Germany signals growing impatience with Iran on nuclear deal

German FM Heiko Maas looks up during a joint press conference with his Polish counterpart in Warsaw, July 1, 2021. (AFP) July 30, 2021 Germany’s foreign minister is signaling growing impatience with Iran, saying that a revival of the country’s frayed nuclear accord with world powers won’t be possible “forever,” a German magazine [...]

By |July 30th, 2021|Europe|

The west must counter Iran-backed Hezbollah in Lebanon

A drone picture shows the scene of an explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (AP) By Maria Maalouf and Bryan E. Leib July 30, 2021 As Lebanon gravitates more toward a quagmire after the failure of Saad Al Harriri to form a government, the chances for its [...]

By |July 30th, 2021|Europe, Lebanon, North America, USA|

Iranian hackers posed as aerobics instructors from UK to target defense workers

Stuart Davis, a director at FireEye's speaks to journalists about the techniques of Iranian hacking, Sept. 20, 2017, in Dubai, UAE. (AP)) July 29, 2021 A group of Iranian hackers posed as aerobics instructors from Liverpool, UK, and sent flirtatious messages in an attempt to steal sensitive information from defense and aerospace industry [...]

By |July 29th, 2021|Europe|

Crunch time to stop Iran from getting nuclear weapons

A part of the Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant is seen, some 750 miles (1,245 kilometers) south of the capital Tehran, Iran. (AP) July 29, 2021 “The international community has Iran on the ropes,” former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the UN General Assembly in 2013. “If you want to knock out Iran’s nuclear weapons [...]

By |July 29th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

Rights organization says Iran killed or abducted 540 people abroad

Supporters of NCRI gather to protest against the government in Teheran in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, July 10, 2021. (REUTERS) July 28, 2021 An Iranian human rights organization has said that it has established the identity of 540 victims who have been killed or abducted abroad by Iran’s security [...]

By |July 28th, 2021|Europe, Middle East, North America, USA|

Iranian charged with war crimes by Swedish court for 1988 prison killing

The families of the victims of the 1988 summer executions gather in the Khawaran cemetery, which contains unidentified mass graves of political prisoners. (Hrana Organization) July 27, 2021 A 60-year-old Iranian citizen has been charged in Sweden with suspected war crimes committed in Iran in 1988 when around 5,000 political prisoners were executed [...]

By |July 27th, 2021|Europe|

Bombshell leak shows Iran creating ‘target bank’ for future cyber assaults

Leaked documents show that Iran has taken a keen interest in British, American and French companies and activities. (Shutterstock) July 27, 2021 Leaked documents have revealed Iran’s secret research into how the Republic’s cyber capacity could be used to sink cargo ships, blow up a petrol station or other forms of cyber assault, according [...]

By |July 27th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

Israel defense minister to visit France to discuss spyware firm, Iran

Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz. (AP) July 27, 2021 Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz will travel to France this week to discuss spyware sold by Israeli cyber firm NSO that was allegedly used to target French President Emmanuel Macron. Macron’s phone was on a list of targets that were possibly under surveillance by [...]

By |July 27th, 2021|Europe, Israel|

Brave Slovenia is right to seek accountability over the 1988 massacre in Iran

The Iranian regime committed the 1988 massacre in which 30,000 political prisoners were executed during the summer of 1988. (NCRI) By Giulio Terzi July 23, 2021 Last week, Slovenia’s Prime Minister Janez Jansa caught the world’s attention when he publicly called for an international investigation into the 1988 massacre of 30,000 political prisoners [...]

By |July 23rd, 2021|Europe, Opinions On Iran|

Biden needs a long spoon in Vienna

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks as Antony Blinken, U.S. secretary of state, L, and Lloyd Austin, U.S. secretary of defense, R, listen during a cabinet meeting at the White House, July 20, 2021. (EPA) By Amir Taheri July 23, 2021 To talk or not to talk? For Joe Biden’s administration in Washington this [...]

By |July 23rd, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|