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Relations thawing between Syria and Saudi Arabia?

Relations thawing between Syria and Saudi Arabia?

Senior Saudi delegation arrives in Syria for the first talks between the two countries in years. Meeting 'broke the ice,' official says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2021 14:22
Report: Iranian hackers broke into H&M Israel's computers

Report: Iranian hackers broke into H&M Israel's computers

Iranian hacker group has reportedly threatened to release 110 gigabytes of data belonging to H&M Israel.Ben Ariel, 03/05/2021 06:47
Khamenei: Zarif's comments 'a big mistake'

Khamenei: Zarif's comments 'a big mistake'

Iran’s Supreme Leader slams recently unveiled audio recordings of Iran's Foreign Minister.Elad Benari, 03/05/2021 05:19
Report: US agrees to unfreeze $7 billion, free Iranians in prisoner swap with Tehran

Report: US agrees to unfreeze $7 billion, free Iranians in prisoner swap with Tehran

Biden administration denies reports it agreed to free 4 Iranian suspects, release billions of dollars in frozen Iranian assets in exchange.David Rosenberg, 02/05/2021 17:51
Report: Huge explosion in Iranian city

Report: Huge explosion in Iranian city

Gigantic explosion reportedly heard at a chemical reactor in the Iranian city of Qom.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 10:29
Iranian nuclear negotiator: Sanctions on oil, banks and most individuals will be lifted

Iranian nuclear negotiator: Sanctions on oil, banks and most individuals will be lifted

Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator says Tehran expects US sanctions on oil, banks and most individuals and institutions to be lifted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 06:50
Israel, Iran and the ‘Prince Charles question’

Israel, Iran and the ‘Prince Charles question’

Prince Charles: While nations must maintain defences against hostile states, they must avoid... stimulating aggression by them. Op-ed.Michael Pinto-Duschinsky, 01/05/2021 21:48
New audio translation backs up claim Kerry gave Zarif secret info on Israel

New audio translation backs up claim Kerry gave Zarif secret info on Israel

Newly analyzed translation of leaked audiotape has Zarif saying, “Kerry told me that Israel had launched 200 airstrikes against (Iran).”Dan Verbin, Canada, 30/04/2021 22:47
Iran suspended by judo federation over ban on Israelis

Iran suspended by judo federation over ban on Israelis

International Judo Federation imposes four-year ban on Iran for refusing to let its athletes face opponents from Israel.Elad Benari, 30/04/2021 06:50
Berlin Al-Quds Day rally cancelled for second year in a row

Berlin Al-Quds Day rally cancelled for second year in a row

Rally, which has been described as an anti-Israel "hatefest," will not take place in person, but may move online.Dan Verbin, 29/04/2021 23:40
Iran's government to investigate leaked recordings of Zarif

Iran's government to investigate leaked recordings of Zarif

President Hassan Rouhani orders probe to identify who leaked "stolen" three-hour recording of Foreign Minister.Elad Benari, 28/04/2021 06:10
Iran registers record single-day death toll from COVID-19

Iran registers record single-day death toll from COVID-19

Iran records 496 new deaths in 24 hours, surpassing the previous most deadly day in mid-November.Ben Ariel, 27/04/2021 06:42
Kerry denies giving Iranian FM info on Israeli actions in Syria

Kerry denies giving Iranian FM info on Israeli actions in Syria

Former Secretary of State says allegations that he informed Zarif of Israeli operations in Syria are "unequivocally false".Elad Benari, 27/04/2021 04:36
Iranian FM claims Kerry told him about Israeli covert operations in Syria

Iranian FM claims Kerry told him about Israeli covert operations in Syria

In leaked audio, Mohammad Javad Zarif claims former Secretary of State informed him of more than 200 Israeli operations in Syria.Elad Benari, 27/04/2021 01:02
UK woman sentenced to 6th year in Iranian jail for 'spreading propaganda'

UK woman sentenced to 6th year in Iranian jail for 'spreading propaganda'

British-Iranian national accused of 'spreading propaganda' by Iranian court handed a 6th year in prison.Eitan Divinsky, 26/04/2021 16:59
Is war with Gaza around the corner?

Is war with Gaza around the corner?

The PA and Hamas may have been emboldened by US overtures to Iran & Iran's diplomatic gains in the region but will war ensue?ILTV, 26/04/2021 15:21
Iranian Chief of Staff: We'll teach Israel 'a good lesson'

Iranian Chief of Staff: We'll teach Israel 'a good lesson'

Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces threatens to retaliate against Israel after Iranian oil tanker was attacked off the coast of Syria.Elad Benari, 26/04/2021 06:40
Has Biden facilitated Saudi-Iranian rapprochement?

Has Biden facilitated Saudi-Iranian rapprochement?

With Biden admin. signaling end to Iran sanctions and return to nuclear agreement, regional powers sag under the pressure exerted by Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/04/2021 14:46
Iran reduces number of centrifuges enriching uranium to 60% purity

Iran reduces number of centrifuges enriching uranium to 60% purity

IAEA says Iran has reduced the number of centrifuges enriching uranium to up to 60% purity at Natanz to one cluster from two.Elad Benari, 23/04/2021 03:07
'You would not see yourselves bound by any agreement if you faced an existential threat'

'You would not see yourselves bound by any agreement if you faced an existential threat'

Israel’s Ambassador to the US and UN addresses Security Council, accuses UN of not acting to stop Iran's threats to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2021 19:20
Disbelief as UN appoints Iran to women's rights commission

Disbelief as UN appoints Iran to women's rights commission

UN Watch and other women's groups had harsh reactions to Iran being elected to org's top gender equality group in secret ballot.Eitan Divinsky, 22/04/2021 11:17
Official: US presented Iran with roadmap on sanctions relief

Official: US presented Iran with roadmap on sanctions relief

Senior State Department official says the US provided Iran with outline of sanctions it is prepared to remove.Elad Benari, 22/04/2021 05:19
Tehran losing sleep over situation on Iran-Azerbaijan border

Tehran losing sleep over situation on Iran-Azerbaijan border

Israel's Mossad is increasingly active on the Iran-Azerbaijan border - a fact which is causing growing concern in Tehran.Dean Elmas Shmuel, 21/04/2021 12:21
Saudi Arabia: Iran should avoid escalation

Saudi Arabia: Iran should avoid escalation

Saudi Arabia calls on Iran to engage in negotiations over 2015 nuclear agreement and avoid escalation.Elad Benari, 21/04/2021 06:45
US and EU: More work needed to revive Iran deal

US and EU: More work needed to revive Iran deal

Meanwhile, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the "negotiations have achieved 60-70 percent progress."Elad Benari, 21/04/2021 06:01
Athletes call on IOC to sanction Iran over Israel boycott

Athletes call on IOC to sanction Iran over Israel boycott

Athletes and human rights activists call on International Olympic Committee to sanction Iran for ordering athletes to avoid Israelis.Elad Benari, 21/04/2021 05:08
Ambassador Gilad Erdan: Iran is an existential threat to Israel

Ambassador Gilad Erdan: Iran is an existential threat to Israel

It is "outrageous" that years of Iranian threats have been met with silence by the UN, says Israel's UN Ambassador Gilad ErdanDan Verbin, 20/04/2021 17:38
'Laugh now, Zionists - soon you'll be wiped out'

'Laugh now, Zionists - soon you'll be wiped out'

Commander-in-Chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guards says Israel will soon 'disappear at the hands of the Palestinians'.David Rosenberg, 19/04/2021 11:44
Deputy chief of Iran's Quds Force dies of apparent heart attack

Deputy chief of Iran's Quds Force dies of apparent heart attack

Mohammed Hejazi, deputy commander of the Quds Force, dies of apparent heart attack.David Rosenberg, 18/04/2021 21:17
ANALYSIS: Shadow war between Israel and Iran turns into open conflict

ANALYSIS: Shadow war between Israel and Iran turns into open conflict

The Jewish state will not wait with arms folded until the flawed nuclear accord between Iran and six world powers will be revived.Yochanan Visser, 18/04/2021 13:19
Report: Saudi Arabia, Iran hold talks to repair relations

Report: Saudi Arabia, Iran hold talks to repair relations

Regional rivals hold meetings in Baghdad about resuming relations which have been cut off since 2016.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/04/2021 10:03
Iranian official confirms progress in nuclear talks

Iranian official confirms progress in nuclear talks

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister says "new understanding" appears to be taking shape in talks regarding US return to 2015 deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/04/2021 06:07
The American-Iranian dialogue: No surprises

The American-Iranian dialogue: No surprises

The Biden administration’s steps are proceeding as if they were drawn up by the mullahs, who are facing the scenario of their dreams. Op-ed.Dr. Salem Al Ketbi, 17/04/2021 23:00
IAEA confirms Iran enriching uranium to 60%

IAEA confirms Iran enriching uranium to 60%

UN watchdog agency confirms Iran is enriching uranium to 60% at Natanz plant.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/04/2021 22:07
Report: US asked Israel to cut down 'chatter' on Iran

Report: US asked Israel to cut down 'chatter' on Iran

US officials reportedly demanded that Israel cut down the "chatter" concerning alleged attacks on Iran's nuclear facilities.Elad Benari, Canada, 17/04/2021 00:23
Iran’s nuclear chief: We've begun 60% uranium enrichment

Iran’s nuclear chief: We've begun 60% uranium enrichment

Iran’s nuclear chief says country is producing about 9 grams of 60% enriched uranium an hour at its underground plant in Natanz.Elad Benari, Canada, 16/04/2021 22:56
Iranian parliament confirms uranium enrichment

Iranian parliament confirms uranium enrichment

The chairman of the Iranian parliament has confirmed that Iran is now enriching uranium to 60%.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/04/2021 11:36
Kurdish officials report: Explosive-laden drone targets U.S. troops in Iraq

Kurdish officials report: Explosive-laden drone targets U.S. troops in Iraq

Kurdish officials in Iraq announced a drone attack on an airport base housing US troops. No injuries reported.Eitan Divinsky, 15/04/2021 08:06
IAEA: Iran almost ready to start enriching uranium to 60% purity

IAEA: Iran almost ready to start enriching uranium to 60% purity

UN atomic watchdog says Iran is almost ready to start enriching uranium to 60% purity at Natanz.Elad Benari, 15/04/2021 06:40
Blinken: Iran's uranium enrichment is 'provocative'

Blinken: Iran's uranium enrichment is 'provocative'

Secretary of State blasts Iran’s announcement that it intends to begin enriching uranium at 60% purity.Elad Benari, 15/04/2021 03:58
Khamenei: US proposals not worth considering

Khamenei: US proposals not worth considering

Iranian Supreme Leader rejects 'arrogant' American proposals in nuclear negotiations, reiterates demand that sanctions be lifted first.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 18:55
Alireza Zakani: Explosion destroyed majority of Natanz facilities

Alireza Zakani: Explosion destroyed majority of Natanz facilities

Iranian MP Zakani confirms: Natanz explosion destroyed most of the site's enrichment facilities. Nuclear expert: Iran threats are empty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 18:26
Report: Israel won't retaliate for attack on ship in the Gulf

Report: Israel won't retaliate for attack on ship in the Gulf

Israeli security official says Israel is seeking to reduce tensions in the Persian Gulf.Elad Benari, 14/04/2021 01:00
Is recent maritime unrest rocking the regional boat?

Is recent maritime unrest rocking the regional boat?

The seas are becoming another sphere in which Israel must spare no effort to halt Iran’s efforts to increase its regional foothold.Eyal Zisser, 13/04/2021 08:57
The Cold War is re-emerging in the Middle East

The Cold War is re-emerging in the Middle East

The Russians and ttheir Chinese “frenemies,” see the US retreat from the region as an opportunity to flex their muscles. Op-ed.Sarah N. Stern, 13/04/2021 05:57
White House: US had nothing to do with Natanz explosion

White House: US had nothing to do with Natanz explosion

White House Press Secretary: US wasn't involved in any manner with explosion at Natanz uranium enrichment plant.Elad Benari, 13/04/2021 05:32
EU sanctions Iran over human rights abuses

EU sanctions Iran over human rights abuses

New human rights sanctions by the European Union the first since 2013.Dan Verbin, 12/04/2021 21:49
Iran: Damaged nuclear site will take days, not months to repair

Iran: Damaged nuclear site will take days, not months to repair

Top Iranian nuclear official says Natanz uranium enrichment facility will be expanded during repair work, downplays damage from explosion.David Rosenberg, 12/04/2021 19:04
Inside Iran's efforts to lure Israelis abroad with 'honey traps'

Inside Iran's efforts to lure Israelis abroad with 'honey traps'

Israeli authorities reveal Iran's techniques for trying to lure Israelis into ambushes abroad using fictitious female profiles as lures.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2021 15:59
Iranian ship struck by mine has not moved since explosion last week

Iranian ship struck by mine has not moved since explosion last week

MV Saviz, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps forward base stationed off the coast of Yemen, has not moved, according to satellite images.Gary Willig, 12/04/2021 12:19
Officials: It will take Iran 9 months to fix damage at Natanz

Officials: It will take Iran 9 months to fix damage at Natanz

Intelligence officials: Fire at Iran's Natanz nuclear facility was caused by large explosion that completely destroyed its power system.Elad Benari, 12/04/2021 04:12
New fire breaks out in Iranian nuclear facility

New fire breaks out in Iranian nuclear facility

Senior Iranian official says additional fire has broken out at Natanz uranium enrichment plant, which was earlier hit by sabotage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2021 22:19
Iran: We will respond to 'terrorist attack' on nuclear facility

Iran: We will respond to 'terrorist attack' on nuclear facility

Chief of Iranian nuclear program calls sabotage of uranium enrichment facility 'act of terrorism', hints at Iranian response.David Rosenberg, 11/04/2021 20:31
Intel Officials: Israel's Mossad behind attack on Iranian nuclear facility

Intel Officials: Israel's Mossad behind attack on Iranian nuclear facility

Western intelligence officials claim Israeli Mossad is responsible for damage to Iranian uranium enrichment facility in Natanz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2021 17:46
From Iran to Israel's elite 8200 intel unit

From Iran to Israel's elite 8200 intel unit

'A tremendous opportunity to look at Iran from both sides.' B. immigrates to Israel from Iran, joining the elite Unit 8200 intel team.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2021 16:53
Iranian official: Sabotage may be behind nuclear plant accident

Iranian official: Sabotage may be behind nuclear plant accident

Member of Iranian parliament says 'accident' at electrical grid for Natanz nuclear facility 'very suspicious.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2021 14:36
Iran goes into new lockdown amid fourth COVID-19 wave

Iran goes into new lockdown amid fourth COVID-19 wave

Most shops closed and offices restricted to one-third capacity in cities declared as “red-zones.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2021 06:47