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Pompeo to accuse Iran of Al-Qaeda links in Tuesday speech

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, U.S. May 21, 2018. (REUTERS) January 12, 2021 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to use newly declassified US intelligence on Tuesday to publicly accuse Iran of ties to Al-Qaeda, two people familiar with the matter said, as part of [...]

By |January 12th, 2021|Middle East, North America, USA|

The first anniversary of Soleimani’s demise: Retrospect of his crimes and corruption

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani pray near the coffin of Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani in Tehran, Jan 6, 2020. (Reuters) By Trackpersia January 11, 2021 Iran asked Interpol to issue what it calls a “red notice” for the arrest of U.S. President Donald Trump and his senior officials who [...]

By |January 11th, 2021|Middle East, North America, Opinions On Iran, USA|

Iran holds naval parade in the Gulf

Iranian military personnel places a national flag on a submarine during navy exercises in the Strait of Hormuz, January 3, 2012. (News Week) January 9, 2021 Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard on Saturday held a naval parade in the Persian Gulf, state TV reported, amid heightened regional tensions over Tehran’s nuclear program. The naval rally was [...]

By |January 9th, 2021|Middle East|

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards unveil underground missile base in Gulf

Major General Hossein Salami visits an underground missile site of Iran's Revolutionary Guards at an undisclosed location in the Gulf, Jan 8, 2021. (REUTERS) January 08, 2021 Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards unveiled an underground missile base at an undisclosed Gulf location on Friday, Iranian state media reported, at a time of heightened tension between Tehran [...]

By |January 8th, 2021|Middle East|

UAE: Gulf region shares Iran security concerns after AlUla Declaration

The leaders of the GCC pose for a photo ahead of the AlUla summit, Jan 5, 2021. (SPA) January 7, 2021 The UAE Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. Anwar Gargash has told Arab News that the GCC is “collectively in agreement with any threat towards its security” from Iran. In a virtual press conference on [...]

By |January 7th, 2021|Middle East|

Iran threat, cause of Doha-Riyadh reconciliation

The leaders of the GCC pose for a photo ahead of the AlUla summit, Jan 5, 2021. (SPA) By Camelia Entekhabifard January 7, 2021 ncil was established forty years ago to create a defense shield against the threat of exporting the revolution of Iran to the region. Despite the competition and hostility that has arisen [...]

By |January 7th, 2021|Middle East, Opinions On Iran|

How close is Iran to producing a nuclear bomb?

Iranian technicians work at a new facility producing uranium fuel for a planned heavy-water nuclear reactor, just outside the city of Isfahan, April 9, 2009. (AP) January 5, 2021 A 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers is being eroded and efforts to revive the pact face a new challenge with a decision by [...]

By |January 5th, 2021|Europe, Middle East, North America, USA|

Iran confirms it has started producing 20 percent enriched uranium

The interior of the Fordo (Fordow), nuclear, uranium conversion Facility in Qom, in the north of the country, November 6, 2019. (AFP) January 5, 2021 Iran has started producing 20 percent enriched uranium, the country’s nuclear organization said, confirming an announcement by the UN atomic watchdog that it was now exceeding the threshold set by [...]

By |January 5th, 2021|Europe, Middle East, North America, USA|

S.Korea to dispatch diplomat for Tehran talks after Iran seizes tanker

A seized South Korean-flagged tanker is escorted by Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats on the Gulf, Jan 4, 2021. (AP) January 5, 2021 South Korea is dispatching a delegation to Iran as early as today to seek the release of a tanker seized in Gulf waters by Iranian forces, with a senior diplomat set to go [...]

By |January 5th, 2021|East Asia, Middle East|

Iran regime’s bleak prospects after damaging 2020

IRGC commanders, in a meeting with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Feb 2020. (IRIB) By Majid Rafizadeh January 4, 2021 The Iranian regime could never have expected that the year 2020 would be one of the worst it has had to endure since the Iran-Iraq War. Qassem Soleimani was killed in early 2020 under [...]

By |January 4th, 2021|Middle East, North America, USA|