On Saturday, Iran conducted a test of its medium-range ballistic missiles over the Indian Ocean, landing at least one within 100 miles of the USS Nimitz Carrier Strike Group.
Iranian conventional arms proliferation poses a persistent threat to regional and international security, as evidenced by Iran’s continued military support and confirmed arms transfers that fuel ongoing conflict in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Yemen, and elsewhere.
A recent Iranian offer for Afghanistan to use Iran-backed Shiite militias in the fight against Islamic State militants is viewed by some Afghan lawmakers and experts as a threat to Afghanistan’s volatile security.
Iranian state media said Tuesday it had been removed from Facebook. Press TV wrote on Twitter about the move, saying Facebook deleted their page “without any warning or explanation.”
The Iranian regime is set to execute a second wrestler just months after it hanged champion athlete Navid Afkari amid international pleas for clemency.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to use newly declassified US intelligence on Tuesday to publicly accuse Iran of ties to Al-Qaeda, two people familiar with the matter said, as part of his last-minute offensive against Tehran before handing over to the incoming Biden administration.
Gangsters are usually experts at blackmail, extortion and the protection racket. The criminal Iranian regime excels at all three.
Foreign energy firms and contractors have to accept Iran’s new terms and conditions if they return to work in the country, Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Monday.
South Korea’s vice foreign minister met with their Iranian counterpart to negotiate the release of the captured vessel and its crew, US-funded broadcaster Radio Farda reported.
Iran’s Shiite seminaries have made a scathing criticism of Pakistan after Islamic State militants killed 11 mine workers from the minority Hazara Shiites in the southwestern Balochestan province.
Armed Iranian troops stormed the tanker as an Iranian helicopter flew overhead, said an official of the shipping company that owns the vessel.