US warship staying far away for fear of Iranian military strikes

US warship staying far away for fear of Iranian military strikes

A large aircraft carrier strike force that the United States sent to the Middle East in May on an accelerated schedule to “deter” Iran has been “steering clear” of the country since arrival, staying as far away as the Arabian Sea for fear of Iranian military strikes in case of a potential conflict.

Sunday, August 25, 2019 09:15

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World Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha

World Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha

Millions of Muslims in Iran and many other Muslim countries across the world have started celebrations for the momentous religious occasion of Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice), marked in honor of the Islamic imperative of self-abnegation.

Monday, August 12, 2019 01:02

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President Rouhani says Iran to confront acts of mischief in Persian Gulf

President Rouhani says Iran to confront acts of mischief in Persian Gulf

President Hassan Rouhani says Iran has the responsibility for securing the Strait of Hormuz and the Persian Gulf and will decisively confront any attempt at destabilizing the strategic waters.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 10:47

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Zarif says failing to lure Trump into war, Bolton dragging UK into quagmire

Zarif says failing to lure Trump into war, Bolton dragging UK into quagmire

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says after failing to lure US President Donald Trump into war with Iran, the B-Team is now trying to drag the UK into a quagmire by stoking confrontation between Tehran and London over a British-flagged tanker seized in the Persian Gulf.

Sunday, July 21, 2019 01:55

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Iran releases footage of seized UK-flagged oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz

Iran releases footage of seized UK-flagged oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz

Iran has released footage of a British-flagged oil tanker which was impounded in the Strait of Hormuz after it ignored distress calls. The footage shows Iranian speedboats cruising near Stena Impero tanker as a military helicopter is flying over the vessel.

Sunday, July 21, 2019 04:38

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Leader slams Europeans’ “arrogant” approach to 2015 multilateral nuclear deal

Leader slams Europeans’ “arrogant” approach to 2015 multilateral nuclear deal

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has censured the Europeans’ “arrogant” approach to a 2015 multilateral nuclear deal with Iran, whose fate is now hanging in the balance due to Europe’s failure to meet its end of the bargain and compensate for the US’s withdrawal.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 01:38

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Iran warns UK about ‘consequences’ of oil tanker seizure

Iran warns UK about ‘consequences’ of oil tanker seizure

President Hassan Rouhani warns the UK about the “consequences” of its recent seizure of an Iranian supertanker.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:32

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 IRGC force shoots down intruding US spy drone

IRGC force shoots down intruding US spy drone

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has shot down an intruding American spy drone in the country’s southern coastal province of Hormozgan. In a statement issued early Thursday, the IRGC said the US-made Global Hawk surveillance drone was brought down by its Air Force near the Kouh-e Mobarak region — which sits in the central district of Jask County — after the aircraft violated Iranian airspace.

Friday, June 21, 2019 10:29

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