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May 13, 2018 2:59 AM Iran diplomat visits China for talks on nuclear deal crisis

BEIJING (AP) - Iran's foreign minister is visiting China for talks following President Donald Trump's decision to scrap U.S. participation in the agreement over Iran's nuclear program. China's Foreign Ministry and state media said Javad Zarif was visiting Beijing on Sunday at the head of a large political and economic delegation to "exchange views with relevant 7

May 12, 2018 10:16 PM Trump administration is looking into ways to help the Iranian people topple the regime after the US withdrew from the nuclear deal, report claims

The Trump administration is reportedly looking into a new plan that would help citizens of Iran topple the country's hardline regime. Less than a week President Trump announced the US would be withdrawing from the landmark Iran nuclear accord despite widespread opposition from allies who warned that pulling out of the agreement could cause a global crisis 5

May 12, 2018 6:20 AM Europe to IGNORE Trump’s decision to pull out of Iran nuclear deal

EUROPEAN powers are prepared to ignore Donald Trump’s recent decision to pull the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal and to reimpose sanctions by introducing their own measures. French finance minister Bruno Le Maire suggests that Mr Trump’s proposals will prove to have negative consequences for EU firms and politicians. Mr Le Maire said: “We have to work among 18

May 7, 2018 11:46 AM Iranian president seeks EU guarantees not to scrap nuclear deal

President Hassan Rouhani has said Iran would be willing not to abandon its nuclear deal even if the US pulls out, providing the European Union offers guarantees that Tehran would keep benefiting from the accord. Mr Rouhani’s remarks came ahead of President Donald Trump’s decision expected later this week on whether to pull the US out of the landmark 2

April 24, 2018 7:33 PM Israeli minister heads to US to discuss Iran 'expansion'

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman is travelling to the United States for talks Wednesday on countering Iran's "expansion" across the Middle East, especially in Syria, his office said. During his visit, Lieberman will meet Defence Secretary James Mattis, National Security Adviser John Bolton and members of the Senate, the Israeli foreign ministry 7

April 17, 2018 12:18 AM Missiles shot down over Syria airbases

The US says its military is not active in the area, leading to speculation that Israel is behind the attack. The reports said the missiles had targeted Shayrat airbase in Homs province and Dumair military airport, northeast of Damascus, late on Monday night. State TV said the country's air defences had confronted a new "aggression" but gave no further 16

March 28, 2018 11:07 AM Israel's El Al appeals against Air India flights over Saudi

Israel's El Al airline said it appealed Wednesday to the Supreme Court to cancel the authorisation of direct Air India flights between New Delhi and Tel Aviv via Saudi airspace. The Indian carrier began using the new route on March 22, reducing flight times between the two cities by more than two hours. Saudi Arabia had previously banned flights over its territory 11

March 12, 2018 5:39 AM Austrian attacker killed outside Iranian diplomat´s home

An Austrian attacker has been shot and killed by a guard he wounded outside the Iranian ambassador’s residence in Vienna, police said. Police spokesman Harald Soros said the guard was wounded in the arm before he shot the attacker dead shortly before midnight on Sunday. The spokesman said the attacker was a 26-year-old Austrian man. The motive for the attack 13

March 12, 2018 4:51 AM Knifeman killed at Iran ambassador's Vienna home: police

A 26-year-old Austrian was shot dead outside the Iranian ambassador's residence in Vienna on Sunday night after he attacked a guard with a knife, police said. The assailant "died on the spot" after the soldier opened fire, police spokesman Harald Soeros told AFP, adding that the attack took place just before midnight local time. The soldier, who was standing 10

March 12, 2018 1:20 AM Plane flying from UAE to Turkey crashes in Iran, killing 11

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - A Turkish private jet flying a group of young women from the United Arab Emirates to Istanbul crashed Sunday in heavy rain in a mountainous region of Iran, killing all 11 people on board, authorities said. Days earlier, the doomed aircraft carried a bachelorette party bound for Dubai, although it was not clear who was on the plane 9