On the occasion of the International Day of Jerusalem (Quds Day), which falls on the last Friday of Ramadan, Haniyeh, in a speech, thanked Iran, saying: “We thank Iran for its continuous support for the steadfastness of the Palestinian people.”
According to the Israeli Broadcasting Corporation, a number of domestic websites were targeted by Iranian hackers, who interfered with their work.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami underlined closer defense cooperation and strategic partnership with the new Iraqi government for regional security and stability.
On April 8, 2020, one day before Iran’s Nuclear Technology Day, a spokesperson for the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization (IAEO) announced that Iran could produce 60 “advanced” centrifuges a day, with the goal to reach an enrichment capacity of 250,000 separative work units (swu) per year, ultimately one million swu per year.
On April 9, Iraqi President Barham Salih nominated Mustafa al-Kadhimi, Iraq’s director of National Intelligence Services and a former journalist, as the nation’s next prime minister-designate, giving him 30 days to assemble his cabinet and receive a vote of confidence from the parliament. After more than four months of searching after the resignation of Adel Abdul Mahdi, Iraq may have finally found its next leader.
Coronavirus has torn through Iran in recent months, prompting calls from the international community that the United States lift heavy economic sanctions to help them fight the contagion.
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is one of the biggest challenges the world has faced in decades, with some comparing its impact to that of the Second World War. As the number of confirmed cases exceeds 1.5 million and the news of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson being treated in intensive care baffles the world, this pandemic will nevertheless not be the end of globalization
President Donald Trump reinstated the sanctions last year after abandoning a landmark nuclear accord, which he wants to renegotiate.
Iran regime’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced on Sunday that he would “soon” travel to North Korea
The White House announced on Monday that it would not be renewing sanctions waivers for any of the eight countries that have been importing Iranian oil while also doing business with the US over the past six months
At the beginning of the week, the Trump administration declared that pressure on Iran would continue to increase, this time through further crackdowns on countries importing oil from Iran