Israel assassinates Hamas commanders in sting operation

Tehran (KNA) - Israeli special forces infiltrate the Gaza Strip, assassinating a top Hamas commander, while subsequent Israeli airstrikes kill five others, including another commander with the Palestinian resistance movement.

11/12/2018 9:42:00 AM

Top Saudis discussed assassinating Iran’s General Soleimani in 2017, sources tell NY Times

Tehran (KNA) - Saudi Major General Ahmed al-Assiri, who has allegedly been fired over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, took part at a meeting in Riyadh in 2017 that involved plans to assassinate the kingdom’s “determined enemy,” Iran’s Major General Qassem Soleimani, as well as sabotaging Iran’s economy, The New York Times reports, citing three sources familiar with the matter.

11/12/2018 9:41:00 AM

UK piles pressure on Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi killing

Tehran (KNA) - The UK foreign secretary is flying to Saudi Arabia on Monday to request that the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, cooperates more fully with the Turkish investigation into the murder of the Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul more than a month ago.

11/12/2018 9:40:00 AM

4 UK ministers on verge of quitting, EU rejects latest plan

Tehran (KNA) - Four British ministers who back remaining in the European Union are on the verge of quitting Theresa May's government over Brexit, the Sunday Times reported, as pressures built on the prime minister from all sides.

11/11/2018 9:58:00 AM

US, French president agree on defense after row over call for European army

Tehran (KNA) - US President Donald Trump has reportedly reached consensus with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, on the need for more European military spending despite an earlier Trump tweet that had slammed Macron’s recent call for a European army without reliance on the US as “very insulting.”

11/11/2018 9:56:00 AM

US official due in Israel, UAE to push for anti-Iran campaign

Tehran (KNA) - US State Department’s Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook is to visit Israel and the UAE to advance US President Donald Trump’s so-called Iran strategy and push for Washington’s hostile campaign against Tehran.

11/10/2018 8:54:00 AM