Iran says U.S. bases and aircraft carriers within missile range

LONDON (Reuters) - An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Wednesday that U.S. bases in Afghanistan, the UAE and Qatar, and U.S. aircraft carriers in the Gulf were within range of Iranian missiles, as tensions rise between Tehran and Washington. "They are within our reach and we can hit them if

Facing new sanctions, Iranians vent anger at rich and powerful

GENEVA (Reuters) - More Iranians are using social media to vent anger at what they see as the corruption and extravagance of a privileged few, while the majority struggles to get by in an economy facing tighter U.S. sanctions. The country has been hit by a wave of protests during the

Khamenei: U.S. has been defeated in 40 years of challenge with Iran – TV

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday the United States had failed to reassert its domination of Iran since the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution that toppled the U.S.-backed Shah, state television reported. "America's goal has been to re-establish the domination it had (before 1979) but it

France seizes Iranian assets in retaliation for bomb plot

France seized assets belonging to Iran's intelligence services and two Iranian nationals in response to a June plot to attack an exiled Iranian opposition group's rally outside Paris, the government said on Tuesday. A senior French official said Paris had no doubt that elements of the Iranian state were behind the

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