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5.9 Magnitude Earthquake Kills Several, Injures Hundreds In Iran

5.9 Magnitude Earthquake Kills Several, Injures Hundreds In Iran

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck northwestern Iran early Friday, killing at least five people and injuring over 300 others, officials said. The temblor struck Tark county in Iran’s Eastern Azerbaijan province at 2:17 a.m., Iran’s…

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Nothing Good Can Come Out Of US Talk – Iran

Nothing Good Can Come Out Of US Talk – Iran

Iran’s Supreme leader has ruled out the possibility of talks between Tehran and Washington. This happened the day before the 40th anniversary of the hostage drama at the US Embassy in the Iranian capital. “Those…

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‘Tough Times For Arms Control,’ NATO Chief Says

‘Tough Times For Arms Control,’ NATO Chief Says

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has said that arms-control regimes need to adapt to “new realities” to remain effective, citing Russia’s disregard for its international commitments and the emergence of new actors and technologies. “These are…

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Iran Banned From World Judo For Failure To Face Israel

Iran Banned From World Judo For Failure To Face Israel

Iran was banned from international judo competitions Tuesday for refusing to let its athletes fight Israeli opponents. The International Judo Federation imposed an indefinite ban on Iran’s team until it promises to end a long-running…

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5.6 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Iran

5.6 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Iran

Authorities in Iran say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 has shaken the country’s south. Officials say the earthquake Monday struck near Kukherd, a city in Iran’s Hormozgan province. Kukherd is some 1,000…

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Iran’s Rouhani Vows Response To Oil Tanker Attack

Iran’s Rouhani Vows Response To Oil Tanker Attack

President Hassan Rouhani vowed Monday that Iran would respond to an attack on one of its oil tankers in the Red Sea, saying the evidence suggested it was the work of a government not a…

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Iran: Oil Tanker Struck By Rockets Off Saudi Arabia

Iran: Oil Tanker Struck By Rockets Off Saudi Arabia

Two rockets struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian officials said, the latest incident in the region amid months of heightened tensions between Tehran…

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Trump To Iran: U.S. Never Offered To Lift Sanctions For Talks

Trump To Iran: U.S. Never Offered To Lift Sanctions For Talks

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Friday that the United States offered to lift all sanctions against Iran in exchange for talks. President Donald Trump denied that statement in a tweet Friday morning. “Iran wanted me…

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Iran Ready For ‘Denuclearization’ If US Bans Lifted – Zarif

Iran Ready For ‘Denuclearization’ If US Bans Lifted – Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the country is prepared to sign an additional protocol, allowing for more intrusive inspections of the country’s nuclear facilities if all sanctions are lifted. Zarif told CNN’s Christiane…

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Trump On Iran Meeting: ‘We’ll See What Happens’

Trump On Iran Meeting: ‘We’ll See What Happens’

U.S. President Donald Trump, arriving at the United Nations General Assembly on Monday, was asked about the possibility of meeting Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani after tensions over an attack on Saudi oil facilities. “We’ll see…

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