Tag: Iran

Iran ready to give U.S. ‘slap in the face’: commander

The United States should expect a “strong slap in the face” if it underestimates Iran’s defensive capabilities, a commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday, as Tehran concluded war games. Since taking office last month, U.S. President Donald Trump has pledged to get tough with Iran, warning the Islamic Republic after its ballistic […]

Iran in new military drills despite US warnings

Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard is to conduct military drills next week, a senior commander announced Saturday, despite warnings from the United States and fresh sanctions over a ballistic missile test. “The manoeuvres called ‘Grand Prophet 11’ will start Monday and last three days,” General Mohammad Pakpour, commander of the force’s ground units, told a news […]

Iran in new military drills despite US warnings

Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard is to conduct military drills next week, a senior commander announced Saturday, despite warnings from the United States and fresh sanctions over a ballistic missile test. “The manoeuvres called ‘Grand Prophet 11’ will start Monday and last three days,” General Mohammad Pakpour, commander of the force’s ground units, told a news […]

Pence: US ‘committed’ to ensuring Iran never obtains nuclear weapons

US Vice President Mike Pence affirmed the Trump administration’s tough stance on Iran by stating that the United States will not allow Tehran to obtain nuclear weapons with which to threaten the State of Israel. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference, Pence went on to refer to Iran as the “leading state sponsor of terrorism” […]

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US twin sea buildup against China, NKorea, Iran

Donald Trump marked his first month as US President with two major military gambits in the Middle East, Asia and the South China Sea. Early Sunday, Feb. 19, the US Navy said that the Nimitz-class USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier and strike group had begun patrols in the disputed waters of the South China Sea. […]

Benjamin Netanyahu: ‘Iran tries to test limits with extraordinary aggressiveness’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu set off for London Sunday afternoon saying that setting clear boundaries to Iranian aggression will be the first of many topics he will discuss with British Prime Minister Theresa May. Boarding the plane for his one day visit to London, where he will meet both May and her Foreign Secretary Boris […]

Yemen shapes up for US-Iran military clash

Eight armies are fighting for dominance in Yemen, a country of 25 million inhabitants: The Iranian-backed Houthi insurgents, together with a breakaway force, are battling the army loyal to President Abdulrabbuh Mansur Hadi, which is supported by Saudi, Egyptian and UAE military forces and their hired legion of Colombian mercenaries. Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) elements, […]

Trump: Iran deal ‘the worst deal ever negotiated’

President Donald Trump on Sunday described the nuclear deal with Iran as “the worst deal I’ve ever seen negotiated” and accused the Islamic Republic of “disrespecting” the United States because of the deal. Speaking with Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly in an interview which aired before the Super Bowl, Trump was asked whether he believes the […]

Netanyahu: Iran missile test must not go unanswered

Benjamin Netanyahu said he would raise renewing sanctions when he meets US President Donald Trump in February. Iran has carried out several such tests since a 2015 nuclear deal which relaxed sanctions against the country. It is not yet clear what type of missile was launched, or if it explicitly violated the UN resolution. A […]