Gulf Times - Iran
4.6 magnitude earthquake causes material damages in two provinces west Iran

4.6 magnitude earthquake causes material damages in two provinces west Iran

An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale struck Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari and Khuzestan provinces, west Iran, causing material damages.

Pompeo says US mission is to avoid war with Iran but measures in place to deter

Pompeo says US mission is to avoid war with Iran but measures in place to deter

The United States aims to avoid war with Iran and the additional troops ordered to be deployed in the Gulf region are for ‘deterrence and defence,’ US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday.

Iran to present plan for Gulf security at UN General Assembly this week

Iran to present plan for Gulf security at UN General Assembly this week

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will present a plan for creating security in the Gulf in cooperation with other countries in the region when he attends the United Nations General Assembly in New York this week.

Iran accuses foreign forces of raising Gulf 'insecurity'

Iran accuses foreign forces of raising Gulf 'insecurity'

President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday denounced the presence of foreign forces in the Gulf and said Iran will proffer a peace plan

Somali pirates free Iranian hostage captured in 2015

Somali pirates free Iranian hostage captured in 2015

An Iranian man held by Somali pirates for more than four years was flown to Ethiopia's capital Saturday after his captors released him because he needed urgent medical care.

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

Iran's foreign minister on Saturday denounced renewed US sanctions against its central bank as an attempt to deny ordinary Iranians access to food and medicine, and said the move was a sign of US desperation.

Iran dismisses US claim it was behind Saudi oil attacks, says ready for war

Iran dismisses US claim it was behind Saudi oil attacks, says ready for war

Iran dismissed accusations by the United States that it was behind attacks on Saudi oil plants that risk disrupting global energy supplies

Trump does not rule out lifting Iran sanctions

Trump does not rule out lifting Iran sanctions

President Donald Trump Wednesday warned Iran against further uranium enrichment but left open the possibility the US could lift sanctions to pave the way to a meeting with President Hassan Rouhani.

Iranian football fan "Blue Girl" dies after setting herself on fire

Iranian football fan "Blue Girl" dies after setting herself on fire

A female Iranian football fan who set herself on fire last week after being arrested for sneaking into a stadium dressed as a man has died from her injuries, causing widespread outrage.

IAEA confirms that Iran upped number of advanced uranium centrifuges

IAEA confirms that Iran upped number of advanced uranium centrifuges

Iran has doubled the number of certain advanced centrifuges for enriching uranium, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed on Monday, after Tehran said it would take further steps away ...

Iran says British oil tanker could be released soon

Iran says British oil tanker could be released soon

The British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran could be released after the imminent completion of legal proceedings against the tanker, Iranian state television reported on Sunday.

US will sanction whoever purchases Iran's oil- official

US will sanction whoever purchases Iran's oil- official

The United States will continue to impose sanctions on whoever purchases Iran's oil or conducts business with Iran's Revolutionary Guards and no oil waivers will be re-issued, a US official told Reuters on Sunday.