Iran marked its National Army Day on Sunday with a vehicular parade in the capital Tehran showcasing new weapon systems, drones and warplanes.
A senior Saudi official has denied direct talks have been held with Iran, four years after the two countries cut off diplomatic ties, contradicting a Financial Times report claiming discussions were ongoing between the two major regional players.
The secretary-general of the Arab League has expressed his deep concerns over Iran’s decision to increase its enrichment of uranium to 60 percent, nudging it ever closer to bomb-grade purity.
Iran’s 13th presidential election, scheduled for June, will be held at a critical moment for Tehran due to the regime’s nuclear defiance, the unprecedented level of isolation the regime is facing, the rising discontent domestically, and the US sanctions that have crippled Iran’s economy and devalued its currency.
The international community must take measure to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned on Wednesday.
Calling Iran a “regional menace” and pointing to prospects of increased violence between Israel and Tehran, the new US threat assessment report of 2021 released on Tuesday portrays a set of complex challenges for Washington in the Middle East and in countering Russia and China.
Iran’s reluctance to negotiate directly with the United States and movements of European officials between hotels in Vienna where the US and Iranian delegation stay, is a prelude to a changing situation in Iran and the Middle East.
India’s state-run oil refiners are ready to snap up Iranian crude the moment US sanctions are eased, according to a government official.
Based on three years of intensive research and analysis of the Nuclear Archives, this new book from the Institute presents a compelling account of Iran’s secret plans to develop nuclear weapons.
A day-long sea exercise conducted by Pakistan and Iran’s navies in the Arabian Gulf on Tuesday was unplanned and part of a “goodwill gesture,” a spokesman for the Pakistan navy has said, rejecting media reports that it was based on a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the two countries.
The United States said Monday it was ready to review key sanctions on Iran if it comes into compliance with a nuclear deal ahead of European-led indirect talks aimed at salvaging the accord.