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Iran to receive S-300 missiles 'by end of 2016'

Russian official confirms Tehran will finally receive controversial air defense missile system by the end of 2016.Ari Soffer, 4/19/2016, 5:49 PM

Iran backtracks on S-300 missile reception

Foreign Ministry's statement amended to omit notice of delivery of the missiles, says instead 'first phase' of agreement was implemented.Tova Dvorin, 4/11/2016, 2:22 PM

Report: Iran receives first S-300 missiles

Iranian Foreign Ministry claims surface-to-air missile transfer underway after years of delays.Tova Dvorin, 4/11/2016, 12:01 PM

Iran and Russia still discussing S-300 sale

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman says his country and Russia are still holding negotiations on the S-300 air defense missiles.Ben Ariel, 2/23/2016, 5:44 AM

Russia denies S-300 delivery to Iran this week

Russia says Iran has not yet paid for the S-300 advanced missile systems, and therefore they are not yet being delivered.Ben Ariel, 2/18/2016, 5:15 AM

Iran announces S-300 is now en route from Russia

After years of delays due to UN sanctions and Western pressure, Iranian spokesperson says advanced missile system is on its way.Nissan Tzur, 2/15/2016, 8:57 PM

Iran upgrades its nuclear-capable Emad missile

Flaunting sanctions, Iran's DM says update of nuclear rockets able to hit Israel coming soon, Russian S-300 delivery in next 2 months.Ari Yashar, 2/10/2016, 2:10 PM

Russia to start S-300 delivery to Iran in January

Russian military source says the country will start delivering air defense system in the first month of 2016.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/25/2015, 10:27 PM

Russia starts sending S-300 system to Iran

Putin's aide tells media delivery of advanced air defense system is 'starting,' raising concerns Iran's nuclear program will be untouchable.Ari Yashar, 12/3/2015, 7:35 PM

Iran says it will receive S-300s by year's end

Iran's defense minister says his country will receive air defense missile systems it ordered from Russia by the end of the year.Ben Ariel, 11/12/2015, 5:46 AM

Russia says it signed S-300 contract with Iran

Russian official reveals contract signed on supplying advanced missile system possibly capable of thwarting strike on nuclear facilities.Ari Yashar, 11/9/2015, 11:30 AM

Putin, Obama and Iran: A Choice in the Absence of Choice

Obama’s deal with Iran opened a "Pandora's box" not only in the Middle East, but also in Europe and America. Alexander Maistrovoy , 9/16/2015, 6:00 AM

Iran: Russia Will Deliver S-300s by Year's End

Iran’s defense minister says Russia will deliver S-300 advanced missile system by the end of 2015.Ben Ariel, 8/24/2015, 6:15 AM

Russia, Iran Reach S-300 Missile Deal

Moscow confirms deal to arm the Islamic Republic, says 'topic is closed.'Tova Dvorin, 8/19/2015, 2:35 PM

Iran: Russia to Deliver S-300 Missiles Next Week

Iranian defense minister says deal already reached, just needs to be formalized; system would prevent airstrikes against nuclear sites.Ari Soffer, 8/18/2015, 12:31 PM

Iran Says Russia Upgrading S-300 for Delivery

Top Russian official quoted by Iranian official press says advanced missile defense system being tweaked - against potential Israeli strike?Ari Yashar, 7/31/2015, 8:06 AM

Iran to Unveil Its Own S-300 Missile Defense

General says new systems coming in September including domestic version of Russian S-300 - can it block an Israeli airstrike on nuke sites?Ari Yashar, 7/17/2015, 10:12 AM

Russia: No Set Date for S-300 Delivery to Iran

Top Russian diplomat says no start date for the delivery of S-300 missiles to Iran has been set yet.Elad Benari, 5/27/2015, 4:16 AM

Iran: S-300 Delivery from Russia Coming Soon

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister says Moscow and Tehran have concluded talks on the delivery of S-300 missiles to Iran.Elad Benari, 5/26/2015, 5:31 AM

Report: Egypt Buying S-300 Missile System

Israeli official tells foreign press that Egypt has bought the missiles; Egypt: we're looking to fight terrorism in the Sinai, not Israel.Tova Dvorin, 5/13/2015, 10:18 PM

Russia: S-300 Delivery to Iran Won't Happen Soon

Moscow stands by decision to go ahead with sale of its advanced anti-aircraft system, however.Gil Ronen, 4/23/2015, 5:31 PM

Should Israel Abandon Neutrality on Ukraine?

Israel continues to consider its options with Russia, but one expert suggests Jerusalem needs to move its rooks and knights carefully.Gedalyah Reback, 4/21/2015, 3:26 PM

PM: Russian Supply of S-300s to Iran 'Very Grave'

Netanyahu says Israel views with 'great severity' the deal with Iran – undertaken as Iran steps up its aggressiveness.Gil Ronen, 4/19/2015, 11:42 AM

Putin Warns Israel: Do Not Send Arms to Ukraine

Moscow threatens that sending arms to Kiev in retaliation for S-300 missile agreement with Iran will raise the death toll.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2015, 10:03 PM

Obama 'Surprised' Russia Waited So Long with S-300

President Obama says he is “surprised” that Russia had waited as long as it did to seal a deal to sell missile defense systems to Iran.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/17/2015, 9:16 PM

Dempsey: We Can Strike Iran Despite S-300 Sale

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says Washington knows all about the system Russia is selling to Iran.Elad Benari, 4/17/2015, 6:13 AM

White House: Russia Needs Money

White House spokesman says Moscow's move to supply S-300 to Iran shows the weakness of Russia's economy after being hit by sanctions.Elad Benari, 4/17/2015, 4:45 AM

Putin: Progress in Talks Led to S-300 Decision

Russian Presidents explains his decision to lift a ban on the delivery of S-300 missile defense systems to Tehran.Ben Ariel, 4/17/2015, 12:15 AM

Expert: Time to Recalibrate Relations with Russia

Israel cannot continue being "over-supportive" of the Russians in the wake of the S-300 deal, says Azriel Bermant.Gedalyah Reback, 4/15/2015, 3:38 PM

German FM Speaks Out Against S-300 Deal

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says it is "too early" to think about rewarding Iran with S-300 missile systems.Ben Ariel, 4/15/2015, 3:13 AM

S-300 Will Block US Strike on Nuclear Facilities

Bipartisan letter warns Kerry Russia's sale to Iran will remove US military threat, shows Russia can't be trusted in nuclear talks.Ari Yashar, 4/14/2015, 9:58 PM

Netanyahu Warns Putin Against Iran S-300 Sale

PM calls Putin, tells him sale of advanced missile system will shake regional security; system could nix strike on nuclear facilities.Ari Yashar, 4/14/2015, 7:26 PM

Obama Abandons His 'Red Line' on Iran S-300 Sale

Back in 2010 Obama claimed victory in stopping Russia from making sale, but now it's set to happen White House is keeping mum.Ari Yashar, 4/14/2015, 5:53 PM

'S-300 Missile Deal Threatens the Whole Region'

Ya'alon warns that the current deal is widening Iran's grasp in the Middle East, any deal must include an anti-terror clause.Hezki Baruch, 4/14/2015, 2:49 PM

Lavrov: S-300 Does Not Threaten Israel

Russia’s Foreign Minister says the S-300 anti-missile system is "of a purely defensive nature" and won't harm Israel if given to Iran.Ben Ariel, 4/14/2015, 5:13 AM

United States Concerned Over S-300 to Iran

The United States voices concern after Russian President lifts a ban on shipments of advanced missile systems to Iran.Elad Benari, 4/14/2015, 4:16 AM

Iran: S-300 Supply Will Help Regional Stability

Iran’s Defense Minister welcomes Russia’s decision to lift a ban on the delivery of S-300 anti-missile rocket systems to his country.Elad Benari, 4/14/2015, 1:15 AM

Israel Slams Russia's Lifting Iran Missile Ban

Decision to lift ban on providing S-300 missiles to Iran proves the deal will be 'exploited,' Yuval Steinitz fires.Tova Dvorin, 4/13/2015, 7:19 PM

Putin Lifts Ban on S-300 Missiles to Iran

Russia says the move follows the interim deal reached with Iran. Missiles could thwart attack on Iran.Gil Ronen, 4/13/2015, 4:09 PM

Iran Displays Its New S-300 Equivalent Missile

Iranian-made air-defense missile system thought to pose a great impediment to possible Israeli airstrike on nuclear program.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 4/25/2014, 10:56 AM

Iran: We Developed a Missile 'Better than S-300'

Advanced missile would be used against aircraft and cruise missiles, says Tehran.Dalit Halevy, 2/15/2014, 11:18 PM

Blast in Syria: Did IDF Strike S-300 Missiles?

Unofficial reports indicate Latakia weapons stockpiles bombed. IDF reportedly struck missiles there in October.Ari Yashar, 1/27/2014, 10:35 AM

IAF Syria Strike 'Hit Russian S-125 Missiles'

Satellite photos show advanced missile launchers of a type that could be upgraded to S-300 system.Gil Ronen, 11/13/2013, 8:46 AM

Russia Denies Report of Arms Deal with Iran

A spokesman for Putin denies that the Russian President plans to offer Iran S-300 missile systems and another nuclear reactor.Elad Benari, 9/12/2013, 3:42 AM

Putin to Offer Iran S-300s, Another Reactor

Emboldened by US weakness? Russian president to make the offer at a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rowhani on Friday.Arutz Sheva, 9/11/2013, 2:47 PM

Report: Russia Transferred S-300s into Syria

Kuwaiti paper says Russia has accelerated shipment of arms into Syria since current crisis began.Gil Ronen, 9/10/2013, 2:48 PM

Putin 'Not Ruling Out' Syria Strike

Russian President hints he may support a military strike in Syria - if there's solid proof that Assad attacked his people with chemicals.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/4/2013, 9:32 PM

Russia not Supplying Iranian Missile System

Head of Russia's arms export industry denies reports of talks to replace cancelled S-300 missile system deal with Iran.Ari Soffer, 8/15/2013, 9:20 AM

Livni in Moscow 'to Discuss S-300 Threat'

Israeli Justice Minister to meet Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov in a bid to convince Moscow not to go through with the delivery.Arutz Sheva, 7/9/2013, 2:28 PM

Moscow Offers Iran Replacement System for S-300

Moscow has offered Iran a replacement for the S-300 anti-missile defense system it did not deliver to the Islamic Republic.Chana Ya'ar, 6/23/2013, 4:25 PM

Report: S-300 Missiles Now on Their Way to Syria

A report said that American intelligence units had observed Russian ships on their way to Syria, possibly carrying S-300 missilesDavid Lev, 6/6/2013, 11:04 AM

Putin: Syria Doesn't Yet Have S-300

The delivery of Russian missile systems to Syria is legal but the contract "has not yet been realized," says Russian President.Elad Benari, 6/5/2013, 2:46 AM

Kerry: S-300 Deal Endangers Israel

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Russia's deal to sell S-300 to Syria is "not helpful" and puts Israel at risk.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/31/2013, 9:26 PM

Russia: S-300s to Syria – Only in 2014

Russian officials say they will send anti-aircraft missiles to Syria, but only in 2014. Maayana Miskin, 5/31/2013, 10:56 AM

Netanyahu Tells Putin: We’ll Destroy S-300s

Israeli PM warns Russia that weapons to Syria will not be allowed to become operational.Maayana Miskin, 5/31/2013, 9:58 AM

U.S. Officials: Assad Doesn't Have S-300 Yet

Syrian President bluffing when he says that Russian advanced missile systems have already begun arriving in his country, U.S. officials say.Elad Benari, 5/31/2013, 3:13 AM

Assad May be Bluffing on Missiles, Says Expert

Amb. (ret.) Yossi Ben-Aharon explains why Russia wants to supply S-300s to Syria and what it means for Israel, in this exclusive interview.Ben Bresky & INR Staff, 5/30/2013, 7:04 PM