The navy drill will be held in the waters of the sensitive global shipping route, the Strait of Hormuz, the Oman Sea and the north of the Indian Ocean (pictured is a previous drill in the Strait).
Daily Mail. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 20:20:35 +0000.
The commander of the overseas arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guards threatened Saudi Arabia with revenge over a suicide bomb attack in southeastern Iran on Feb. ...
Reuters. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:39:22 -0500.
Top-level sources with detailed knowledge of the cyber attack on Australia's political parties and Parliament have dismissed a report that Iran and not China was behind the hacking of Australia's main political parties.
Latika Bourke. Sydney Morning Herald. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:53:38 +1100.
President Trump understands that Iran is the root cause of terrorism in the Middle East and beyond and poses a danger to America and our allies.
Bradley Blakeman. Fox News. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:00:34 GMT.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's foreign minister has seized on a congressional report that the U.S. sought to share nuclear technology with Saudi Arabia, accusing Washington of ignoring the kingdom's human rights violations. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 06:39:26 -0500.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Navy (IRIN) officially commissioned its first indigenously developed Fateh-class submarine on 17 February. The ceremony was held at the Bandar Abbas naval base and was attended by President Hassan Rouhani. ...
Jeremy Binnie, Abu Dhabi. Janes 360. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:00:00 GMT.
The European mechanism will also open up "opportunities for trade between Iran and third countries, including China and Russia," Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said
Tass. Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:59:34 +0300.
Members of the Trump administration have been providing support to a political sect that aims to topple the Iranian regime in Tehran. Around 2,000 of its members live in a camp in Albania. ...
Spiegel Online. Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:55:00 +0100.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has rebuked European allies for their stance on Iran and Venezuela, in a speech Saturday at the Munich Security Conference in Germany. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:31:00 -0500.
In early January, labor activist Esmail Bakhshi posted a letter on Instagram saying he had been tortured in jail, attracting support from tens of thousands of Iranians online. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 17 Feb 2019 05:38:01 -0500.
MUNICH (DPA) - Iran and Middle Eastern conflicts will be top of the agenda at the Munich Security Conference on Sunday (Feb 17), with a speech from Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif keenly anticipated.
Straits Times. Sun, 17 Feb 2019 10:46:07 +0800.
Vice President Pence on Saturday called on European allies to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear pact with Iran after German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke out in defense of the accord."The time has come for our ...
Tal Axelrod. The Hill. Sat, 16 Feb 2019 18:48:05 +0000.
US vice president Mike Pence has rebuked the UK and Washington's European allies, accusing them of trying to violate sanctions against Iran.
Sky News. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:25:00 +0000.
Facts About Iran
The Islamic Republic of Iran, located in southwest Asia, is governed by
an elected President who appoints a Prime Minister and other ministers
as well as a unicameral Consultative Assembly. An appointed
religious leader, known as an Ayatollah, is authorized to protect the
Iran's capital city is Tehran, and its currency is the Iranian Real.
In 2007, Iran's estimated population was 65,398,000, and the primary
spoken language of Iranians is Farsi (or Persian). Approximately
51% of Iranians are Persian, 24% are Azeri, 7% are Kurdish, and 18% are
Click on the small Iran map shown at right to display a full-size
map of Iran.