Germany rejects Iran’s demands for the United States to release frozen Iranian assets as a condition for nuclear talks to resume, Germany’s foreign ministry said on Monday.
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.
My native country Lebanon was once called the “Switzerland of the Middle East” and its capital Beirut was called the “Paris of the Middle East”. Those days are long gone.
US Central Command (CENTCOM) has indicated that Iran has an anti-ship version of the long-range delta-wing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that has previously been used to attack Saudi oil facilities.
Revelations about malign plans by Tehran’s leaders serve as the latest confirmation of how seriously the Islamic Republic takes cyber warfare, said Professor Col. (res.) Gabi Siboni, an expert on cyber security.
Khamenei a month ago in a sham election with the appointment of Ebrahim Ra’isi as his next president, and two weeks later with the appointment of Mullah Mohseni Ejei as head of the judiciary thought that he had unified his regime and thus It is more stable.
The world is at a crossroads with respect to Iran. In its recent sham elections, the mullahs’ regime ruling Iran shed the last vestiges of the democracy façade it has been holding for the past four decades. Regime supreme leader Ali Khamenei facilitated the rise of Ebrahim Raisi, a notorious judge who has the blood of thousands of dissidents and innocents on his hands.
Much literature has speculated on what his posture will be toward the Biden administration, how he will address Iran’s sagging economy and whether he will succeed Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as Iran’s Supreme Leader.
Iran has failed to explain traces of uranium found at several undeclared sites, a report by the U.N. nuclear watchdog showed on Monday, possibly setting up a fresh diplomatic clash between Tehran and the West that could derail wider nuclear talks.
The Canadian federal government has set up a committee to investigate money laundering operations, die through gambling in Casinos in Vancouver and drug smuggling, involving a network affiliated with the Iranian regime and the Hezbollah militia.
With so much handwringing over the Biden Administration’s contemplation of rejoining the problem-ridden Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), other issues of international security are being overshadowed.