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Iranian intellectuals call for referendum amid political unrest

Letter with 15 signatories says Iran’s leaders have failed to deliver on republican ideals A group of prominent Iranian intellectuals have said they have lost hope that the Islamic Republic can reform, and have called for a referendum to establish whether the ruling establishment is still backed by a majority. …

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Bahrain arrests 4 in pipeline blast, laying blame on Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Bahraini authorities say police have arrested four men suspected of being behind a blast that ripped through a state-run oil pipeline in November. A statement by the Interior Ministry says two of those arrested received “intensive training” in Iranian Revolutionary Guard camps in Iran. Iran …

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Major exercise in Mekran coast by Iranian navy

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iranian Army concluded massive military exercises in southeastern parts of the country on Wednesday. In the third and last day of the large-scale war game, code-named “Muhammad Rasulullah-5 (Muhammad, the Messenger of God)”, the Navy’s vessels staged a parade in front of high-ranking officials, including Army …

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U.S. troops will stay in Syria to counter ‘strategic’ threat from Iran

BEIRUT — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday committed the United States to an indefinite military presence in Syria, citing a range of policy goals that extend far beyond the defeat of the Islamic State as conditions for American troops to go home. But a crisis unfolding on the …

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Iran, India Sign Major Rail Deal

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran and India have signed a deal worth 2 billion US dollars for cooperation in the rail sector, a report said. The agreement was inked Friday in India’s capital New Delhi in the presence of Abbas Akhoundi, Iran’s minister of roads and urban development, and his Indian …

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Rouhani acknowledges Iranian discontent as protests continue

People take to the streets again despite heavy police presence and efforts to block social media apps ranian authorities have threatened a crackdown against protesters and scrambled to block social media apps allegedly used to incite unrest as the biggest demonstrations in nearly a decade continued for a fourth day. …

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Does the US have a ‘smoking gun’ on Iran?

US displays ‘undeniable’ evidence of Iranian missile fired at Saudi Arabia by Houthi rebels in Yemen. US ambassador to the UN displays “undeniable” evidence of an Iranian missile fired at Saudi Arabia by Houthi rebels in Yemen. Nikki Haley says the missile parts point to Iran’s violation of an international …

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CIA director sent warning to Iran over threatened US interests in Iraq

Mike Pompeo says he sent a letter to a top Iranian military official Pompeo refuses to answer questions on reports he may replace Rex Tillerson The CIA director said on Saturday he sent a letter to a top Iranian military official warning him that the US would hold Tehran accountable …

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Iranian president inaugurates first phase of Chahbahar Port

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani said on Sunday that Middle Eastern countries should solve their problems together without relying on external powers. He made the comments during the inauguration ceremony of the first phase of Chahbahar Port – a three-way transit accord between New Delhi, Tehran and Kabul that will provide greater …

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Strong Quake Strikes Southeastern Iran

A strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck southeastern Iran on Friday, followed quickly by an aftershock measuring 5.1, the U.S. Geological Survey says. At least 42 people were injured and several homes destroyed, officials say. The epicenter of the quake was located about 36 miles northeast of the city of Kerman …

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