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Outgoing CENTCOM chief calls Iran biggest threat to regional security

Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, head of US Central Command. (AP) March 7, 2022 The outgoing chief of the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) says the US will do everything possible to prevent it from producing nuclear weapons. During his farewell visit before stepping down as the head of CENTCOM, General Kenneth F. McKenzie told Israel’s [...]

By |March 7th, 2022|Middle East, North America, USA|

Iranian oil could take months to flow after a nuclear deal

A gas flare on an oil production platform in the Soroush oil fields is seen alongside an Iranian flag in the Gulf July 25, 2005. (Reuters) March 5, 2022 A deal to limit Iran's nuclear programme would lead to sanctions on its oil sector being lifted but it could take several months for [...]

By |March 5th, 2022|East Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America, USA|

Iran’s axis and drone attacks: warfare exceeding Iraq and Yemen

Iranian military officials inspecting drones on display prior to a military drone drill at an undisclosed location in central Iran, Jan 5, 2021. (AFP) By Trackpersia February 28, 2022 Recent Israel reports have revealed that the regime is supplying Iranian-made drones to Venezuela with precision-guided munitions. At his meeting with the American officials [...]

By |February 28th, 2022|Middle East|

How close is Iran to being able to build a nuclear bomb?

A technician is seen at the nuclear conversion facility in Isfahan, 450 kilometers south of Tehran, Iran, Feb. 3, 2017. February 23, 2022 Indirect talks between Tehran and Washington to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal are in the home straight, delegates say, though some important issues remain unresolved and it is still [...]

By |February 23rd, 2022|Europe, Middle East, North America, USA|

Saudi FM says nuclear deal with Iran must help resolve region’s issues

Saudi FM Prince Faisal bin Farhan. (SPA) February 22, 2022 Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Monday that the nuclear deal with Iran must be a starting point to resolve the region’s issues. Noting the EU’s significant role in the negotiations to revive the deal in Vienna, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin [...]

By |February 22nd, 2022|Middle East, Saudi Arabia|

Iran’s Raisi hopes trip to Qatar gas forum will boost ties with other Gulf countries

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi attends the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in Dushanbe, Tajikistan Sept 17, 2021. (Reuters) February 21, 2022 Iran’s president Ebrahim Raisi said on Monday he hopes a trip to Qatar to attend a regional gas conference will boost political and trade relations with Gulf countries. “Iran is one of [...]

By |February 21st, 2022|Middle East, Qatar|

Pentagon: Iran’s ballistic missiles designed for offensive purposes

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby speaks during a briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, Wednesday, May 5, 2021. (AP) February 11, 2022 A few hours after Iran unveiled a long-range missile, United States Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said its ballistic missile program is designed for offensive purposes. “They (Iranians) are advancing a ballistic [...]

By |February 11th, 2022|Middle East, North America, USA|

Iran state TV shuts bureaus abroad, fires correspondents

A man watches a television broadcast in Tehran, Iran October 13, 2017. (REUTERS) February 10, 2022 In an exclusive report on Wednesday, Iran International TV broke the news about the imminent closure of most of Iranian state television’s bureaus abroad. The information acquired by Iran International said that the Islamic Republic of Iran [...]

By |February 10th, 2022|Europe, Middle East|

Khamenei orders ‘hybrid offensive’ against enemies

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei stands as army air force and air defence staff salute in Tehran. (AP) February 9, 2022 Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has ordered his nation to work towards a “hybrid offensive” that matches those launched by enemies, blaming US President Joe Biden and his predecessor, Donald Trump, [...]

By |February 9th, 2022|Middle East, North America, USA|

Iran unveils new missile with reported region-wide range of 1,450 kilometers

An Iranian missile launched during military exercises outside the city of Qom, Iran, in June 2011. (AP) February 9, 2022 Iran unveiled a new missile on Wednesday with a reported range that would allow it to reach both U.S. bases in the region as well as targets inside its archfoe Israel. State TV [...]

By |February 9th, 2022|Middle East|