US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s statement last week, ahead of the departure of the Trump administration, that Iran has become al-Qaeda’s new headquarters, implies that al-Qaeda may be the joker of Iran’s deck of terror instruments vis-a-vis its cluster of rivals, and specifically against Israel, for its revenge for the alleged Israeli attacks in Tehran in August and November of last year.
A media watchdog has called on Turkey to halt the expulsion of an Iranian journalist sentenced to prison for alleged activities against the regime after criticizing Tehran’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is banning highly effective coronavirus vaccines from Iran because they are made in the United States and other Western countries.
Hassan Nasrallah, leader of Lebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah terror group, in a speech Sunday marking a year since the US assassination of Iranian top general Qassem Soleimani and a pro-Iran Iraqi militia leader, said Iran “doesn’t need help” from its allies and will take revenge “when it decides so.”
Iranian state television has acknowledged that Tehran seized a South Korean-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.
A picture of the late Iranian Quds Force commander Gen. Qassem Soleimani that was posted on a billboard in Gaza City has been vandalized and torn down, days before the first anniversary of his death.
It was recently revealed that the Iranian regime was planning to assassinate the US ambassador to South Africa. Tehran denied any such plans, but a brief look at the Islamic regime’s history shows that Iran not only has the will, but also the means to conduct assassinations on foreign soil.
An Iranian cleric who was allegedly behind the 2016 attack on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran has been appointed as the head of the cultural committee of Iran’s Judo Federation.
Many political and religious groups in Pakistan will also take part in these ceremonies, Ehsan Khazaee said, Fars reported on Friday.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is 81 years old. For years now, a report every few months raises concern about his health.
As this terrible year of COVID-19 lurches to a close, Canadians should remember another, entirely separate tragedy that started it off.