The CIA has admitted that too many informants are being killed, captured or turned in a top secret memo to their spies across the world.
The nominee for US ambassador to Bahrain told Congress on Tuesday that Iran poses a security threat to Manama and said safeguarding Americans in the kingdom would be his highest priority if confirmed.
As Iraq heads to the polls on October 10, a spotlight has fallen on the outsized influence neighbouring Iran wields, but also on the growing popular backlash against it.
A hitman is reportedly in custody in Cyprus following a failed assassination attempt against an Israeli-Cypriot billionaire Teddy Sagi, who fled the country following a tip-off from local authorities, Cypriot media reported.
IRGC General Gholamali Rashid: Hizbullah In Lebanon, Hamas And PIJ In Palestine, PMU In Iraq, And The Houthis In Yemen Are All Armies Ready To Defend The Iranian Regime
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has called on Iran to directly and peacefully negotiate the dispute over three islands in the Gulf and has condemned the country’s interference in Arab regional affairs.
On Sunday, the Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Sadegh Larijani announced the appointment of Mohammad Bagher Zolghadr as the new secretary of the Expediency Council, following the resignation of Mohsen Rezaei. Rezaei had held this post since 1997—he used it as a platform to mount unsuccessful runs for parliament and the presidency. That changed after he became vice president for economic affairs in the Raisi administration, which resulted in the need for a shakeup on the Expediency Council.
Gholam-Hossein Shafei, Chairman of Iran’s Chamber of Commerce, has warned that the government needs to remove “domestic and international obstacles to production” in the face of a 57 percent drop in GDP, and revise economic policies to stimulate competition and create a favorable environment for investment.
Iranian officials confirmed this week that they will send more fuel to Lebanon as needed, in spite of U.S. sanctions, to help alleviate Lebanon’s extreme fuel shortage. On Sunday, Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader, Hassan Nasrallah, said the first vessel shipping Iranian fuel had already sailed from Iran.
Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of the Lebanese Shia Islamist organization Hezbollah has announced more Iranian ships…
Syrian army units aided by pro-Iranian militias have staged a major assault on an opposition enclave in the southern border city of Deraa in a bid to retake the last opposition stronghold in southern Syria, residents, army and opposition sources said.