Iran tests medium-range missile

Iran has test-fired a medium-range ballistic missile Shahab-3. The missile was launched from Iran’s south-eastern coastline along the Gulf of Oman and landed in northern Iran, east of Tehran. Missile launches are not forbidden under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (Iran Nuclear Deal). This was one the main reason cited by USA while moving… Continue reading Iran tests medium-range missile

Iran Revolutionary Guard shoots down U.S. drone amid tensions

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards has shot down a US drone in the southern province of Hormozgan,Iran. The drone was unmanned and unarmed.The RQ-4A Global Hawk drone is essentially a high-altitude robot used for surveillance over the ocean and coastal areas. This comes after US had blamed Iran for recent attacks on foreign shipping tankers that took… Continue reading Iran Revolutionary Guard shoots down U.S. drone amid tensions

Two tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman

Recently,two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman.The ship were carrying oil and other transporting a cargo of chemicals near the strategically important Strait of Hormuz. The US has blamed Iran for the attacks on the tankers.However,Iran has dismissed the claims and said that Iran has no connection with the explosions. Earlier,Iranian officials had… Continue reading Two tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman

Don’t want war, but prepared to respond: Saudi

Saudi Arabia has said that the country will do its best to avoid war in the Middle East region but stands ready to respond with full force and determination against Iran’s threats. This statement came after Saudi Arabia had accused Iran of ordering drone strikes on two oil pumping stations in the Saudi kingdom which… Continue reading Don’t want war, but prepared to respond: Saudi

Iran says it will not honour nuclear curbs

Iran has said it will start withdrawing parts of its commitments under its 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Iran has also said that it will resume high level uranium enrichment if the remaining signatories -Britain, France, Germany, China and Russia – did not make commitments to shield its oil and banking sectors in the next 60… Continue reading Iran says it will not honour nuclear curbs

Iran parliament labels US troops to Mideast as terrorists

Iran’s lawmakers has approved a bill designating the US Central Command(CENTCOM) as a terrorist organisation.The bill considers any type of financial,technological or information aid given to CENTCOM as a terrorist measure. This move comes after the United States had designated Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps(IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization.It is the first time… Continue reading Iran parliament labels US troops to Mideast as terrorists