The United States on Monday imposed fresh Iran-related sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s oil sector, including the Iranian Ministry of Petroleum, in Washington’s latest action to increase pressure on Tehran.
Iranian judiciary authorities are prosecuting human rights defenders for reporting abuse in detention, Human Rights Watch said today. Since September 2020, the authorities have brought charges against two imprisoned activists who had published letters alleging mistreatment.
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.
A Bahraini court has convicted a citizen of spying for Iran’s Revolutionary Guard and joining a terror group. The ruling passed by the Major Criminal Court came after a retrial for the defendant in a case dating back to 2013, Al Watan newspaper reported today.
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.
The United States under the leadership of President Donald Trump has left no stone unturned in its attempts to cripple Iran, be it the re-imposition of the UN arms embargo which expire this month or the imposition of fresh sanctions on Tehran’s financial sector.
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
Cyberspace militias affiliated to Iran has stepped up their campaign to sabotage demonstrations by Iraqis against the control imposed on Iraq by sectarian militias backed by Tehran.
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.
Israel’s Defence Minister and alternate Prime Minister, Benny Gantz, accused Turkey and Iran of destabilising the region and working against efforts to achieve peace, reported Reuters.
The US administration warned Thursday that it would not tolerate attacks on American interests in Iraq by Iran-backed militias, as Baghdad worries about a possible US withdrawal.