This article looks at the numbers in Iran’s defense budget before and after the signing of the 2015 nuclear deal with the P5+1 group, under which $110 billion-worth of assets were released.
Iran is escalating threats toward the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain, after the United States helped broker peace deals between Israel and the two Gulf states.
Sixty million Iranians, 75% of the population, are living below the international poverty line. The grinding privation and penury has driven people to sell their livers, kidneys and even their corneas for cash
The President of the Joint Iranian-Syrian Chamber of Commerce announced on Sunday, the inauguration of the Iranian Trade Center in the Syrian capital, Damascus.
The falling of the conventional arms embargo against Iran is not just dangerous because of the SU-30 attack aircraft and defensive S-400 anti-aircraft missile system which Iran may now purchase from Russia.
On Wednesday morning, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced that this coming Sunday, October 18, the “cruel arms embargo would be removed,” adding they will be able to “sell weapons to everyone we wish” and “buy weapons from anyone we wish.”
An Iranian diplomat charged in Belgium with planning to bomb a meeting of an exiled Iranian opposition group in France warned authorities of possible retaliation by unidentified groups if he is found guilty, according to a police document.
Over the past four decades, state-owned companies have devoured 70 percent of Iran’s total budget. Nonetheless, despite their ability to cover the entire budget deficit, the profits are absorbed by corrupt government institutes and officials.
The trial of an Iranian group charged with planning a terror attack in France is due to open in Belgium, the Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper reported Sunday.
As the rest of the world is continuing its fight against the coronavirus, the Iranian government is concentrating on increasing the activities of its security forces; preferring to arm militias with guns, rather than medical staff with personal protective equipment.
Syrian regime forces attacked Iranian militia sites in the eastern governorate of Deir Ez-Zor and controlled an oil field which was previously held by the Iranian militiamen, local media sources reported.