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Posts Tagged ‘Iran’

Exclusive: Saudi Arabia to halt flights, trade with Iran

Posted on Tuesday, 5 January 2016 11:09 AM | No Comments
Saudi Arabia widened its rift with Iran on Monday, saying it would end air traffic and trade links with the Islamic republic and demanding that Tehran must “act like a...

Iran deal reached, Obama hails step toward ‘more hopeful world’

Posted on Wednesday, 15 July 2015 12:46 AM | No Comments
Iran and six major world powers reached a nuclear deal on Tuesday, capping more than a decade of negotiations with an agreement that could transform the Middle East. U.S. President...

Deal or not, many U.S. states will keep sanctions grip on Iran

Posted on Monday, 13 April 2015 03:16 PM | No Comments
WASHINGTON | BY YEGANEH TORBATI (Reuters) – As the United States and Iran come closer to a historic nuclear deal, many U.S. states are likely to stick with their own...

Iran’s leader says Saudi air strikes causing genocide

Posted on Thursday, 9 April 2015 11:28 PM | No Comments
(Reuters) – Iran’s leader on Thursday condemned the military intervention by its main regional rival Saudi Arabia in Yemen as genocide, sharply escalating Tehran’s rhetoric against the two-week-old campaign of...

Plane crashes at Tehran’s Mehrabad airport; at least 38 reported dead – IRNA

Posted on Monday, 11 August 2014 11:11 AM | No Comments
(Reuters) – An Iran-140 Sepahan Air passenger plane bound for Tabas in northeast Iran with 48 passengers and crew on board crashed on a road near Tehran’s Mehrabad airport on...

Iran general says ready to help Iraq against militants

Posted on Monday, 30 June 2014 09:50 AM | No Comments
(Reuters) – Iran is ready to help Iraq fight an armed revolt using the same methods it deployed against opposition forces in Syria, an Iranian general said, suggesting Tehran is...

Iran rejects U.S. action in Iraq, ISIL tightens Syria border grip

Posted on Monday, 23 June 2014 04:48 AM | No Comments
(Reuters) – Iran’s supreme leader accused the United States on Sunday of trying to retake control of Iraq by exploiting sectarian rivalries, as Sunni insurgents drove towards Baghdad from new...

Iran and six powers seek to recover momentum for nuclear deal

Posted on Tuesday, 17 June 2014 02:16 PM | No Comments
(Reuters) – Iran and six world powers will try in talks in Vienna this week to narrow differences and keep alive hopes of ending a decade-old nuclear dispute by late...

Germany tries Iranians charged with smuggling drone engines as jet ski parts

Posted on Tuesday, 17 June 2014 04:34 AM | No Comments
(Reuters) – Two Iranian men charged with smuggling dozens of German-made engines capable of powering drones into Iran by declaring them as jet ski engines went on trial at a Frankfurt court...

Iranian hackers use fake Facebook accounts to spy on U.S., others

Posted on Thursday, 29 May 2014 02:51 PM | No Comments
(Reuters) – In an unprecedented, three-year cyber espionage campaign, Iranian hackers created false social networking accounts and a fake news website to spy on military and political leaders in the...