Iran reveals new missile in bunker amid U.S. sanctions threat

Jan 6, 2016

Iran reveals new missile in bunker amid U.S. sanctions threat

Iran aired fresh footage Tuesday of an underground bunker that houses its latest ballistic missile, which less than a week ago prompted U.S. threats of new sanctions. State television showed parliament speaker Ali Larijani and Revolutionary Guards officers inspecting the Imad missile, which has ...

Saudi-Iran crisis a rebuke for U.S. policy

| Jan 5, 2016

Saudi-Iran crisis a rebuke for U.S. policy

Washington’s single-minded pursuit of the Iran nuclear deal damaged its alliance with Saudi Arabia, experts say, and fed the escalating crisis in the Gulf. The United States failed to manage its traditional Sunni Arab allies in the region while it reached out to mend ...

Jan 4, 2016

Saudi allies scale down ties to Iran amid growing tensions

Allies of Saudi Arabia followed the kingdom’s lead and on Monday began scaling down their diplomatic ties to Iran in the wake of the ransacking of Saudi diplomatic missions in the Islamic Republic, violence that was sparked by the Saudis’ execution of a prominent ...