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Moscow: US Sanctions Against Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Are ‘Illegitimate’

On Tuesday, the US Treasury announced the expansion of sanctions on Iran's Revolutionary Guards, which were originally imposed on October 13 because the Iranian group was "supporting terrorism."

One of World’s Smallest Huge Cargo Ships Visits Haifa Harbor

Even though MSC Christina is truly enormous, it is way down on the list of ocean crossing behemoths.

Iran Tests Advanced High-Speed Cruise Missile

The cruise missile was launched from a Yono-class miniature submarine, used solely by Iran and North Korea.

Yael Lempert Leaving WH for State in Administration Lousy with Obama Holdovers

Lempert is planning to leave after Palestinian Authority Charmian Mahmoud Abbas' May 3 meeting with Trump.

Iran’s House Speaker: Zionists Started Syrian Civil War

Larijani urged Sunni Muslim countries to abandon their reliance on Israel and join up with Iran's war against the Zionist foe.

Iran Successfully Test-Fires Hormuz-2 Ballistic Missile

Hormuz-2 is a naval strike ballistic missile intended to hit moving targets at sea with high precision, and has a range of nearly 300 kilometers.

Shi’ite Militia in Iraq & Syria Offers to ‘Liberate’ Golan Heights

"If the Syrian government requests, we are ready to take action to liberate Golan."

Russia, UAE, to Collaborate on Fifth Generation Fighter Jet

It remains to be seen how Iran will view Russia's entering a long-term cooperation deal with the UAE.

AIPAC ‘Deeply Disappointed’ Obama Won’t Up Israel’s Missile Defense by $445 Million

The White House used the same tactic against the House version of the National Defense Authorization Act, which the president also threatened to veto.

Iranian Government Humiliates U.S. After Freeing Sailors

Images of U.S. sailors on their knees with hands behind their heads are now being broadcast by Iran.

US Navy Vessels Seized in Persian Gulf, Held by Iran

Ten U.S. sailors and 2 Navy boats are held by Tehran after being picked up in Iran's territorial waters.

Iran Fires on Ship in International Waters

Iranian National Guards ships fired on Singapore-flagged ship sailing in international waters

Gulf Arab Leaders to Confront Obama on Iran

Saudi and other Gulf leaders plan to confront US Pres. Obama on Iran at this week's summit.

US Navy Begins Escorting UK Ships in Strait of Hormuz

British-flagged vessels are also now being escorted through the Strait of Hormuz by U.S. Navy warships following Iran's capture of a Marshall Islands-flagged ship.

US Navy Escorting US-Flagged Vessels in Strait of Hormuz

US warships are now escorting US-flagged commercial vessels as they sail through the Persian Gulf.

Contact Made with Crew of Ship Seized by Iran

The 24-man crew is in good condition but confined to the ship

US Sends Destroyer to Persian Gulf after Iran Boards Freighter

State Dept: "It’s a key concern of the United States to ensure that sea lanes in the region remain open and safe."

Iran Seizes Cargo Ship Under US Protection in Strait of Hormuz

Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps operatives seized a Danish cargo ship in the Strait of Hormuz early Tuesday. No word on wounded.

First Time: Iran, China Begin Joint Naval Drills

For the first time ever, Iran and China have begun joint naval drills focusing on "relief and rescue operations" in the Persian Gulf.

Hagel: US Staying in Gulf to Deter Iran

The United States will maintain a robust military presence in the Persian Gulf to deter Iran, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said, although...

Bahrain to US: Stop Interference, Don’t Meet with Opposition

The Arab Spring uprisings continue to threaten the Bahraini kingdom. Human rights violations directed at dissidents continue apace, and the U.S. has just been invited to mind its own business, although Bahrain receives military equipment and aid from the U.S.

Will the Arab Spring Reach Jordan?

Jordanian-Palestinian activist Mudar Zahran says King Abdullah is seeking to save Himself by colluding with Islamists, Iran and Assad

Ayatollah Launches Submarine as US Conducts Gulf Exercise

Tensions between the US and Iran increased Tuesday, as Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei order the launch of a Tareq-901 submarine and a Sahand navy destroyer into the Persian Gulf Iran as US and allied navies held drills there to practice keeping shipping lanes open.

As America Throws Israel Under the Bus…

In "liberal-speak", pundits say that countries don't have allies, they have interests. That's incorrect; political leaders have interests...countries still have allies.

Report: Iran Conducted A-Bomb Test With North Korean Assistance

If the reports are accurate, North Korea is playing a direct role in helping Tehran create the infrastructure to assemble nuclear warheads that can be mounted on missiles aimed at Israel, American military bases in the Persian Gulf and pro-Western oil sheikhdoms in the Middle East.

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