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An international affairs expert says the Middle East is in transition to a new unstable order after the October 7 attack by Hamas which quote poses a threat to Iran.
Israel has carried out covert attacks on two major natural gas pipelines inside Iran this week, according to a report by The New York Times.
A number of Arab countries are reportedly “increasingly restricting” the United States and its allies from conducting attacks from their soil against Iran and resistant groups in the West Asia region amid the Israeli war on the besieged Gaza Strip.
Iran’s Vice President for Legal Affairs Mohammad Dehqan has stressed that the country will reciprocate if its ships are seized illegally, as the United States acknowledges the confiscation of Iranian oil.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani says US citizens face no bans if they decide to visit Iran. Kanaani made this remark in response to a question about the visit of American adult film actress Whitney Wright to Iran.
A senior advisor to Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has rejected former US president Donald Trump’s claim, recently repeating that Iran intentionally avoided targeting a US base in Iraq in January 2020 in retaliation for the assassination of top Iranian commander General Qassem Soleimani.
US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan has refused to rule out striking targets inside Iran in the wake of repeated strikes on what Washington calls Tehran-linked groups across the Middle East. Iran has warned any attack by the US will be met by crushing response.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani has categorically condemned the United States’ military attacks on areas in Iraq and Syria, calling them as adventurism and a strategic mistake.
An Iranian source says the United States’ recent strikes on areas in Iraq and Syria will have serious consequences for Washington’s troops in the region.
The United States begun a new bombing campaign in the Middle East aimed at what it called punishing Iran and affiliated militia groups for a series of drone and missile attacks on American military bases in the region.
President Ebrahim Raisi says Iran will not start any war, but if any country or ‘oppressive force’ acts as a bully, the Islamic Republic will give a tough response.
Former Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has rejected a report by the New York Times that the current administration in Iran has brought him back on board to help harness the spiraling tensions between Tehran and Washington.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has strongly condemned the recent threats by the US officials against Iran regarding the deaths of three US soldiers in a drone strike in Jordan by the resistance groups of the region.
The general commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the country is not seeking war, but warned it will not let any threat go unanswered.
Iran’s permanent mission to the United Nations has warned the United States that any act of aggression against the Islamic Republic will be met with a decisive response.
US President Joe Biden told reporters Tuesday he has made a decision about the US response to the drone strike that killed three American service members and injured dozens in Jordan.
Iran's permanent ambassador to the United Nations Amir Saeid Iravani has categorically rejected US accusations about Tehran's involvement in anti-American operations in the West Asia region.
US National Security Council Spokesman John Kirby has stated Washington is not after a war with Tehran following the recent drone attack on a US military outpost in Jordan that killed three American servicemen and injured 40 others.
Regional resistance groups do not take orders from Tehran, nor does Iran have a role in their decisions to carry out retaliatory operations in defense of Gaza, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani has stated following a deadly drone strike on a US base in Jordan.
Iran’s mission to the United Nations announced that Tehran has no links to a recent fatal drone strike on US troops in Jordan which killed three American military servicemen.
Three US Army soldiers were killed and at least two dozen service members were injured in a drone attack overnight on a small US outpost in Jordan, Washington has confirmed, marking the first time US forces have been killed by "enemy fire" in the Middle East since the beginning of the Israeli war on the Gaza Strip in early October.
US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan has pressed Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to persuade Tehran to cease its support for Yemen's Houthis attacking commercial ships in the Red Sea in support of Gaza, Reuters reported, citing a senior White House official. Iran says Yemen is an “independent country” that acts “based on its assessment".
Nine months since Riyadh and Tehran restored diplomatic ties after years of animosity, Saudi Arabia has assumed a new role as an intermediary between Iran and the United States, three sources in Iran has told Middle East Eye.
In a recent interview with Entekhab news outlet, Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh, a professor of international relations and a former Iranian lawmaker, disclosed that the diplomatic mechanism established between Iran and the U.S. in Oman is effectively closed.
US President Joe Biden has told reporters that a message was delivered to Iran on Yemen's Hothis, responsible for attacking commercial shipping in the Red Sea in support of Gaza. Iranian officials have reiterated that the resistance groups in the region "are not directed by Tehran and do not take orders from Tehran".