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Tehran dismisses US claim of destroying Iranian drone

Tehran - Tehran on Friday denied the United States had downed one of its drones, saying all Iranian aircraft were accounted for and jesting Washington may have accidentally hit their own machine.

Iran urges Europe to 'accelerate' efforts to save nuclear deal

Tehran - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani urged Europe on Thursday to speed up efforts to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal, during a phone call with French President Emmanuel Macron.

Iran Guards seize 'foreign tanker' accused of fuel smuggling

Tehran - Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Thursday they had detained a "foreign tanker" and its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel, in the latest incident to send tensions soaring in the Gulf.

Iran Guards say they have seized a 'foreign tanker'

Tehran - Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Thursday they had detained a "foreign tanker" and its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel in the Gulf.

Khamenei: Iran to keep rolling back nuclear commitments

Tehran - Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Tuesday that the Islamic republic will keep rolling back its commitments under the landmark 2015 nuclear deal.

Ex-Tehran mayor goes on trial over wife's murder

Tehran - The high-profile trial opened Saturday of a former Tehran mayor charged with murdering his wife, Iranian media reported.

Iran's Revolutionary Guard deny confrontation with UK frigate

Iranian Revolutionary Guards issued a statement denying the alleged confrontation between some of its boats and the UK frigate Montrose that allegedly was able to warn them off any attack on a BP-owned oil tanker.

US, UK will 'regret' seizing tanker off Gibraltar: Iran Guards

Tehran - Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Thursday that the United States and Britain will "strongly regret" the seizure of a tanker off Gibraltar, the semi-official Fars News Agency reported.

Iran's Rouhani warns UK of tanker seizure 'consequences'

Tehran - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani warned Britain on Wednesday of "consequences" over the detention of an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Gibraltar.

French envoy in Iran talks as Trump threatens to up sanctions

Tehran - French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor met with Iran's president Wednesday winding up a day of talks in Tehran aimed at saving a landmark 2015 nuclear deal and easing tensions between Tehran and Washington.

Europe urges Iran to stick to troubled nuclear deal

Tehran - European powers urged Iran on Tuesday to reverse its move to increase uranium enrichment, as a French envoy arrived in Tehran to boost efforts to save a landmark 2015 nuclear deal.

Iran passes uranium enrichment cap set by endangered deal

Tehran - Iran on Monday breached a uranium enrichment cap set by a troubled 2015 nuclear deal and warned Europe against taking retaliatory measures, as France decided to send an envoy to Tehran to try to calm tensions.

Iran denies tanker detained by UK was headed to Syria

Tehran - Iran denied Sunday that an oil tanker detained by Britain in Gibraltar was carrying crude to Syria, which would put it in violation of EU sanctions."The tanker was carrying Iran's oil...

Iran set to exceed nuclear deal uranium enrichment cap

Tehran - Iran said Sunday it was set to breach the uranium enrichment cap set by an endangered nuclear deal within hours as it seeks to press other parties into keeping their side of the bargain.

Iran hints it could enrich uranium to 5 percent

Tehran - A top advisor to Iran's supreme leader has hinted Tehran could boost its uranium enrichment to five percent for "peaceful" aims, ahead of deadline it set for world powers to save a landmark 2015 nuclear deal.

Iran demands Britain release oil tanker held in Gibraltar

Tehran - Iran demanded Friday that Britain immediately release an oil tanker it has detained in Gibraltar, accusing it of acting at the bidding of the United States.

Iran to bypass uranium enrichment maximum despite calls for rethink

Tehran - Iran ignored US and EU warnings Wednesday and vowed to exceed within days the maximum uranium enrichment level it agreed to in the landmark 2015 nuclear accord.

Iran to exceed uranium enrichment limit from Sunday: Rouhani

Tehran - President Hassan Rouhani said Iran will exceed on Sunday the uranium enrichment limit it agreed in a 2015 deal with major powers, raising it "as much as necessary".

Op-Ed: Iran denies that it is violating the nuclear agreement

Tehran - Iranian state media confirmed yesterday that the country's stockpile of low-enriched uranium has now exceeded 300 kg. This was for some time seen as the stockpile cap although Iran has often pointed out that the cap is purely voluntary at this stage.

US sends F-22 stealth jets to Al Udeid airbase in Qatar

The US has deployed F-22 stealth jets to Qatar for the first time. The US military says it is building up its forces amid increasing tensions with Iran.
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