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July 6, 2018 6:47 PM Iran oil war: Netherlands kicks Iranian embassy officials OUT amid furious Trump row

A spokesman for Dutch intelligence confirmed two Iranian civilians were expelled from Holland in a statement. He said: “We can confirm that the Netherlands has expelled two persons accredited to the Iranian embassy. The news follows a threat by Iran to cut off oil reserves to the rest of the world in the wake of conflict with the US. Donald Trump recently 16

July 5, 2018 4:43 PM OIL PRICE CRISIS: Iranian Revolutionary Guard threaten to CUT OFF world from oil reserves

IRAN has threatened to cut off oil reserves to the rest of the world as the conflict with the US threatens to spiral out of control. Following Donald Trump’s warnings of punishments for companies which purchase Iranian oil, President Hassan Rouhani warned Tehran could soon halt exports of oil to neighbouring countries. Yesterday the leading commander 26

June 30, 2018 4:24 PM UNESCO adds 8 pre-Islamic Iranian sites to heritage list

UNESCO on Saturday added eight pre-Islamic Iranian archeological sites to its World Heritage List, the UN agency announced at a meeting in the Bahraini capital. The sites collectively appear on the worldwide list as the "Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars region (Islamic Republic of Iran)". A province in modern-day Iran's south, Fars was the cradle 6

June 29, 2018 10:14 AM Turkey won't comply with US ban over oil trade with Iran

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's foreign minister says his country does not have to abide by "unilateral" U.S. decisions on Iran, suggesting that Ankara would not cut off trade with its neighbor. Mevlut Cavusoglu spoke Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump's administration threatened countries with sanction if they don't cut off Iranian oil imports 8

June 27, 2018 5:12 PM Murder suspect: Daughter wanted to poison him with anthrax

HOUSTON (AP) - A Jordanian-born man who prosecutors say was so incensed by his daughter's marriage to a Christian that he killed her husband and best friend is claiming she tried to poison him with anthrax stolen from a Houston hospital. Prosecutors in the capital murder trial of 60-year-old Ali Irsan say he repeatedly called police with false stories 2

June 27, 2018 11:12 AM Iran's supreme leader urges judiciary to secure 'businesses'

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's supreme leader is urging the country's judiciary to take measures to secure people's "businesses and lives" amid economic protests that have struck the capital, Tehran. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said during a meeting with judiciary officials on Wednesday that authorities need to ensure an "atmosphere of security" and that the judiciary 8

June 26, 2018 9:12 AM 3 border guards killed by militants in south Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's semi-official Fars news agency is reporting that three border guards have been killed in a clash with a "terrorist group" in southeastern Iran. The Tuesday report said the clash took place in Mirjaveh, a town in Sistan and Baluchestan Province near the Pakistani border, some 1,150 kilometers (715 miles) southeast of Tehran 7

June 26, 2018 12:40 AM Israel receives THREE new US F-35 stealth fighters as Netanyahu strengthens MILITARY MIGHT

ISRAEL received three more F-35 fighter jets on Sunday, bringing its total fleet up to at least a dozen of the US fifth-generation combat aircrafts as Benjamin Netanyahu strengthened his military might. The F-35 jets joined the nine other aircrafts that make up the Israeli Air Force (IAF)'s Golden Eagle Squadron. The Air Force said the new jets "will 9

June 26, 2018 12:39 AM Israeli missiles strike near Damascus airport: Syrian state media

Two Israeli missiles struck targets near Damascus airport early Tuesday, Syrian state media said, while a monitoring group said they hit arms depots for Hezbollah. In a report in the early hours of Tuesday, Syria's state news agency Sana said "two Israeli missiles came down near Damascus international airport". The head of monitoring group Syrian Observatory 8

June 24, 2018 11:27 AM Israel fires missile at drone near Syria frontier

JERUSALEM (AP) - The Israeli military says it fired a Patriot missile at an unmanned aircraft that approached its airspace near the Syrian frontier in the Golan Heights. The army said Sunday that the missile did not hit the drone, and the aircraft "retreated from the border." It was not immediately clear who launched the drone, but in February Israel 10