Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi, head of Iran's army, said there would be no Israel in 25 years. His Arab rivals in the Persian Gulf appear to differ.
"Will his country stand up for him the same way he stood up for American values?" Hua Qu, wife of Xiyue Wang, asked. "I hope the answer is a resounding yes."
Citing the "Israeli-Kurd" magazine, pro-government Turkish media spread reports that Iraqi Kurds made a deal with Israel to bring 200,000 Jewish Kurds to Iraq.
The president is yet to decide on the strategy, but it would allow more aggressive action against Iran's forces.
Shin Bet chief says Palestinian militants are deepening connection with the Iran’s “Shiite axis.”
Iran and Saudi Arabia back opposing factions in wars across the Middle East, and they cut relations entirely last year.
Wang was conducting dissertation research in Iran in 2016 when he was detained and charged with "spying under the cover of research", an accusation his family and university denied.
Military leaders said they did not fear an invasion from the West, touting Tehran's growing military might at home and abroad.
The International Atomic Energy Agency said Iran was in compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal.
"The Americans will take this dream to their graves," a senior adviser to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said,
Tehran fell out with Hamas when the Palestinian Islamist movement turned its back on Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad in 2012.
"I have a Twitter account and I think it is a suitable tool for public diplomacy, connecting to people around the globe and voicing our ideas."
The 59th Damascus International Fair opens despite ongoing violence in the outskirts of the Syrian capital. It’s the first such event in five years.
The bill, a reaction to U.S. sanctions, will increase the country’s military and intelligence budget by $800 million.
A 25-year public health survey shows how conflicts in the Middle East and beyond have led to a surge in violence, self-harm and mental illness.
The drone came within a 100-foot perimeter of the jet as it attempted to land on the USS Nimitz.
The former diplomat says the U.S. must rail against Iranian domination in the Middle East.
The Islamic Republic of Iran does not recognize the state of Israel.
Russia's latest meeting with Iran and Iraq signals a growing cooperation between the powers, and a decline in U.S. influence in the Middle East.
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister says Qatar asked his country to cede control of Islam's two holiest sites, but Qatar denies doing so.
U.S. Army Chief of Staff General Mark Milley said that fighting wars across the globe will not get easier over time.
Former U.S. and Israeli generals disavow a possible U.S. military strike on Iran, and a European scholar says Trump may find himself isolated.