10:32

Atlanta prosecutors accuse Iranian scientist of violating US sanctions Professor accused of conspiring and attempting to export biological materials from the US to Iran without authorizationAn Iranian scientist coming to...
2019-07-07, 17:32

Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving warnings from a British Navy ship accompanying a commercial tanker, the government said in a sta...
2019-07-11, 12:32

Gibraltar defies US and releases seized Iranian tanker Grace 1 Gibraltar's Supreme Court on Thursday approved the immediate release of Grace 1, an Iranian oil tanker seized off the country's coast last month, des...
2019-08-16, 21:32

Iranian ships tried to block British oil tanker in Persian Gulf Iranian ships attempted to obstruct a British-flagged commercial oil tanker as it sailed in the Persian Gulf, Britain's Defense Ministry said. ...
2019-07-11, 11:32

3 Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving “verbal warnings” from a British Navy vessel accompanying a commercial vessel, the government sa...
2019-07-11, 09:32

US pushes to 'starve' Iranian military after Tehran rebuffs talks U.S. officials imposed sanctions on two Iranian military technology networks, undermining the regime’s ballistic missile supply chain days after Tehr...
2019-08-30, 01:16

Gibraltar police arrest captain of detained Iranian tanker Gibraltar police said they have arrested the captain and chief officer of the detained Iranian Grace 1 supertanker accused of violating EU sanctions ...
2019-07-11, 18:00

US officials offered ‘several million dollars’ for Iranian tanker: report The Trump administration reportedly offered “several million dollars” to the captain of an Iranian oil tanker that’s been at the ce...
2019-09-05, 10:32

White House slaps sanctions on Iranian shipping network The Trump administration imposed sanctions against a large shipping network that Iran created to transport its oil and offered a reward of $15 millio...
2019-09-05, 23:32

Iranian Americans call for regime change, sanctions in D.C. protest Thousands of Iranian Americans rallied outside the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., on Friday to push for a regime change and increased san...
2019-06-22, 01:48

US launched cyber attack on Iranian rockets and missiles – reports Targeted strike on computer-controlled weapons of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard had been planned over weeksThe US military launched a cyber-atta...
2019-06-23, 04:16

US Blacklists Iranian Oil Tanker Adrian Darya, Sanctions Captain The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday blacklisted the Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya, which is at the center of a confrontation between Washington ...
2019-08-31, 08:48

Iranian tanker set to leave Gibraltar despite US warrant to seize vessel The United States faced an against-the-clock legal battle to re-seize an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff before the vessel's ship...
2019-08-18, 02:32

Trump 'orders cyber attack' on Iranian military computers The US launched a cyber strike against Iranian military computer systems earlier this week as Donald Trump pulled out of airstrikes, officials have r...
2019-06-23, 10:16

Report: Iranian cleric stabbed to death in country’s south TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A semi-official Iranian news agency says a cleric was stabbed to death in the country’s south and that police have identifi...
2019-05-29, 11:48

Iranian prosecutors seek the death penalty for suspected US spies Iranian prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for several suspects arrested last year for spying for the United States in military and nuclear bo...
2019-07-02, 21:48

Islamic Movement in Nigeria: The Iranian-inspired Shia group The Islamic Movement in Nigeria is challenging the ban, arguing that it is a peaceful movement which has borne the brunt of state-orchestrated violen...
2019-08-05, 08:48

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani: No talks with U.S. until sanctions removed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday the Middle Eastern nation will not negotiate on any terms with the United States until first economic s...
2019-08-06, 16:00

Trump denies US involvement with failed Iranian missile explosion President Trump on Friday denied that the US had anything to do with a failed Iranian rocket launch — and he wished Tehran luck at finding out what w...
2019-08-31, 00:48

Iranian tanker carrying $130M in oil headed to unspecified location The trail left by GPS data on Marinetraffic.com, a vessel tracking service, showed the Iran-flagged Adrian Darya 1, previously known as Grace 1, movi...
2019-08-19, 12:48

Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off ‘hostile’ ship DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it helped evacuate an Iranian crew member from a “hostile” ship off the coast of Yem...
2019-06-05, 07:32

US blacklists Iranian tanker Mike Pompeo says is heading to Syria Vessel seized by Britain and held in Gibraltar for six weeksAdrian Darya’s captain also sanctioned by USThe US has blacklisted the Iranian tanker Adr...
2019-08-31, 21:48

France’s Macron talks to Iranian president, urges restraint French President Emmanuel Macron has talked with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and urged Tehran to show restraint amid rising tensions in the regi...
2019-09-01, 00:16

U.S. puts sanctions on Iranian foreign minister Zarif, who says they won't affect him The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, targeting the country's top spokesman and potentia...
2019-08-01, 01:16

Top U.S. security adviser: Iranian mines likely caused UAE tanker blasts U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that naval mines "almost certainly from Iran" were used to attack oil tankers off the Un...
2019-05-30, 04:00

Turkey now says Iranian tanker heading to Lebanese waters, not port Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday he wanted to clarify that an Iranian tanker at the center of a dispute between Washington an...
2019-08-30, 16:48

Iranian tanker switches course again, heads to Turkey's Iskenderun: data An Iranian tanker at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran changed course again on Friday and was heading back to Turkey, shipp...
2019-08-30, 12:16

Lebanon not informed about route of Iranian tanker: finance minister Lebanon has not been informed whether an Iranian oil tanker, at the center of a U.S.-Iran confrontation, was heading to one of its ports, the finance...
2019-08-30, 12:16

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown betwee...
2019-06-22, 17:00

Gibraltar Releases Iranian Tanker, Hours After U.S. Asked to Seize It The government in the British territory said Thursday morning that the United States had applied to seize the Iranian vessel. By the afternoon, it ha...
2019-08-16, 13:00

The Latest: Iranian official: limit breach doesn’t end deal Iran’s U.N. ambassador says if his country exceeds limits on low-enriched uranium set by the 2015 nuclear deal, that can be quickly reversed as soon ...
2019-06-27, 20:00

With a Feast and a Prayer, Iranian Force Exults in Downing of U.S. Drone Some leaders of the Revolutionary Guards force saw the shooting down of the drone as a vindication. They resented that Americans had belittled their ...
2019-06-22, 21:32

Detention Of Tanker Loaded With Iranian Crude "Excellent News", Says US White House National Security Advisor John Bolton applauded the interception by Britain's Gibraltar Thursday of a supertanker believed to be carrying...
2019-07-05, 08:01

Factbox: Responses to Iranian plans to increase uranium enrichment Iran announced on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a major escalation that could ...
2019-07-07, 17:32

Satellite images appear to show Iranian oil tanker off Syrian coast A once-detained Iranian oil tanker appears to have made its way to Syria, even as the United States sought to squeeze off Tehran’s ability to move oi...
2019-09-07, 21:00

British oil tanker in the Gulf ‘harassed’ by Iranian boats: U.S. officials The incident occurred almost a week after British Royal Marines boarded an Iranian tanker, Grace 1, off Gibraltar and seized it on suspicion that it ...
2019-07-11, 06:32

Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece The Grace 1, renamed the Adrian Darya 1, left anchorage off Gibraltar around 2100 GMT. Refinitiv ship tracking data showed early on Monday that the v...
2019-08-19, 17:16

Iranian Tanker Prepares to Offload Oil to Syria-Bound Ships The Iranian oil tanker released from Gibraltar over U.S. objections earlier this month is set to offload its cargo to smaller vessels that will take ...
2019-08-31, 04:48

Trump Denies U.S. Responsibility in Iranian Missile Base Explosion The president’s tweet, which included a high-resolution satellite image of the damage, was unusual because Iran had neither acknowledged the accident...
2019-08-31, 03:48

Iranian boats 'harass' British tanker in the Gulf: U.S. officials Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Irania...
2019-07-11, 05:16

Facebook deletes fake accounts used in pro-Iranian influence campaign A pro-Iranian influence campaign created fake Facebook and Twitter accounts to push Tehran's viewpoint in the US and succeeded in having a number of ...
2019-05-29, 12:16

U.S. levies sanctions against Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif The U.S. Treasury on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif for working on behalf of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamen...
2019-08-01, 04:48

Iranian judo champion afraid to go home in Israel dispute A judo world champion from Iran says he is afraid to return home after disobeying orders from the government to withdraw from the world championships...
2019-09-02, 12:00

Gibraltar rejects US pressure; lets Iranian oil tanker set sail Gibraltar rejected a U.S. request to continue holding an Iranian supertanker detained on suspicion of attempting to breach global sanctions on Syria....
2019-08-19, 16:16

US Treasury sanctions tanker filled with Iranian oil after Fox News report The Bonita Queen, along with a vast shipping network tied to Iran, was added to the Specially Designated Nationals list by the U.S. Office of Foreign...
2019-09-05, 03:00

Iranian satellite launch fails due to technical issues: Official An Iranian rocket exploded on its launch pad at Imam Khomeini Space Center in northern Iran before its scheduled launch on Thursday, an Iranian offic...
2019-08-30, 07:16

U.S. has order to seize Iranian oil tanker at Gibraltar based on new violations The United States revealed a seizure warrant and forfeiture complaint Friday against the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 for allegedly trying to "unlawful...
2019-08-17, 05:00

Trump Says U.S. Downs Iranian Drone, Refueling Tensions as Both Nations Dig In At the White House, the president said the Navy ship Boxer was defending itself against an Iranian drone that had refused to back down after being wa...
2019-07-19, 05:48

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif: no information about losing drone Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he was not aware of any downing of an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, after Pre...
2019-07-19, 00:32

Iranian leader announces partial withdrawal from nuclear deal Iran announced Wednesday it was partially withdrawing from a landmark nuclear deal, marking a serious escalation in Tehran's faceoff with the United ...
2019-05-22, 04:00

Iranian Official Makes Surprise Appearance on Sidelines of G7 Summit At the invitation of France, Iran’s foreign minister flew to Biarritz and met with European officials. But he had no plans to sit down with American ...
2019-08-26, 00:48

Iranian oil tanker pursued by U.S. turns off tracker near coast of Syria The disappearance of the Adrian Darya 1, formerly known as the Grace 1, follows a pattern of Iranian oil tankers turning off their Automatic Identifi...
2019-09-04, 03:32

Iranian minister accuses US of inflaming tensions in Persian Gulf ​Iran’s foreign minister on Monday blamed the US for turning the Persian Gulf into a “matchbox ready to ignite” by bolstering its m...
2019-08-12, 19:00

Trump says he aborted retaliatory strike to spare Iranian lives U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he aborted a military strike on Iran because he said it could have killed 150 people, a disproportionate r...
2019-06-21, 19:48

UAE oil tanker missing in Strait of Hormuz after drifting into Iranian waters An oil tanker traveling through the tiny strip of water located in the mouth of the Persian Gulf stopped transmitting its location more than two days...
2019-07-16, 15:48

Here's the high-tech US system that reportedly 'destroyed' an Iranian drone When President Trump announced that the U.S. had “destroyed” an Iranian drone, he didn’t specify whether it was shot down — that's because electronic...
2019-07-20, 01:16

Trump team briefs Congress about Iranian threat: 'This is about deterrence, not about war' Top officials in the Trump administration were dispatched to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to brief lawmakers about escalating tensions with Iran, saying a...
2019-05-21, 23:00

US warship may have downed second Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz, officials say U.S. officials believe not one but two Iranian drones were downed by a U.S. warship transiting the Strait of Hormuz last week, Fox News confirmed Tue...
2019-07-23, 22:16

U.S. drone shot down by Iranian missile in international airspace: U.S. source A U.S. military drone has been shot down in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz by an Iranian surface-to-air missile, a U.S. official sa...
2019-06-20, 09:00

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf a...
2019-06-21, 16:16

Oil rises after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone; set for weekly fall Oil prices rose on Friday as tensions brewed again in the Middle East after a U.S. Navy ship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a ma...
2019-07-19, 09:00

Iranian state media releases footage of oil tanker seizure Footage showing the moment Iran's Revolutionary Guard seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz has been released - with the UK des...
2019-07-20, 19:16

Israel: 'Imminent' Iranian killer drone attack foiled Israel's military says it carried out airstrikes in Syria to stop an attack by Iranian kamikaze drones. The Jewish state has, however, stayed silent ...
2019-08-25, 19:48

Iranian state TV claims to show debris from downed drone An Iranian state television published images on its website Friday morning that it claimed show debris from a U.S. military surveillance drone the co...
2019-06-21, 16:32

Iranian media say uranium stockpile exceeds 2015 limits Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency says the country’s enriched uranium stockpile has passed the 300-kilogram limit prescribed by the 2015 nuclear ...
2019-07-01, 13:16

Britain will be ‘slapped in the face’ for seizure of Iranian tanker, cleric says Britain will soon to get “slapped in the face” for the capture of an Iranian supertanker last week, a cleric was quoted as saying Friday amid rising ...
2019-07-12, 17:32

United States sanctions Chinese company for buying Iranian oil The United States imposed sanctions on China's state-run oil trading company and its chief executive for dealing in Iranian oil, Secretary of State M...
2019-07-23, 08:48

Trump says US warship has destroyed Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz US president calls on other countries to condemn Iran Move comes amid heightened tensions between countriesThe US has said that one of its warships b...
2019-07-19, 01:00

Threat level for UK ships in Iranian waters raised to ‘critical’ The threat level for UK ships in Iranian waters was raised to its highest level this week — with officials claiming that the risk of an attack ...
2019-07-12, 10:16

US confirms Israel behind last month's air strike in Iraq against Iranian base U.S. officials said Israel was responsible for the bombing of an Iranian weapons depot in Iraq last month, and former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-M...
2019-08-24, 02:48

Twitter Suspends Accounts Of Iranian State Media Outlets A day after Twitter suspended the accounts of several Iranian state media outlets, the social networking service said Saturday it acted after harassm...
2019-07-21, 07:16

India Has Ended Iranian Oil Imports, Haven't Imported Any: Envoy India has ended all imports of oil from Iran, Ambassador Harsh Vardhan Shringla in Washington said on Thursday, becoming the latest country to grudgi...
2019-05-24, 04:48

Iranian musician risks his freedom to promote human rights Mehdi Rajabian could be sent back to prison at anytime, but he continues to produce music banned under Iran's strict censorship laws. His new album s...
2019-09-03, 16:32

Iranian foreign minister heads to New York for U.N. conference: IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif traveled to New York on Saturday to a United Nations conference, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported...
2019-07-13, 20:16

US unveils warrant to seize Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar dispute A day after Gibraltar judge allows vessel’s release, US condemns ‘scheme to unlawfully access US financial system’The US justice department on Friday...
2019-08-17, 08:00

WRAPUP 8-Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but ba...
2019-07-11, 23:48

Twitter Blocks Accounts of Iranian State Media Outlets A day after Twitter suspended the accounts of several Iranian state media outlets, the social networking service said Saturday it acted after harassm...
2019-07-22, 10:48

Iranian Official Calls Donald Trump "Crazy President" A senior Iranian official called Donald Trump a "crazy President" whose threats against Tehran weren't going to work, adding that if the US President...
2019-05-21, 17:16

UK to facilitate release of Iranian tanker if it gets Syria guarantees: Hunt British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil t...
2019-07-13, 20:16

Iranian soccer fan 'Blue Girl' dies after setting herself on fire A female Iranian soccer fan who set herself on fire last week after being arrested for sneaking into a stadium dressed as a man has died from her inj...
2019-09-11, 09:32

U.S. threatens to down any nearby Iranian drones, Tehran denies incident The United States threatened on Friday to destroy any Iranian drones flying too closely to its ships and said it had "clear evidence" that it shot on...
2019-07-19, 19:48

Release of Iranian tanker 'unfortunate': U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a television interview on Monday that it was unfortunate an Iranian oil tanker detained off Gibraltar had...
2019-08-20, 06:16

U.S. has conveyed its 'strong position' to Greece about Iranian tanker: official The United States has conveyed its "strong position" to the Greek government about an Iranian tanker that sailed for Greece on Monday after it was fr...
2019-08-20, 01:16

British warship warned Iranian forces against seizing tanker A British warship radioed an Iranian patrol boat to warn against interfering with the Stena Impero as the oil tanker passed through the Strait of Hor...
2019-07-21, 18:32

Pompeo hints that Trump could meet with Iranian President at UN meeting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that President Donald Trump could meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the upcoming United Na...
2019-09-11, 08:32

Report: Trace Amounts of Uranium Found by Inspectors at Iranian Site Diplomats who have closely observed the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) work in Iran said that investigators discovered traces of uranium...
2019-09-09, 03:32

Iranian news agency says British-operated Mesdar tanker has not been seized Iran's Revolutionary Guards have not captured the British-operated, Liberian-flagged ship Mesdar in the Gulf, Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency...
2019-07-20, 01:32

Iranian oil tanker sets sail after Gibraltar rejects U.S. detainment order Gibraltar authorities released an Iranian oil tanker seized by Britain over 40 days ago after rejecting a request by the United States to continue de...
2019-08-19, 11:16

Detained Iranian tanker will be released if oil isn't bound for Syria, UK foreign secretary says An Iranian oil tanker held by British forces near Gibraltar will be released if the United Kingdom is assured the oil will not be heading to Syria, L...
2019-07-14, 01:16

Official warns Tehran could seize UK oil tanker if Iranian ship not released A senior commander with Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps warned Friday that it would be Tehran's "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if the Iranian ...
2019-07-05, 22:48

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension Tensions spiked this past week after Iran shot down an unmanned U.S. drone -- an incident that nearly led to a U.S. military strike against Iran Thur...
2019-06-22, 18:16

‘Like nobody has been bitten before’: Trump issues warning over Iranian threat of uranium enrichment President Trump fired a warning shot to Iran after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that his country would begin enriching uranium beyond the th...
2019-07-04, 00:48

US denies German-Iranian father visa needed to attend son's funeral The US consulate accused a German-Iranian father of using his late son's funeral as an excuse to migrate to the US. Seyed Shahram Iranbomy was denied...
2019-07-06, 04:00

Iranian leader tells Japan's Abe he has no reply to message from Trump: Fars Iran will not repeat its "bitter experience" of negotiating with the United States, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told Japanese Prime ...
2019-06-13, 12:00

The U.S. ‘Shot Itself in the Foot’ by Pulling Out of the Nuclear Deal, Iranian Foreign Minister Says The U.S. “shot itself in the foot” by pulling out of the nuclear accord with Iran, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said, offering a grim out...
2019-07-18, 08:32

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Wednesday extended waivers allowing foreign firms to work at Iranian nuclear facilities without U.S....
2019-08-01, 08:01

Mines used in tanker attack look like those shown by Iranian military, explosives expert says A U.S. Navy commander said that debris and a magnet left behind on the ship bore “a striking resemblance” to limpet mines advertised by Iranian force...
2019-06-19, 18:16

Iranian diplomats, families living in New York face U.S. travel curbs The United States has tightly restricted the travel of more than a dozen Iranian diplomats and their families living in New York, according to a U.S....
2019-07-17, 00:32

Israel strikes at Iranian forces in Syria to foil attack: military Israeli aircraft on Saturday struck Iranian forces near Damascus that were planning to launch armed drones at targets in Israel, an Israeli military ...
2019-08-24, 23:48

Trump sanctions Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif President Trump is imposing sanctions on Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, amid deepening tensions with Tehran over the 2015 nuclear dea...
2019-08-01, 12:32

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker moved to hospital psychiatric ward Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred from prison to a hospital psychiatric ward, the campaign group seeki...
2019-07-17, 01:48

Iranian leader tells Japan's Abe Trump "not worthy" of a reply to message Iran's supreme leader told Shinzo Abe on Thursday there was no point even replying to a message the Japanese prime minister had brought to Tehran fro...
2019-06-13, 14:48

Jailed British-Iranian Worker Sent To Hospital Psychiatric Ward In Tehran Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred from prison to a hospital psychiatric ward, the campaign group seeki...
2019-07-17, 18:48

Iranian Tanker Photographed Off Syrian Port Tartus: US Satellite Firm The Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1 at the centre of a dispute between Tehran and Western powers, which went dark off Syria earlier in the week, ha...
2019-09-07, 15:32

Dianne Feinstein had dinner meeting with Iranian minister amid US tensions Sen. Dianne Feinstein met with the Iranian foreign minister for dinner even as the Trump administration sent an aircraft carrier strike group to the ...
2019-05-23, 20:16

Pentagon chief says he currently has no plan to seize Iranian tanker Adrian Darya 1 U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Thursday he currently had no plan on his desk to seize the Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1, which is at t...
2019-09-06, 05:32

Gibraltar police release all crew members of detained Iranian tanker Gibraltar police said on Friday that all four crew members of the Iranian Grace 1 tanker have been released on bail without charge after it was detai...
2019-07-13, 06:00

Iranian-backed militia blames US and Israel for attacks on bases in Iraq Claim that drone strike caused blast near Baghdad follows leaked findings of Iraqi inquiryAn Iranian-backed militia in Iraq has accused the US and Is...
2019-08-21, 19:48

Iranian oil tanker no longer has Turkish destination: ship tracking data An Iranian oil tanker at the center of a dispute between Washington and Tehran is no longer heading towards Turkey's Iskenderun port and now has no s...
2019-08-31, 19:48

Trump suggests 'loose and stupid' Iranian officer attacked US drone President stopped short of escalating standoff, saying if a person was in the drone ‘it would have made a big, big difference’Donald Trump has stoppe...
2019-06-21, 01:00

British-Iranian Woman Is Moved From Tehran Jail to Psychiatric Hospital Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been detained since 2016, was transferred this week. Her family said they were concerned as she had been out of co...
2019-07-17, 16:16

Top Iranian official makes surprise trip to G-7 summit — at France’s invitation ​WASHINGTON – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made a surprise trip to the G-7 in France ​on ​Sunday. A top French official told t...
2019-08-25, 20:16

Trump administration sanctions Iranian diplomat; Feinstein derides 'mistake' The Trump administration announced Wednesday it will impose sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, a move that comes amid escala...
2019-08-01, 04:16

Iranian military official claims country's missiles can take out aircraft carrier One of Iran's top military commanders reiterated longstanding claims that the country has ballistic missiles capable of taking out an aircraft carrie...
2019-06-19, 15:48

Wrong to remove World Cup fans advocating for Iranian women - FIFA World soccer governing body FIFA says it was wrong for stewards to intervene and remove two fans at a women's World Cup match in France on Saturday b...
2019-06-19, 16:00

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown betwe...
2019-06-22, 23:32

Israel says jets hit targets in Syria to prevent Iranian drone attack Israel's military has said it thwarted an "imminent" Iranian attack involving killer drones. The announcement came unusually quickly on the heels of ...
2019-08-25, 03:48

Iranian state hackers reload their domains, release off-the-shelf RAT malware Enlarge / Iran's hacking groups are scaling up, hitting Saudi companies and other organizations, according to a Recorded Future report. (credit: Gett...
2019-06-27, 20:32

Saudi Arabia says evacuated crew member of Iranian ship sent to Oman: SPA Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it had sent a crew member of an Iranian ship who was previously evacuated for medical reasons from a vessel off the Yem...
2019-07-20, 21:16

Top UN court rules it has jurisdiction to hear Iranian claim against US over frozen assets The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on Wednesday that is has the jurisdiction to hear part of a case brought by Iran against the United St...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Alleged Iranian hacker who aided cyber espionage attacks on the US unmasked For years, “Mr. Tekide” has been well-known as a red flag within international cybersecurity communities. The alias has managed to evade being public...
2019-07-12, 20:48

France's Macron condemns Iranian violation of 2015 nuclear commitments French President Emmanuel Macron condemned on Sunday the Iranian decision to enrich uranium above limits agreed upon in 2015, a move he qualified of ...
2019-07-07, 13:16

Washington warns Hong Kong to watch for vessel carrying Iranian oil The United States has warned Hong Kong to be on alert for a vessel carrying Iranian petroleum that may seek to stop in the Asia financial hub, and sa...
2019-05-28, 17:00

Iranian boats 'attempted to impede' British oil tanker in strait of Hormuz UK government spokesman says three Iranian boats were warned off by HMS Montrose, but Tehran denies involvementAt least three Iranian boats “attempte...
2019-07-11, 09:48

Iranian president warns U.S., no talks on nuclear impasse if sanctions not lifted "Without the U.S.'s withdrawal from sanctions, we will not witness any positive development,'' Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised s...
2019-08-27, 13:16

Trump's new sanctions could deal blow ‘right to the heart’ of Iranian economy, Rep. Turner says President Trump has promised new sanctions against Iran on Monday on top of what has already been a crippling "maximum pressure campaign," and Rep. M...
2019-06-24, 01:16

US officials warn of Iranian threats to commercial vessels, including GPS interference Iran has been using GPS jammers to try and “spoof” commercial vessels into traveling through Iranian waters so they can seize them, accor...
2019-08-08, 02:32

Iranian tensions push oil higher as bitcoin smashes through $11,000 - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsOil hits three-week high as Iran tensions buildDonald Trump pledges more sanctions on Irani...
2019-06-24, 10:16

Trump says a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone that flew dangerously close Reuters/Louis Nastro President Donald Trump announced that the US shot down and "destroyed" an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday. ...
2019-07-19, 12:16

UPDATE 3-Oil rises after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone; set for weekly fall Oil prices rose on Friday as tensions brewed again in the Middle East after a U.S. Navy ship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a ma...
2019-07-19, 11:32

Royal Marines help seize supertanker suspected of bringing Iranian oil to to Syria A detachment of Royal Marines and the authorities in Gibraltar have seized a supertanker suspected of carrying oil to Syria in breach of European Uni...
2019-07-04, 11:32

Female activists demand Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei resign Fourteen women in Iran have released a declaration calling for Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Islamic country's supreme leader, to step down. Some see t...
2019-08-16, 19:32

DHS cyber director warns of surge in Iranian “wiper” hack attacks Enlarge / An effective wiper of sorts. (credit: Getty Images) With tensions between the US and Iran on the rise following the downing of a US milit...
2019-06-27, 20:32

Ashena, adviser to Iranian president, says Trump should ease sanctions to avoid war An adviser to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday if U.S. President Donald Trump does not want war with Tehran, he should ease sanctions,...
2019-06-21, 15:16

British Airways says will follow U.S. guidance to avoid parts of Iranian airspace British Airways said on Friday it will adhere to guidance from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to avoid parts of Iranian airspace and ...
2019-06-21, 14:16

Trump Tweets Crazy Spy Photo of Failed Iranian Rocket Launch President Donald Trump tweeted an extremely high-resolution photo showing the aftermath of a failed rocket launch in Iran on Thursday, raising all ki...
2019-09-01, 10:16

Ball in Europe's court on nuclear deal's future: Iranian state TV It is up to Europe to shield Iran from U.S. sanctions and prevent it from further scaling back its compliance with its 2015 nuclear agreement with wo...
2019-06-29, 22:01

US, Allies Turning Gulf Region Into "Matchbox": Iranian Foreign Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the United States on Monday of turning the Gulf region into a "matchbox ready to ignite", accor...
2019-08-13, 01:32

US confirms $130M high-flying drone brought down by Iranian missile The U.S. military says the drone shot down by Iran overnight was the Navy version of the RQ-4A Global Hawk High-Altitude Long Endurance Unmanned Airc...
2019-06-20, 15:16

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dram...
2019-07-04, 23:00

US makes last-ditch attempt to stop Iranian supertanker setting sail The United States has unsealed a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker anchored off the coast of Gibraltar. It is the latest twist involvi...
2019-08-17, 19:32

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker ends hunger strike, husband says Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has ended a hunger strike in Tehran designed to push for her release, her husband told th...
2019-06-29, 14:32

Iranian female soccer fan 'blue girl' dies after setting herself on fire An Iranian female soccer fan who faced a potentially lengthy sentence for trying to enter a soccer stadium dressed as a man has died after setting he...
2019-09-10, 21:00

Gibraltar Seizes Syria-Bound Tanker Thought to Be Carrying Iranian Oil Officials said the tanker was detained under European Union sanctions on Syria. Shipping monitors said it was also trying to skirt United States sanc...
2019-07-04, 16:32

Iranian woman pleads guilty in Minnesota in tech smuggling case An Iranian woman pleaded guilty in Minnesota on Friday to charges that she stole technology from U.S.-based companies which was then exported to Iran...
2019-08-10, 16:32

British-Iranian Woman Jailed in Tehran Begins New Hunger Strike, Husband Says Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was convicted of sedition after her arrest in 2016. Richard Ratcliffe said he would fast outside the country’s embassy in L...
2019-06-16, 12:00

Tehran Denies Trump's Claim That US Naval Vessel Destroyed Iranian Drone Tehran on Friday denied that the United States had downed one of its drones, saying all Iranian aircraft were accounted for and jesting Washington ma...
2019-07-19, 13:48

U.S. will ‘escort’ American-flagged ships facing Iranian threats, new Pentagon chief says The initiative doesn’t necessarily mean every U.S.-flagged ship in the Strait of Hormuz will have a destroyer behind it, said Defense Secretary Mark ...
2019-07-24, 22:32

Captain of Iranian supertanker that's trying to leave Gibraltar 'doesn't want to stay in command,' lawyer says The captain of an Iranian supertanker at the center of a diplomatic standoff no longer wants to keep command of the ship, which is in need of repairs...
2019-08-16, 23:32

Iranian woman denied soccer stadium access dies after setting herself on fire An Iranian woman who was denied entry to a football stadium in Tehran has died after setting herself on fire, human rights organization Amnesty Inter...
2019-09-10, 21:32

Exclusive: President Trump Calls Alleged Iranian Attack on Oil Tankers ‘Very Minor’ Facing twin challenges in the Persian Gulf, President Donald Trump said in an interview with TIME Monday that he might take military action to preven...
2019-06-18, 05:48

Female fan caught sneaking into Iranian soccer match, dies after setting herself on fire Upon learning she could spend six months in prison for dressing as a man to sneak into a soccer match, Sahar Khodayari set herself on fire.  &#...
2019-09-10, 20:00

Iranian threat to shipping is real and growing, as U.S. ‘smoking gun’ video evidence shows CAUGHT ON TAPE: The U.S. military released an aerial video last night that shows an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps patrol boat removing a magnetic...
2019-06-14, 13:16

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe transferred from Iranian prison to mental ward, supporters say Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian charity worker who was arrested on spying charges in Iran more than three years ago, was transferred M...
2019-07-17, 04:32

Female Iranian soccer fan, facing jail for entering stadium, sets herself on fire An Iranian woman who tried to enter a soccer stadium — an act that is forbidden for females in the Islamic Republic — burned herself to ...
2019-09-10, 15:32

Israel Strikes Iranian Targets in Syria to Prevent 'Killer Drone' Attack Israel said it struck military facilities in Syria to prevent suspected planned attacks from Iranian forces, raising the risk of a clash with Tehran ...
2019-08-25, 13:48

US cyberattack brought down Iranian database used to target ships in Persian Gulf: reports Iran is still feeling the pain Thursday after U.S. cyber military forces in June brought down a database used by its Revolutionary Guard Corps to tar...
2019-08-29, 16:48

Iranian woman sets herself on fire after being charged with illegally attending soccer match An Iranian woman set herself on fire outside a courthouse in Tehran on Monday to protest being charged with trying to impersonate a man and illegally...
2019-09-06, 02:00

Court documents show U.S. seeks seizure of Iranian tanker violating sanctions Newly released U.S. court documents show the United States issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker that British Royal Marines had seize...
2019-08-17, 12:00

British Marines Seize Supertanker Carrying Iranian Oil to Syria, Causing Diplomatic Row (Bloomberg) — British special forces seized a supertanker off Gibraltar carrying Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European and U.S. sanctio...
2019-07-04, 21:00

All crew on British-flagged tanker in good health: Iranian embassy in India All crew members of a British-flagged tanker that Iran seized on Friday are safe and still on the vessel, the Iranian embassy in India said on Monday...
2019-07-22, 17:32

Iranian supertanker sought by US is leased to Revolutionary Guard in apparent act of defiance: report The Iran-flagged supertanker that left port in Gibraltar has reportedly been leased out to the country's Revolutionary Guards, which is seen as an ap...
2019-08-21, 16:48

Iranian Woman Dies From Self-Inflicted Burns After Arrest For Attending Soccer Match Sahar Khodayari, a 30-year-old Iranian woman, has died after she self-immolated outside of a courtroom where she was being tried for attempting to en...
2019-09-11, 08:00

Iranian hackers resume credential-stealing phishing attacks against universities around the world Over 60 universities in the US, the UK, Australia and more have been targeted by the Colbalt Dickens hacking group in attacks attempting to steal res...
2019-09-12, 02:32

Iranian news agency says Adrian Darya 1 tanker leased to Revolutionary Guards Iran's semi-official ILNA news agency said on Wednesday the tanker Adrian Darya 1, which was released after being detained in Gibraltar, is currently...
2019-08-21, 09:16

Trump warned Tehran a U.S. attack was imminent, called for talks: Iranian officials Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was i...
2019-06-21, 14:16

Jeremy Hunt says Iranian tanker could be released if guarantees are given that cargo was not Syria bound Britain could help secure the release of a supertanker seized off the coast of Gibraltar if Iran provides "sufficient guarantees" that the cargo is n...
2019-07-14, 07:48

Iranian journalist claims asylum in Sweden after accompanying Zarif on diplomatic mission Amir Tohid Fazel, an editor at a conservative news agency, fled his hotel in Stockholm on Aug. 21, when he slipped out for a cigarette break and dash...
2019-08-27, 23:48

British-Iranian aid worker moved back to jail from hospital ward: husband British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred back to an Iranian prison from a hospital psychiatric ward, her husband sai...
2019-07-22, 17:32

Gibraltar rejects U.S. request to seize Iranian oil tanker, ship leaves for Greece The tanker, now flying the Iranian flag, is preparing to depart the Mediterranean port, raising the question of what further action the United States...
2019-08-19, 16:16

Rocket Report: Iranian launch failure, SpaceX rideshare business booming Enlarge / The Electron launch vehicle is ready to soar. (credit: Rocket Lab) Welcome to Edition 2.13 of the Rocket Report! There continues to be no...
2019-08-31, 02:48

Bahrain 'strongly condemns' what it calls Iranian attempt to intercept British tanker Bahrain said on Friday it "strongly condemned" what it called an Iranian attempt to intercept a British tanker in the Gulf, according to a statement ...
2019-07-12, 15:00

French, Iranian presidents try to salvage nuclear deal as Sunday deadline nears Iran could start enriching additional uranium in defiance of the 2015 nuclear deal on Sunday if European Union countries don't ease sanctions on Tehr...
2019-07-07, 02:48

Trump suggests a 'loose and stupid' Iranian officer shot down US drone – video President Donald Trump did not escalate Iran's shooting down of an American drone, saying that it might have been a mistake executed by 'a general or...
2019-06-21, 01:00

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warns nuclear deal signatories of non-compliance Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned the country will further scale back its compliance with the nuclear deal unless it receives "positive signals...
2019-06-16, 00:00

Royal Marines and Gibraltar seize ship suspected of taking Iranian oil to Syria Tanker was thought to be going to Banyas refinery, in breach of EU sanctions against SyriaA detachment of nearly 30 Royal Marines and Gibraltarian po...
2019-07-04, 17:48

Oil tanker 'attacks' come amid US concerns Iranian commercial boats were being loaded with missiles The suspected attack on two oil tankers off the Gulf of Oman early Thursday came amid U.S. officials’ warnings that Iran is posing an “imminent” risk...
2019-06-13, 18:48

Trump allies' visit throws light on secretive Iranian opposition group MEK operates out of compound in rural Albania and has been described as having cult-like attributesThe gates to the Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK) compound,...
2019-07-15, 19:32

Israel says latest Syria airstrike thwarted 'imminent' attack by Iranian drones The Israeli military carried out a late-night attack on targets inside Syria Saturday in what it described as a successful effort to thwart a "very i...
2019-08-25, 15:16

President Trump Says U.S. Warship Destroyed Iranian Drone Amid Heightened Tensions (WASHINGTON) — A U.S. warship on Thursday destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship, President Donald Tru...
2019-07-19, 05:32

Report: US Carried Out Cyber Attacks on Iranian Assets Tied to Revolutionary Guard Corps Donald Trump called off a military strike on undisclosed Iranian assets this week after reports Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a RQ-4A Global H...
2019-06-23, 03:16

US official tells AP that US drone was shot down by an Iranian missile in international airspace over Strait of Hormuz DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US official tells AP that US drone was shot down by an Iranian missile in international airspace over Strait of Ho...
2019-06-20, 09:16

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman moved to Tehran mental ward The family of a jailed British-Iranian woman says she has been taken to the psychiatric ward of a hospital in Tehran. The case has fueled tensions be...
2019-07-17, 09:00

Iranian gunboats trying to seize a British oil tanker were scared away by the Royal Navy, new report claims Fars News Agency Photo via USNI News Three Iranian gunboats failed in an attempt to seize a British oil tanker in Persian Gulf on Wednesday, a UK go...
2019-07-11, 09:32

Iranian oil tanker nears coast of Syria as captain refuses to cooperate with delivery, sources say The Adrian Darya 1, the Iranian oil tanker that the U.S. has pursued for several days, is now fewer than 10 nautical miles from the shores of Syria, ...
2019-09-04, 12:00

Iranian tanker at center of standoff with West leaves Gibraltar, shipping data shows The Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West left Gibraltar on Sunday night, shipping data showed, hours after the British ter...
2019-08-19, 03:48

Iranian boats fail to seize British tanker; U.S. threatens sanctions over enriching uranium Hours after Iran warned Britain there would be consequences for seizing one of its oil tankers on route to Syria, five Iranian military gunboats unsu...
2019-07-11, 09:32

Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece, shipping data shows The Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West was sailing to Greece on Monday after leaving Gibraltar, shipping data showed, ho...
2019-08-19, 08:16

Iranian Woman Who Sneaked Into Soccer Match Dressed as Man Sets Herself on Fire After Court Appearance (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — An Iranian woman detained for dressing as a man to sneak into a soccer stadium to watch a match has died after ...
2019-09-11, 00:00

Iranian vessel removed unexploded mine from stricken oil tanker in Gulf of Oman, US officials say An Iranian vessel removed an unexploded mine that had been attached to a Japanese-owned oil tanker which suffered serious damage after an explosion i...
2019-06-14, 03:48

US warns China to quit buying Iranian oil, offering $15M reward for info on sanctions-busting President Trump’s administration has stepped up its sanctions on Iran and is offering a $15 million reward for information on its embargo-busting. It...
2019-09-05, 03:32

Iranian journalist flees foreign minister's press pool 'to claim asylum' in Sweden An Iranian state news journalist fled from Foreign Minister Javad Zarif's press pool and applied for residency in Sweden last week, according to auth...
2019-08-29, 06:16

Vloggers Jolie King and Mark Firkin held in Iranian prison for flying drone A couple from the UK and Australia face a 10-year jail sentence in one of Iran’s most notorious prisons for flying a drone without permission, ...
2019-09-12, 21:00