Drones main pillar of Iranian Quds Force’s overseas ops

The Quds Force of the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), responsible for Iran’s controversial operations abroad, is increasingly using drones as the main means for carrying out airstrikes and supplying proxies, an exiled opposition group said Wednesday.

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Tehran communicates with Taliban government despite lack of recognition

The Iranian authorities are communicating with the Taliban movement in Afghanistan despite not recognizing its government. Mohammad Sadeq Motamedian, governor of Iran’s Khorasan Razavi province, paid an official visit to the Taliban-appointed governor of Herat province, Abdul Qayyum Rohani.

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Iran switching to a new illusion

These are some of the words that Tehran’s state-controlled media are using these days to describe the performance of Ibrahim Raisi, the new President of the Islamic Republic. The undertone is that Iran is just emerging from eight years of bad news under President Hassan Rouhani and his “New York Boys” and is braced for a rebound under the new team.

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AJC Praises introduction of House Resolution urging EU to fully designate Hezbollah as a Terrorist Organization

American Jewish Committee (AJC) welcomes the introduction today of a resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives urging the European Union to designate Hezbollah in its entirety as a terror organization. In 2013, the EU — encouraged especially by Bulgaria, which experienced a Hezbollah attack in 2012, and Cyprus, which foiled an attack being planned by Hezbollah operatives, also in 2012– designated only the so-called “military wing” of the Iranian-sponsored terror group.

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