Germany is "reluctant" to join a proposed U.S.-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz but would consider participating in a European mission, Chancellor Angela Merkel's government said July 31.
Two ships carrying Iranian LPG or liquid natural gas detained earlier by Singapore have been released, Lloyd’s List Intelligence reported July 31.
The commander of a British warship accompanying UK-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions with Iran said Wednesday that Tehran appeared to be testing the Royal Navy's resolve.
Rail workers blocked the tracks linking the port of Bandar Abbas in Hormozgan Province to the Iranian capital Tehran for the second consecutive day on Tuesday July 30.
Iran's Information Technology and Telecommunications Minister Mohammad Javad Jahromi Azari says the country's communication satellite Nahid-1 will be ready for launch in two weeks.
Iran’s president has warned his French counterpart that the 2015 nuclear deal might not survive if European signatories do not honor their “commitments” and fail to cooperate with Iran.
Iranian oil exports have dropped in July to as low as 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) due to sanctions and rising tension with the United States and Britain.
The United States has stepped up diplomatic pressure on Germany to join efforts to secure the strategic Strait of Hormuz as Iran has detained a British oil tanker and other vessels face a risk.
Two vessels carrying Iranian LPG or liquid gas to China were detained in Singapore on July 22 and 24, a ship-tracking source has told Radio Farda.
The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) says it has "demolished" a network of all-female "western-style" parties in Hamadan (the ancient city of Ecbatana), western Iran.
The former mayor of Tehran, Mohammad Ali Najafi has been sentenced to Qisas (an eye for an eye or retribution in-kind) for killing his second wife.
Based on information Radio Farda has obtained from a tanker tracking firm, the stockpile of unsold Iranian oil on tankers and ports has dramatically increased in July.