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Iranian state television acknowledges attack on Iranian ship in Red Sea believed to be a Revolutionary Guard base

Apr. 07, 2021 17:22 PM EDT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian state television acknowledges attack on Iranian ship in Red Sea believed to be a Revolutionary Guard base.

Iran prosecutor says 10 indicted for Ukraine plane shootdown

Apr. 06, 2021 03:26 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ten officials have been indicted in Iran over the 2020 military shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed 176 people, a prosecutor said Tuesday, an announcement coming just as Tehran begins indirect negotiations with the West over its collapsed...

Iran media quote outgoing Tehran military prosecutor saying 10 officials indicted for 2020 shootdown of Ukrainian plane

Apr. 06, 2021 03:00 AM EDT
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran media quote outgoing Tehran military prosecutor saying 10 officials indicted for 2020 shootdown of Ukrainian plane.

AP sources: Iran threatens US Army post and top general

Mar. 21, 2021 15:48 PM EDT

Iran has made threats against Fort McNair, an Army post in the U.S. capital, and against the Army’s vice chief of staff, two senior U.S. intelligence officials said. They said communications intercepted by the National Security Agency in January showed that Iran’s...

Iran denies it attacked Israeli-owned ship in Gulf

Mar. 09, 2021 15:06 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran has rejected what it says are Israel’s unfounded allegations that Iran's Revolutionary Guard attacked an Israeli-owned cargo ship near the Gulf of Oman last month. Iran's U.N. ambassador in a letter circulated Tuesday accused Israel of...

B-52s again fly over Mideast in US military warning to Iran

Mar. 07, 2021 10:33 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A pair of B-52 bombers flew over the Mideast on Sunday, the latest such mission in the region aimed at warning Iran amid tensions between Washington and Tehran. The flight by the two heavy bombers came as a pro-Iran satellite channel...

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says authorities disrupted attempted hijacking of passenger jet in flight on Thursday

Mar. 05, 2021 05:55 AM EST
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Revolutionary Guard says authorities disrupted attempted hijacking of passenger jet in flight on Thursday.

Iran: Militants attack Revolutionary Guard unit in southeast

Mar. 04, 2021 11:28 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An armed separatist group in Iran’s restive southeast assaulted a vehicle carrying members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard paramilitary force Tuesday, state TV reported, as unrest continues to roil the impoverished region. Iranian...

Netanyahu accuses Iran of attacking Israeli-owned cargo ship

Mar. 01, 2021 03:49 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday accused Iran of attacking an Israeli-owned ship in the Gulf of Oman last week, a mysterious explosion that further spiked security concerns in the region. Without offering any evidence to his claim,...

Explosion strikes Israeli-owned ship in Mideast amid tension

Feb. 26, 2021 10:05 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An explosion struck an Israeli-owned cargo ship sailing out of the Middle East on Friday, an unexplained blast renewing concerns about ship security amid escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran. The crew and vessel were safe,...