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Iran and US trade barbs ahead of new sanctions

Tehran: Iran and the United States, locked in a tense standoff after the US withdrew from a nuclear deal, traded barbs Sunday the day...

Pompeo heads to Saudi Arabia, UAE for Iran crisis talks

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for talks on the crisis sparked...

US sends Patriots, warship to Middle East amid Iran tensions

The US government has approved the deployment of a Patriot missile defence battery and another warship to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between...

US seeks assurance of security for interests in Iraq amid wrangle with Iran

Iraq has promised to guarantee the safety of United States interests from Iran, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday as he paid...

Iran Test-Fires Cruise Missile from Submarine in Military Drill

Iran has test-fired a cruise missile from a submarine during annual naval exercises near the Strait of Hormuz, according to state media. The missile...

Iran Unveils ‘Cruise-Missile Equipped’ Submarine

According to Iranian state media, President Hassan Rohani has inaugurated a new domestically built submarine armed with cruise missiles, amid heightened tensions with the...

Iran warns Europe not to force ‘strategic leap’ on missile range

The deputy chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guards has warned Europe against forcing the Islamic Republic into boosting the range of its missiles by trying...

China ‘compressing’ technology gains: US intel official

WASHINGTON: China is making technological advances in a far shorter timeframe than it took the United States, rapidly narrowing the gap between the two...

White House sought military strike against Iran

The White House demanded that the military draft plans for strikes on Iran after attacks in Iraq last year, sparking concern at the Pentagon...

Iran leader calls for boosting of naval forces

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called Wednesday for the country to boost its naval forces as a deterrent against its enemies and hailed...