Iran is realigning its force posture in Syria to retain and expand its deterrence, freedom of action, and leverage with the US, Israel, and Russia
Radio Farda has obtained a confidential letter that shows Iran’s IRGC, which holds 49 percent of Khuzestan Steel Mill Company, is attempting to “illegally acquire” the remaining shares belonging to worke
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday that lockdowns meant to curb the spread of the pandemic could lead to street protests over economic problems, his website reported.
Weeks before he was fatally shot in Baghdad, Husham al-Hashimi, a prominent Iraqi writer and leading expert on extremist groups, sought advice from a friend after allegedly receiving a chilling message from Iran-backed Kataib Hezbollah (KH).
As the United States continues to increase pressure on two adversarial nations, a U.S. judge issued a warrant for the seizure of more than 1 million barrels of gasoline being shipped by four Iranian tankers to Venezuela.
The Iranian authorities announced that their institutions export oil derivatives to several countries in Asia, Africa, and Europe, including Arab and Gulf countries.
The US government will sanction five Iranian ship captains who delivered shipments of oil to Venezuela last month, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Wednesday.
A U.S. sanctioned Mahan Air pilot has told an IRGC-linked website in Tehran that he has once carried seven tons of “prohibited cargo” to Syria in 2013 with former Qods Force Commander Qasem Soleimani also on board.
A Colombian man of Lebanese descent, said to be on trip to secure food and medicine supplies for Venezuela’s Maduro government, has been arrested in the Cape Verde islands off the coast of West Africa.
The Iranian Revolutionary Guard confirmed that “the young Iranian scientists and specialists have worked with sincerity and acquired, within a short period, the technology of advanced-targeted missiles.”
Like its Latin American ally, Venezuela, Iran appears to be rebranding its crude oil destined for China in Malaysia to circumvent U.S. sanctions.