Report: US working on additional secret plans against Iran

Officials say American officers are working on additional clandestine plans to counter Iranian aggression in the Persian Gulf.Ben Ariel, 6/24/2019, 12:11 AM

Trump: I didn't call Iran strike back, I just stopped it for now

US President clarifies that he had not called off strike on Iran in retaliation for its shooting down an American drone.Ben Ariel, 6/23/2019, 5:24 AM

Trump: I don't want war with Iran

US President says he doesn't want war with Iran, and there are no preconditions for talks with Tehran.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/22/2019, 2:23 AM

Iranian commander: US bases are within our range

Commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guards says US regional bases and aircraft carrier in are within the range of Iranian missiles.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/22/2019, 12:13 AM

Biden: Trump's Iran strategy is a 'disaster'

Democratic presidential hopeful says Iran's strategy is a "self-inflicted disaster" that could push the United States towards war.Elad Benari, 6/21/2019, 6:30 AM

Report: Trump approved Iran strike, then pulled back

NYT reports that Trump approved military strikes against Iran in retaliation for downing drone, but pulled back from launching them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2019, 6:13 AM

Pentagon releases flight path of downed drone

Pentagon says Iran's downing of its drone was "an unprovoked attack" and the UAV never violated Iranian airspace.Elad Benari, 6/21/2019, 3:10 AM

Iran accuses US of provocation

Iran's UN Ambassador claims downed US drone entered Iranian airspace despite warnings not to do so.Elad Benari, 6/21/2019, 12:30 AM

Khamenei: Trump not worthy of exchanging messages with me

Watch: Iranian Supreme Leader tells Japanese PM that he won't send any messages to Trump.Ben Ariel, 6/20/2019, 6:37 AM

Iran claims to have downed a US drone

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says it shot down US drone in southern Iran. US military declines to comment.Elad Benari, 6/20/2019, 6:32 AM

Iran rejects US claims it was behind Gulf tanker attacks

Iran's Defense Minister says accusations that Tehran was behind two tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman are unsubstantiated.Elad Benari, 6/20/2019, 5:05 AM

Pentagon: US ready to defend its interests in Middle East

Latest US deployment of troops to Middle East will include Patriot missile battalion and “other deterrence capabilities”.Elad Benari, 6/20/2019, 2:10 AM

Trump: We are 'very prepared' for Iran

Trump says US is prepared for Iran amid ongoing tensions in the Middle East.Elad Benari, 6/19/2019, 12:05 AM

US to send additional troops to Middle East

US to send 1,000 additional US forces and more military resources to Middle East amid tensions with Iran.Elad Benari, 6/18/2019, 1:36 AM

Iranian parliament speaker: US could be behind tanker attacks

Ali Larijani hints Washington could be behind the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman in an attempt to pile pressure on Iran.Elad Benari, 6/17/2019, 4:11 AM

Report: Iran fired missile at US UAV before Gulf attack

In the hours before attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the Iranians reportedly launched a missile at a US drone flying overhead.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/15/2019, 12:44 AM

'If we wanted to develop nukes - the US couldn't stop us'

Iran's Supreme Leader says US would not be able to prevent Tehran from producing nuclear weapons.Elad Benari, 6/14/2019, 6:20 AM

Japanese PM to meet Iranian Supreme Leader, President

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to visit Iran after offering Trump to help deal with Islamic Republic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2019, 6:25 AM

US sanctions Iran's petrochemical industry

Trump administration sanctions Iran's largest petrochemical company for providing support to Revolutionary Guard Corps.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/8/2019, 1:33 AM

Trump: If Iran wants to talk - that's fine

Trump in France: If Iran wants to talk, we'll talk - but they can't have nuclear weapons.Ben Ariel, 6/7/2019, 6:40 AM

US commander: Threat from Iran is 'imminent'

Top commander of US forces in Middle East believes the Iranians or their proxies may orchestrate an attack at any moment.Elad Benari, 6/7/2019, 6:02 AM

Khamenei: We'll continue to resist US pressure

Iran’s Supreme Leader says his country will continue resisting US economic and political pressure.Elad Benari, 6/5/2019, 6:08 AM

Zarif: War and talks don't go together

Iran’s Foreign Minister: US sanctions are an “economic war”, no talks until sanctions are lifted.Elad Benari, 6/4/2019, 5:37 AM

Rouhani: US should 'return to normal state'

Iranian President responds to Pompeo who called on Iran to behave like "a normal nation".Elad Benari, 6/3/2019, 6:33 AM

Rouhani: We're willing to talk if US 'shows respect'

Iranian President suggests Iran willing to talk with US, but will not be pressured into negotiations.Ben Ariel, 6/2/2019, 6:44 AM

Iranian commander: We are an absolute power in the region

Commander of Iranian Revolutionary Guards claims: America has been defeated in its political philosophy.Elad Benari, 5/29/2019, 6:52 AM

Zarif: We don't seek nuclear weapons

Iranian Foreign Minister claims his country is not seeking nuclear weapons, accuses US of "economic terrorism".Elad Benari, 5/28/2019, 3:03 AM

Iraqi leaders warn of war as Iranian Foreign Minister visits

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visits neighboring Iraq amid his country's tensions with the US.Elad Benari, 5/27/2019, 5:04 AM

Trump to send 1,500 additional troops to Middle East

US to bolster its military presence in the Middle East amid ongoing tensions with Iran.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/24/2019, 9:06 PM

Rouhani: We won't surrender, even if we're bombed

Iranian President stresses his country will not surrender to US pressure and will not abandon its goals.Elad Benari, 5/24/2019, 4:15 AM

Trump: I don't think we need more troops in Middle East

US President says he does not think additional US troops are needed in the Middle East to counter Iran.Elad Benari, 5/24/2019, 1:07 AM

Khamenei predicts demise of Israel and the US

Iranian Supreme Leader says Iran’s youth will witness the demise of Israel and American civilization.Elad Benari, 5/23/2019, 3:40 AM

Report: US considering sending 5,000 troops to Middle East

US Department of Defense reportedly considering a request to send 5,000 additional troops to Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran.Elad Benari, 5/23/2019, 1:11 AM

Half of Americans: War with Iran will happen in next few years

Half of all Americans believe that US will go to war with Iran “within the next few years,” new poll finds.Ben Ariel, 5/22/2019, 3:11 AM

US Defense Secretary: Iranian threats 'on hold'

Patrick Shanahan says deployment of US military weaponry prevented potential attacks by Iran or its proxies in the Middle East.Elad Benari, 5/22/2019, 12:08 AM

Britain warns Iran: Don't underestimate the US

British Foreign Secretary warns Iran that if American interests are attacked, Washington will retaliate.Ben Ariel, 5/21/2019, 6:08 AM

Rouhani: Our choice today is resistance

Iranian President says he favors talks and diplomacy but not under current conditions.Elad Benari, 5/21/2019, 4:34 AM

Trump threatens Iran with 'great force'

US President says Tehran is very hostile toward Washington, will be met with “great force” if it attempts anything against US interests.Elad Benari, 5/21/2019, 1:38 AM

IRGC commander: We're not looking for war

Major-General Hossein Salami says Iran is not looking for war, but it is fully prepared to defend itself.Elad Benari, 5/20/2019, 6:37 AM

Trump: I don't want to fight, but you can't let Iran have nukes

US President vows not to let Iran get nuclear weapons, but reiterates his reluctance to go to war.Elad Benari, 5/20/2019, 4:36 AM

Trump: If Iran wants to fight, that will be the end of them

US President warns Iran not to threaten his country again.Elad Benari, 5/19/2019, 11:29 PM

Zarif: No one has the illusion it can confront Iran

Iran’s Foreign Minister dismisses the possibility of war despite escalating confrontation with the United States.Ben Ariel, 5/19/2019, 6:43 AM

US official: We're 'sitting by the phone' waiting for Iran

Senior Trump administration official suggests that Iran de-escalate the situation and come to negotiations.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/18/2019, 12:18 AM

US official: Iranian missiles spotted in Persian Gulf

US official: Iranian missiles loaded on small boats were among the "threats" that triggered beefed-up military deployment in Middle East.Ben Ariel, 5/17/2019, 6:27 AM

Trump tells aides he's uninterested in war with Iran

US President reportedly informed acting Defense Secretary he does not want to see the US go to war with Iran.Ben Ariel, 5/17/2019, 4:10 AM

Zarif: US sanctions are 'unacceptable'

Iran's Foreign Minister says his country is exercising "maximum restraint" despite US withdrawal from 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 5/16/2019, 3:45 AM

Iranian commander: We're close to confrontation

Commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards warns: We are on the cusp of a full-scale confrontation with the enemy.Elad Benari, 5/16/2019, 12:09 AM

Khamenei: There won't be any war with the US

Iranian Supreme Leader says his country does not seek war with the US but will also not negotiate a new nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 5/15/2019, 12:01 AM

US assessment: Iran behind attack on ships in UAE

American military team assessing attack on commercial ships off UAE coast blames Iran or Iranian-backed proxies.Elad Benari, 5/14/2019, 6:37 AM

Updated US plan would send thousands of troops to Middle East

US Defense Secretary presents updated plan that would send as many as 120,000 troops to Middle East in case of escalation with Iran.Elad Benari, 5/14/2019, 5:08 AM

Trump: If Iran does anything, they will suffer

US President warns Iran will “suffer greatly” if it targeted US interests.Elad Benari, 5/13/2019, 11:17 PM

Iran shuts down magazine which called for negotiations with US

Iranian authorities shut down reformist magazine which warned against closing the Strait of Hormuz.Elad Benari, 5/13/2019, 6:40 AM

Iranian commander: US forces must leave the region

Iranian navy commander says presence of Americans in the Persian Gulf "has reached its end".Elad Benari, 5/13/2019, 4:09 AM

Rouhani calls for unity to deal with US pressure

Iranian President: The pressures by enemies is unprecedented but we can move past these difficult conditions provided that we are united.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2019, 6:42 AM

Iran: The US has our phone numbers

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister responds to reports that the White House gave Switzerland Trump's phone number for the Iranians to call.Ben Ariel, 5/12/2019, 4:38 AM

Iranian cleric: US fleet could be 'destroyed with one missile'

Senior Iranian cleric warns the US will face dozens of missiles if it tries to launch an attack on Iran.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/11/2019, 1:18 AM

US deploying Patriot missiles to Middle East

Acting US Defense Secretary approves deployment of Patriot missiles to the Middle East amid growing threat from Iran.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/10/2019, 11:13 PM