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Magnitude 5.4 Quake Hits Southern Iran

Magnitude 5.4 Quake Hits Southern Iran

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck Fars province in southern Iran on Monday, Iranian state TV reported. There were no fatalities, but there was structural damage to homes in the area of the quake, which hit near the town of Khane Zenian, the head of emergency services for Fars province said, accor

Iranian Plane Skids into Highway

Iranian Plane Skids into Highway

A Caspian Airlines plane carrying some 150 passengers slid off the runway onto a highway on landing at an airport in southwestern Iran on Monday, but all those on board were evacuated without injury, Iranian state media reported. The Caspian Airlines Boeing Flight No.

Downing of Jet Reveals Iran’s Wider Woes

The Ukrainian jetliner stood ready for takeoff at Iran's main international airport bound for Kiev, packed with passengers and so many bags on one of the cheapest routes to the West that the ground crew rushed to unload some luggage to make its weight for flight. Nearly an hour late, Tehran air t

Secrets of Soleimani-Led Golden Death Squad

Secrets of Soleimani-Led Golden Death Squad

Before his death in a US air strike in Baghdad earlier this month, Qassem Soleimani, commander of the IRGC Quds Force, was one of the notorious names in the Western media. US newspapers have published many reports of his operations and threats to US interests and facilities in Iraq. Soleimani

French Chief of Staff: Assassination of Soleimani 'Was Not a Good Idea'

French Chief of Staff: Assassination of Soleimani 'Was Not a Good Idea'

Chief of the General Staff of the French Armed Forces General Francois Lecointre said Iranian chief of al-Quds Force General Qassem Soleimani was a “real instigator,” but killing him in Iraq contributed in destabilizing the country. He condemned the assassination of Soleimani and told the press

Macron Meets Netanyahu, Says Iran Must Not Acquire Nuclear Weapons

Macron Meets Netanyahu, Says Iran Must Not Acquire Nuclear Weapons

President Emmanuel Macron said France was determined Iran would never gain a nuclear weapon but it wanted to avoid any military escalation in the Middle East, after he met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday. Macron started his visit to Israel with a morning meeting with N

Iranian MP Offers $3 Million Reward for ‘Whoever Kills Trump’

Iranian MP Offers $3 Million Reward for ‘Whoever Kills Trump’

An Iranian lawmaker offered a $3 million (2.3 million pounds) reward to anyone who killed US President Donald Trump, ISNA news agency reported on Tuesday amid Tehran’s latest standoff with Washington. Tensions have steadily escalated since Trump pulled Washington out of Tehran’s nuclear agreement

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