For the first time in days a top Iranian revolutionary Guard commander has commented about ongoing tensions in the Persian Gulf, saying that Iran does not seek war, but is not afraid of it either.
For a second consecutive day on Saturday Syrian state media reported Israeli attacks on targets in the south of the country.
Iran’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for an Iranian man accused of murdering an American woman during a robbery in 2012.
In a series of evacuations of personnel and citizens by Western and Gulf countries from Iraq in recent days, Exon Mobil is reported to be evacuating 50 U.S. employees from an Iraqi oil field.
Bahrain ordered all its citizens to immediately leave Iran and Iraq amid U.S.-Iran tensions.
Iran’s ambassador to the United Kingdom has said that even after the recent 60-day deadline set by Tehran, his country will continue to abide by the terms of the 2015 nuclear agreement.
Amnesty International has urged Tehran’s Prosecutor General to allow an imprisoned Swedish-Iranian scientist to receive specialized medical care after months of suffering from serious health problems.
Syrian air defense batteries on Friday intercepted projectiles coming from Israel and downed a number of them, the official news agency SANA reported.
As tensions between Iran and the United Sates seemed to be contained in the past two days, U.S. diplomats relayed a warning of being “misidentified” to commercial aviation in the Persian Gulf region.
The United States is "sitting by the phone" but has heard no message yet from Iran that it is willing to accept President Donald Trump's overtures for direct talks, a senior Trump administration official said on Friday.
A deputy commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has accused a pro-western group of Iranian politicians of "playing into the hands of the enemy" and "trying to impose another JCPOA on Iran"
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said the international community must normalize “Iran’s economic relations” to save the 2015 nuclear agreement.