The third foreign national revealed this week to be imprisoned in Iran has been named by the Australian government as Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a Melbourne academic who has published work on the 2011 Arab
Britain has accused Iran of breaching assurances that it would not sell oil to Syria from an Iranian tanker released by authorities in Gibraltar on the condition that the 2.1m barrels it was carrying not
Benjamin Netanyahu has unveiled what he claims was a previously undisclosed Iranian nuclear weapons facility and accused Tehran of destroying the site to hide the evidence. “This is what I have to say
Britain is seeking to establish whether Iran has sold oil to Syria in breach of written undertakings given by Tehran to authorities in Gibraltar. Iran’s foreign ministry said on Sunday that a tanker seized
Iran has announced it has started using more advanced centrifuges that could accelerate the development of an atomic weapon in its latest attempt to pressure European powers to salvage a 2015 nuclear Behrouz
Benjamin Netanyahu has met Boris Johnson in London as part of a drive to discourage world powers from dialogue with Iran. The Israeli prime minister was in Downing Street with his preoccupied British on
Iran has said it will free seven crew members of a British-flagged tanker seized in the strait of Hormuz in July, as the country’s president gave Europe a two-month deadline to save its nuclear deal. seven,
Iran and France have moved closer in their views on the future of Tehran’s nuclear deal with the west after talks between the countries’ presidents, the Iranian government has said. The French president,
Iran’s president has back-pedalled on possible talks with Donald Trump, saying the US president must first lift sanctions imposed on Tehran, otherwise a meeting between the two would be a mere photo op.
Emmanuel Macron has said that a French diplomatic initiative could lead to a summit between the US and Iranian presidents “within a few weeks”. Macron made the announcement at a press conference with Trump
The US president has accused Iran of being the world's 'number one nation of terror', saying it was 'too soon' for talks between the two countries. He said the US would be willing to 'make Iran rich again'
Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has made a surprise appearance in Biarritz meeting Emmanuel Macron, in the midst of a G7 summit where western policy towards Iran has been one of the most
John Bolton, the national security adviser to Donald Trump and one of the pre-eminent advocates of “America first”, could not have been more solicitous to the Boris Johnson government – but his overtures
Mohammad Javad Zarif says he was invited for White House talks and threatened with sanctions if he did not attend Iran’s foreign minister has said he was invited for White House talks with Donald Trump
Washington says Zarif was targeted because he is a ‘key enabler of Ayatollah Khamenei’s policies’ The Trump administration has imposed sanctions on Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, striking
Judging by the no-deal verve, it’s possible to conflate the desperation of the stockpile with the charm of the harvest These days our fears, being spoilt for choice, can take many shapes and sizes. Mine
Hassan Rouhani spoke after Iraqi president’s visit to Iran at request of UK defence ministry Iran has indicated it wants to de-escalate the British-Iranian crisis, hinting at swapping two captured tankers.
Boris Johnson is taking the helm with an urgent crisis brewing in the Gulf, where Iran’s seizure of a British oil tanker threatens to pull the UK and the international community into the escalating friction
Defence secretary’s decision may seem puzzling but is in Britain’s best interests In possibly his last act as foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt signalled Britain’s determination to continue to cooperate Europe
Critics point to irony of UK calling on EU support while heading for Brexit Plans for a European-led maritime security force in the Gulf unveiled by the UK foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, hit choppy waters
The US president should resist the pressure from his advisers and de-escalate the explosive tensions in the Persian Gulf • Mohammad Khatami was president of the Islamic Republic of Iran from 1997 to 2005
UK foreign secretary expresses ‘extreme disappointment’ over action to Iranian counterpart The British government has summoned Tehran’s top diplomat in London and warned UK ships to temporarily avoid strait
Report on state TV says ship was smuggling oil but does not say which country crew are from Fears for maritime security in the strait of Hormuz, a vital route for oil shipping, have grown after Iran announced
US intelligence fears vessel could have been hijacked by Revolutionary Guards US officials suspect that a Panamanian-flagged oil tanker that stopped transmitting its location after straying into Iranian