Monday, June 17, 2024

Swedish Security Service Says Iran Uses Criminal Networks in Sweden

STOCKHOLM, May 30 (Reuters) - Swedish security service SAPO said on Thursday that the Iranian government had been using criminal networks within Sweden to carry out violent acts against other states, groups, and individuals. The Security Service said...

Sweden and Iran Exchange Prisoners in Breakthrough Deal

By Niklas Pollard and Johan Ahlander STOCKHOLM, June 15 (Reuters) - Sweden and Iran carried out a prisoner exchange on Saturday, officials said, with Sweden freeing a former Iranian official convicted for his role in a mass execution in the...

Islamic Republic Made Sea-Launched Ballistic Missile Available to Houthis, Tasnim Newspaper Says

DUBAI, May 29 (Reuters) - Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Wednesday that Tehran's sea-launched ballistic missile Ghadr has been made available to Yemen's Houthis. "Iran's sea-launched ballistic missile, named Ghadr, now has been made available...

Iran Says Crew of Israel-Linked Ship Freed

May 3 (Reuters) - Iran has released the crew of a seized Portuguese-flagged ship linked to Israel, but remains in control of the vessel itself, Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said. Iran's Revolutionary Guards seized the container ship MSC...

US Spy Chief Says ‘Increasing Number’ of Foreign Actors Seek to Influence US Elections

WASHINGTON, May 15 (Reuters) - There are an increasing number of foreign actors, including non-state actors, seeking to influence U.S. elections, and Russia, China and Iran are the most significant, U.S. Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines told...

Iran Says Crew of Israel-Linked Ship to Be Released

April 27 (Reuters) - Iran’s foreign minister said the crew of a seized Portuguese-flagged ship linked to Israel have been granted consular access and are expected to be freed, Iranian media reported on Saturday. Iran's Revolutionary Guards...

US Targets Enablers of Iran’s Drone Production in Sanctions Action

By Daphne Psaledakis WASHINGTON, May 31 (Reuters) - The U.S. on Friday issued sanctions targeting entities it accused of enabling Iran's drone program, in Washington's latest action seeking to disrupt the production and proliferation of the unmanned aerial...

Two Vessels Catch Fire After Missile Strikes off Yemen’s Aden

CAIRO, June 9 (Reuters) - Two ships caught on fire after being hit by projectiles off Yemen's Aden, two UK maritime agencies reported on Sunday. The British security firm Ambrey said on Sunday an Antigua- and Barbuda-flagged general cargo ship was struck by a missile 83 nautical miles...