State media: Iran launches domestically made destroyer

DUBAI: Iran's navy on Saturday launched a domestically made destroyer, which state media said has radar-evading stealth properties, as tensions rise with arch-enemy, the United States. In a ceremony carried live on state television, the Sahand destroyer -- which can sustain voyages lasting five months without resupply -- joined Iran's regular navy

Iranian marchers chant ‘Death to America’ on eve of U.S. oil sanctions

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranians chanting "Death to America" rallied on Sunday to mark both the anniversary of the seizure of the U.S. Embassy during the 1979 Islamic Revolution and the imminent reimposition of U.S. sanctions on Iran's key oil sector. Thousands of students in the government-organised rally in the capital Tehran,

Iran’s Khamenei says the world opposes Trump’s decisions – TV

Iran's top leader said on Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump's policies face opposition across the world as Washington prepared to reimpose sanctions on Iran's vital oil-exporting and financial sectors, state television reported. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei also said Iran's arch-adversary the United States had failed to reassert its domination over

Iran sentences three to death for economic crimes – state TV

Special courts set up in a drive against financial crime have sentenced three people to death, state television reported on Sunday, as the country faces renewed U.S. sanctions and a public outcry against profiteering and corruption. The special Islamic revolutionary courts were set up last month to try suspects quickly after

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