Iranian hackers have upgraded their capabilities to carry out cyber attacks against foreign targets, it is feared. A German intelligence agency said attacks emanating from Iran had hit targets in Europe and the US as well as Tehran’s regional rivals.
Iran has made 6.5 kg (14 lb) of uranium enriched to up to 60%, the government said on Tuesday, detailing a move that rattled the country’s nuclear talks with world powers by taking the fissile material a step towards nuclear weapons-grade of 90%.
What is the Iranian navy doing in the southern Atlantic? It is a question that Pentagon officials have had a hard time answering since late May, when they became aware that a large, repurposed oil tanker and a newly built frigate—both with Iran’s navy—were sailing past the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa, heading westward.
In a television program aired Sunday, Heydar Moslehi, intelligence minister during the 2013 presidential election, claimed he convinced the constitutional watchdog the Guardian Council to bar former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani from running in the poll.
Oman’s Foreign Minister has received on Tuesday the Supreme Adviser to the Iranian Foreign Minister in Special Political Affairs.
Promising greater openness at home and outreach abroad when he was elected in 2013, Iran’s outgoing moderate President Hassan Rouhani comfortably won a second term but leaves office as a deeply unpopular figure.
An Iranian man in Ahvaz, southwestern Iran was detained on June 13 after he spoke out against Iran’s Chief Justice and presidential candidate in a circulating video on social media.
Sa’id al-Jamal has used Swaid and Sons to send millions of dollars to IRGC-QF officials deployed in Yemen. Sa’id al-Jamal, an Iran-based Houthi financial supporter, directs a network of front companies and vessels that smuggle Iranian fuel, petroleum products, and other commodities to customers throughout the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
Greece-based Syrian national Abdul Jalil Mallah has facilitated transactions worth millions of dollars to Swaid and Sons, a Yemen-based exchange house associated with the Houthis
Turkey-based Syrian national Talib ‘Ali Husayn Al-Ahmad al-Rawi has facilitated transactions worth millions of dollars to Swaid and Sons, a Yemen-based exchange house associated with the Houthis
The Pakistani government has shut down six unregistered, Iranian-funded schools in the southwestern city of Quetta, officials told RFE/RL on June 13.