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Iran accuses Israel of sabotage attack that saw explosions strike natural gas pipeline

Feb. 21, 2024 03:17 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Israeli sabotage attack on an Iranian natural gas pipeline caused the multiple explosions that struck it a week ago, Iran's oil minister alleged Wednesday, further raising tensions between the regional archenemies amid Israel's war on Hamas in the Gaza Strip....

The head of UN's nuclear watchdog warns Iran is 'not entirely transparent' on its atomic program

Feb. 13, 2024 11:49 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The head of the United Nations' nuclear watchdog warned Tuesday that Iran is “not entirely transparent” regarding its atomic program, particularly after an official who once led Tehran's program announced the Islamic Republic has all the pieces for a weapon...

Iran marks the 45th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution as tensions grip the wider Middle East

Feb. 11, 2024 06:22 AM EST

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran marked Sunday the 45th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution amid tensions gripping the wider Middle East over Israel’s continued war on Hamas in the Gaza Strip. Thousands of Iranians marched through major streets and squares decorated with flags,...

Iran launches 3 satellites into space that are part of a Western-criticized program as tensions rise

Jan. 28, 2024 14:47 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Iran said Sunday it successfully launched three satellites into space with a rocket that had multiple failures in the past, the latest for a program that the West says improves Tehran's ballistic missiles. The launch comes as heightened tensions grip the wider...

Crew extinguish fire on tanker hit by Houthi missile off Yemen after US targets rebels in airstrike

Jan. 27, 2024 07:43 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — The crew aboard a Marshall Islands-flagged tanker hit by a missile launched by Yemen's Houthi rebels extinguished an hourslong fire onboard the stricken vessel Saturday sparked by the strike, authorities said. The attack on the Marlin Luanda further complicated...

Iran executes another prisoner detained during nationwide protests that erupted in 2022

Jan. 23, 2024 15:02 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran on Tuesday hanged another prisoner over crimes committed during nationwide protests that erupted in 2022 following the death of a young woman detained for improperly wearing her headscarf. The hanging of Mohammad Qobadlu, who had been...

Iranian soldier kills 5 comrades in southeastern city where IS attack killed dozens, state TV says

Jan. 21, 2024 15:57 PM EST

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian soldier opened fire on fellow soldiers Sunday, killing five of them in the southeastern city of Kerman, where 94 people were killed in a bombing attack earlier this month, Iranian state TV reported. State TV said the shooting happened when the...

Iran launches satellite that is part of a Western-criticized program as regional tensions spike

Jan. 20, 2024 17:59 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Iran said Saturday it had conducted a successful satellite launch into its highest orbit yet, the latest for a program the West fears improves Tehran’s ballistic missiles. The announcement comes as heightened tensions grip the wider Middle East over Israel's...

Iran says it conducted a satellite launch, the latest for a program the West fears improves Tehran's ballistic missiles

Jan. 20, 2024 03:34 AM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Iran says it conducted a satellite launch, the latest for a program the West fears improves Tehran's ballistic missiles.

Pakistan recalls its ambassador to Iran over airstrikes by Tehran that killed 2 people

Jan. 17, 2024 15:31 PM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan recalled its ambassador to Tehran on Wednesday, a day after Iran conducted airstrikes inside Pakistan that it claimed targeted bases for a militant Sunni separatist group. Islamabad denounced the attack as a “blatant violation” of its airspace and...