Iran navy’s largest ship sinks after huge fire tears through vessel

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Iran’s largest navy ship has sunk after a devastating fire started onboard. The support ship, named Kharg, was near the Iranian port of Jask, situated on the Gulf of Oman, before the

Iran Supreme Leader urges uranium enrichment to start ‘immediately’ as US tensions grow

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Iran’s nuclear ambitions are severe ’cause for concern’ internationally: ‘No exception!’

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Iran SNUBS US with major boost to nuclear programme after horror assassination

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Tehran voted to boost their annual uranium enrichment levels to 20 percent, well above the 4.5 percent they currently produce. It follows the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh,

Trump Sought Options for Attacking Iran to Stop Its Growing Nuclear Program

WASHINGTON — President Trump asked senior advisers in an Oval Office meeting on Thursday whether he had options to take action against Iran’s main nuclear site in the coming weeks. The meeting occurred a day after international inspectors reported a significant increase in the country’s stockpile of nuclear material, four

Iran to allow UN watchdog access to 2 suspected ex-nuclear sites

In exchange, the International Atomic Energy Agency says it will pursue no further questions regarding issue. Iran has agreed to allow inspectors by the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog to access two suspected former secret nuclear sites, after a months-long standoff between the two sides. The agreement reached on Wednesday came

Ukrainian FM says Iranians to discuss crash compensation in Ukraine

WARSAW (Reuters) – An Iranian delegation will visit Ukraine on Wednesday and Thursday to discuss compensation for a Ukrainian jet shot down by Iran on Jan. 8, the Ukrainian foreign minister said on Monday. Iranian forces say they downed the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 jet on Jan. 8 after

Two protesters die after clashes with police in Baghdad: medics, security sources

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Clashes between Iraqi protesters and security forces in central Baghdad killed at least two demonstrators overnight, security and medical sources said on Monday. It was the first such deadly incident for months at Tahrir Square, which became a symbol of anti-government protests during months of deadly mass

Iran says ‘human error’ to blame for downing plane

Iran has said the misalignment of air defence equipment was responsible for the accidental downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane in January. In a report released on Saturday, the Civil Aviation Organisation of Iran (CAOI) blamed “human error” and poor military communication. All 176 people on board were killed when