Iran is building a massive energy network to boost its geopolitical influence

It is no coincidence that just over a month after Israel and the United Arab Emirates declared that they would normalise relations and Israel and Bahrain did the same, Iraq has announced that it has signed a contract with Jordan to connect the electric power grids of the two countries

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Iranian general threatens to blow away Trump

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.”

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It would be a mistake to downplay the lethal potential of Iran’s missilesIran missiles news

Iran’s military doctrine, including its deterrence philosophy, is heavily based on air attack tools, including ballistic and cruise missiles, as well as tactical artillery rockets and “kamikaze” drones that are armed with small explosive warheads.

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U.S. fear lifting of arms embargo could embolden Iran and its proxies

The upcoming expiration of an international arms embargo on Iran has left the United States and its allies in the Middle East uneasy, fearing that the seemingly unavoidable outcome in October could lead to a proliferation of weapons in the hands of Iran and its proxy groups across the region.

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Iranian female swimmer may be in trouble for communicating with other athletes around the world

Several Iranian swimmers recently teamed up to make a video clip, using quarantines, coronavirus and a love of swimming as their theme. And yet the only part of the video that an outlet like Iran’s Young Journalists’ Club, a new agency, could focus on was the fact that the video included some women who were not wearing Islamic headscarves.

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Why is Iran bragging about replicating an Israeli missile

Iran’s media bragged on Monday that it reportedly “replicated” an Israeli anti-tank missile. At the same time Iran claims it is now among the best countries in the world in terms of missile innovation. Why would a country that prides itself on its indigenous missile technology also claim to be copying its most hated enemy, the “Zionist regime?”

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Iran using Coronavirus to lobby for lifting of sanctions

Amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis, Iran’s leaders — particularly President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif — appear to be shrewdly investing significant political capital in a global campaign to have all sanctions against the theocratic establishment lifted.

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