Iranian government officials contract Coronavirus

Iranian Deputy Health Minister, MP test positive for Coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 4:33 PM

Iran says 12 dead from coronavirus

Iran's government says only 12 people died nationwide from new coronavirus, rejects claims by Qom lawmaker that 50 had died.Elad Benari, Tuesday, 5:29 AM

ANALYSIS: Iran teeters once again on the brink

Iran faces anti-terrorism sanctions, voter discontent, and a rising death toll from the Coronavirus outbreak.Yochanan Visser, Monday, 9:50 PM

Israel issues northern Italy travel warning

Health Ministry considering instructing those returning from state to remain in isolation. Within 1 day, 4 patients in Italy died of virus.Mordechai Sones, Monday, 8:59 PM

Iranian hard-liners win in Tehran amid lowest turnout in decades

Iran's interior ministry says voter turnout in parliamentary elections stood at 42.57%. "Moderate" Rouhani suffers blow as hard-liners win.Elad Benari, Monday, 4:35 AM

Iran orders schools closed after latest coronavirus death

Iran records sixth death from novel coronavirus and orders the closure of schools, universities and cultural centers.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 5:35 AM

Lebanon confirms first case of coronavirus

COVID-19 virus found in 45-year-old Lebanese woman who had travelled from Qom in Iran.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/21/2020, 10:08 PM

Iran blacklisted by global dirty money watchdog

Financial Action Taskforce places Iran on its blacklist after it failed to comply with international anti-terrorism financing norms.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/21/2020, 8:44 PM

Iraq halts travel to Iran amid coronavirus outbreak

Iraqi authorities issue restrictions on travel to Iran after several cases of coronavirus are detected in that country.Elad Benari, 2/21/2020, 6:38 AM

Two people dead from coronavirus in Iran

Two residents of the city of Qom die after testing positive for the new coronavirus.Elad Benari, 2/20/2020, 1:02 AM

Iran sentences 8 activists to prison for spying for US

Iran sentences eight environmental activists to prison sentences ranging from four to 10 years on charges of spying for the United States.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2020, 6:23 AM

New IDF multi-year program has focus on Iran

IDF plan focuses on building multi-force capabilities, countering Iranian threat in new 'Tnuva' program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2020, 6:18 PM

Ayatollah Khamenei says 'wealthy Zionists control America

Iranian supreme leader claims Jews control 'oppressive' America.Gary Willig, 2/18/2020, 5:49 PM

The persecution of the Ahwaz

Why Netanyahu should recognize an independent Ahwaz state. Rachel Avraham, 2/18/2020, 10:31 AM

Iran to convert Mordechai and Esther's tomb into Pali Consulate

Militia branch of Iranian Revolutionary Guard tried to raid historic site Sunday as revenge for Trump’s Deal of the Century.Mordechai Sones, 2/17/2020, 7:38 PM

Iran seeks to maintain ties with Lebanon

Iranian Parliament Speaker congratulates Lebanon's new government, says Iran is keen on maintaining excellent bilateral ties with Lebanon.Elad Benari, 2/17/2020, 6:41 AM

Israel's new strategy in the war with Iran

With Iran closing the military gap with Israel, IDF launches new 'Iran Command' and strategic plan to counter Tehran.Yochanan Visser, 2/16/2020, 10:21 PM

Pompeo: Renew the UN arms embargo on Iran

Secretary of State calls for a renewal of the UN arms embargo on Iran after the Navy seized Iranian weapons shipment for Houthi rebels.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/14/2020, 10:20 PM

Air strike on Damascus killed seven, monitor says

'Missiles were launched from Golan Heights,' Syrian media claims.T. Gamal-Gabriel,R. Haddad/AFP, 2/14/2020, 10:53 AM

Iranian commander: We're ready to strike the US and Israel

Head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard warns Iran is ready to strike the United States and Israel if they give it any reason to do so.Elad Benari, 2/14/2020, 4:07 AM

Watch: US seizes ship carrying 150 Iranian missiles

USS Normandy seizes ship carrying Iranian weapons to Yemen in Arabian Sea.Gary Willig, 2/13/2020, 10:01 PM

Iran warns Israel of 'crushing response' to any aggression

Iran's Foreign Ministry says the country will respond forcefully to any Israeli action against its interests in the region.Elad Benari, 2/13/2020, 4:37 AM

Pompeo calls Iran space program 'reckless', urges pressure

US Secretary of State: 'US will continue to build support around world to confront Iranian regime’s reckless ballistic missile activity.'Mordechai Sones, 2/11/2020, 4:37 PM

'We plan to send satellite into orbit at altitude of 1,000 KM'

Interview aired just two days before Iran’s Zafar 1 communications satellite was launched but failed to achieve orbit.Mordechai Sones, 2/11/2020, 4:15 PM

Germany: President's office makes 'embarrassing' error

German President’s office mistakenly sends critical message to Iran on anniversary of Islamic Revolution.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 2/11/2020, 2:18 PM

France condemns Iran over failed satellite launch

France urges Iran to abide by international obligations on its ballistic missile program after Tehran's attempt to launch a satellite.Elad Benari, 2/11/2020, 5:38 AM

109 US troops suffer brain injuries from Iran attack

US officials say military is preparing to report a jump in cases of traumatic brain injury from Iran missile attack on base in Iraq.Ben Ariel, 2/11/2020, 1:29 AM

'We may target US economic interests outside Iraq'

Says militia has missile capability to impose war of attrition against US forcing it to leave Iraq, when the 'coffins start coming back'.Mordechai Sones, 2/10/2020, 9:16 PM

Iran unveils new ballistic missile

Iran's Revolutionary Guards say new short-range ballistic missile can be powered by "new generation" of engines.Elad Benari, 2/10/2020, 5:55 AM

Netanyahu: Iran failed because we operate there

PM hints that Iran's failed satellite launch was not accidental.Hezki Baruch, 2/10/2020, 1:06 AM

Iranian attempt to put satellite into orbit fails

For the fourth time in a row, Iranian attempt to launch satellite into orbit fails.David Rosenberg, 2/9/2020, 7:01 PM

Khamenei: We don't threaten anyone but must be strong

Iran's Supreme Leader says his country must become strong enough to ward off the "enemy's threats".Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2020, 5:01 AM

Report: 12 pro-Iran fighters killed during air strikes in Syria

Israeli air strikes killed 12 pro-Iran fighters near Damascus and in southern Syria early Thursday, monitor says.AFP, 2/6/2020, 10:53 AM

Khamenei: Trump's plan will die before Trump

Iranian supreme leader says Arab terrorist organizations will 'rise up and carry on the resistance' against Trump's 'Deal of the Century.'AFP, 2/5/2020, 6:38 PM

Iran to stop providing information on Ukraine Airlines crash

Iran announces end of cooperation with Ukraine authorities on crash investigation, blames decision on leak of secret recording.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2020, 2:02 PM

EU foreign minister visits Iran in attempt to save deal

Top EU diplomat Josep Borrell meets Iranian officials amid ongoing tensions over Iran's nuclear program.Elad Benari, 2/4/2020, 5:45 AM

'There's no real fear of a third intifada'

Middle East expert Dr. Mordechai Kedar says 'no fear' of intifada from US peace plan, warns Iran is trying to 'replace' Syrian population.Refael Levi, 2/3/2020, 3:58 PM

Bennett visits Washington to discuss Iranian threat

Defense Min. Bennett leaves for Washington, to discuss Iranian aggression and the 'deal of the century.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2020, 9:06 AM

Rouhani: Iranians have the right to choose

Iranian President again criticizes disqualification of thousands of candidates ahead of February 21 legislative polls.Elad Benari, 2/3/2020, 6:33 AM

Netanyahu rejected proposal for Israel-Iran talks in 2013

Netanyahu rejected proposal from Oman to mediate talks with Iran, fearing that would legitimize Iran's contacts with the US.Ben Ariel, 2/3/2020, 3:29 AM

Iran preparing to launch a new satellite

Head of Iran's national space agency says new satellite will be launched "in the coming days".Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2020, 4:41 AM

Iran: Trump's 'crusader' Mideast plan will fail

'The Islamic Republic will not remain silent,' Iran warns after release of Trump plan, calling US proposal part of 'crusader' agenda.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 1/30/2020, 4:23 PM

Iran animation group releases video depicting US soldier coffins

Fantasy 'aftermath' of Iranian attack on Ayn Al-Asad airbase ends with words: 'They got a slap in the face that night.'Mordechai Sones, 1/30/2020, 9:35 AM

Bennett responds to Iranian Foreign Minister

Defense Minister fires back after Mohammad Javad Zarif describes US peace plan as "Highway to Hell".Elad Benari, 1/30/2020, 5:12 AM

Iran: Trump deal is the 'treason of the century'

Iran denounces Trump's peace plan, says it is "doomed to fail".Elad Benari, 1/29/2020, 3:05 AM

Rouhani: Iran's 'democracy' is being threatened

Iranian President upset after thousands of candidates are disqualified weeks before elections.Elad Benari, 1/28/2020, 6:30 AM

IRGC chief threatens attacks on American and Israeli commanders

Chief of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard: If they threaten our commanders, none of their commanders will find a safe place.Elad Benari, 1/28/2020, 5:37 AM

Iranian official: We can enrich uranium at any percentage

Deputy head of Iran's nuclear agency: Should the authorities decide to do so, we will be able to enrich uranium at any percentage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2020, 6:43 AM

34 US troops diagnosed with brain injury following Iran attack

Pentagon reveals that 34 service members have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury following missile strikes on base in Iraq.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 1/24/2020, 8:59 PM

PM at Holocaust memorial: There will not be another Holocaust

PM Netanyahu at Yad Vashem demands unity against 'tyrants' of Iran.AFP, 1/23/2020, 4:09 PM

'Iran must fight America like a goat fights a predator wolf'

Says Islamic Revolution about to remove 'structure of arrogance' from face of Earth.Mordechai Sones, 1/23/2020, 10:27 AM

Rouhani: We'll never seek nuclear weapons

Iranian President claims his country will never seek nuclear weapons, with or without a nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 1/23/2020, 5:58 AM

Commander of Iranian militia shot dead

Gunmen in Iran shoot dead commander of the hardline Basij militia who was an ally of Qassem Soleimani.Elad Benari, 1/23/2020, 4:42 AM

ANALYSIS: Iran is busy avenging Soleimani

Iranian regime seeks to fan flames of conflict in Afghanistan, may seek to assassinate high-ranking US official, experts warn.Yochanan Visser, 1/22/2020, 9:00 PM

Amb. Danon at UN: 'Israel stands alongside the Iranian people'

Amb Danon addresses Iranian citizens, displays photo of 14-year-old protester killed, saying in Persian that Israel stands by people of IranMordechai Sones, 1/21/2020, 9:36 PM

Russia warns Iran against taking 'reckless steps'

Russia's Dep. FM Ryabkov warns Iran not to leave Non-Proliferation Treaty, says escalating tensions is 'counterproductive.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 9:53 AM

Iran threatens to quit Non-Proliferation Treaty

Iran's Foreign Minister threatens to quit NPT if European countries continue "improper behavior".Elad Benari, 1/21/2020, 6:02 AM