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Ministers refuse to use tribute to Iranian president drawn up by Foreign Office staff

Ministers refuse to use tribute to Iranian president drawn up by Foreign Office staff

On Tuesday, James Kuriuki, the UK’s deputy ambassador to the United Nations, joined his colleagues to observe a moment of silence for the late president. The British diplomat stood alongside his American counterpart at the beginning of the 9,629th meeting of the Security Council, for the silence requested by Russia, China and Algeria. Gilad Erdan,...

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Search for Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi’s helicopter complicated by rain

Search for Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi’s helicopter complicated by rain

Russian President Vladimir Putin is said to have been closely monitoring the situation in northwestern Iran. “Mr. Putin, the President of Russia, has been closely monitoring the developments since the start of this accident,” Igor Levitin, an adviser to Putin, told the Iranian vice president. “Tonight, I convey his message of solidarity, concern, and sympathy...

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Iran threatens Britain for defending Israel in April attack

Iran threatens Britain for defending Israel in April attack

Tehran’s attack came in retaliation after a suspected Israeli strike on Iran’s Damascus consulate on April 1 killed seven high-ranking members of the IRGC. They were with members of Islamic Jihad, the Palestinian terror group, at the compound when the attack occurred, sources with knowledge of the meeting told The Telegraph. As soon as Iran...

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British nuclear submarine missile MISFIRES and ‘plops’ into the ocean as Defence Secretary watches on in latest naval embarrassment

British nuclear submarine missile MISFIRES and ‘plops’ into the ocean as Defence Secretary watches on in latest naval embarrassment

Britain has botched another nuclear submarine test after a Trident missile ‘dramatically misfired’ and crashed into the ocean, it has emerged. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has confirmed an ‘anomaly occurred’ during an exercise that took place on January 30 onboard the nuclear-powered submarine HMS Vanguard.  The Trident 2 successfully ‘left the submarine’, but its...