Iranian vessels have 'close encounter' with American ship

Iranian military vessels have close encounter with U.S. surveillance ship in Strait of Hormuz.Elad Benari, 3/7/2017, 4:42 AM

Republican senators seek more sanctions on Iran

Senator Lindsey Graham says Republicans will introduce legislation imposing more sanctions on Iran over its missile tests.Elad Benari, 2/20/2017, 6:02 AM

Iranian commander: Attacking us would be 'unwise'

Iran continues threatening the United States amid tensions over ballistic missile tests.Elad Benari, 2/19/2017, 6:29 AM

Rouhani: Our military power is 'purely defensive'

Iranian President insists his country does not intend to interfere with other countries' affairs.Elad Benari, 2/10/2017, 5:14 AM

Iran conducts yet another missile test

Iran test fires short-range surface-to-air missile in latest violation of American sanctions.Elad Benari, 2/9/2017, 4:16 AM

'Iran is going to realize there's a new President in office'

White House press secretary reiterates that Trump won't sit idly by and allow Iran to violate its obligations.Elad Benari, 2/8/2017, 5:13 AM

Iranian VP: Those who threaten us will lose

Iran’s Vice President responds to American sanctions, says those who threaten Iran will be the "ultimate losers".Elad Benari, 2/7/2017, 6:13 AM

Trump: Iran deal 'the worst deal ever negotiated'

President Trump blasts nuclear deal with Iran, says the country disrespects the United States because of it.Elad Benari, 2/6/2017, 2:07 AM

Defiant Iran holds military drill

Iran tests missile and radar systems in defiance of Trump's new sanctions.Elad Benari, 2/5/2017, 4:10 AM

Iran blasts American sanctions

Iran threatens to sanction American individuals in response to Trump's sanctions on Iran following ballistic missile test.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/3/2017, 11:05 PM

U.S. announces new sanctions on Iran

Treasury Department sanctions 25 individuals and companies connected to Iran's ballistic missile program following Iran's latest test.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/3/2017, 8:09 PM

U.S. ship fires warning shots at Iranian boats in the Gulf

U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian boats near the Strait of Hormuz, the latest in a series of similar encounters.Ben Ariel, 1/10/2017, 5:38 AM

Iran warns: 'Zionist regime' would be destroyed in a war

Iran’s defense minister warns that if Trump's policies lead to a war in the Middle East, it would result in the destruction of Israel.Elad Benari, 12/12/2016, 6:16 AM

Iran's foreign minister: Sanctions won't break us

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says it's in the interest of the United States to remain committed to the nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 12/9/2016, 6:43 AM

Rouhani to Obama: Don't sign extension of sanctions

Iran's President demands that Obama not sign an extension of sanctions on his country, says he is "obliged" to let sanctions expire.Elad Benari, 12/5/2016, 6:13 AM

Iran threatens to resume its nuclear activities

Iran's parliament threatens to approve resumption of nuclear activities, in response to the United States extending its sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, 12/4/2016, 6:15 AM

Iranian boat points machine gun at American helicopter

Iranian small boat points a machine gun at a U.S. Navy helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz, the latest in a series of encounters.Elad Benari, 11/29/2016, 6:13 AM

Iran angry after U.S. House extends sanctions

Senior Iranian officials threaten Washington after House passes bill renewing the sanctions on the Islamic Republic for 10 years.Elad Benari, 11/17/2016, 5:14 AM

Watch: Khamenei explains 'Death to America' chant

Iran's Supreme Leader blasts United States, explains why Iranians chant "Death to America" at rallies.Elad Benari, 11/14/2016, 5:13 AM

'Death to America' heard in Tehran again

Chants of “Death to America” and “Death to Israel” heard in Tehran as Iranians mark anniversary of the seizure of the U.S. Embassy.Ben Ariel, 11/4/2016, 6:13 AM

Khamenei criticizes U.S. presidential candidates

Iran's Supreme Leader criticizes both Clinton and Trump without naming them.Elad Benari, 11/3/2016, 6:43 AM

Iran imprisons American supporter and 80-year-old father

The two are to serve ten-year sentences – but Iran hopes to use them to extract American concessions.Hillel Fendel, 10/26/2016, 3:36 AM

Rouhani criticizes American presidential candidates

Iranian President says the choice offered to voters in the U.S. presidential election was between "bad and worse".Elad Benari, Canada, 10/23/2016, 11:48 PM

Rouhani: Zionist pressure causes U.S. to violate nuclear deal

Iranian President blames “Zionist pressure groups” for a U.S. Supreme Court ruling which could undermine the Iran nuclear deal.Ben Ariel, 9/23/2016, 6:13 AM

Khamenei: We won't negotiate with the Americans

Iran’s Supreme Leader says the country must stand strong against Washington on the region’s conflicts.Ben Ariel, 9/19/2016, 6:16 AM

Iran threatens American aircraft flying over Strait of Hormuz

U.S. Navy says Iran threatened two American maritime patrol aircraft flying over the Strait of Hormuz, the latest in a series of encounters.Ben Ariel, 9/14/2016, 4:46 AM

White House: Iran's actions in the Gulf a cause for concern

White House says recent encounters between Iranian vessels and American warships in the Gulf are unacceptable.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/26/2016, 8:21 PM

U.S. Navy ship fires at Iranian ship in the Persian Gulf

U.S. Navy coastal patrol ship fires three warning shots at an Iranian ship in the Northern Persian Gulf.Ben Ariel, 8/26/2016, 1:16 AM

White House: Payment to Iran was neither ransom nor leverage

White House acknowledges $400 million payment to Iran was related to the release of American prisoners, but denies it amounted to ransom.Ben Ariel, 8/23/2016, 6:12 AM

Trump: Obama lied to us

Republican presidential nominee blasts Obama over the United States' $400 million payment to Iran.Ben Ariel, 8/21/2016, 6:45 AM

GOP lawmakers blast Obama over Iran ransom saga

Republicans blast the Obama administration after it acknowledges a payment to Iran was contingent on the release of American prisoners.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/20/2016, 12:22 AM

New details emerge on U.S. 'ransom' to Iran

New details about $400 million payment made to Iran find the exchange was specifically timed to the release of prisoners held in Iran.Ben Ariel, 8/19/2016, 1:16 AM

Obama and Kerry deny U.S. paid ransom to Iran

President and Secretary of State deny reports that $400 million payment to Iran was related to four Americans who were held in Tehran.Ben Ariel, 8/5/2016, 3:14 AM

Trump blasts 'incompetent' Obama following Iran ransom report

Republican presidential nominee criticizes Obama and Clinton over report saying the U.S. funneled $400 million in cash to the Iranians.Elad Benari, 8/4/2016, 12:03 AM

Senior Iranian commander: The Americans are the biggest threat

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

Obama adviser admits public was 'misled' on Iran nuclear talks

Ben Rhodes admits the dealings behind the nuclear agreement between Iran and West were not exactly as presented to the public.Ben Ariel, 5/9/2016, 6:15 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

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

Obama considering easing financial restrictions on Iran

Republicans outraged following reports that Obama is considering allowing dollars to be used in transactions with Iran.Ben Ariel, 4/1/2016, 3:11 AM

Khamenei: The Americans aren't fulfilling the nuclear deal

Iran’s Supreme Leader blasts the United States for imposing new sanctions over his country's ballistic missile tests.Elad Benari, 3/21/2016, 6:15 AM

Iran arrests father of jailed American citizen

Iran arrests 80-year-old Baquer Namazi, father of Siamak Namazi who was himself arrested in October. Both are being held in the Evin prison.Ben Ariel, 2/25/2016, 4:43 AM

Khamenei: The 'Zionist network' dictates policy towards Iran

Iran’s Supreme Leader claims Zionists dictate the United States’ and many EU members' policies vis-a-vis Iran.Elad Benari, 2/18/2016, 5:43 AM

'Death to America' banners in Tehran on revolution anniversary

Nuclear deal or not, Iranians wave "Death to America" banners at rally marking 37 years since the Islamic revolution.Ben Ariel, 2/12/2016, 5:12 AM

Khamenei: Americans supporting 'child-killing Israel'

Iran’s Supreme Leader in yet another tirade against the United States, accuses it of supporting "the child-killer Zionist regime".Ben Ariel, 2/9/2016, 6:16 AM

Rouhani invites American firms to invest in Iran

The Great Satan? Iran's president says he has no problem with American companies investing in his country.Ben Ariel, 2/3/2016, 5:44 AM

Iranian drone takes 'precise' footage of American carrier

Iran says it flew a surveillance drone over an American aircraft carrier in the Gulf and took photographs of it.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/29/2016, 9:54 PM

Senior Iranian cleric: America is still 'the Great Satan'

Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami blasts American sanctions over Iran's ballistic missile program, tells Iranians the U.S. is still hostile.Ben Ariel, 1/24/2016, 5:01 AM

Former Marine comes home after being released by Iran

Amir Hekmati, freed as part of a prisoner swap between the United States and Iran, arrives home in Flint, Michigan.Ben Ariel, 1/22/2016, 6:45 AM

Obama promises cooperation with Iran on missing FBI agent

Obama says the United States and Iran would “deepen cooperation” in efforts to locate former FBI agent Robert Levinson.Ben Ariel, 1/18/2016, 5:59 AM

Carter: Error caused sailors to enter Iranian waters

Defense Secretary says 10 sailors briefly detained by Iran entered Iranian waters because of navigational error.Ben Ariel, 1/15/2016, 6:31 AM

White House denies there was an apology to Iran

White House spokesman says the United States "certainly" did not apologize to Iran after 10 sailors accidentally entered Iranian waters.Ben Ariel, 1/14/2016, 12:13 AM

Iran holding 10 American Navy sailors and their boats

Iran holds sailors and their two small Navy boats which had mechanical problems and drifted into Iranian waters.Ben Ariel, 1/13/2016, 12:12 AM

Iran: Americans contacted us for a prisoner swap

Senior Iranian official says unnamed Americans have contacted Iran for a deal to swap Jason Rezaian for other detainees.Ben Ariel, 1/4/2016, 3:12 AM

Zarif: United States' visa decision breaches nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister says he expects the Obama administration to act to cancel Congress decision to block visa-free travel by Iranians.Ben Ariel, 12/24/2015, 6:45 AM

Washington Post says detained reporter is in 'immediate danger'

Washington Post warns that Jason Rezaian, who is detained in Iran, is in “immediate danger” as his health deteriorates.Ben Ariel, 12/3/2015, 6:31 AM

Iran arrests Lebanese-American with 'intelligence links'

Iran arrests Lebanese-American on suspicion of having links to the American intelligence community.Ben Ariel, 11/4/2015, 2:43 AM

Rouhani: Iranians Support the Nuclear Deal

Iranian President says America is distrusted in his country but the nuclear deal will help mend ties.Ben Ariel, 9/21/2015, 6:13 AM