Category: Iran

Iran says Israel is ‘biggest threat’ to world peace

In this Dec. 29, 2016 file photo, released by the semi-official Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), a long-range S-200 missile is fired in a military drill in the port city of Bushehr, on the northern coast of Persian Gulf, Iran. (Amir Kholousi, ISNA via AP, File)

In this Dec. 29, 2016 file photo, released by the semi-official Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), a long-range S-200 missile is fired in a military drill in the port city of Bushehr, on the northern coast of Persian Gulf, Iran. (Amir Kholousi, ISNA via AP, File)

Foreign ministry spokesman dismisses as ‘nonsense’ Trump and Netanyahu’s pledge to curb Tehran’s nuclear program

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Trump warns Iran president he ‘better be careful’

President Donald Trump arrives on Air Force One at the Palm Beach International Airport to spend part of the weekend with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago resort on February 10, 2017 in West Palm Beach, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP)

President Donald Trump arrives on Air Force One at the Palm Beach International Airport to spend part of the weekend with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago resort on February 10, 2017 in West Palm Beach, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP)

US president, Rouhani trade barbs on anniversary of 1979 revolution as Iranian officials dismiss White House’s rhetoric

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Defiant Iran holds missile exercise day after US sanctions

In this Sept. 21, 2016 file photo, an Emad long-range ballistic surface-to-surface missile is displayed by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard during a military parade, in front of the shrine of late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)

In this Sept. 21, 2016 file photo, an Emad long-range ballistic surface-to-surface missile is displayed by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard during a military parade, in front of the shrine of late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)

Revolutionary Guards say maneuvers aimed at demonstrating their ‘complete preparedness to deal with the threats’ and ‘humiliating sanctions’ from Washington

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Trump puts Iran ‘on notice’ after ballistic missile test

National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. Flynn said the administration is putting Iran “on notice” after it tested a ballistic missile. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Western navies said planning major drill off coast of Iran

Illustrative photo of a US naval ship with the 5th fleet in the Persian Gulf (Courtesy of the United States Navy)

Illustrative photo of a US naval ship with the 5th fleet in the Persian Gulf (Courtesy of the United States Navy)

A joint strike group of American, British and French forces will conduct exercise next week, reportedly including simulation of conflict with Tehran

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Iran to build nuclear-powered ships after US ‘breaches’ atomic deal

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a news conference September 22, 2016 in New York. (AFP/ DON EMMERT)

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a news conference September 22, 2016 in New York. (AFP/ DON EMMERT)

Rouhani slams Congress for expected renewal of sanctions, says Tehran will complain to international committee overseeing accord

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Iran to continue missile tests, says program ‘non-negotiable’

A missile launched from the Alborz mountains in Iran on March 9, 2016, reportedly inscribed in Hebrew, 'Israel must be wiped out.' (Fars News)

A missile launched from the Alborz mountains in Iran on March 9, 2016, reportedly inscribed in Hebrew, ‘Israel must be wiped out.’ (Fars News)

Tehran brushes off EU call to halt launches; says ballistic weapons part of defense policy ‘framework’

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