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
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.”
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.
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.
Iran says it has executed a CIA spy who allegedly sold information about the country’s missile programme to the United States.
Iran’s customs spokesman announced resumption of trade relations with all neighboring countries except for Turkmenistan and Iraq.
Iran continues to showcase unexpected breakthroughs in sophisticated, indigenously-developed missile and related space launch technology. These advances establish Iran as an ever more significant regional power
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.
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?”
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.
Poland is considering supporting a U.S.-led mission to protect the Strait of Hormuz, but has not made a formal decision yet