A military base deep inside Saudi Arabia appears to be testing and possibly manufacturing ballistic missiles, experts and satellite images suggest, evidence of the type of weapons programme it has long criticised its arch-rival Iran for possessing.
Sat, 26 Jan, 2019
The CIA's release of documents seized during the 2011 raid that killed al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden has again raised questions about Iran's support of the extremist network leading up to the September 11 terror attacks.
Thu, 02 Nov, 2017
Israel’s ambassador to Ireland has said he “cannot guarantee” that Irish passports will not be used by the Israeli secret service again, after their previous use in the assassination of a Palestinian militant.
Mon, 10 Oct, 2016
Saudi Arabia will only freeze its oil output if Iran and other major producers do so, the kingdom’s deputy crown prince said, challenging the country’s main regional rival to take an active role in stabilising the over-supplied global crude market.
Sat, 02 Apr, 2016
The United States has imposed sanctions over Iran’s ballistic missile testing, even as President Barack Obama hailed the release of five Americans from Tehran’s custody and a nuclear deal he hopes will stand among his lasting foreign policy achievements.
Mon, 18 Jan, 2016
Wed, 04 Nov, 2015
A committee of Iran’s conservative-dominated parliament gave its support to Iran’s nuclear agreement with world powers, on condition there would be no foreign inspections of military sites and no curbs on developing its missile programme.
Mon, 05 Oct, 2015
Iran’s foreign minister said yesterday that it was too early to talk of reopening the US embassy in Tehran, as Britain restored its diplomatic mission four years after protesters ransacked the British ambassador’s residence.
Mon, 24 Aug, 2015
Iran will remain closed to US influence and continue to oppose US policies in the Middle East after its nuclear deal with big powers, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said yesterday, noting either country can still block the accord.
Tue, 18 Aug, 2015