Suicide bomber kills two in southeast Iran (Guardian)

A suicide bomber killed at least two people and wounded many more outside police headquarters in the port city of Chabahar in restive southeastern Iran on Thursday, according to a revised official toll. Chabahar lies in Sistan-Baluchistan province which has…

More than 700 hurt in Iran quake (Vanguard)

More than 700 people were injured in a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that shook western Iran, state television reported in an updated toll Monday. The quake struck Kermanshah province late Sunday, with an epicenter 17 kilometers (11 miles) southwest of the city…

Hijab policy: Residents have their say

The hijab, recognised the world over as an icon of modesty in Islam, has had a history of controversy. Wearing hijab in public is required by law in Saudi Arabia (for Muslims), Iran and the Indonesian province of Aceh. And…

Trump will grant 8 waivers to buy Iranian oil, allowing imports beyond US sanctions deadline (CNBC)

The Trump administration will grant eight jurisdictions special exceptions to continue importing oil from Iran after U.S. sanctions on the country snap back into place on Monday, according to cabinet members. President Donald Trump gave oil buyers 180 days to…

Iran Guard warns Netanyahu will be ‘forced into the sea’ (Guardian)

The deputy commander of Iran’s revolutionary guards warned Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday to “practice swimming in the Mediterranean” because he would be forced to abandon his country. “I tell the prime minister of the Zionist regime to…

Sanctions on Iran: International Court of Justice rules against US (BBC)

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered the US to ease sanctions it re-imposed on Iran after pulling out a nuclear deal last year. Siding with Tehran, it said exports of “humanitarian” goods, such as food and medicines, should…

Iran unveils new fighter jet as president says US ‘knows the consequences’ of an attack on Tehran (Telegraph)

Iran unveiled a new fighter jet as President Hassan Rouhani ratcheted up tension with the US by suggesting Washington would not attack the Islamic Republic because it was too powerful. Iran has expanded its military presence in the region by…

Israel prepares for possible attack by Iran (Memo)

Israel has put its forces on alert mainly on the northern front with Syria and Lebanon fearing a possible Iranian attack in revenge for the Israeli bombing  of the Iranian drone base in Syria where several senior commanders were killed , Arabi21.com…

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