U.S. planning to boost sanctions on Iran

U.S. Treasury will increase sanctions pressure on Iran, Syria and North Korea.Ben Ariel, Thursday, 5:36 AM

Investigation into Alberto Nisman's death nominated for award

Argentinian investigator dies under suspicious circumstances after accusing government of covering up Iranian role in Jewish center bombing.JTA, Wednesday, 5:57 PM

'There was no promise to move the Embassy'

Justice Minister Shaked says Israel needs to have realistic expectations, says Trump promised his voters - not Israel - to move Embassy.Haim Lev, Wednesday, 11:18 AM

ADL: Rouhani's re-election shows little has changed

ADL calls on world to remain vigilant following the re-election of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 6:34 AM

Rouhani: We'll continue our missile tests

Iranian President says his country doesn't need permission from anyone to hold missile tests.Elad Benari, Tuesday, 5:03 AM

Tillerson: I'll speak with Iran's FM 'at the right time'

Secretary of State doesn't rule out direct talks with Iran, but says he has no plans to call Iranian counterpart.Elad Benari, Sunday, 6:37 AM

The Devil’s Triangle: At-Tanf/Abu Kamal/Ar Rusafah

Next month’s military victors in the battle for this strategic triangle will dictate decades of future conflict, or future peace in the Middle East and the world. Mark Langfan, 5/19/2017, 12:05 PM

Can an economic platform defeat Rouhani?

Iran's President Rouhani stands for a second term, facing a hard-line cleric most Iranians know little about. Can Ebrahim Raisi win?Arutz Sheva staff, 5/18/2017, 10:06 PM

Khamenei: 'Zionists' are watching our elections

Iran’s Supreme Leader calls for massive turnout in presidential election in order to bolster the regime against its "enemies".Elad Benari, 5/18/2017, 5:04 AM

Rouhani's deputy withdraws from election

Iran's first vice president, Eshaq Jahangiri, pulls out of presidential election, endorses Rouhani.Elad Benari, 5/17/2017, 6:35 AM

Israel drops to 15th on list of world's strongest militaries

Global Firepower list puts Israel ahead of Iran, but behind Turkey and Egypt.Hillel Fendel, 5/16/2017, 11:11 AM

Iran's reformist leader backs Rouhani

Iran’s former president Mohammad Khatami urges voters to re-elect Rouhani in the upcoming election.Ben Ariel, 5/15/2017, 5:34 AM

Iran and Canada renewing ties

Iran and Canada moving toward full renewal of diplomatic relations, five years after ties were cut by Canada.Dalit Halevi, 5/12/2017, 2:05 AM

Trump urges Russia to ‘rein in’ Iran, Hezbollah in Syria

US President tells Russian foreign minister that Russia must 'rein in' Assad regime as well as Iran and Hezbollah in Syria.JTA, 5/11/2017, 7:22 PM

Iran test-fires a torpedo

U.S. official says Iran test-fired a high-speed torpedo in the Strait of Hormuz.Elad Benari, 5/9/2017, 6:09 AM

Rouhani blasts his opponents

Iranian President criticizes his conservative election as he seeks re-election on May 19.Ben Ariel, 5/9/2017, 5:36 AM

President Trump's message to Israel

'Netanyahu and I will decide how to confront Iranian threat,' says President Trump, adds he hopes to promote 'real, lasting peace'.David Rosenberg, 5/8/2017, 10:12 AM

Iran threatens Saudi Arabia

Iran’s defense minister threatens to leave no part of Saudi Arabia untouched if Riyadh "does anything ignorant".Elad Benari, 5/8/2017, 5:36 AM

'US must recognize Israeli sovereignty on the Golan'

Intelligence Minister says US and Israel must develop a joint policy on dealing with Syria and Iran, starting with recognition of the Golan.Gary Willig, 5/7/2017, 6:08 PM

Report: Iran gives $600 million to Hezbollah

According to the report, the aid included funds from the US and other countries.Dalit Halevi, 5/6/2017, 10:50 PM

Iran: Dozens of terror groups uncovered

Iranian security forces arrest terrorists, foil plan to disrupt public event.Dalit Halevi, 5/6/2017, 10:24 PM

Rouhani blasts anti-Israel messages on missiles

Ahead of election, Iranian President criticizes Revolutionary Guards for writing anti-Israel messages on ballistic missiles.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/6/2017, 1:43 AM

Iran: Saudi Arabia supports terrorism

Iran criticizes Saudi Arabia after the Saudi deputy crown prince rules out dialogue with Tehran.Ben Ariel, 5/4/2017, 6:44 AM

Officials: Iran attempted missile launch from submarine

U.S. officials say Iran attempted to launch a cruise missile from a submarine in the Strait of Hormuz.Elad Benari, 5/4/2017, 5:45 AM

National Security Advisor details shifts in US foreign policy

National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster describes Trump administration's foreign policy changes on North Korea and IranYoel Domb, 5/2/2017, 5:10 PM

Iran: We discussed prisoners with U.S. officials

Iran says it discussed Americans with dual citizenship held in Iran with American counterparts.Ben Ariel, 5/2/2017, 5:44 AM

Iran: PA conducting a 'war' against Gaza

Senior Iranian official attacks PA for its punitive measures against Gaza and its Hamas rulers.Dalit Halevi, 5/1/2017, 3:08 AM

Saudi official: Iran planned to take over Yemen

Saudi Arabia's Operation Decisive Storm against Iranian interests in Yemen continues.Hillel Fendel, 4/30/2017, 5:07 AM

Ahmadinejad won't endorse other candidates

Former Iranian president, barred from running in election, won't be endorsing other candidates.Elad Benari, 4/24/2017, 5:13 AM

'Hungary has no business in Iran's nuclear program'

Hungarian opposition calls on government to cancel nuclear pact with Iran.JTA, 4/22/2017, 11:06 PM

At UN debate, Arab states heed Haley’s plea to focus on Iran

Arab states agree to US request to focus more time on Iranian threat, less on Israel and the Israeli-Arab conflict.JTA, 4/21/2017, 7:38 AM

Trump: Iran not living up to 'spirit' of deal

Trump criticizes Iran nuclear deal, says it should not have been signed.Elad Benari, 4/21/2017, 6:13 AM

Ahmadinejad disqualified from presidential election

Iran's Guardian Council disqualifies former president from running in next month's election.Elad Benari, 4/21/2017, 5:12 AM

US tells UN Security Council to stop obsessing over Israel

US Ambassador Nikki Haley says Iran 'chief culprit' in Middle East conflicts, too much attention paid to Arab-Israeli conflict.AFP, 4/20/2017, 7:45 PM

Iran blocks calls on popular messaging app

Iran’s judiciary blocks voice calls on Telegram, following arrest of people who ran reformist channels on the app.Ben Ariel, 4/20/2017, 5:46 AM

Dershowitz: 'See N. Korea? Congress must act now to stop Iran!'

Outspoken Harvard law professor says Congress should vote now to authorize a preventive military strike against Iran.Hillel Fendel, 4/19/2017, 7:03 AM

Rex Tillerson: Assad era is coming to an end

US Secretary of State says Russia has aligned itself with Iranians, Hezbollah, needs to choose whether to be part of a better future or not.Chana Roberts, 4/11/2017, 10:56 PM

Germany sentences Pakistani spy

German court sentences 31-year-old Pakistani to four years and three months in prison for spying on Jewish and Israeli-related targets.Ben Ariel, 3/29/2017, 4:08 AM

Bahrain busts Iranian-linked terror cell

Bahrain breaks terrorist cell whose members trained in Iran.Ben Ariel, 3/27/2017, 6:06 AM

'For first time in years no daylight between Israel and US'

Ambassador Ron Dermer: 'For the first time in many years, perhaps in many decades, there is no daylight between our two governments.'Gary Willig, 3/26/2017, 10:43 PM

In role reversal, Iran and Hamas impose sanctions

Iran engages in tit for tat sanctions against US while Hamas imprisons its own people in retaliation against Israel.JTA, 3/26/2017, 10:32 PM

'If Iran was benign the Mideast's problems would be solvable'

Former British PM Tony Blair tells AIPAC conference Iran is key issue preventing conflicts in Middle East from being resolved.Gary Willig, 3/26/2017, 9:51 PM

Iranian bill would label CIA, US Army as terrorist groups

Iran announces sanctions against 15 US companies which do business with Israel in retaliation for US sanctions against Islamic Republic.AFP, 3/26/2017, 3:34 PM

Iran to sanction 15 US companies for Israel ties

Iran targets US companies for providing Israel with equipment to 'use against the Palestinians.'AFP, 3/26/2017, 1:31 PM

Senators call for tighter sanctions on Iran

Bipartisan group of senators introduce bill imposing tighter sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile tests.Elad Benari, 3/24/2017, 4:12 AM

Iran 'harassing' American warships in Strait of Hormuz

U.S. Navy commanders say Iran is jeopardizing international navigation by "harassing" warships passing through the Strait of Hormuz.Elad Benari, 3/23/2017, 6:29 AM

Iran prepared to resume nuclear activities

Iran's Foreign Minister warns his country will resume its nuclear activities if the United States doesn't adhere to deal.Elad Benari, 3/22/2017, 6:37 AM

Trump to adhere to Iran deal

Trump advisor says the United States will continue to adhere to Iran nuclear deal for the time being.Elad Benari, 3/22/2017, 12:05 AM

'Iran remains central threat to Israel'

Mossad Director-General Yossi Cohen says that as long as present regime continues to rule Iran, Israel will be under threat.Nitzan Kedar, 3/21/2017, 1:21 PM

Iran's Khamenei calls Western view of women a ‘Zionist plot’

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei calls Western view of women a 'Zionists’ plot' in a tweet on Iran's version of mother’s day.JTA, 3/19/2017, 9:12 PM

'Nuclear agreement has emboldened Iran'

Stephen Harper says nuclear agreement with Iran should be cancelled if the Islamic Republic doesn't comply with it.Elad Benari, 3/19/2017, 5:59 AM

Iran: Israel is the world's biggest nuclear threat

Iranian Foreign Minister accuses Israel of being the biggest nuclear threat to humanity, says Netanyahu distorts history.Gary Willig, 3/16/2017, 9:22 PM

Hezbollah ratchets up murder machinery on global scale

Weapons production responsibility transferred to Hezbollah in Lebanon, Bolivia munitions factory raided, explosives for 5 big attacks found.Mordechai Sones, 3/16/2017, 3:54 PM

Son of Iranian opposition leader sent to prison

Iran sentences son of Mehdi Karroubi to six months in prison over “propaganda against the regime”.Elad Benari, 3/15/2017, 5:15 AM

Iranian Jewish lawmaker blasts Netanyahu

Jewish member of Iran’s parliament calls Netanyahu "insane vampire" over his comments that Iran seeks the annihilation of the Jews.Ben Ariel, 3/15/2017, 4:12 AM

Netanyahu on Iran: Who are they kidding?

PM fires back at Iran’s Foreign Minister who accused him of “falsifying the Torah”.Elad Benari, 3/13/2017, 11:53 PM

Report: Iran set up weapons factories for Hezbollah in Lebanon

Iran reportedly training Hezbollah operatives to manufacture rockets and weapons to circumvent Israeli attacks on arms transports.Gary Willig, 3/13/2017, 8:16 PM