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Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict

Riyadh, which emphasized that it does not want a war, has accused Tehran of ordering Tuesday`s drone strikes on two oil pumping stations in the kingdom.

May 20, 2019, 13:58 PM IST

Iran dismisses possibility of war amid US tensions

His comments came as Washington tightened sanctions on Iran's crude exports and has also been increasing its military assets in the Middle East in the face of what it regards as new "threats" from Tehran.

May 19, 2019, 16:55 PM IST

US issues warning on airspace near Gulf as Iran tensions simmer

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued an advisory to U.S. commercial airliners flying over the waters of the Gulf and the Gulf of Oman to exercise caution as tensions between Washington and Tehran continue to simmer. 

May 18, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

UAE says four vessels subjected to 'sabotage' near Fujairah port

The Strait of Hormuz is a vital oil and natural gas corridor for the global energy market.

May 13, 2019, 07:38 AM IST

Donald Trump urges Iran to talk over nuclear program, cannot rule out military action

Trump declined to say what prompted him to deploy the USS Abraham Lincoln carrier group to the region over what was described as unspecified threats.

May 09, 2019, 23:55 PM IST

EU rejects any ultimatums after Iran's move on nuclear deal

After Tehran`s announcement and threat to take more action that could violate the 2015 nuclear deal, US imposed new sanctions on Iran, targeting revues from exports of its industrial metals.

May 09, 2019, 14:33 PM IST

US vows more sanctions for Iran, tells Europe to stop doing business with Tehran

US officials said they would keep squeezing Iran to force it to return to the negotiating table for a more comprehensive deal that would seek to curtail Iranian ambitions in the Middle East.

May 09, 2019, 00:40 AM IST

Iran rolls back part of nuclear pact, France issues warning

France`s defence minister said he wanted to keep the nuclear deal alive but warned Iran it could face more sanctions if it did not honour its part of the deal.

May 08, 2019, 13:31 PM IST

Iran and Pakistan to form rapid reaction force at border: Rouhani

Imran arrived in Iran on Sunday to discuss security and regional issues, a day after Islamabad urged Tehran to act against militants behind killings in Pakistan’s Baluchistan province.

Apr 22, 2019, 22:53 PM IST

Khamenei appoints new chief for Iran's Revolutionary Guards

Major General Jafari had held the post since September 2007.

Apr 21, 2019, 23:06 PM IST

Iran's Zarif urges countries to take position on US step against Revolutionary Guards

Zarif said he had also sent letters to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the United Nations Security Council to protest against "this illegal U.S. measure".

Apr 14, 2019, 15:25 PM IST

Iran Oil Ministry denies mismanagement allegations from former president Ahmadinejad

The ministry responded in a statement published by news agency SHANA that the allegations were totally untrue.

Mar 10, 2019, 22:23 PM IST

Iran foreign minister not informed about Assad trip to Tehran: spokesman

President Hassan Rouhani rejected Zarif’s resignation last Wednesday, bolstering a moderate ally who has long been targeted by hardliners in factional struggles over the 2015 nuclear deal with the West.

Mar 05, 2019, 12:12 PM IST

Iran's Khamenei doubted Europe could help Tehran against US sanctions

The publication of Khamenei`s speech eight months after the fact showed that while President Hassan Rouhani was trying to save the nuclear deal with European powers, Khamenei was not optimistic.

Mar 04, 2019, 22:22 PM IST

Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, architect of nuclear deal, resigns

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in a post on Twitter, dismissed Zarif and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani as "front men for a corrupt religious mafia."

Feb 26, 2019, 07:04 AM IST

Iran says it has many options to neutralise 'illegal' US sanctions: Reports

"Apart from closing Strait of Hormuz, we have other options to stop oil flow if threatened," Secretary of Iran`s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani told Tasnim.

Feb 23, 2019, 22:01 PM IST

News 50: Watch top news stories of the day, Feb 22, 2019

This segment of Zee News brings you to top 50 news of the day. Watch full video to know more.

Feb 22, 2019, 13:32 PM IST

Morning Breaking: Iran and Afghanistan against Pakistan after Pulwama attack

India is gathering foreign powers support and now Iran and Pakistan have turned against Pakistan after Pulwama attack.

Feb 18, 2019, 08:54 AM IST

Three-pronged attack on Pakistan: India, Iran and Afghanistan pile on pressure

While India and Iran have lost security personnel in the last one week to terrorists backed by Pakistan, Afghanistan is fuming over Islamabad's invite to Taliban for talks.

Feb 18, 2019, 07:12 AM IST

Pakistan faces heat from Iran in west, India in the east for supporting terrorists

India and Iran have both accused Pakistan of shielding and supporting terrorists who have killed security forces of both countries.

Feb 16, 2019, 20:30 PM IST