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The incident happened Monday as the vessel attempted to draw closer to the USS Mahan (AFP)
April 26, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
A US Navy guided-missile destroyer fired a warning flare towards an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel coming near it in the Persian Gulf.
A protester holds a poster depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin and reading “Putin, killer!” during a demonstration in Istanbul, on November 27, 2015. (AFP/ Cagdas Erdogan)
April 25, 2017 - 16:28 GMT
Growing Russian engagement in the Middle East have led many to speculate over the Russian agenda.
Some leading figures - such as Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and powerful Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr - oppose the participation of Hashd in the elections. (AFP)
April 25, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
In the midst of next year's elections, splits are beginning to emerge amongst key figures in Iraqi politics.
US Defence Secretary James Mattis (R) bids farewell to Israeli military dignitaries as he departs from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv on April 21, 2017. (AFP/Jonathan Ernst)
April 23, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
On Syria, James Mattis told a press conference, 'I can authoritatively say they have retained some [chemical weapons]. It's a violation of the United Nations Security Council resolutions.'
Ahmad Oqailan Almoush is one of two men responsible for the burning posters of Shia clerics and encouraging people to ‘step on them, they’re Shi’ites, God curse them’. (twitter)
April 23, 2017 - 08:15 GMT
Ahmad Oqailan Almoush, the man responsible for burning posters of prominent Shia clerics in Jordan, has been arrested.
Transferring money in and out of Iran became complicated as a result of years of restrictions as well as US primary sanctions. (Pixabay)
April 22, 2017 - 20:15 GMT
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies could be used to send funds in and out of Iran.
Retired Iranian football player Hadi Aghili
April 22, 2017 - 20:10 GMT
Former player of the Iran men’s national football team and Persian Gulf Pro League club Sepahan, Hadi Aghili, has bid farewell to his football playing career at the age of 36.
Islamic Republic's President Hassan Rouhani (AFP)
April 22, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Campaigning for Iran's presidential elections scheduled for 19 May began on Friday, as "moderate" President Hassan Rouhani looks to defend his post from more conservative challengers.
Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. (Emmanuel Dunand / AFP)
April 21, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose diatribes against the United States and Israel made him a polarizing figure, was barred Thursday from running again.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson claims
April 20, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Tiller son's statement bizarrely came hours after the State Department confirmed that Iran continue to comply with the terms of the nuclear deal.
The Revolutionary Guards' Qods Force has military advisers in Iraq and Syria. (AFP)
April 20, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
General Iraj Masjedi was formally the senior adviser to Major General Qassem Soleimani, who oversees Iranian operations in Iraq and Syria.
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis (L) and US Central Command Commander Joseph Votel take part in a briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, DC on April 11, 2017. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
April 19, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Following the US attack on a Syrian government airbase earlier this month, many allies of the US will want to know how the Trump team intends to approach Syria.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Moscow, Russia, April 12, 2017.
April 19, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that although Iran is complying with the nuclear agreement, the Islamic republic is still a "leading state sponsor of terror."
The event took place on the 14th April outside a Mosque in Mafra, Jordan. (twitter)
April 19, 2017 - 12:41 GMT
Mosque-goers in Mafraq stamp over posters of Shia clerics and burn Iranian flags at Friday prayers.
Both sides are developing a shared field in the Persian Gulf, from which Iran has started to produce oil. (File photo)
April 18, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
Iran has vowed to match Qatar in terms of overall energy production.
(Photo: Press TV)
April 18, 2017 - 15:57 GMT
The Iranian men’s national beach volleyball A team has claimed the top position at the conclusion of the 2017 Asian Senior Beach Volleyball Championships in Thailand, after trouncing the Indonesian squad in the title challenge.