Iran says its armed forces are not a regional threat, calls for unity against U.S.

LONDON (Reuters) – President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that Iranian armed forces were not a threat against any regional country, as Tehran held an Army Day military parade... Read more »

Boxing: Iranian female fighter cancels return home after arrest warrant issued

PARIS (Reuters) – The first Iranian woman to contest an official boxing bout has canceled plans to return home after an arrest warrant was issued for her in Tehran,... Read more »

Trump vetoes congressional resolution to end U.S. involvement in Yemen war

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump has vetoed a congressional resolution that sought to end U.S. involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, the White House said on Tuesday.... Read more »

Boxing: Khadem to break a barrier for Iranian women

ROYAN, France (Reuters) – Two years after a clandestine impromptu training session on the hills of Tehran, Sadaf Khadem will become the first Iranian woman to contest an official... Read more »

Iran still planning three satellite launches this year, despite ramped up U.S. pressure: minister

GENEVA (Reuters) – Iran said on Tuesday it would press ahead with the launch of three satellites into orbit this year despite a U.S. move to curb Tehran’s ballistic... Read more »

Composer Ramin Djawadi makes his ‘Game of Thrones’ swan song

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Global smash hit television series “Game of Thrones” is about to come to an end, and composer Ramin Djawadi is one of the few people... Read more »

Iran to blacklist U.S. military if Washington designates Guards as terrorists: MP

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran may put the U.S. military on its terror list if Washington designates the Iranian elite Revolutionary Guards as terrorists, a senior Iranian lawmaker said on... Read more »

U.S. to designate elite Iranian force as terrorist organization: U.S. officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is expected to designate Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards Corps a foreign terrorist organization, three U.S. officials told Reuters, marking the first time that... Read more »

Erdogan says Turkey continues S-400 payments, criticizes U.S. stance

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a news conference at Huber Mansion in Istanbul, Turkey March 31, 2019. REUTERS/Murad Sezer ISTANBUL (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that... Read more »

Syrian government forces’ shelling kills 17: war monitor

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Shelling by Syrian government forces of rebel-held areas in the northwest of the country has killed 17 civilians over the past 24 hours, a war monitoring... Read more »