Tag: Iran

IRAN’S KHAMENEI BLAMES U.S. AND ISRAEL FOR PROTEST IN IRAQ AND LEBANON

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has blamed the protests in Iraq and Lebanon on the United States, Israel and some Western countries. “The biggest blow that enemies can wield to any country is to rob them of security, which they started in some countries in the region,” Khamenei said. “I recommend that those keen […]

Iran Has Deployed Missiles in Yemen That Could Hit Israel, Netanyahu Says

Iran trying to obtain precision missiles to hit every target in the Middle East, says Netanyahu. U.S. to ramp up economic pressure on Iran, Mnuchin tells PM. Iran has begun deploying missiles in Yemen in order to strike Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday. Speaking with visiting U.S. Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin, […]

Iran’s top general says wiping Israel off map is an ‘achievable goal’

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) commander on Monday said that wiping Israel off the map is now an “achievable goal” thanks to the country’s technological advances. Gen. Hossein Salami’s comments, delivered before an audience of IRGC leaders, were carried by multiple news outlets, including the state-funded IRNA agency. “This sinister regime must be wiped off the map and […]

Trump Tells UN That Iran Is ‘One Of The Greatest Security Threats’

U.S. President Donald Trump has defended his policy on Iran before the UN General Assembly and called on all nations to act against Tehran and not “subsidize Iran’s bloodlust.” “One of the greatest security threats facing peace-loving nations today is the repressive regime in Iran,” Trump told world leaders gathered at the UN headquarters in […]

TRUMP ORDERS MORE IRAN CURBS, SAUDI SHOWS ATTACK EVIDENCE

“I have just instructed the Secretary of the Treasury to substantially increase sanctions on the country of Iran!,” Trump tweeted. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday there were many options short of war with Iran after U.S. ally Saudi Arabia displayed remnants of drones and missiles it said were used in a crippling attack […]

Trump: US ‘Locked and Loaded’ After Iran Attacks Major Saudi Oil Facility

US President Donald Trump says America is “locked and loaded” after Saturday’s attack on Saudi Arabia’s main oil facility. He says he’s waiting to hear from the Saudis on how to proceed. The attack on Saudi Arabia’s largest oil processing facility not far from Riyadh represents a major escalation in the battle between Iran, Saudi […]

U.N. atomic watchdog confirms Iran installing new centrifuges

The United Nations’ atomic watchdog confirmed Monday that Iran is preparing to use more advanced centrifuges, another breach of limits set in the country’s unraveling nuclear deal with major powers. Iran had already announced the step, its latest violation of the 2015 agreement as it tries to pressure European signatories to find a way to […]

France’s G-7 invitation of Zarif underscores U.S., European divisions on Iran’s nuclear ambitions

Top Iranian officials made an unexpected visit Sunday to the Group of Seven summit at the apparent invitation of France, a brazen end run around Washington that underscores the deep divide between the U.S. and its key European allies over how to deal with Tehran’s nuclear ambitions, its destabilization of the Middle East and its […]

Drone war takes flight, raising stakes in Iran, US tensions

From the vast deserts of Saudi Arabia to the crowded neighborhoods of Beirut, a drone war has taken flight across the wider Middle East, raising the stakes in the ongoing tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Since the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal last year, there has been an increasing tempo of attacks […]

US officials say Israel behind bombing of Iranian militias in Iraq

Comments carried by NY Times come a day after Netanayhu intimated IDF responsible for series of strikes targeting training camps and arms depots Israel has recently carried out a series of airstrikes against Iranian-linked military targets in Iraq, two senior US officials told the New York Times on Friday. The officials said that Israel has […]