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Aramco airstrike: Saudi Arabia says if attack launched from Iran, it would be an act of war

Saudi Arabia has called the strikes on Abqaiq and Khurais facilities as a test of global will to preserve international order, and will look to form a united front at the United Nations General Assembly in New York next week.

Result of any strike against Tehran would be 'all out war', warns Iran

Zarif's comments come after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called an attack on Saudi oil installations an "act of war". The United States accuses Tehran of being behind the attack. Iran refutes these allegations.


Trump, shifting tone, plays down talk of war with Iran over oil strike

Trump warned that the United States has fearsome military capabilities and is prepared for war if necessary.

Saudi oil attack photos implicate Iran, US says; Trump hints at military action

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday that Iran was behind what he called “an unprecedented attack on the world’s energy supply” and asserted that there was “no evidence the attacks came from Yemen.”

Attack on Saudi oil facility is seen as short-term disruption

The attack raised the possibility of further disruptions in Saudi Arabia’s oil production if there were additional attacks on its fields and pipelines.

Britain accuses Iran of selling Adrian Darya 1 tanker oil to Syria

Britain said it had summoned the Iranian ambassador to condemn Iran’s actions and would raise the issue at the United Nations later this month.


John Bolton's departure shows failure of US 'maximum pressure' against Iran: Rouhani adviser

Brian Hook, the US special representative for Iran, said last week more sanctions against Iran were coming and the United States was committed to its campaign of "maximum pressure".

She wanted to watch a soccer match in Iran. She paid with her life.

Sahar Khodayari, an Iranian female soccer fan died after setting herself on fire outside a court after learning she may have to serve a six-month sentence for trying to enter a soccer stadium where women are banned. The 30-year-old was known as the "Blue Girl" on social media for the colors of her favorite Iranian soccer team, Esteghlal.

Iran's nuclear chief: European Union has failed to fulfil 2015 deal commitments

"Unfortunately the European parties have failed to fulfil their commitments... The deal is not a one-way street and Iran will act accordingly as we have done so far by gradually downgrading our commitments," said Ali Akbar Salehi, director of Iran's nuclear energy agency.

Iran breaks with more limits in nuclear deal as it pushes for European aid

It was the third time this year that Iran had announced steps to break from those limits, saying it would no longer abide by an agreement that the United States was violating by reimposing sanctions.

Iran Photos

India show fight before 3-0 thrashing at the hands of Iran

India defended well in the first half before they let in quick goals in the early stages of the second half.

Iran's date with Laughter Yoga

The Laughter Yoga course in Tehran helps people from various age groups and social backgrounds to have fun and take a break from stressful daily lives.


Iran Videos

Opinion | Why Are The CIA Files On Osama Bin Laden So Important?

Iran has accused the CIA of spreading “fake news” about the Islamic republic with newly declassified files seized in the 2011 raid in Pakistan in which Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed. The CIA on Wednesday released 470,000 additional files found in May 2011 when US Navy SEALs burst into Bin Laden’s compound in […]

Iran's conservatives rally their supporters ahead of elections Video

Iran is preparing for two crucial elections later this week. One is for a new parliament and the other for a body that will elect the next supreme leader.


Iran vows to reach pre-sanctions oil output

Iran says it wants OPEC countries to cut oil output to boost prices – but intends to increase its own production once international sanctions are lifted.