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Iran says it has built third underground missile factory

The announcement as US President Donald Trump makes a maiden foreign tour in which Saudi and Israeli concerns about Iran have loomed large is likely to stoke new tensions with Washington.

Iranian ex-general killed fighting jihadists in Syria

A retired Iranian general has been killed while battling jihadists as a volunteer in northern Syria, Iranian media reported on Wednesday.

Iran missile tests have caused alarm: UN's Ban

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday that Iran`s ballistic missile had caused "alarm" and it would be up to the major powers to decide whether fresh sanctions should be applied.

Khamenei says missiles, not talks, key to Iran's future

Iran`s top leader on Wednesday said missiles were key to the Islamic Republic`s future, offering support to the hardline Revolutionary Guards that have drawn criticism from the West for testing ballistic missiles.

New flashpoint: Iran holds 10 American sailors; US expects their prompt return

New flashpoint: Iran holds 10 American sailors; US expects their prompt return

 Iran`s powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps confirmed it seized the boats and said the sailors were safe and well.

Iran denies it fired rockets near US warships in Gulf

Iran denies it fired rockets near US warships in Gulf

Iran denied on Thursday that its Revolutionary Guards launched rockets near the US aircraft-carrier Harry S Truman and other warships as they were entering the Gulf on Saturday, rejecting a US report as "psychological warfare".

Iran general Soleimani lightly wounded in Syria

General Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards' foreign operations wing, was lightly injured in fighting against Syria rebels near Aleppo, a monitoring group and a security source said on Wednesday.

Iran leader warns Guards against US infiltration

Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned commanders of the elite Revolutionary Guards Wednesday to be on alert for "political and cultural" infiltration by the United States.