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US court holds Iranian banks responsible for murder of Henkin couple

US court holds Iranian banks responsible for murder of Henkin couple

Court rules against 3 banks used by Iran to funnel money to Hamas, whose operatives killed Henkin couple in front of their children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 22:48
Iran: Nuclear talks will continue after Raisi takes office

Iran: Nuclear talks will continue after Raisi takes office

Iran's Foreign Ministry says Iran's policy on a return to 2015 deal will not change under the new administration.Elad Benari, 20/07/2021 06:41
US drone strikes truck belonging to pro-Iran militia in Syria

US drone strikes truck belonging to pro-Iran militia in Syria

US drone attack targets truck for an Iran-backed militia in eastern Syria, officials in the militia claim.Elad Benari, 19/07/2021 06:03
Iran: Ten prisoners could be free tomorrow - if US and UK cooperate

Iran: Ten prisoners could be free tomorrow - if US and UK cooperate

Iranian deputy minister says Vienna talks 'must await new administration,' promises prisoner swap will occur Sunday if US, UK, cooperate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/07/2021 21:41
Former Iranian diplomat: Iran is capable of producing a nuclear bomb

Former Iranian diplomat: Iran is capable of producing a nuclear bomb

Former Iranian diplomat says Iran does not seek to produce a nuclear bomb, but is capable of doing so if it wants.Elad Benari, Canada, 17/07/2021 02:06
Report: Netanyahu tried to persuade Trump to attack Iran

Report: Netanyahu tried to persuade Trump to attack Iran

New Yorker reports then-PM tried to convince Trump to attack Iran after his election loss to Biden. General Milley thwarted the move.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 16/07/2021 20:13
US ready to lift nearly all sanctions on Iran, Zarif says

US ready to lift nearly all sanctions on Iran, Zarif says

Iranian FM tells parliament the US is on the verge of lifting all sanctions on the rogue state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/07/2021 13:06
Iran is racing toward a nuclear bomb, and the Lapid-Bennett government is silent

Iran is racing toward a nuclear bomb, and the Lapid-Bennett government is silent

Bennett and Lapid have handcuffed Israel to a policy of “no surprises” with the US and abandoned the fight for global public opinion. Op-ed.Former PM Benjamn Netanyahu, 15/07/2021 08:11
'The Iranian regime cannot break me'

'The Iranian regime cannot break me'

Iranian-born journalist who was targeted in kidnapping plot: The regime is scared of me.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2021 06:41
Iran won't resume nuclear talks until Raisi takes over

Iran won't resume nuclear talks until Raisi takes over

Diplomatic source: Iran not prepared to resume negotiations on 2015 nuclear deal until Ebrahim Raisi's administration has begun.Elad Benari, 15/07/2021 04:05
Iran facing 5th COVID-19 wave after refusing US, UK vaccines

Iran facing 5th COVID-19 wave after refusing US, UK vaccines

Restrictions have been reimposed in Iran as the Delta variant has claimed thousands of lives across the sanction-riddled state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2021 11:09
Report: IRGC commander urged Iraqi militias to attack US targets

Report: IRGC commander urged Iraqi militias to attack US targets

A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander urged Iraqi Shiite militias to step up attacks on US targets during a meeting in Baghdad.Elad Benari, 14/07/2021 06:38
Israeli Bedouin transferred information to Iranian intelligence

Israeli Bedouin transferred information to Iranian intelligence

Bedouin from the Negev arrested after he allegedly gave information to Iranian agent.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2021 14:48
Former Iranian MP: Mossad behind the acts against us

Former Iranian MP: Mossad behind the acts against us

Former Iranian MP says most actions against Iran's national security were carried out by Israeli spy agency.Elad Benari, 12/07/2021 05:12
Large explosion in Tehran

Large explosion in Tehran

Large explosion heard in northern part of the Iranian capital. No reports of injuries, cause unknown.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/07/2021 00:13
Saudi Arabia: Iran's increased nuclear activities threaten regional security

Saudi Arabia: Iran's increased nuclear activities threaten regional security

Saudi official expresses concern about increased nuclear activities by Iran.Elad Benari, Canada, 09/07/2021 23:45
Cyberattacks cause delays in train services in Iran

Cyberattacks cause delays in train services in Iran

Hackers post number of Supreme Leader Khamenei as the number to call for information regarding delay in train services.Elad Benari, Canada, 09/07/2021 20:14
Iran's exiled prince appeals to 50 US Jewish groups for help

Iran's exiled prince appeals to 50 US Jewish groups for help

In historic first, Reza Pahlavi asks Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Orgs to keep up pressure on the Islamic Republic.Dan Verbin, 09/07/2021 16:47
Syria: Iranian fighter killed while on 'advisory' mission

Syria: Iranian fighter killed while on 'advisory' mission

Iranian news agency reports 'fighter' killed in 'advisory mission.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/07/2021 14:19
Bennett considers update of Iran policy ahead of meeting with Biden

Bennett considers update of Iran policy ahead of meeting with Biden

Israeli PM orders review of whether current situation is better than a return to the Iran nuclear deal and what influence Israel can have.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2021 22:32
Iranian-born journalist in Knesset: Iranians are very interested in Israel

Iranian-born journalist in Knesset: Iranians are very interested in Israel

Iran International journalist explains why he is covering the inauguration of President Herzog, efforts to reach Iranians despite censorshipYoni Kempinski, 07/07/2021 19:16
UN threatening to investigate Iran's new president

UN threatening to investigate Iran's new president

UN human rights investigator on Iran may launch an investigation into Raisi's alleged human rights abuses and election cheating.ILTV, 07/07/2021 09:59
Iran begins producing enriched uranium metal

Iran begins producing enriched uranium metal

Iran informs the IAEA that it has begun the process of producing enriched uranium metal.Elad Benari, 07/07/2021 05:11
Iran: Israel is behind attack on atomic facility

Iran: Israel is behind attack on atomic facility

Iran blames Israel for drone attack on Iranian facility used to manufacture uranium centrifuges.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2021 14:57
How does a more radical Iran think?

How does a more radical Iran think?

What is happening now is that for the first time, the Iranian regime is devoid of so-called moderates or reformists. Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi , 06/07/2021 09:38
German Foreign Minister confident deal with Iran can be reached

German Foreign Minister confident deal with Iran can be reached

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says he is confident reaching a deal to save 2015 nuclear deal is possible within weeks.Elad Benari, 06/07/2021 04:59
Fire breaks out at Tehran military facility

Fire breaks out at Tehran military facility

The facility is located not far from the centrifuge factory that was damaged in a drone attack last month.Elad Benari, 05/07/2021 23:40
Deputy IAEA director to visit Iran

Deputy IAEA director to visit Iran

The visit comes amid tensions over curbs on the IAEA's inspections of nuclear sites in Iran.Elad Benari, 05/07/2021 06:41
Iran reimposes COVID-19 restrictions

Iran reimposes COVID-19 restrictions

Iran orders closures of non-essential businesses in 275 cities, including Tehran, amid concerns over Delta variant.Elad Benari, 05/07/2021 05:35
'A naval battle is developing that is not in our favor'

'A naval battle is developing that is not in our favor'

Former Navy commander reacts to attack on Israeli cargo ship, likely by Iranian forces or proxies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/07/2021 13:42
Satellite footage shows damage from drone attack on Iranian site

Satellite footage shows damage from drone attack on Iranian site

Israeli intelligence group releases satellite photos of attack on an Iranian nuclear facility last month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/07/2021 06:53
Israeli-owned ship attacked in Indian Ocean

Israeli-owned ship attacked in Indian Ocean

No injuries reported after Israeli-owned ship attacked in Indian Ocean.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/07/2021 21:17
Diplomats: Iran restricting access to Natanz nuclear plant

Diplomats: Iran restricting access to Natanz nuclear plant

Diplomats say Iran has been restricting UN nuclear inspectors’ access to its main uranium enrichment plant following April explosion.Elad Benari, 02/07/2021 06:08
NBC analyst in Iran: Strikes against U.S. likely to continue

NBC analyst in Iran: Strikes against U.S. likely to continue

With American forces coming under fire following U.S. strikes on Iranian-backed militias in Syria, experts predict rise in hostilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2021 12:35
UN investigator calls for probe of Iranian President-elect

UN investigator calls for probe of Iranian President-elect

UN investigator on human rights in Iran calls for independent inquiry into allegations of state-ordered executions by Ebrahim Raisi.Elad Benari, 30/06/2021 01:58
Blinken: US strikes on pro-Iran targets should send a strong message

Blinken: US strikes on pro-Iran targets should send a strong message

US Secretary of State says strikes on pro-Iran fighters in Iraq and Syria should deter those fighters from attacking US forces.Elad Benari, 29/06/2021 06:12
Shells fired at US base in eastern Syria

Shells fired at US base in eastern Syria

Pro-Iranian militias fire shells at US base in eastern Syria following US air strikes against pro-Iran targets in Syria and Iraq.Elad Benari, 29/06/2021 03:07
Iran: We will never hand images of nuclear sites to IAEA

Iran: We will never hand images of nuclear sites to IAEA

Iranian Parliament speaker makes clear Tehran will not hand over images from its nuclear sites to UN nuclear watchdog.Elad Benari, 28/06/2021 06:35
US attacks Iran-backed militia in Iraq and Syria

US attacks Iran-backed militia in Iraq and Syria

US military carries out air strikes against Iran-backed militia in Iraq and Syria in response to drone attacks against US targets.Elad Benari, 28/06/2021 02:30
Iran's Supreme Leader receives COVID-19 vaccine

Iran's Supreme Leader receives COVID-19 vaccine

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei receives single dose of locally made COVIran Barekat vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/06/2021 06:22
IAEA waiting for Iran's response on extension of monitoring deal

IAEA waiting for Iran's response on extension of monitoring deal

IAEA wants immediate response from Iran on extending monitoring agreement that expired on Thursday.Elad Benari, Canada, 25/06/2021 21:47
Canada says senior Iranian official ordered downing of Ukrainian plane

Canada says senior Iranian official ordered downing of Ukrainian plane

Canada's final report on downing of Ukrainian plane in January of last year says the decision was made by a senior Iranian official.Elad Benari, 25/06/2021 05:35
Iran: U.S. government has agreed to remove nearly all sanctions

Iran: U.S. government has agreed to remove nearly all sanctions

Iran announced the U.S. has agreed to lift all sanctions on its oil and shipping industries, days before Raisi takes office.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/06/2021 10:10
Report: Attacked Iranian facility was on Israeli list of targets

Report: Attacked Iranian facility was on Israeli list of targets

Officials: Nuclear facility near Karaj was on list of potential targets presented by Israel to Trump administration.Elad Benari, 24/06/2021 05:54
Iran to decide whether to extend IAEA deal after it expires

Iran to decide whether to extend IAEA deal after it expires

Iranian official says decision on extending monitoring deal with IAEA will come after the deal expires on June 24.Elad Benari, 24/06/2021 03:12
Iran claims sabotage attempt at nuclear facility foiled

Iran claims sabotage attempt at nuclear facility foiled

Tehran says attempt to sabotage Atomic Energy Organization of Iran building thwarted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/06/2021 12:11
Netanyahu sounds off on Bennett: ‘Too soft on Iran’

Netanyahu sounds off on Bennett: ‘Too soft on Iran’

Opposition leader Netanyahu blasted the new government's 'toothless approach' towards dealing with Washington’s policy of engaging Iran.ILTV, 23/06/2021 08:27
Iran’s President-elect promises rapid vaccination

Iran’s President-elect promises rapid vaccination

Ebrahim Raisi vows his government will start rapid COVID-19 vaccinations in the country.Elad Benari, 23/06/2021 06:42
US seizes control of Iranian news websites

US seizes control of Iranian news websites

State-run media websites now say they have been 'seized by the US government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2021 21:44
Gantz: Raisi election proves Iran becoming more extreme

Gantz: Raisi election proves Iran becoming more extreme

Defense Minister Benny Gantz addresses regional issues during awards ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2021 20:30
Pompeo: Biden must not negotiate with new Iranian president

Pompeo: Biden must not negotiate with new Iranian president

'Ebrahim Raisi has the blood of thousands on his hands, he isn't someone we should be talking to,' says Mike Pompeo.David Rosenberg, 22/06/2021 08:43
Saudi FM to IAEA chief: Iran's nuclear sites should be inspected

Saudi FM to IAEA chief: Iran's nuclear sites should be inspected

Saudi Foreign Minister meets IAEA chief, underlines importance of comprehensive inspection of all Iranian nuclear sites.Elad Benari, 22/06/2021 05:14
Iran's new president: I won't meet with Biden

Iran's new president: I won't meet with Biden

'I am a defender of human rights, not a butcher.' New hardline Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi rules out meeting with President Biden.David Rosenberg, 21/06/2021 13:49
EU official: Deal with Iran is close, but we're not there yet

EU official: Deal with Iran is close, but we're not there yet

Top diplomats say further progress was made at talks with Iran in Vienna, but deal not close.Elad Benari, 21/06/2021 06:10
Iran’s nuclear power plant in Bushehr temporarily shut down

Iran’s nuclear power plant in Bushehr temporarily shut down

Iran’s sole nuclear power plant undergoes unexplained temporary emergency shutdown. Official says shutdown is technical in nature.Elad Benari, 21/06/2021 01:06
US: Iranians were denied a free and fair electoral process

US: Iranians were denied a free and fair electoral process

State Department says indirect talks with Iran will continue despite Iranians not getting a "free and fair electoral process".Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/06/2021 05:57
Ebrahim Raisi elected next president of Iran

Ebrahim Raisi elected next president of Iran

'Butcher of Tehran' elected with 62% of vote in election with 48% turnout. 'He should be on trial for crimes against humanity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/06/2021 21:41