Tag: Iran

Aircraft carrier sent to Middle East after indications Iran planned attack on US forces

The United States is deploying an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East on short notice in response to “clear indications” Iran and Iranian proxies were planning an attack on U.S. forces in the region, a U.S. official said. Late Sunday night, the White House made a surprise announcement […]

IRAN, RUSSIA TO HOLD JOINT MARITIME DRILLS IN PERSIAN GULF

Two countries discussed increased military and defense ties during the Moscow Conference on International Security (MCIS). Iran and Russia will conduct a joint maritime drill in the Persian Gulf, Iran’s Mehr News agency reported on Monday. “Based on negotiations with the Russian Navy, the force will dispatch a fleet to the southern regions of Iran […]

WHO IS THE IRGC’S NEW COMMANDER, MAJ.-GEN. HOSSEIN SALAMI?

Despite US sanctions placed on Iran meant to pressure Tehran over its military activity in the Middle East and its ballistic missile program, Tehran is continuing to improve its missile arsenal. With tensions high between Israel and Iran, the general who has vowed to “cleanse the planet from the filth” of the United States and […]

No more waivers: The United States will try to force Iranian oil exports to zero

 About one year after the United States decided to leave the Iran nuclear deal, the State Department is set to announce that all countries will have to completely end their imports of Iranian oil or be subject to U.S. sanctions. This is an escalation of the Trump administration’s “maximum pressure” campaign, which seeks to […]

Iran urges international community on IRGC designation

Iran urges international community to take positions over US’ designation of IRGC as foreign terror outfit Iran will urge the international community to take some concrete steps over the United Statesdesignation of Iranian Revolutionary Guards as a foreign terror organization, Tehran’s foreign minister Javad Zarif was quoted as saying on Sunday. According to Reuters news […]

IRANIAN WOMEN SENTENCED TO JAIL FOR REFUSING TO WEAR HIJAB

The image of Vida Movahedi holding her headscarf aloft on a stick at a protest became famous in Iran. The repeat offender will now be punished for “encouraging corruption and debauchery.” She took her traditional hijab off her head and held it aloft on a stick in protest. Now, Vida Movahedi has been sentecnes to […]

USA planning military action against Iran

New concerns Trump administration may be laying legal groundwork for military action against Iran When Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the Trump administration would designate a branch of Iran’s military as a foreign terrorist organization Monday, he said, “The Trump administration is simply recognizing a basic reality.” But critics say they are concerned that […]

A serious blow to Iran’s terror specialists

In a bold step, President Trump has formally designated Iran’s Revolutionary Guard a terrorist organization — a move that carries serious financial implications for Tehran and lengthy prison terms for those who provide material support. The move isn’t without risk: Iran has threatened retaliation, including against US forces in the Middle East, which is why […]

Iran Inches Closer to its Goal: “Wipe Israel off the Map”

As Iran’s theocratic establishment believes that the Supreme Leader is Allah’s representative on earth, whatever words or desires the Supreme Leader utters are considered Allah’s wishes, which must be brought to life by Allah’s true believers. Iran has built, or is in the process of building, more than 10 military bases in Syria, some of […]

Iran Claims ‘Verdict Has Been Issued’ In Case Against Detained U.S. Navy Veteran

This January, the terror-exporting Shiite supremacist regime in Tehran confirmed that it had arrested and detained as a hostage a U.S. Navy veteran named Michael White. The Iranian regime effectuated the detention last July. CNN reported in January: US Navy veteran Michael White is in Iranian custody, the Islamic Republic’s Foreign Ministry said Wednesday, confirming […]