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.
There have been many rumors and reports about Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s deteriorating health for several years. This raises an important question: What will happen when Khamenei, supreme leader for almost 32 years, dies?
The Iranian regime persecutes minorities and opposition figures with the aim of nipping any potential revolt against the mullahs in its bud.
With the first anniversary of Washington’s assassination of Iranian Quds Forces commander Qassem Soleimani, who was assassinated in an American drone strike on his car near Baghdad airport on January 3, 2020, the mullahs recently began to escalate their threats, claiming that they have not forgotten to avenge Soleimani, announcing that they will take the initiative to respond to the United States in the coming days in case it takes any action against Iran.
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.
Japan said on Wednesday that it is “strongly concerned” about the measures Iran has taken to start producing 20 percent enriched uranium at the Fordow facility in the south of Tehran, the foreign ministry in Tokyo said.
One of the main challenges of Iran’s economy is the practical possibility of growth and promotion of domestic products and the ability to export quality products in global markets. Otherwise, any country that fails to do so will be phased out of the international economic system.
A South Korean delegation is heading to Iran on Wednesday to seek the release of a chemicals tanker and its 20-member crew seized in Gulf waters by Iranian forces, Yonhap news agency reported.
The Iranian army is set to hold a “joint and large-scale” drone drill with its different divisions primarily in central Iran on Tuesday, the state news agency IRNA reported.
Hassan Nasrallah, leader of Lebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah terror group, in a speech Sunday marking a year since the US assassination of Iranian top general Qassem Soleimani and a pro-Iran Iraqi militia leader, said Iran “doesn’t need help” from its allies and will take revenge “when it decides so.”
The FBI on Wednesday blamed Iran for creating a website in the weeks following the U.S. presidential election that called for the deaths of American election officials.