Abbas Ali Kadkhodaei, among those targeted in a new round of Trump administration sanctions on Iran, argued that the U.S. was "a regime still plagued by election uncertainties."
The insurgent-held province of Idlib is witnessing a surge in violence involving factions in the country's civil war and the international powers backing them.
U.S. Central Command has accused Iran of sending advanced weapons to Yemen's Houthi movement as the group's battle against a Saudi-led coalition nears its five-year mark.
"We are not naive," an Iranian official told Newsweek, expressing skepticism that even a Democratic victory over President Donald Trump would ease tensions between Washington and Tehran.
As the Russian- and Iran-backed Syrian military restores government control over the country, its meeting resistance from opposing international forces.
Syria wants international support to help keep nuclear and radioactive materials out of the hands of non-state actors as violence grows in northwestern Idlib province.
Time is running out for the last remaining nuclear treaty between the United States and Russia. The deal's death could mean a return to Cold War-style competition and present new kinds of threats.
Two U.S. and nine Afghan special operations forces soldiers are dead, with more wounded after a suspected green-on-blue attack in the Sherzad district of Nangarhar province, a U.S. official told Newsweek.
Iran and North Korea have set out to modernize their aging underwater fleets to include new submarines capable of escaping detection and firing advanced missiles.
Syria blames "terrorist groups" and their alleged foreign backers for recent attacks on oil and gas sites in Homs and Tartus province. The United States maintains control of oil fields in the east.
A U.S. government contractor has been captured by the Taliban-aligned Haqqani network in Afghanistan's Khost province and is being held hostage by the Islamist militant group.
The U.S. military conducted a nuclear-capable Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile test at Space Force site one year ahead of the deadline to extend the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START).
Defender-Europe 20 is the largest U.S. deployment to Europe in more than 25 years, but NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg insists that it "is not directed against any particular country."
Arriving in the Strait of Hormuz, the U.S. ships are taken out by an Iranian midget submarine after Queen's "We Will Rock You" plays.
Russia's military downed a small drone near Hmyemim Air Base in Latakia after a bloody exchange between Syrian and Turkish troops.
Mudar Zahran of the Jordanian Opposition Coalition and Alaa al-Fazza, of the Jordanian Expatriates' Forum, accuse each other of secretly working for their native nation's Hashemite monarchy.
The W76-2 low-yield nuclear warhead was reportedly deployed with the Ohio-class USS Tennessee ballistic missile submarine to the Atlantic Ocean from Kings Bay, Georgia, late last month.
The Chinese National Health Commission announced Thursday that, as of Wednesday, it has received a total of 7,771 cases of novel coronavirus and 171 deaths.
Iraq and Syria have come out against President Donald Trump's Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, further raising questions about Washington's foreign policies at a time of heightened tensions across the region.
The Pentagon awarded Northrop Grumman $13 million to build a glider that could take out weapons flying more than five times the speed of sound as Russia's Panstir surface-to-air system got a hypersonic missile.
Middle Eastern nations offered mixed reactions to President Donald Trump's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, a framework negotiated without the participation of Palestinians.
President Donald Trump has unveiled his much-anticipated peace plan designed to resolve tensions between Israelis and Palestinians locked in a territorial dispute spanning eight decades.
The Chinese People's Liberation Army sent three teams of military medical staff composed of 450 army, navy and air force personnel to help battle a virus that's infected thousands and has killed dozens.
The 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or Iran nuclear deal, faces its biggest crisis yet, but the remaining parties refuse to give up on the historic accord.
The Pentagon said 34 U.S. service members were diagnosed with concussions and other traumatic brain injuries after Iranian missile strike on Ayn al-Asad base in Iraq.
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said Riyadh would talk if Iran accepts it "cannot further its regional agenda through violence," while Iran's own top diplomat said Tehran "remains open to dialogue with its neighbors."
The U.S. and Russian armed forces have blocked or attempted to block one another's access to the strategic M4 highway in Al-Hasakah province in northeastern Syria.
Iranian Revolutionary Guard Quds Force commander Esmail Ghaani argued that the U.S. was "not man enough" to take on Major General Qassem Soleimani "on the battlefield."
The U.S. military said "an unknown Jordanian extremist" who is "a loyalist to the Jordanian kinglet" may be plotting to attack Tower Barracks in Grafenwohr or Tower Barracks, Dulmen, according to a report seen by Newsweek.
The killing of Soleimani by the United States has sharpened Iran's mission, one expert told Newsweek.