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Iran's Ahmadinejad returning to politics?

Iranian hardliner's sudden return to public eye fuels rumors of new presidential bid.David Rosenberg, 5/16/2016, 4:36 PM

Nasrallah: We must be vigilant against 'Zionists'

Hezbollah leader warns of Israel's moves in the region, calls for vigilance.Elad Benari, 5/16/2016, 6:15 AM

UNESCO condemns Iran's Holocaust cartoon contest

UN’s cultural body says Holocaust cartoon contest fosters hatred to violence and racism.Ben Ariel, 5/16/2016, 4:42 AM

Shin Bet deports Iranian Turkish Airline pilot

Captain sent to Israel in 'mix-up,' not allowed to stay for the night in order to prevent precedent.Tova Dvorin, 5/14/2016, 9:32 PM

Holocaust cartoon contest opens in Tehran

Cartoons depicting Netanyahu as ISIS, Israel as committing 'Holocaust' against Palestinians air as 'Charlie Hebdo' rebuttal.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/14/2016, 8:43 PM

Iran sends condolences to Hezbollah

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Mustafa Badr al-Din's death will "strengthen the resistance against Zionists".Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/14/2016, 12:22 AM

Cruz: Boost Israeli aid against the Iranian menace

In a strong op-ed, former presidential candidate demands Obama reverse 'failure' and fully fund Jewish state's defense for Iranian missiles.Ari Yashar, 5/13/2016, 2:55 PM

Officer who oversaw sailors captured by Iran fired

The U.S. Navy officer who oversaw the 10 sailors captured and briefly detained by Iran has been relieved of his duties.Ben Ariel, 5/13/2016, 3:42 AM

Iranian commander: Americans are biggest threat

Senior Iranian commander declares the United States to be Iran's greatest enemy.Ben Ariel, 5/12/2016, 6:16 AM

Iran threatens to sink US warships

Islamic Republic's naval forces claim secret weapons arsenal at the ready to hit any US warship, brands America 'absolute evil.'Tova Dvorin, 5/11/2016, 5:13 PM

Iranian minister denies ballistic missile test

Iran's Defense Minister denies his country successfully tested a precision-guided missile two weeks ago.Elad Benari, 5/10/2016, 3:14 AM

Iran tests missiles capable of reaching Israel

In latest breach of international sanctions, Iran test-fires what it says is a new kind of ballistic missile.Ari Soffer, 5/9/2016, 11:04 AM

Iranian gov't responsible for Holocaust denial?

Iran's FM: No connection between the government and Holocaust denial cartoons contest. US museum: He is lying.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2016, 8:20 AM

13 Iranian troops killed in Syria clashes

Jihadist rebels drive pro-regime forces from key village, inflicting Iran's worst losses over such a short period in the entire war so far.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2016, 8:52 PM

Iranian general: Syrian opposition is Israel

Iranian army's General Staff Security Adviser claims Islamist rebels are 'subgroups of Israel's intelligence bodies.'Ari Yashar, 5/5/2016, 5:00 PM

Rouhani against Korean nuclear weapons

Iran’s President tells South Korean counterpart he's in favor of a Korean Peninsula free of nuclear weapons.Ben Ariel, 5/3/2016, 12:15 AM

Iran to grant citizenship to families of 'martyrs'

In a bid to encourage more Afghan and other foreign 'volunteers' to fight in Syria, Iranian gov't increases incentives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2016, 11:05 AM

Iran sues United States over terror compensation

Iran announces lawsuit in the International Court of Justice over ruling forcing it to compensate families of victims of terror attacks.Ben Ariel, 5/2/2016, 5:15 AM

Khamenei: 'Defend Palestine' against 'Zionists'

Iran’s Supreme Leader launches yet another verbal attack against Israel.Elad Benari, 5/2/2016, 1:15 AM

US Holocaust Museum calls out Iran FM's lies

US Holocaust Memorial Museum refuted claim by Iranian Foreign Minister that competition mocking the Holocaust nothing to do with his gov't.JTA, 5/1/2016, 4:41 PM

Iran: US 'incapable' of attacking us

Navy Commander says US doesn't have 'capability' to attack Iran, and if it did it would be critically damaged, echoing Khamenei's bravado.Ari Yashar, 4/24/2016, 4:42 PM

No dollars for Ayatollahs, urge American lawmakers

American lawmakers introduce bill prohibiting President Obama from providing Iran direct or indirect access to the financial system.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/23/2016, 12:46 AM

United States to buy heavy water from Iran

Republicans outraged following announcement that the Obama administration is buying 32 metric tons of Iranian heavy water.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/22/2016, 7:15 PM

EU businesses 'held hostage' by US over Iran

EU business owners reluctant to make deals with Iran due to the threat of repercussions from the US, officials claim.Tova Dvorin, 4/22/2016, 2:08 PM

Obama promises vigilance when it comes to Iran

During a visit to Saudi Arabia, Obama pledges to remain vigilant against Iran’s destabilizing activities in the Middle East.Ben Ariel, 4/22/2016, 4:15 AM

Iran blasts terror compensation ruling as 'theft'

Iran rejects U.S. Supreme Court's ruling forcing it to compensate families of terrorist victims.Ben Ariel, 4/22/2016, 3:12 AM

Iranian FM uses Holocaust to justify nukes

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif uses the phrase "never again" in justifying his country’s nuclear program.Ben Ariel, 4/21/2016, 1:16 AM

Netanyahu, Putin to meet over Iran, Syria issues

Meeting follows Iran receiving first parts of S-300 missile system.Tova Dvorin, 4/20/2016, 8:36 PM

US Supreme Court forces Iran to pay terror victims

Landmark ruling upholds 2012 law which forced frozen Iranian assets to be used to pay families of American terror victims.Tova Dvorin, 4/20/2016, 6:09 PM

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

Kerry and Zarif to discuss nuclear deal

Secretary of State will meet Iran's Foreign Minister amid Iranian complaints that it is not getting the sanctions relief it deserves.Ben Ariel, 4/19/2016, 3:44 AM

Jordan recalls its ambassador to Iran

Citing Iranian interference in the 'internal affairs of neighboring countries,' Amman pulls ambassador.Gil Ronen, 4/18/2016, 4:36 PM

Rouhani: We'll defend Muslims against Israel

Iran's president vows to defend Muslim countries against terrorism and Israel.Ben Ariel, 4/18/2016, 6:14 AM

4 out of 5 Palestinian Arabs see US as an enemy

Residents of Iraq and Palestinian Authority overwhelmingly believe United States is their enemy. Nearly half see Iran as ally.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2016, 2:53 PM

Islamic summit denounces Hezbollah

Most states taking part in a summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) denounce Hezbollah but stop short of blacklisting it.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/16/2016, 1:29 AM

Iran blocks Congressmen from nuclear inspections

Leading US lawmakers protest how Tehran is not letting them in to visit prisoners and inspect, even as top Iranians visit Washington.Ari Yashar, 4/13/2016, 11:32 AM

Iran and Italy sign bilateral agreements

Iran and Italy sign a series of bilateral agreements as they attempt to restore ties following implementation of the Iran nuclear deal.Ben Ariel, 4/13/2016, 5:42 AM

Four more Iranian soldiers killed in Syria

Iranian death toll continues to rise in Syria, as ceasefire teeters on the brink.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2016, 5:45 PM

Israeli tourists warned of heightened threat

National Security Council issues Passover travel warnings; Turkey, Sinai out-of-bounds for Israelis.Ari Soffer, 4/12/2016, 5:04 PM

Saudi Arabia, Jordan reject Iran's 'interference'

Saudi Arabia and Jordan say Iran’s interference in the region’s internal affairs ignites sectarian strife.Ben Ariel, 4/12/2016, 2:16 AM

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

Donald Trump suggests selling Iran faulty weapons

During a rally in upstate New York, Donald Trump suggested purposely selling Iran $12 billion in missiles that don't work.Matt Wanderman, 4/11/2016, 11:21 AM

AIPAC opposes further sanctions relief for Iran

American Israel Public Affairs Committee opposes further sanctions relief for Iran, cites ballistic missile tests.JTA, 4/11/2016, 12:49 AM

Iranian official blasts 'foolish' Kerry

Iran's defense minister rejects Secretary of State's comments that his country is is destabilizing the Middle East.Ben Ariel, 4/10/2016, 5:48 AM

Kerry open to new arrangement with Iran over tests

Secretary of State says his country is prepared to work with Iran to find a solution to dispute over its recent ballistic missile tests.Ben Ariel, 4/8/2016, 5:15 AM

Kerry asks Iran to stop its regional wars

Kerry calls on Tehran to 'prove it wants to be member of int'l community' by stopping its Houthi rebels in Yemen and escalation in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2016, 2:19 PM

GOP bill to block easing of restrictions on Iran

Marco Rubio and Mark Kirk's legislation would bar easing the rules on using American dollars in trade transactions with Iran.Ben Ariel, 4/7/2016, 6:42 AM

Iran helps spike rate of worldwide executions

Executions up 31% in Iran in 2015, including four minors; worldwide death penalty rate at 25-year high.Tova Dvorin, 4/6/2016, 7:23 PM

Iran 'preparing for war with the US'

America 'won't do a damn thing' to stop Iranian advances, Revolutionary Guards commander boasts.Ari Soffer, 4/5/2016, 6:17 PM

220 Iranian soldiers killed in Syria since October

Report reveals mounting death toll for Tehran as it continues to back Assad regime; Hezbollah confirms deaths of 2 senior commanders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2016, 5:27 PM

Obama blames Iranian for lack of business interest

US notes that Iran follows nuclear deal strictly, but still provokes against Israel, supports terror.JTA, 4/5/2016, 11:47 AM

Air France allows women staff out of Iran flights

Air France says it will allow female staff to opt out of routes to Tehran, following directive forcing them to cover their heads.Ben Ariel, 4/5/2016, 5:15 AM

Iran deploys elite 'commandos' to Syria

Iranian general says Iran upping its contingent of 'advisers' aiding Assad regime, as Russia scales back its own commitment.Ari Soffer, 4/4/2016, 3:52 PM

French stewardesses refuse to work flights to Iran

Air France's female flight attendants declare they will not work on flights to Tehran if they are required to cover their hair.Matt Wanderman, 4/4/2016, 10:26 AM

Iran announces naval deployment in Latin America

Iranian Army Commander says Tehran plans to send warships and destroyers to Latin America, to work with anti-US states.Ari Yashar, 4/3/2016, 1:09 PM

Air France crew told to wear headscarves in Tehran

Female Air France cabin crew reject airline's directive that they should wear a headscarf while in Tehran.Ben Ariel, 4/3/2016, 6:31 AM

Meng demands answers on financial relief for Iran

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng asks Kerry to clarify whether reports that Iran will be allowed to use American dollars are true.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/2/2016, 12:21 AM