Eye on Iran News


  • TOP STORIES Iranian Navy Endangering International Navigation In Gulf: U.S. Commanders | Reuters U.S. Navy commanders accused Iran of jeopardizing international navigation by "harassing" warships passing through the Strait of Hormuz and said future incidents could result in miscalculation and lead to an armed clash. They spoke after the U.S....
  • TOP STORIES Iran Steps Up Support For Houthis In Yemen's War | Reuters Iran is sending advanced weapons and military advisers to Yemen's rebel Houthi movement, stepping up support for its Shi'ite ally in a civil war whose outcome could sway the balance of power in the Middle East, regional...
  • TOP STORIES Iran Struggles To Coax Bank Of England To Open Clearing Accounts | Reuters Iran has asked the Bank of England to set up special clearing accounts for its banks, but has so far been rebuffed in its effort to resolve an impasse that has left it excluded from...
  • TOP STORIES Iran Challenges Need To Ship Out Excess Material Under Nuclear Deal | Reuters Iran has challenged the need for it to ship sensitive material abroad if its stock exceeds a limit set by its nuclear deal with major powers. The challenge raises the prospect of a confrontation with...
  • TOP STORIES In backing Syria's Assad, Russia looks to outdo Iran | AFP In Aleppo, portraits of Russian President Vladimir Putin hang shoulder-to-shoulder with those of his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad, signalling Moscow's rise at the expense of Damascus's other ally, Iran. The rivalry between the two primary backers of...
  • TOP STORIES Iranian Official Boasts Of 'Guerilla Movement' Within The U.S. | Toronto Sun New video footage appears to lend credibility to President Donald Trump's claim that the United States' immigration system is being manipulated by the Islamic Republic of Iran. In the video Hassan Abbasi, a high-ranking official with...
  • TOP STORIES Exclusive: Iran's biggest cargo line looks at London IPO; thwarted so far | Reuters Iran's top cargo shipping company has held meetings in London to discuss a possible listing on the London Stock Exchange, but has so far been thwarted by U.S. sanctions that still scare banks off...
  • TOP STORIES Iran Cracks Down On Reformists As Couple Face Death Penalty | Financial Times An Iranian and a US-Iranian dual national were sentenced to death in Iran on Sunday on charges of founding a "cult" and promoting moral corruption. The defendants, who have not been named, are believed to...
  • TOP STORIES Iran Successfully Test Fires A Naval Missile, Tasnim Reports | Reuters Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps has successfully test-fired a naval missile, the semi-official news agency Tasnim said on Thursday, a move likely to heighten concern in Washington, whose warship operate in the waters near Iran. Tasnim said the...