Political scientist accused of secretly working for Iran

A Massachusetts-based political scientist and author is accused of secretly working for the government of Iran while lobbying US officials on issues like nuclear policy, federal authorities said Tuesday.

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Watchdog calls on Turkey to halt expulsion of Iranian journalist

A media watchdog has called on Turkey to halt the expulsion of an Iranian journalist sentenced to prison for alleged activities against the regime after criticizing Tehran’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Iran admits to seizing South Korean-Flagged oil tanker

Iranian state television has acknowledged that Tehran seized a South Korean-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.

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Poster of Iran’s Soleimani sparks controversy in Gaza Strip

A picture of the late Iranian Quds Force commander Gen. Qassem Soleimani that was posted on a billboard in Gaza City has been vandalized and torn down, days before the first anniversary of his death.

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Alleged mastermind of attack on Saudi Embassy appointed to Iran’s judo federation

An Iranian cleric who was allegedly behind the 2016 attack on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran has been appointed as the head of the cultural committee of Iran’s Judo Federation.

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IRGC commander inspects Iran’s border with Karabah

The commander of the ground forces of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, Brigadier General Muhammad Pakpour, inspected on Saturday morning, the border strip of the Ars River between the eastern Azerbaijan province in northwestern Iran and the Karabakh region

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New photo shows Iran’s Quds Force commander inside Syria

Iranian state television published on Wednesday, a picture of the commander of the Quds Force, General Ismail Ghaani, visiting the shrine of Sayyida Zainab on the outskirts of the Syrian capital, Damascus.

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Iran’s Supreme Leader makes first public appearance since rumored health issues

The Iranian Leader Ali Khamenei appeared on Wednesday morning for the first time after a rumor of his illness, while receiving the family of the late Quds Force commander, Major General Qassem Soleimani, as part of the activities marking the first anniversary of his death.

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