TEHRAN – The only way to peace in the Middle East is dependent on a pullout of Americans from the region, an Iranian military official said on Sunday in response to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson who called for a shift in Tehran’s conduct during President Rouhani’s second term.
In the first few days of the Trump administration, the Department of Homeland Security stopped sending investigators overseas to interview refugees seeking asylum in the United States.
By Douglas Birkey
North Korea is surging to the brink. Advancements in their missile technology and nuclear weapons program will soon put the United States in the crosshairs.
By Arthur J. Magida
America prides itself on peaceful transitions from one president to the other. No coups. No backstabbing. No backward glances at what might have been.
By Andrew Hammond
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday that Washington is willing to open direct negotiations with North Korea aimed at removing nuclear weapons from the country. Tillerson’s intervention, at the UN Security Council, came as he warned that the threat of Pyongyang launching an atomic attack is “real”.
By Negar Asadi
TEHRAN - A prominent scholar says that the U.S. does not have the “tools”, “capacities” and “might” to militarily intervene in the Syrian crisis.
By Adam Taylor
Nice, Berlin, London and now Stockholm. Over the past year, terrorist attacks using vehicles have become a sad fact of life in Europe.
TEHRAN – After a top U.S. military commander threatened Tehran with military action, Expediency Council secretary Mohsen Rezaei warned Washington on Monday against any military “adventurism”
TEHRAN – Three Iranian movies are competing in the Athens International Film and Video Festival, which opened in the United States on Monday.
With U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s meeting in Ankara on March 30, he became the first senior official in U.S. President Donald Trump's administration to visit Turkey.
TEHRAN - Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman on Saturday showed strong reaction to U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis for false accusations he recently directed at Tehran.
U.S. President Donald Trump has blamed Democrats for a humiliating defeat in the GOP-dominated Congress after Republicans were forced to pull the Obamacare replacement bill.
TEHRAN — “As we go on we realize the Leader was right about America’s disloyalty not only to Iran but to other countries,” Iran’s ICT minister said in an interview with Mehr published on Monday.
Several reports from the front lines of the battle in Mosul suggest that ISIL is on the back foot.
By Conchita Cruz, Swapna Reddy
In recent weeks, raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers have made headlines, and have sent entire communities into a state of fear. For one immigrant group — asylum seekers already living in the United States — the fear is especially intense: deportation is a death sentence.
TEHRAN – The Judiciary chief has refuted U.S. allegations that Iran is violating human rights, saying Tehran will not leave such claims “unanswered.”
By Filiz Garip
Building a wall to control immigration from Mexico is hardly a new idea. In October 2006, President George W. Bush signed the Secure Fence Act to authorize and partially fund the construction of 700 miles of steel fences and other hurdles along the Mexican border. “This bill will help protect the American people,” Bush said at the time. “This bill will make our borders more secure.”
TEHRAN – Security forces of Iran have said Nazar Zaka, who was arrested in 2015 on suspicion of espionage and had been identified as a Lebanese-American citizen, had a mission to undermine family values and downgrade the status of women in Iran.
By Klaus Brinkbäumer
There are times in life that really do count. Times when a person's character is revealed, when the important is separated from the unimportant.
China on Monday said it had “lodged representations” with the U.S. over Washington’s new sanctions list targeting Iran, which includes Chinese companies and individuals, Reuters reported.
TEHRAN – Moscow is concerned by escalating rhetoric between the United States and Iran, Russia’s ambassador to Tehran has said.
TEHRAN – Federal officials have granted a visa waiver to Fatemeh Reshad, a four-month Iranian baby with a heart defect, to arrive in the U.S. with her parents for surgery.
TEHRAN – The political director of the presidential office has censured the recent anti-Tehran comments by some U.S. officials, saying Washington is trying to depict the Islamic Republic as a major global threat.
No society is immune to acts of terrorism, especially by a lone wolf driven by deep hatreds.
By Daniel R. DePetris
McCain is entitled to decry Trump’s terse phone call with Australia, but not to act as though he is the president.
Marine Le Pen could be France’s next president. Sure, her lead in some polls exaggerates her strength before the field narrows to two candidates -- but voters’ discontent with normal politics isn’t subsiding.
By Andy Critchow
Cozying up to President Donald Trump will require more than barrels of Saudi Arabian oil.
TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani is personally pursuing the confiscation of Iran’s 2 billion dollar assets by the United States, the government spokesman said on Tuesday.
As Iraqi forces end Islamic State’s hold in the country’s second-largest city, politicians are racing to avoid the old mistake of continuing Shia-Sunni divisions. Political reconciliation is the best weapon against terrorist groups.
TEHRAN – A former Iranian foreign minister has said the United States follows a scenario of deception, noting, “At such time we should decide what serves our national interests.”