Iran’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei on March 21, 2021 on Iran’s economy: “Right now, according to world-renowned economists who are experts at the World Bank, they say that Iran’s economy is ranked 18th among the world’s top economies.”
As Iran sent three gasoline shipments to fuel-starved Venezuela in recent months in defiance of U.S. sanctions, the Biden administration apparently did nothing to stop the tankers, signaling a reticence to enforce the sanctions and a savviness by the anti-U.S. allies in evading them.
The Iranian Armed Forces vowed on Thursday that they would respond without any doubt to the targeting of the Saviz ship in the waters of the Red Sea earlier this week.
A source in the Syrian Oil Transport Company confirmed to RT Arabic on Wednesday that an Iranian oil tanker had arrived at the Baniyas terminal on the Syrian coast.
The commander of the Iranian air defense, Brigadier General Ali Sabahi Fard, said on Saturday, that his forces are monitoring “the enemy’s movements beyond our borders,” adding that at this stage they have reached a level that enables them to monitor and destroy any object at any height.
The former Jordanian Prime Minister, Fayez Al-Tarawneh, said that Iran tried to export its revolution to Jordan, through attempts to penetrate the Jordanian ranks.
Iran has established a foothold on America’s doorstep and is expanding in South America, experts say, especially by cultivating close ties with the Nicolas Maduro government in Venezuela.
Moroccan intelligence services arrested a fifty-seven-year-old Lebanese national upon his entry to the country on Jan. 6. Little is known of him, except that he is a Hezbollah member who was caught carrying multiple European passports and identity cards, some of which had been reported stolen.
On Tuesday, Reuters reported hat China will receive another large influx of Iranian oil, despite previous threats of sanctions from the Trump administration.
The Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah, discussed the Syrian conflict on Tuesday, as he prepares to participate in the 5th Brussels Conference on the future of Syria.
The countdown is on for Iran’s June 18 presidential election and early projections suggest a hardliner close to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei will likely emerge on top.