On the face of it, Shinzo Abe’s visit was a failure, however, by going and speaking to the Iranians the US has established a backdoor channel.
The UK's annual report on human rights and democracy is a reminder that Britain's leadership pursues profit over principle.
A spokesman for Iran's atomic agency said Tehran would increase uranium enrichment levels "based on the country's needs".
Iran calls for "positive signals" from P5+1 signatories without which it will continue decelerating on compliance with 2015 nuke deal, President Hassan Rouhani says, a day after Trump said he's ready for talks with Tehran.
The leaders of Turkey, Russia, Qatar, China, and Iran arrived for Asian cooperation summit in Tajikistan, where Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged the world to respect UN resolutions and the historical and legal status of Jerusalem.
The owner of Kokuka Courageous said its sailors saw "flying objects" before the attack. Blaming Iran for the incident, US military says video it released shows Revolutionary Guards removing an unexploded limpet mine from the vessel.
Despite US claim to have proof of Iranian involvement in attacks on vessels in Gulf of Oman, critics say the case against Tehran is weak.
The origins of the attacks in the Gulf of Oman remain a mystery, but the message behind the attack is as clear as day.
Experts say Iran and its adversaries could benefit from the ongoing naval escalation and also question the timing of Thursday's attacks on oil tankers as Japan's PM Shinzo Abe was having a meeting with Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei.
This isn’t the first time one of the world’s most strategically-important stretches of water has seen clashes. We take a look at other incidents that have destabilised the Persian Gulf.
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Iran will never repeat its "bitter experience of previous negotiations with America in the framework of the JCPOA,” the nuclear deal.
The first Japanese prime minister to visit Iran in 41 years, Shinzo Abe held talks with President Hassan Rouhani and is expected to meet Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khameini in hope to defuse Iran-US tensions.
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