Sky News understands the UK Government is sending a small number of additional military personnel to a base in Bahrain this week to help with efforts to boost maritime protection for ships travelling through the Gulf following growing tensions with Iran
Khamenei: Dear youth, I congratulate you on your championship. You brought joy to the nation's hearts; I thank you.
Russian Foreign Ministry: There is no agreement at the Vienna meeting on the Iranian tanker in Gibraltar
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Oman confirms that there are contacts with all international parties to maintain the stability of navigation in the Gulf
Rouhani: Britain's detention of the Iranian tanker is illegal and will have serious consequences
2 month ago
Iran delegations meets with Iran deal JCPOA members "to address need regarding full implementation of IranDeal in all its aspects"
Rohani: The tension in the region today is caused by U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear agreement
2 month ago
HMS Duncan (@HMSDuncan) has arrived in the Gulf and will begin escorting commercial ships with @HMS_MONTROSE
Russian Foreign Ministry calls on Iran to refrain from escalating tension in the region
2 month ago
Iranian Pouya Air IL-76TD EP-PUS heading back to Tehran from Moscow
The Iranian Government: We welcome any move to protect the security of the region by its countries
Iranian media: Tehran intends to resume work at the Arak nuclear heavy water reactor
Iranian military: missile test is "defensive" and not directed against any state
Khamenei: It is not the case that Islam builds up people's hereafter only. If a Muslim seeks to be a perfect human, they should attend to worldly affairs too; they should understand politics and they should get involved in politics. Islam says religion and politics are a unit.
Khamenei: Today of Muslims of the world acted according to Islam, if they renovated and enhanced their society through Islam—and not a different school of thought— the Islamic society would be enough to invite people of the world to Islam; to encourage people to convert to Islam. 1251978
Khamenei: Shias have more responsibilities than anyone else; because having a leader so knowledgeable as Imam Ali is like having been informed of everything. That's why if you look throughout history, Shia scholars and wise men have opposed oppressive powers.
Khamenei: The power that has stood against deviation anddisorder throughout history to this day is the power of science, religious awareness, andthe power of following the Quran. God has taken a pledge with wise andvigilant people not to tolerate voracity of oppressor and starvation of oppressed.
Khamenei: Islam wants the unaware to become aware through the knowledgeable so that every one will know and then the Islamic society acts in coordination. He will not forgive the ignorant for remaining unaware; but he won't forgive the knowledgeable even more for not informing the ignorant.
Khamenei: Oh Lord. We plead with You for the sake of Muhammad and his progeny, to save Muslims from predicament, to untie the knots that cannot be untied except benevolent andvigilant people andcannot be resolved except by Muslims' efforts. For the sake of your mercy, resolve these problems.
Israeli newspaper: Iran is using the sea to provide the Assad government and the Hezbollah with weapons
2 month ago
Iran: 1 IRGC member was killed by "counterrevolutionary" elements in the west of the country during clashes in which several militants were also shot dead in the city of Sarvabad, Kurdistan province.
Omani Foreign Minister arrives in Tehran for a visit during which he will meet with his Iranian counterpart
Elysee Palace: President Macron spoke by telephone with President Trump on Friday about Iran and the upcoming G-7 summit
US President discusses tension over Iran with British PM
Deir ez-Zur: Qasim Soleimani, commander of IRGC , arrived to Al Bukamal and met with militia leaders in the city and called on them to prepare for a possible confrontation with the US in the region.
Sergei Lavrov: Iran's moves have brought the Gulf region to a stage that threatens military clashes and should not be allowed to do so
Iranian ship sinks in Caspian sea
: If Iran tried to seize a U.S. flag vessel in the Strait, how should or would U.S. forces in the region respond? Secretary Pompeo: ".When American lives are at risk, the United States will defend itself wherever that risk takes place."
Denmark's Foreign Minister: We welcome a British plan for a maritime mission in the Strait of Hormuz and we are looking positively at possible participation
Iran frees nine Indian crew from seized Panama-flagged tanker: India govt