Monday, June 17, 2024

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...

After Zeraati Stabbing, More Iran International Journalists Are At Risk in UK, Channel Says 

By Natasha Phillips At least six journalists working for the Iran International television network in the UK are at risk of harm from the Iranian regime, according to Adam Baillie, the spokesperson for the London-based...

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...

Jordan Foils Islamic Republic-Led Plot to Smuggle Weapons Into the U.S.

By Samia Nakhoul and Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN, May 15 (Reuters) - Jordan has foiled a suspected Iranian-led plot to smuggle weapons into the U.S.-allied kingdom to help opponents of the ruling monarchy carry out acts of sabotage,...
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Leader of Left in UK Parliament: Support Workers in Iran, Ban IRGC

By  Nazenin Ansari Iran is witnessing a surge of protests by workers in various sectors, including nurses, gold merchants, retirees, teachers, truck drivers, and oil and gas employees. These protests, which have been ongoing since...

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...

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...