Tag: Iran

Proposed China-Iran deal is bad news for Israel

With Iran and China working on a multibillion-dollar 25-year economic and security deal, Israel has many reasons to be concerned and even alarmed. The proposed agreement, leaked to The New York Times, which reported on it on Saturday, would lead to a closer military relationship between Tehran and Beijing, including joint military exercises, research and weapons development and intelligence sharing. […]

Iran prepares to confront Israel in Syria via Hezbollah – report

Iran may be preparing for conflict with Israel in Syria and no longer will accept Israeli airstrikes on its warehouses without a response, a report over the weekend suggested. Veteran journalist Elijah Magnier wrote on the website Medium about whether the “great Middle Eastern war will begin in the Levant” and cited Syria as a potential flashpoint. […]

Despite Israeli strikes, Iranian forces massing on Syrian border

Multiple drones reportedly belonging to the Israeli Air Force (IAF) carried out a new series of airstrikes against Iranian-backed militias in the area of Deir Ez-Zur in eastern Syria over the weekend. The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported that a total of 8 airstrikes targeted the Afghan Liwa Fatemiyoun militia which was […]

U.N. Urged to Restore Sanctions on Iran for Stonewalling Nuclear Inspections

Iran’s continuing refusal to allow U.N. nuclear inspectors to access two suspect sites should prompt the reimposition of all U.N. sanctions that were lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal, critics of the regime said at the weekend. Two International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) quarterly reports due to be presented to its board of governors later […]

US court: Iran, Syria, Hamas, IJ can be liable for ‘lone-wolf’ attackers

A US federal court in Washington has set a new precedent with a default judgment that Iran, Syria, Hamas and Islamic Jihad can be held liable for wrongful death damages for the actions of certain “lone-wolf” attackers. The game-changing decision means that terrorist groups and state sponsors of terrorism could be hit with million- and even billion-dollar […]

Nuclear Weapons: The Reason Why Even Iran Fears Israel

In a private email leaked to the public in September of 2016, former secretary of state and retired U.S. Army general Colin Powell alluded to Israel having an arsenal of “200 nuclear weapons.” While this number appears to be an exaggeration, there is no doubt that Israel does have a small but powerful nuclear stockpile, spread out […]

New Israeli FM Ashkenazi: Trump Peace Plan a Historic Opportunity to Shape Israel’s Future

Israel’s new Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi said on Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump’s Mideast plan is a “historic opportunity to shape the future of the State of Israel for decades to come.” Speaking at ceremony at the Foreign Ministry, Ashkenazi said Trump’s plan will be pushed forward “responsibly, in coordination with the United States while safeguarding peace […]

Iran notified Washington that it’s ready to strike without warning

Five Iranian tankers loaded with refined oil entered the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and are currently heading in the direction of Venezuela, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing news agency Aviapro. Against the backdrop of harsh statements from Washington, official Tehran sent the United States an unequivocal warning of its readiness to respond harshly in the event […]

Alleged Israeli airstrikes target research center in Aleppo

Alleged Israeli airstrikes targeted a research center and a military base in Syria on Monday night where Iranian militias are based, the fifth such strike in two weeks, according to Syrian media. Further airstrikes by unidentified aircraft on Iranian militias were reported near the Syria-Iraq border shortly after. A source from the Syrian military told […]

WW3 warning: ‘Iran’s desire for more Uranium could spark Middle East conflict’ – expert

World War three fears remain high as Iran and US tensions continue to escalate. Dr Pupak Mohebali, an expert from Iran International, owned by Volant Media, noted Tehran’s quest for more nuclear material could create uncertainty and instability in the Middle East. During an interview with Express.co.uk, Dr Mohebali said if Iran continues to acquire […]