Iran is striving to find a foothold in Europe, especially in the Balkans because of its thorny history tinged with political and sectarian conflicts in which Tehran has invested, in order to expand its ideological influence. But Kosovo is trying to free itself from the consequences of the Iranian expansion on its soil.
Referring to the U.S. operation that killed the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ (IRGC) former Chief Commander of the Qods Force, Major General Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the Americans “hit so hard that we are left with only one arm.”
Kosovo’s Special Prosecution charged Ikballe Berisha-Huduti with inciting terrorist acts ten months after she reportedly called for revenge following the killing by the US of a top Iranian general.
Iran must never develop a nuclear weapon, the UK’s foreign secretary said on Thursday.
Iran has begun to build a hall in “the heart of the mountains” near its Natanz nuclear site for making advanced centrifuges, Iran’s nuclear chief said on Tuesday, aiming to replace a production hall at the facility hit by fire in July.
Iran said Tuesday it is building a sophisticated new building near its underground Natanz nuclear site, state TV reported.
Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) retaliated on 8 January after Iranian officials vowed a “severe revenge” for Soleimani’s killing by launching a series of ballistic missiles on military bases hosting US forces.
An Iranian lawmaker says Tehran and Beijing will work together to create a national Internet for Iran as part of a 25-year partnership agreement they are discussing.
The remaining parties to the faltering nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers are meeting on September 1 as the United States is pushing for UN sanctions on Iran to be reimposed and an arms embargo to be extended. The meeting in Vienna will be chaired by EU senior official Helga-Maria Schmid with representatives from Britain, China, France, Germany, Iran, and Russia attending.
A group of UN rights experts called Wednesday on Iran to immediately release jailed activist and journalist Narges Mohammadi, reportedly ill with the novel coronavirus, warning her life was at stake.
Kosovo designated both the political and military wing of Hezbollah as a terrorist group, announced the country’s prime minister and foreign minister on Tuesday.