The UK and US believe Iran was behind a tanker attack that killed two people, and have vowed to respond, calling it a violation of international law.
If negotiators hope to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), known informally as the Iran nuclear deal, they must address the billions of dollars’ worth of civil judgments by US victims of terrorism against Iran. Failure to do so would disincentivize Iran from limiting or reversing its nuclear ambitions—out of concern that it would never receive meaningful economic gains in return.
Democratic and Republican representatives have urged the European Union to include the Lebanese Hezbollah on the list of terrorist organizations.
Despite its defiant stance toward the US and the West in general, the Iranian regime cares about how it is perceived outside its borders
According to Yemeni researchers, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has been smuggling fighters recruited in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Iran and Afghanistan into Yemen to take up arms alongside the Houthis.
As Lebanon gravitates more toward a quagmire after the failure of Saad Al Harriri to form a government, the chances for its recovery are slim. Iran stands to benefit the most from this paralysis. Hezbollah is exploiting the current government stalemate to throw Lebanon into further turmoil. There is an Iranian occupation of Lebanon now. This must end.
UN Ambassador Gilad Erdan warned the United Nations that if UNIFIL did not take action to restrict Hezbollah, it would drag the entire region into a regional war.
A senior Sunni cleric in Iran has criticized the government’s management of the country and implicitly defending protests in oil-rich Khuzestan province, has said the reason is not just lack of water.
Esmail Qaani – Iran’s new Quds Force chief after Qasem Soleimani’s assassination – lacks authority to stop Iraqi militia attacks on US targets, sources say.
An informed source has told IranWire that members of Lebanese Hezbollah and their families began to receive Covid-19 vaccines from Iran about a month ago. The operation, initially limited, has gradually expanded in scope.
American Jewish Committee (AJC) welcomes the introduction today of a resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives urging the European Union to designate Hezbollah in its entirety as a terror organization. In 2013, the EU — encouraged especially by Bulgaria, which experienced a Hezbollah attack in 2012, and Cyprus, which foiled an attack being planned by Hezbollah operatives, also in 2012– designated only the so-called “military wing” of the Iranian-sponsored terror group.