Britain’s Hunt says Iran one year away from nuclear bomb

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said that his country fully supported Denmark’s move in the face of illegal Iranian intelligence activities. (AFP) July 15, 2019 British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Monday that there was still time to save the Iran nuclear deal and that despite the United States being Britain’s closest [...]

By |July 15th, 2019|Europe|

European powers ‘deeply troubled’ by shipping attacks, warn Iran nuclear deal could collapse

Smoke rises from an oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman after an explosion hit the vessel, June 13, 2019. (IRNA) July 15, 2019 France, Britain and Germany said on Sunday they were preoccupied by the escalation of tensions in the Gulf region and a risk of Iran's 2015 nuclear deal falling apart, [...]

By |July 15th, 2019|Europe, Middle East|

30 German mosques and cultural centers tied to Hezbollah

Hezbollah supporters hold images of the late founder of the Islamic Republic, Khomeini (L) and Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei, during celebrations of the Iranian revolution in Beirut on February 6, 2019. (AFP) July 15, 2019 Some 30 mosques and cultural centers in Germany have ties to the U.S.-classified terrorist organization Hezbollah, according to a [...]

By |July 15th, 2019|Europe|

Tehran Imam tells Britain to be ready for a ‘hard slap’

Ayatollah Kazem Sadiqi said that Aleppo has been “liberated" thanks to the "defenders of the shrines." (Pars Today) July 13, 2019 Referring to the Iranian oil tanker seized by British marines, in Gibraltar, Tehran Friday Prayer Imam Kazem Seddiqi assured his audience on July 12 that mighty hands of the Islamic Republic would [...]

By |July 13th, 2019|Europe|

Iranian Facebook activist: The biggest torture was losing my identity

Amin “Farid” Akramipour was one of the Facebook activists arrested as part of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps’ “Spider” project in Shiraz. (IranWire) By Aida Ghajar July 13, 2019 It is my last day in Greece, and he accompanies me to the airport to say goodbye. Before boarding, I hug him one last time. [...]

By |July 13th, 2019|Europe|

Khamenei publication urges Iran’s president to ‘confront’ Europe, U.S.

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei during President Hassan Rouhani's inauguration in August 2017. (IRNA) July 12, 2019 A weekly published under the auspices of Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has urged President Hassan Rouhani to take firmer steps to confront Europe and the U.S. The weekly, "Hezbollah's Line," has also accused Rouhani [...]

By |July 12th, 2019|Europe, North America, USA|

Britain sending destroyer to Gulf amid Iranian threats

Oil supertanker Grace 1 on suspicion of being carrying Iranian crude oil to Syria is seen near Gibraltar, Spain in this picture obtained from social media, July 4, 2019. (Reuters) July 12, 2019 Iran on Friday demanded the British navy release an Iranian oil tanker seized last week off Gibraltar, accusing London of [...]

By |July 12th, 2019|Europe, Middle East|

Iranian opposition urges Europe to reinstate nuclear sanctions on Tehran

Iranian opposition rally led by the NCRI in Paris. (Al Arabiya) July 12, 2019 European powers must reinstate sanctions against Iran in response to Tehran’s breach of the international accord to curb its nuclear program, the Iranian opposition in exile warned. Europe had been attempting to preserve the 2015 deal since Donald Trump withdrew [...]

By |July 12th, 2019|Europe|

Commander says Iran won’t stop flow of drugs to Europe if sanctions continue

Iranian Military Chief of Staff General Mohammad Baqeri. (REUTERS) July 12, 2019 Chief of the Joint Staff of the Iranian armed forces says "Iran will not pay the cost for stopping the flow of drugs to Europe if sanctions continue." According to Iranian State TV, Mohammad Hossein Baqeri made the remark during a [...]

By |July 12th, 2019|Europe|

Gibraltar police arrest captain, officer of detained Iran tanker

A British Navy patrol vessel guards the oil supertanker Grace 1 in Gibraltar territorial waters. (Reuters) July 12, 2019 Gibraltar police have arrested the Indian captain and chief officer of a seized Iranian tanker suspected of breaching EU sanctions by shipping oil to Syria, Royal Gibraltar Police said Thursday. “This follows a protracted search of [...]

By |July 12th, 2019|Europe|