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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a news conference following his meeting with Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis at the government's headquarters in Vilnius, Lithuania, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)

Netanyahu Welcomes Airlines Decision Not to Fly to Iran

VILNIUS, Lithuania — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on a trip Thursday to Lithuania, welcomed the decision by major international airlines to end their direct flights to Iran’s capital of Tehran in September.

IRANIAN DEFENCE MINISTRY/AFP | A handout picture released by Iran's Defence Ministry on August 21, 2018, shows the new "Kowsar" domestic fighter jet

Report: Iran Unveils First Domestic Fighter Jet

TEHRAN – Iran unveiled its first domestic fighter jet on Tuesday, with President Hassan Rouhani insisting that Tehran’s military strength was only designed to deter enemies and was aimed at creating “lasting peace”.

In this Sept. 30, 2003 file photo, an Air France jumbo jet rolls behind the tail of a KLM Royal Dutch airliner at Charles de Gaulle airport in Roissy, north of Paris. KLM said Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016 that it will temporarily suspend flights to and from Cairo in January, …

Isolation: KLM Suspends Service to Tehran

Royal Dutch Airlines announced on Saturday that it will suspend its direct flights to Tehran, delivering another blow to Iran’s struggling economy.

Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli on Sunday denied reports that as many as four people were killed in clashes a day earlier, with security forces in the southwestern Iranian city of Khorramshahr, during a demonstration against water pollution.

Iran Denies Killing Demonstrators at Water Protests

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli on Sunday denied reports that as many as four people were killed in clashes a day earlier, with security forces in the southwestern Iranian city of Khorramshahr, during a demonstration against water pollution.

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has taken to Twitter and delivered a message directly to the Iranian people who have taken to Tehran's streets in the past 48-hours demanding change.

Netanyahu Urges Iranians to Score a Goal with Israel

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has taken to Twitter and delivered a message directly to the Iranian people who have taken to Tehran’s streets in the past 48-hours demanding change.

A group of protesters chant slogans at the old grand bazaar in Tehran, Iran, Monday, June 25, 2018. Protesters in the Iranian capital swarmed its historic Grand Bazaar on Monday, news agencies reported, and forced shopkeepers to close their stalls in apparent anger over the Islamic Republic's troubled economy, months …

Iran: Unknown ‘Large Number’ of Arrests as Protests Hit Second Day

Protests against Iran’s regime continued for a second day on Tuesday in Tehran’s Grand Bazaar as Iranians railed against the government for its foreign and economic policies, while the Islamic Republic’s government said the uprisings were merely a fabrication as part of “foreign media propaganda.”

Iranians shop at Tehran's ancient Grand Bazaar on January 4, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Protesters Swarm Iran’s Grand Bazaar in Tehran

TEHRAN, Iran — Protesters in the Iranian capital reportedly swarmed its historic Grand Bazaar on Monday and forced shopkeepers to close their stalls, apparently angry over the Islamic Republic’s troubled economy, months after similar demonstrations rocked the country.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, walk during their meeting marking 75th anniversary of the 75th anniversary of the Sobibor uprising, the only successful uprising that took place in a death camp during World War II at the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in …

Netanyahu to Putin: Iran Seeks Another Holocaust

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday that Iran is seeking to commit another Holocaust by exterminating six million more Jews amid spiraling tensions between Jerusalem and Tehran.