Terrorist drones hitting airports, missiles and rockets slamming into oil facilities, critics of Iran being murdered — these activities serve only to isolate Iran even more.
Top Iranian commander Brigadier General Mohammad Hejazi was a key figure for the Iran-backed Houthi militia in Yemen and oversaw projects targeting Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, a former Iranian government official said.
The Iranian Army displayed a series of new homegrown equipment in a military parade marking the Army Day.
Iran on Sunday marked National Army Day with a military parade. The annual event was more limited than usual due to social distancing and the pandemic.
A drone attack on Irbil airport in northern Iraq, where US forces are stationed, and a rocket attack on a military compound in the nearby town of Bashiqa, where Turkish troops are deployed, took place on Wednesday
On Sunday, the Iranian army unveiled its new “Damavand” long-range air defense system, during its Army Day. The army said that the new system is able to intercept and destroy different types of aircraft, ballistic missiles, and cruise missiles.
Satellite images show that four new buildings have gone up at Iran’s Parchin military complex, where explosives experiments related to nuclear weapons were conducted in the early 2000s.
The Iranian government has set all its power to have the upper hand in the negotiations around the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, known formally as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). What they are expecting despite their arrogant position is just the revival of the 2015 JCPOA and receiving all the scores provided by the worst appeasement policy in that time by the world powers, analysts believe.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei called on the Iranian army to raise its readiness to the required level and play an influential role in performing the tasks.
Nestled in a seemingly non-descript private home in Baghdad, scores of Iraqi militiamen piled into a dark living room – some lined their weapons up by the wall, others sat close beside them. Some wore battle fatigues and others donned suits and ties.
Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif ruled out the possibility of protracted talks in the negotiations to revive the 2015 nuclear deal, stressing that the timing and duration of talks are defined by the national interests only.