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Watch: Iran rejects Taliban government as 'not inclusive enough'

Watch: Iran rejects Taliban government as 'not inclusive enough'

Shiite Iran and Sunni Taliban at odds as the Islamic Republic brands the newly-formed state as not inclusive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2021 17:46
Iran is just one month away from nuclear weapon breakout capacity

Iran is just one month away from nuclear weapon breakout capacity

Experts monitoring development of Iran's nuclear program say Tehran is now just a month away from breakout capacity for a single bomb.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2021 08:28
Iran holding 'internal consultations' on return to nuclear talks

Iran holding 'internal consultations' on return to nuclear talks

Iranian Foreign Minister: We will welcome negotiations that have tangible results and serve the rights and interests of the people.Elad Benari, 14/09/2021 06:43
IAEA, Iran reach agreement on access to surveillance equipment at nuclear facilities

IAEA, Iran reach agreement on access to surveillance equipment at nuclear facilities

IAEA Director General says new agreement with Iran will allow space for diplomatic talks.Elad Benari, 13/09/2021 05:45
Watch: Iranian militia airs 'ISIS Made in America' ad

Watch: Iranian militia airs 'ISIS Made in America' ad

Pro-Iran Iraqi militia's TV channel airs a video presenting U.S. soldier directing an ISIS execution.MEMRI, 12/09/2021 14:09
Iranian political analyst: America behind 9/11, world terrorism

Iranian political analyst: America behind 9/11, world terrorism

Iranian political analyst and editor-in-chief of the Iran Diplomatic lays the claim that the U.S. government is behind world terror.MEMRI, 12/09/2021 14:03
Gantz: Time has come for snapback against Iran

Gantz: Time has come for snapback against Iran

Defense Minister says Iran using airbase to train proxies from across Middle East to use drones.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/09/2021 11:26
Iran: We reserve the right to respond to Israel's threats

Iran: We reserve the right to respond to Israel's threats

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson fires back after Bennett calls for international response to IAEA report on Iran.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/09/2021 20:26
Bennett demands international response following IAEA report on Iran

Bennett demands international response following IAEA report on Iran

"Israel takes situation reflected in report very seriously", PM said,"and will do everything to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons"Arutz Sheva, 10/09/2021 18:21
Iran to US: Stop your addiction to sanctions

Iran to US: Stop your addiction to sanctions

Iran livid after US sanctions four Iranians who plotted to kidnap American journalist of Iranian descent.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2021 04:54
ANALYSIS: Iran is making progress in the program to wipe Israel from the map

ANALYSIS: Iran is making progress in the program to wipe Israel from the map

Iran is continuing to close in on Israel in a slow but determined fashion - and received a boost from the Taliban after the US army pullout.Yochanan Visser, 02/09/2021 20:50
France and Germany urge Iran to return to nuclear talks

France and Germany urge Iran to return to nuclear talks

French Foreign Minister says it is urgent for Tehran to return to talks, while Germany asks it to resume talks "as soon as possible."Elad Benari, 02/09/2021 06:05
Iran: Nuclear talks won't resume for another two to three months

Iran: Nuclear talks won't resume for another two to three months

Iranian Foreign Minister says stalled talks aimed at reviving 2015 deal with world powers unlikely to resume anytime soon.Elad Benari, 02/09/2021 00:03
Report: Taliban gives US tanks, military equipment to Iran

Report: Taliban gives US tanks, military equipment to Iran

US military equipment from Afghanistan emerges in images from Tehran.Gary Willig, 01/09/2021 20:41
Iran’s Jewish MP claims US beholden to 'pro-Israel lobby'

Iran’s Jewish MP claims US beholden to 'pro-Israel lobby'

MP representing Iranian Jews alleges the White House's foreign and domestic policies are controlled by the "Israel lobby" and "capitalists."Dan Verbin, 31/08/2021 16:35
Former US Amb to Israel Dan Shapiro appointed US liaison to Israel on Iran

Former US Amb to Israel Dan Shapiro appointed US liaison to Israel on Iran

Former Obama ambassador to Israel to focus on close coordination with Israel on Iranian nuclear threat and regional aggression.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2021 18:22
Iran and Syria vow to confront US sanctions

Iran and Syria vow to confront US sanctions

Iran and Syria vow to take “mighty steps” to confront US sanctions, say their relations will strengthen under Iran’s new leadership.Elad Benari, 30/08/2021 06:14
Iraq playing peacemaker between Iran, Arab states?

Iraq playing peacemaker between Iran, Arab states?

Iraq hosted a regional summit aimed at easing tensions in the Middle East attended by leaders from the Arab world, France, and Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2021 12:50
Suspects in 1994 AMIA bombing appointed to new Iranian government

Suspects in 1994 AMIA bombing appointed to new Iranian government

Iran’s new government appoints 2 suspected in 1994 bombing of Buenos Aires Jewish center.JTA Staff, 29/08/2021 00:32
Iran's parliament approves almost all of Raisi's cabinet

Iran's parliament approves almost all of Raisi's cabinet

Lawmakers approved 18 out of 19 candidates put forward by new Iranian President for cabinet posts.Elad Benari, 26/08/2021 06:38
Israel's Defense Minister, Benny Gantz, 'won't rule out' action against Iran

Israel's Defense Minister, Benny Gantz, 'won't rule out' action against Iran

Defense Min. Benny Gantz tells 60 foreign ambassadors that Israel 'has options for action, and has known to act against Iran in the past.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2021 17:14
Iran goes back on promise not to accept Western vaccines

Iran goes back on promise not to accept Western vaccines

With the Delta variant making its impact felt in the Islamic Republic, Iran is eager for any help it can get.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2021 14:19
Shocking: Leaked video shows guards beating political prisoners in Iran

Shocking: Leaked video shows guards beating political prisoners in Iran

Iran's prison service apologized for the behavior. Warning: Graphic ViolenceArutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2021 20:06
Watch: Iranian TV host accuses Taliban of despicable crimes

Watch: Iranian TV host accuses Taliban of despicable crimes

Taliban spokesman tells Iranian TV host that most accusations against his country stem from 'Western propaganda.'MEMRI, 24/08/2021 17:08
Watch: Taliban leader calls for good relations with Iran

Watch: Taliban leader calls for good relations with Iran

Taliban official Mullah Khairullah Khairkhwa tells Iranian TV he is looking to strengthen ties with the Islamic Republic.MEMRI, 24/08/2021 16:57
Hijackers seize aircraft in Afghanistan, fly to Iran

Hijackers seize aircraft in Afghanistan, fly to Iran

Plane dispatched by Ukraine to evacuate Ukrainians from Afghanistan hijacked, taken to Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2021 10:58
14-year old Mauritanian chess player pulls out of match against Israeli

14-year old Mauritanian chess player pulls out of match against Israeli

Teenage chess star, ranked 47th in the world, withdraws from tournament, quoted making disparaging remarks about Israel.Dan Verbin, 23/08/2021 21:20
'We inherited a more dangerous Iran from Netanyahu'

'We inherited a more dangerous Iran from Netanyahu'

Senior official ahead of Bennett's meeting with Biden: 'Tough rhetoric not matched by Iran being closer to nuclear bomb than ever.'Yoni Kempinski, 23/08/2021 19:26
Iran reports new daily record of COVID-19 deaths

Iran reports new daily record of COVID-19 deaths

Iran's health ministry reports 684 deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of fatalities to 102,038.Elad Benari, 23/08/2021 06:04
Western European powers express 'grave concern' over Iran's uranium enrichment

Western European powers express 'grave concern' over Iran's uranium enrichment

Britain, Germany and France issue joint statement accusing Iran of "serious violations" of 2015 nuclear deal after release of IAEA report.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2021 18:47
Hezbollah taunts Israel with announcement of Iranian shipment

Hezbollah taunts Israel with announcement of Iranian shipment

Hassan Nasrallah says Iranian tanker carrying fuel to assist with Lebanon's economic crisis on the way in direct challenge to Israel.Gary Willig, 19/08/2021 16:50
Iran: 'We will respect the wishes of the Afghani people, cooperate with the Taliban'

Iran: 'We will respect the wishes of the Afghani people, cooperate with the Taliban'

Former Iranian ambassador to Afghanistan says America has lost the war in the region and will not be able to exert additional pressure.MEMRI, 18/08/2021 12:29
IAEA confirms Iran accelerating highly enriched uranium

IAEA confirms Iran accelerating highly enriched uranium

UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran has established a process to accelerate production of highly enriched uranium.Elad Benari, 18/08/2021 04:03
Khamenei names new chief for Iranian navy

Khamenei names new chief for Iranian navy

Iran’s Supreme Leader appoints Adm. Shahram Irani as the new navy chief under the country’s army.Elad Benari, 18/08/2021 02:02
IAEA: Iran making progress in work on enriched uranium metal

IAEA: Iran making progress in work on enriched uranium metal

UN nuclear watchdog says Iran continues to violate 2015 nuclear deal and making progress in its work on enriched uranium metal.Elad Benari, 17/08/2021 03:56
Will anyone ever respond to Iran?

Will anyone ever respond to Iran?

How can the world continue to watch in silence as Iran strives to inflict bloodshed and chaos throughout the Middle East? Op-ed.David Billet, 16/08/2021 19:04
US State Department refusing to meet with Iranian pro-democracy activists

US State Department refusing to meet with Iranian pro-democracy activists

National Union for Democracy in Iran pens letter directly to President Biden after State Department again rebuffs request for meeting.Dan Verbin, 16/08/2021 16:46
US: Protests against Iran's new president

US: Protests against Iran's new president

Families of political prisoners murdered in 1988 railed against Raisi, who served on committee that passed out sentences against inmates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/08/2021 14:31
Report: Iranian opposition group behind cyberattack on Iranian railroads

Report: Iranian opposition group behind cyberattack on Iranian railroads

Cybersecurity company: Group opposed to Iranian government was likely behind last month’s cyberattack on Iran’s railroad system.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/08/2021 06:40
GOP lawmakers blast EU for attendance at Raisi inauguration

GOP lawmakers blast EU for attendance at Raisi inauguration

Group of Republican lawmakers blast European Union for its decision to send senior official to the inauguration of Iran’s new president.Elad Benari, 13/08/2021 04:35
Khamenei calls for 'decisive' measures against COVID-19

Khamenei calls for 'decisive' measures against COVID-19

Iran's Supreme Leader urges "decisive" measures amid a surge in cases of COVID-19 in the country.Elad Benari, 12/08/2021 06:35
Germany urges Iran to resume nuclear talks

Germany urges Iran to resume nuclear talks

German Foreign Minister: We cannot stretch out negotiations with Iran into eternity.Elad Benari, 12/08/2021 05:29
Swedish court case may implicate Iran's new president in international human rights crimes

Swedish court case may implicate Iran's new president in international human rights crimes

Sweden has universal jurisdiction for violations of int'l law. Hamid Nouri is in court for “murder crimes" in Iran. Will Raisi be next?Op-edBarry Shaw, 11/08/2021 12:00
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and CIA chief Burns discuss Iran, regional cooperation

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and CIA chief Burns discuss Iran, regional cooperation

Bennett and CIA chief Burns discussed Iran and other regional issues as well as mutual cooperation in a number of areas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2021 11:55
Watch: New British ambassador to Iran hoping for 'good relations'

Watch: New British ambassador to Iran hoping for 'good relations'

The UK's incoming ambassador to the Islamic Republic says he is interested in meeting new challenges in a video recorded in Persian.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2021 10:14
Trial of Iranian mass murderer set to get underway

Trial of Iranian mass murderer set to get underway

Dozens of years after the crackdowns that saw hundreds murdered, former political prisoners say they're looking for justice - not revenge.i24NEWS, 11/08/2021 08:16
Iran's new President invited to regional summit in Baghdad

Iran's new President invited to regional summit in Baghdad

Iraq invites Ebrahim Raisi to regional summit. Turkey's President and Saudi Arabia's King have also been invited.Elad Benari, 11/08/2021 04:15
Watch: China sentences Canadian man to death on drug charges

Watch: China sentences Canadian man to death on drug charges

The verdict comes as the U.S. is pushing for the extradition of a Chinese official for skirting sanctions on Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/08/2021 18:21
Historic Iranian delegation on relations with Israel: ‘We are not enemies’

Historic Iranian delegation on relations with Israel: ‘We are not enemies’

Watch: Ellie Cohanim talks with former Iranian political prisoner Ahmad Batebi and Iranian dissident Ben Tabatabai.Ellie Cohanim, 10/08/2021 09:27
Iran's President to Macron: Help secure Iran's 'rights'

Iran's President to Macron: Help secure Iran's 'rights'

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi speaks to French President Emmanuel Macron, asks him to help secure Iran's “rights” in nuclear talks.Elad Benari, 10/08/2021 06:12
Blinken: Iran will be punished for attack on oil tanker

Blinken: Iran will be punished for attack on oil tanker

US Secretary of State says the world cannot allow "impunity" to Iran following attack on Israeli-managed tanker.Elad Benari, 10/08/2021 04:29
Biden's hope of renewed Iran nuclear deal gives way to tensions

Biden's hope of renewed Iran nuclear deal gives way to tensions

Slow pace of talks between the WH and Iran about reentering the nuclear deal and recent tensions point to a possible change in US strategy.Dan Verbin, 09/08/2021 15:49
EU Parliament members pen letter protesting EU policy toward Iran

EU Parliament members pen letter protesting EU policy toward Iran

Signatories protest EU's lukewarm condemnation of Iranian terrorism, sending of senior EU official to inauguration of "Hangman of Tehran."Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/08/2021 15:22
Raisi names head of blacklisted group as vice president

Raisi names head of blacklisted group as vice president

Iran's new President names chairman of powerful state-owned foundation sanctioned by US as his first vice-president.Elad Benari, 09/08/2021 06:02
EU: Iran clearly behind attack on tanker

EU: Iran clearly behind attack on tanker

European Union says all evidence clearly points to Iran as being responsible for attack on Israeli-managed tanker off the coast of Oman.Elad Benari, 09/08/2021 05:39
Why did so many world leaders attend the inauguration of Iran’s murderous president?

Why did so many world leaders attend the inauguration of Iran’s murderous president?

A regime that makes noise about how many foreign leaders attend an inauguration, sure is quiet about how many citizens it has murdered.Op-edTabby Refael, 08/08/2021 19:40
EU official: Talks with Iran could resume in September

EU official: Talks with Iran could resume in September

EU official: Iran is ready to resume talks on reviving 2015 nuclear deal, and meetings could take place from early September.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/08/2021 06:47