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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
'Butcher of Tehran is Iran's most extremist president ever'

'Butcher of Tehran is Iran's most extremist president ever'

Israel reacts to election of Ebrahim Raisi, responsible for 30,000 extrajudicial executions, as Iran's next president.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/06/2021 21:24
Two candidates drop out of Iran's presidential election

Two candidates drop out of Iran's presidential election

Two candidates in Iran's presidential election drop out on the last day of campaigning.Elad Benari, 17/06/2021 04:14
Iranian official: 'Jews want to rule entire Middle East, they plundered Germany'

Iranian official: 'Jews want to rule entire Middle East, they plundered Germany'

Former Iranian Ambassador to Mexico accused 'Zionists of wanting to rule from Nile to Euphrates' and 'celebrating killing 70,000 Iranians.'MEMRI, 16/06/2021 08:23
Iran: We have 6.5 kg of uranium enriched to up to 60%

Iran: We have 6.5 kg of uranium enriched to up to 60%

Iran says it has made 6.5 kg (14 lb) of uranium enriched to up to 60% and 108 kg of uranium enriched to 20% purity.Elad Benari, 16/06/2021 06:03
Iran: Israel's policies won't change with new government

Iran: Israel's policies won't change with new government

Iran downplays new Israeli government, says it does not expect Israeli foreign and security policy to change.Elad Benari, 15/06/2021 06:05
Frontrunner in Iran elections: 'Henchman' who's killed thousands

Frontrunner in Iran elections: 'Henchman' who's killed thousands

Ebrahim Raisi, a hard-line cleric who's sent thousands to their deathbeds since the Islamic Revolution of 1979, looks to become President.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2021 19:18
'Game-changer': Iranian spy satellite could help target Israel

'Game-changer': Iranian spy satellite could help target Israel

A senior security analyst says Russian spy satellite could allow the Islamic Republic to pinpoint sensitive targets in Israel.i24NEWS, 13/06/2021 13:23
Ahmadinejad: Highest-ranking Iranian intelligence official was an Israeli agent

Ahmadinejad: Highest-ranking Iranian intelligence official was an Israeli agent

Former Iranian President claims intelligence official in charge of countering Israeli spies in Iran was himself an agent of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2021 05:59
Putin denies Russia will provide satellites to Iran

Putin denies Russia will provide satellites to Iran

Russian Pres. Putin: Claims Russia will provide satellites to Iran 'nonsense.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/06/2021 21:46
Israel concerned by Russian satellite to be provided to Iran

Israel concerned by Russian satellite to be provided to Iran

The advanced satellite system will give Tehran the ability to track military bases in Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/06/2021 01:38
Iranian presidential candidate: Fix economy by taking 1,000 Americans hostage

Iranian presidential candidate: Fix economy by taking 1,000 Americans hostage

Mohsen Rezaei suggests trading American hostages for billions of dollars to fix Iran's ailing economy.Dan Verbin, Canada, 11/06/2021 20:21
Iran criticizes IAEA's 'counterproductive approach'

Iran criticizes IAEA's 'counterproductive approach'

Iran accuses UN nuclear agency of "counterproductive approach" following report on its undeclared nuclear activity.Elad Benari, 11/06/2021 06:15
Report: Russia to supply Iran with advanced satellite system

Report: Russia to supply Iran with advanced satellite system

The system will give Tehran an unprecedented ability to track military bases in Israel.Elad Benari, 11/06/2021 04:12
Iranian presidential candidate willing to meet Biden

Iranian presidential candidate willing to meet Biden

Former Iranian Central Bank chief says he’d be willing to meet US President but “America needs to send better and stronger signals”.Elad Benari, 10/06/2021 05:15
Iran dismisses IAEA report as 'political'

Iran dismisses IAEA report as 'political'

Iranian ambassador says IAEA report on Iran's nuclear activities is "invalid".Elad Benari, 09/06/2021 06:13
IAEA chief: Iran hasn't answered questions on uranium discovery

IAEA chief: Iran hasn't answered questions on uranium discovery

IAEA chief Rafael Grossi: Iran has failed to answer questions about the discovery of uranium particles at undeclared sites.Ben Ariel, 08/06/2021 06:46
Iranian cleric calls for complete removal of Islamist regime

Iranian cleric calls for complete removal of Islamist regime

Iranian religious leader who's made headlines by speaking to an Israeli news channel, called for removal of Islamist regime.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2021 11:23
West won't push for anti-Iran resolution at IAEA board meeting

West won't push for anti-Iran resolution at IAEA board meeting

Britain, France, Germany, US will not push for resolution against Iran despite its failure to explain uranium traces found at three sites.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/06/2021 00:07
Iran's FM: Netanyahu is going into the dustbin of history

Iran's FM: Netanyahu is going into the dustbin of history

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif welcomes the fact Benjamin Netanyahu will no longer serve as Israel’s Prime Minister.Elad Benari, 04/06/2021 00:11
Rouhani: A return to the nuclear deal requires only 'will'

Rouhani: A return to the nuclear deal requires only 'will'

Iranian President says a breakthrough to revive the 2015 nuclear deal before he leaves office in August require a "will" beyond his power.Elad Benari, 03/06/2021 06:22
Massive fire breaks out at oil refinery serving Tehran

Massive fire breaks out at oil refinery serving Tehran

Massive fire breaks out at oil refinery serving Iran’s capital, sending thick plumes of black smoke over the city.Elad Benari, 03/06/2021 03:12
Iranian navy vessel catches fire in Gulf of Oman

Iranian navy vessel catches fire in Gulf of Oman

Fire breaks out in Iranian navy training vessel near the mouth of the Gulf, crew safely disembarks.Elad Benari, 02/06/2021 03:05
Gantz discusses Iran's nuclear armament with US senators

Gantz discusses Iran's nuclear armament with US senators

Defense Minister Gantz meets with US Sen. Ted Cruz, Bill Hagerty, to discuss recent Gaza war and other issues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/06/2021 13:26
Iran: Talks with Saudi Arabia continue in a 'good atmosphere'

Iran: Talks with Saudi Arabia continue in a 'good atmosphere'

The talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran in Baghdad remained secret until several weeks ago.Elad Benari, 01/06/2021 06:44
IAEA: Iran has failed to explain uranium traces at undeclared sites

IAEA: Iran has failed to explain uranium traces at undeclared sites

UN's atomic watchdog says in new report that Iran has failed to explain traces of uranium found at several undeclared sites.Elad Benari, 01/06/2021 05:10
Outgoing Mossad chief: We penetrated the heart of the Iranian enemy

Outgoing Mossad chief: We penetrated the heart of the Iranian enemy

Outgoing Mossad chief at farewell event: We penetrated the heart of the Iranian enemy. We worked tirelessly to reveal its dark secrets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/05/2021 23:56
Iranian commander calls on Israelis to return to Europe, US

Iranian commander calls on Israelis to return to Europe, US

An emboldened Iran continues threatening Israel with increasingly aggressive rhetoric.ILTV, 31/05/2021 19:32
Quds Force commander: Zionists should repurchase the houses they sold in Europe

Quds Force commander: Zionists should repurchase the houses they sold in Europe

Commander of the Quds Force threatens Israel, says "Zionists" should leave "occupied Palestinian territories".Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2021 06:48
Iran: Assad victory 'a big step towards restoring peace'

Iran: Assad victory 'a big step towards restoring peace'

Syrian President's ally congratulated him on his landslide election victory.Elad Benari, Canada, 29/05/2021 02:05
Rouhani calls for greater competition in election

Rouhani calls for greater competition in election

Iranian President's call comes after several hopefuls were barred from running in next month's election.Elad Benari, 27/05/2021 05:11
Secret air base near Yemen may be used to monitor Iranian proxies

Secret air base near Yemen may be used to monitor Iranian proxies

Air strip is rumored to be a monitoring spot to keep tabs on "non-state actors close to Iran."Dan Verbin, 25/05/2021 18:53
Iran, IAEA make deal to keep cameras in nuclear sites

Iran, IAEA make deal to keep cameras in nuclear sites

Iran and International Atomic Energy Agency extend deal on surveillance cameras at Tehran’s atomic sites by one month.Elad Benari, 25/05/2021 05:05
Iran and the Fourth Gaza War

Iran and the Fourth Gaza War

Iran played a crucial role in instigating the war and the preparations for it by Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ).Yochanan Visser, 23/05/2021 21:45
Blinken: Iran hasn't shown that it's ready to follow nuke deal

Blinken: Iran hasn't shown that it's ready to follow nuke deal

US Secretary of State says Iran has yet to prove it is willing to comply with nuclear deal, a condition for lifting of US sanctions.David Rosenberg, 23/05/2021 17:00
Iran: 9 hurt in explosion at chemical factory

Iran: 9 hurt in explosion at chemical factory

Chemical, fireworks factory goes up in flames in Iran's Isfahan province.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2021 09:24
Iran dismisses Canadian court's ruling on Ukrainian plane crash

Iran dismisses Canadian court's ruling on Ukrainian plane crash

Iran says provincial Canadian court has no jurisdiction to rule on a claim for damages over crash of Ukrainian passenger plane last year.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 22/05/2021 02:04
Iran hails Arabs' 'historic victory' against Israel

Iran hails Arabs' 'historic victory' against Israel

Iranian Supreme Leader calls on Muslim states to support Palestinian Arabs militarily and financially and help rebuild Gaza.Elad Benari, Canada, 21/05/2021 21:31
Iran's presents newest UAV: The 'Gaza' drone

Iran's presents newest UAV: The 'Gaza' drone

As operation Guardian of the Walls ends, Israelis may have another Gaza to worry about.Shlomo Witty, 21/05/2021 15:58
Iran claims US agreed to lift sanctions

Iran claims US agreed to lift sanctions

Iranian President Rouhani claims to have defeated COVID and sanctions, agreement with US close.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/05/2021 17:34
Netanyahu: UAV we shot down was Iranian

Netanyahu: UAV we shot down was Iranian

'The Iranians launched an armed drone our forces intercepted. That says it all about the real patron of terror in the Middle East.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/05/2021 16:20
George W. Bush: Iranian hand seen in Hamas violence against Israel

George W. Bush: Iranian hand seen in Hamas violence against Israel

Former US President George W. Bush blames Iran for Hamas rocket attacks on Israel, says any deal must include Iranian support for terror.Gary Willig, 20/05/2021 15:43
IRGC commander hails rocket attacks on Israel

IRGC commander hails rocket attacks on Israel

Major General Hossein Salami: Israel is broken, frustrated and downcast.Elad Benari, 20/05/2021 04:36
Proof Iran gave Hamas suicide drones

Proof Iran gave Hamas suicide drones

Hamas claims to have made its fleet of suicide drones domestically, but its own propaganda videos prove otherwise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/05/2021 13:10
Khamenei calls on Palestinians to unite against Israel

Khamenei calls on Palestinians to unite against Israel

Iran’s Supreme Leader: All Palestinians must unite in order to attack Israel.Elad Benari, 11/05/2021 06:41
Iran: US must remove the banking sanctions against us

Iran: US must remove the banking sanctions against us

Governor of the Central Bank of Iran calls on to remove banking sanctions against the Islamic Republic.Ben Ariel, 10/05/2021 06:41
Yemen: COVID disaster looming as conspiracy theories abound?

Yemen: COVID disaster looming as conspiracy theories abound?

With a 7-year civil war ravaging the poverty-stricken state, fears of virus spread increases as disease spreads.i24NEWS, 09/05/2021 13:14
Khamenei: Israel is not a state but a 'terrorist garrison'

Khamenei: Israel is not a state but a 'terrorist garrison'

In Al-Quds Day speech, Iran's Supreme Leader calls on Muslim nations to keep fighting Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 08/05/2021 01:21
Iranian diplomat who planned bomb attack drops appeal of 20-year sentence

Iranian diplomat who planned bomb attack drops appeal of 20-year sentence

Assadollah Assadi drops appeal of sentence handed down for attempting to bomb Iranian dissident group's French rallyDan Verbin, 05/05/2021 18:36
Recordings prove Iranian judoka was pressured to lose rather than fight Israelis

Recordings prove Iranian judoka was pressured to lose rather than fight Israelis

Newly revealed recordings show that Iranian athletes were forced to lose earlier rather than risk fighting Israeli competitors in finals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2021 22:59
Relations thawing between Syria and Saudi Arabia?

Relations thawing between Syria and Saudi Arabia?

Senior Saudi delegation arrives in Syria for the first talks between the two countries in years. Meeting 'broke the ice,' official says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2021 14:22
Report: Iranian hackers broke into H&M Israel's computers

Report: Iranian hackers broke into H&M Israel's computers

Iranian hacker group has reportedly threatened to release 110 gigabytes of data belonging to H&M Israel.Ben Ariel, 03/05/2021 06:47
Khamenei: Zarif's comments 'a big mistake'

Khamenei: Zarif's comments 'a big mistake'

Iran’s Supreme Leader slams recently unveiled audio recordings of Iran's Foreign Minister.Elad Benari, 03/05/2021 05:19
Report: US agrees to unfreeze $7 billion, free Iranians in prisoner swap with Tehran

Report: US agrees to unfreeze $7 billion, free Iranians in prisoner swap with Tehran

Biden administration denies reports it agreed to free 4 Iranian suspects, release billions of dollars in frozen Iranian assets in exchange.David Rosenberg, 02/05/2021 17:51
Report: Huge explosion in Iranian city

Report: Huge explosion in Iranian city

Gigantic explosion reportedly heard at a chemical reactor in the Iranian city of Qom.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 10:29