Chinese firm takes centre stage In Iran and Venezuela oil trade

A Chinese logistics firm has emerged as a central player in the supply of sanctioned oil from Iran and Venezuela, even after it was blacklisted by Washington two years ago for handling Iranian crude, seven sources with knowledge of the deals told Reuters.

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Fatemiyoun – Iranian tool to surround Afghanistan with new Popular Mobilization militias

The Iranian regime is trying to replicate the model of its Popular Mobilization militias in Afghanistan, after the Revolutionary Guards succeeded in imposing this model in Iraq in recent years…

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Bipartisan bill proposed to hold Iranian leaders accountable

Two US representatives, Republican James French Hill and Democrat Al Lawson, Thursday reintroduced a bipartisan bill which will require the Department of Treasury to brief Congress on how the funds used by Iranian leaders are acquired and used.

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Two Iranian warships spotted near English channel

Two Iranian warships are nearing the English Channel, according to satellite photographs reviewed by USNI News. The ships are thought to be headed to the Baltic Sea to represent Iran in a July 25 naval parade off the coast of St. Petersburg to commemorate the 325th anniversary of the Russian Navy.

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Hezbollah stands ready to exploit chaos in Lebanon

Lebanon is going through one of the gravest economic depressions in modern history. More than half of the country’s population now lives in poverty, and the country’s currency has plummeted by 90%. Fuel shortages have led to fights at gas stations and the shutdown of critical power stations.

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