Iran

OPEC: Iran’s Crude Oil Output Grows in February

The OPEC report added that Iran’s oil production rose by 35,000 barrels per day to 2.12 million bpd in February, adding that the country’s heavy crude oil price also grew in February from $6.28 to $60.66 per barrel. According to the report, OPEC crude oil production in February dropped by …

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Iran’s Cargo Ship Attacked in Mediterranean

Iran’s cargo ship Shahr-e Kord was attacked in the international waters of the Mediterranean on Wednesday, Spokesman for the Iranian Shipping Company Ali Ghiasian said, adding that part of the vessel was damaged in the terrorist attack. Ghiasian said on Friday that the Shahr-e Kord cargo ship, belonging to the …

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Military action may be only way to stop Iran, former Trump official says

Elliott Abrams said that going back to the JCPOA in 2021 is not a simple prospect. If Iran is “absolutely determined” to develop a nuclear weapon, the only way to stop the rogue regime may be militarily, according to Elliott Abrams. If that assumption is correct, then “ultimately Israel and …

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“Terrorist” attack on Iran container ship

An Iranian container ship has been damaged in an attack in the Mediterranean, the state-run shipping company says, adding it would take legal action to identify the perpetrators of what it called terrorism and naval piracy. The ship, Shahre Kord, was slightly damaged by an explosive object which caused a …

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Although international actors’ appeals and Libyan-Libyan agreement | Thousands of Syrian fighters remain in Libya

In light of the Libyan-Libyan discussions to grant confidence to the new Government of National Unity, the mercenaries who are still maintained in Libya hinder stability in the country. It is worth noting that 6,750 Syrian fighters of Turkish-backed factions are still in Libya, and the operations which have taken …

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Iranian-backed militias violations | Commander seizes civilians’ properties in Al-Mayadeen city by force

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Reliable sources have told SOHR that armed groups of the IRGC-backed militia “Abu Al-Fadl Al-Abbas” have seized Al-Qal’a petrol station in Al-Bel’oum area on the outskirts of Al-Mayadeen city, at direct orders by the militia’s commander in the region, known as “Adnan Al-So’oud Abu Al-Abbas” …

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Iran’s Khamenei: The Americans should leave Iraq and Syria

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday said that Iran’s presence in Syria and Iraq is only to provide advice.In a speech today, Khamenei said that Iran’s presence in Syria and Iraq is for advisory support and not military, adding that Iran is present in the region at the …

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Is Iran Losing Its Grip on Its Proxy Militias in Iraq?

Earlier this month, a prominent researcher and security expert in Iraq, who was close to the new prime minister and to Western governments, was gunned down outside his home in Baghdad. While the identify of his assailants remains unknown, Hisham al-Hashimi had many enemies, given his history of speaking out …

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Iran Is Already Raising the Stakes for Biden in the Middle East

Just days into the new year, Iran announced that “a couple of hours ago,” it had started enriching uranium to 20 percent—a level that experts say would put it within a six-month sprint of converting its entire nuclear stockpile to bomb-grade material. Tehran’s move Monday raises the pressure on President-elect …

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