Iran claims to arrest “Israeli spy”

Iran is claiming that it has arrested an Israeli espionage agent and a number of others accused of maintaining contact with foreign intelligence services. State media in the Islamic Republic…

Iran: Israel behind ship attack

Iran has alleged that Israel is highly likely to have been behind an attack on the Iranian Shahr e Kord container ship in the Mediterranean last week. “Considering the geographical…

Iran accused of attacking Israeli ship

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused Iran of responsibility for an explosion aboard an Israeli-owned ship in the Gulf of Oman last week. The MV Helios Ray was hit…

US moves to seize smuggled Iranian oil

The United States has filed a lawsuit to seize a cargo of oil it says came from Iran rather than Iraq. The move indicates resolve on the part of the…

US: al Qaeda’s new home is Iran

“Al Qaeda has a new home base: it is the Islamic Republic of Iran,” United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared, insisting it is time “for America and all…

Gulf tensions flare as Iran seizes foreign ship

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) seized a South Korean-flagged tanker in Persian Gulf waters and took custody of all crew, amid tensions between the two countries over the freezing…