A source speaking exclusively to IranWire stated that since late 2019, Iran has recruited local fighters from the villages and towns of the Deir Al-Zour countryside as part of a new militia called the “Village Army.”
The U.S. Intelligence Community has now made a high confidence assessment that Levinson died in Iranian custody at some point in the past several years. That assessment is based on a range of evidence but centers on intercepted Iranian communications showing officials’ uncertainty about how to handle increasing U.S. pressure over Levinson’s fate.
Iran’s supreme leader refused U.S. assistance Sunday to fight the new coronavirus, citing an unfounded conspiracy theory claiming the virus could be man-made by America.
Iran’s theocratic regime could crumble under the pressure of the coronavirus outbreak that has spread through elite ranks and the broader population alike, according to the European Union’s top diplomat.
Lebanon, like much of the rest of the world, is currently battling the coronavirus epidemic and taking measures to limit the spread of the disease. Some in Lebanon, and especially those belonging to the anti-Hezbollah March 14 camp
In the days after the January U.S. drone strike that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad, a condolence book lay open 6,500 miles away at the Iranian Embassy in Venezuela, in a leafy district of Caracas
Venezuela’s strongman Nicolas Maduro sent Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza to Tehran on Tuesday for a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Iran, Turkey and Russia are allies of Venezuela’s regime, which has been responsible for human rights abuses and plunged the country into economic disaster
The ongoing instability in Venezuela under dictator Nicolás Maduro has continued the misery and suffering of tens of millions of Venezuelans. A failed uprising earlier this spring by National Assembly president Juan Guaidó, who the United States, Israel and many other Western democracies recognize as Venezuela’s leader, has only led to further entrenchment of Maduro and his regime
The Iranian regime and Venezuela are both regimes that are at the top of the U.S. administration’s radar right now, but, in a not at all surprising turn…
Iran’s armed forces should prepare as if an attack were imminent, General Abdolrahim Mousavi instructed on Thursday just as the US waivers on Iranian…
Foreign companies can choose to receive crude oil instead of hard currencies for the goods they sell to Iran, the CEO of Iranian National…