Iran

Ex-IDF generals, top Mossad officials urge Biden’s return to Iran deal

Former senior defense officials express support for Biden’s position not to lift Iran sanctions unless it returns to 2015 deal A group of former top officials from Israel’s Atomic Energy Commission, the IDF and the Mossad sent a letter on Monday to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressing support for a …

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A US military convoy enters Syria from Iraq

In order to strengthen their illegal presence in Syria, the US forces brought military armored vehicles and logistics equipment from Iraq into the Al-Ramelan area on the outskirts of al-Hasakah, northeastern Syria. On Tuesday, Local sources reported that in the northeastern outskirts of al-Hasakah, an American convoy of 40 armored …

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Where Are Russia’s Red Lines on Iran’s Nuclear Brinkmanship?

As was the case in 2006 and 2010, perceptions of Iranian intransigence in the face of constructive Western overtures—which may well be forthcoming under the Biden administration—could lead to a hardening of Russia’s stance, which is ultimately underpinned by concerns of nonproliferation and the integrity of the P5+1 process. Almost …

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Iran’s supreme leader demands US action, not talk on nuclear deal

As the new administration tries to revive diplomacy with Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that “words and promises are no good.” Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that his country wants action, not “talk and promises” from the United States as the new administration seeks to rejoin …

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Iran’s use of Iraq as a missile base: Threats and logistics – analysis

Tensions with Iran appear underpinned by similar discussions about deterrence Iran could move up to 200 long-range missiles to Iraq, a report noted earlier this week, a move that would be designed to put in place missiles that could reach Israel. The reason Iran might do this is to prevent …

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In signal to Iran, Israel, US begin developing Arrow-4 missile defense system

The Arrow system serves as the upper layer of Israel’s multi-tier missile defense array and is aimed to protect Israel’s skies from long-range missiles. In the face of Iran’s continued development of long-range ballistic missiles capable of carrying a nuclear warhead, the Defense Ministry announced on Thursday that it has …

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US, EU-3 move toward Israel on Iran – but is it far enough?

If Iran can legally get to the nuclear weapon threshold with no limits in 2030, then the whole game could eventually be up. The joint US-EU-3 (Britain, France and Germany) statement issued on Thursday night moved both major parties closer to Israel in their positions on Iran in significant ways. …

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Cities and towns of eastern Ghouta | Iranians expand their influence purchasing real estate, and regime confiscates hundreds of properties by “provisional seizure” decision

SOHR sources from inside eastern Ghouta say that members of the branch “277”, known as “Military Security”, have seized hundreds of apartments, shops and farms again in several areas in eastern Ghouta, under the decision of “provisional seizure.”

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