Pakistan's Khan arrives in Iran as tensions rise in Gulf

2019-10-13 13:38

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Iran following a request from the United States and Saudi Arabia for him to try to defuse rising tensions in the Gulf.

Anguish for jailed UK-Iranian mom as she sends daughter to Britain to be with dad

2019-10-06 11:41

The husband of a British-Iranian mother jailed in Tehran since 2016 says the couple's decision to send their five-year-old daughter to him in Britain to start school is "bittersweet".

Iran seizes 8.8 tons of narcotics destined for Europe

2019-09-26 14:22

Iran has seized 8.8 tons of narcotics destined for Europe and uncovered one of the country's largest trafficking rings, police say.

London mayor claims Labour racism | US seeking Iran diplomacy: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-09-23 05:53

Sadiq Khan: Hierarchy of racism exists within the Labour Party | Pompeo: US seeking diplomatic resolution to Iran tensions; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Iran issues 'battlefield' warning as US deploys troops

2019-09-21 18:46

Any country that attacks Iran will become the "main battlefield", the Revolutionary Guards warned Saturday after Washington ordered reinforcements to the Gulf following attacks on Saudi oil installations it blames on Tehran.

Iran's Khamenei approved Saudi strike - report

2019-09-20 05:23

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei approved last weekend's attack on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure, CBS News reports, citing an unnamed US official.

South Africa calls for dialogue after attack on Saudi oil facilities

2019-09-19 09:23

The escalation of conflict in the Middle East has prompted the South African government to call for dialogue to avoid rising tensions as the rand slides.

Pompeo heads to Saudi Arabia after US blames Iran for attacks

2019-09-18 12:09

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo departed for Saudi Arabia to discuss possible retaliation after Washington said it had proof that attacks on Saudi oil installations originated in Iran.

Clem Sunter | Breaking Futures: The latest attack on Saudi Arabia is a game-changer

2019-09-16 12:39

A war between America and Iran could escalate beyond the borders of Iran and Saudi Arabia and have an enormous impact on the oil market. We are at a tipping point where things cannot go on as they are, writes Clem Sunter.

Drones spark fires at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities

2019-09-14 13:01

Drone attacks sparked fires at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities early Saturday, the interior ministry said, in the latest assault on the state-owned energy giant as it prepares for a much-anticipated stock listing.


Oil jumps above $60 as Iran tanker attack reignites Mideast risk

2019-10-11 15:09

Oil jumped back above $60 a barrel after reports of a missile strike on an Iranian tanker near the Saudi Arabian port city of Jeddah reignited fears over military escalation in the world’s most important crude-producing region.

WATCH | Seized tanker released, reaches international waters off Iran coast

2019-09-27 13:47

The British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, which had been held off the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas for more than two months, set sail and reached international waters, its Swedish owner says.

Ukraine president on Trump call | Johnson faces angry UK parliament: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-09-26 05:54

Ukraine president thought only Trump side of call would go public | Boris Johnson faces raucous Parliament; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Iran accuses foreign forces of raising Gulf 'insecurity'

2019-09-22 15:00

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has denounced the presence of foreign forces in the Gulf and said Iran would proffer a peace plan, after arch-foe the US ordered reinforcements to the tinderbox region.

Iran warns any country that attacks will be 'main battlefield'

2019-09-21 11:17

The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards warns that any country that attacks the Islamic republic will see its territory turn into the conflict's "main battlefield".

Sweeping US sanctions on Iran target leaders, oil and trade

2019-09-19 18:27

Ongoing US sanctions on Iran have targeted Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and the Islamic republic's top brass, while also seeking to choke trade in a variety of goods from oil to carpets.

Trump says 'many options' on Iran response

2019-09-18 22:14

US President Donald Trump says he has "many options" in addition to military strikes against Iran and that details of newly announced sanctions would come within 48 hours.

Trump backed off on Iran last time - but will he again?

2019-09-17 06:21

Donald Trump famously cancelled a missile strike on Iran in June, but Tehran will not be resting easy, following the unpredictable president's warning that the United States is again "locked and loaded".

US 'locked and loaded' after Saudi attacks as oil prices surge

2019-09-16 10:24

US President Donald Trump has said the US is "locked and loaded" to respond to attacks on Saudi oil infrastructure that Washington blamed on Iran, which have sent oil prices soaring.

Iran warns of further retreat from nuclear deal without EU action

2019-09-04 18:39

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has warned that Tehran would further cut its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal unless European states acts to save the pact.

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