Iran’s regime panics over US military movements in Iraq

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Iraq in May amid increasing tensions between Washington and Tehran. (AP) April 4, 2020 The recent US military actions in Syria and Iraq against the Iranian regime's proxy terrorist groups have caused panic among the heads of the regime’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), its officials and as [...]

By |April 4th, 2020|Iraq, North America, USA|

Iran-linked ‘League of the Revolutionaries’ threatens U.S. Embassy in Iraq

Screenshot from the video released by the League of the Revolutionaries purporting to show its drone over the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad. (Screenshot) By Caleb Weiss April 4, 2020 A new video released by the League of the Revolutionaries (LoR), a likely Iranian-backed front group, warned of a future attack against the U.S. [...]

By |April 4th, 2020|Iraq, North America, USA|

Battling COVID, Iran regime makes Jews its bogeyman

Iranian official wear protective masks and gloves as protection against the cornonavirus COVID-19, during a cabinet meeting in the capital Tehran, March 11, 2020. (AFP) By Guest Blog April 4, 2020 To date, Iran has had the highest number of reported deaths from the COVID-19 global pandemic out of any country in Asia other than China. [...]

By |April 4th, 2020|Isreal, North America, USA|

Who eats the cake in Tehran?

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a televised speech on the occasion of the Iranian New Year Nowruz, in Tehran, Iran March 20, 2020. (REUTERS) By Amir Taheri April 3, 2020 Will coronavirus help the Islamic Republic’s chief Ali Khamenei alleviate his ramshackle regime’s cash flow problem? This is certainly what the so-called [...]

By |April 3rd, 2020|Europe, Middle East, North America, USA|

Trump says ready to help Iran but ‘they haven’t even asked’

Trump speaks during an interview in the Oval Office on Aug. 30. (AP) April 3, 2020 President Donald Trump says the United States would think about the issue of sanctions to help Iran fight the coronavirus if Tehran asked for it. Responding to a reporter’s question during the White House briefing on Thursday [...]

By |April 3rd, 2020|North America, USA|

Iran, US heat up war of words

  US soldiers stand guard during the hand over ceremony of Qayyarah Airfield to Iraqi Security Forces, in Mosul, Iraq, March 27, 2020. (AP) April 03, 2020 Iran said Thursday it "only acts in self-defense" after President Donald Trump warned it against attacks on US troops in Iraq, as a new war of [...]

By |April 3rd, 2020|Iraq, North America, USA|

More evidence suggests Iran’s nuclear shopping sprees persist

Iranian workers stand in front of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, about 1,200 km (746 miles) south of Tehran, Iran, October 26, 2010. (REUTERS) By Andrea Stricker Behnam Ben Taleblu April 03, 2020 When it comes to the regime in Iran, the adage “old habits die hard” could not be truer. Even amid a [...]

By |April 3rd, 2020|Europe, North America, USA|

Iran regime would funnel international aid to IRGC

Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) personnel came into the streets to fight Coronavirus. March 1, 2020. (Supplied) By Majid Rafizadeh April 03, 2020 Iran is one of the hardest hit countries in the world when it comes to the number of people who have been infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) or died because of it. According to [...]

By |April 3rd, 2020|Europe, North America, USA|

US believes Iran was ‘directly involved’ in killing of Iranian dissident in Turkey

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. (Reuters) April 2, 2020 The United States believes Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security was directly involved in the killing of an Iranian dissident last November in Turkey, a senior administration official told Reuters on Wednesday. Masoud Molavi Vardanjani was shot dead on an Istanbul street on [...]

By |April 2nd, 2020|North America, Turkey, USA|

Iran has no proxies, as Trump claims, but has friends: Iranian Foreign Minister

Iran Foreign minister Javad Zarif looks with representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs in Brussels on January 11, 2018. (AFP) April 2, 2020 Iran has no proxies but it has friends, tweeted Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump said that the country [...]

By |April 2nd, 2020|Iraq, North America, USA|