Iran

The Nuclear Deal’s Fate Lies in Politics—in the U.S. and Iran

In the four decades since Iran’s Islamic Revolution, relations between Tehran and Washington have seen deep enmity offset by brief periods of rapprochement and tactical cooperation. As a new U.S. administration settles into office and asserts its intent to, in President Joe Biden’s words, “offer Tehran a credible path back …

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DW: How to stop Iran-backed “Rogue” Militias?

A German report issued today said that the attack that took place in Erbil last week rendered reining in Iraq’s anti-US militant groups even “more urgent”. A report by “Deutsche Welle” referred to the NATO military alliance decision to increase numbers of troops in Iraq from 500 to 4,000. “The …

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Hand of Iran, Iraqi proxies seen in Ras Tanura attack

The Saudi government has indicated that it sees the recent attacks on oil installations in eastern Saudi Arabia as an escalation that carries huge risks for the global economy. There are growing indications that Iran and its proxy militias in Iraq were directly involved in the attack that targeted the …

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Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps says it thwarted plane hijacking

The perpetrator attempted to land the plane in a Gulf country, Iranian media reported the corps as saying. Many details surrounding the incident are unknown. Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) says it has thwarted a plane hijacking. An unidentified perpetrator tried to hijack an Iran Air flight from Ahwaz …

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US Embassy in Baghdad warns of attacks from ‘Iran-supported groups’ in Iraq

The announcement follows several attacks on the US military in the country as well as retaliatory strikes on Iraqi militias by the United States. The US Embassy in Baghdad has warned Americans about potential security threats in Iraq follows several attacks targeting the US military in the country. The embassy …

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Biden sends B-52 heavy bomber over Persian Gulf in signal to Iran

In seventh mission into CENTCOM’s area of operation in the last four months Israeli Air Force F-15s accompany B-52 heavy bomber over Israel. In a clear signal to Iran, a United States Air Force B-52H “Stratofortress” bomber flew over the Persian Gulf, before the plane was spotted in Israeli airspace …

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Iranian Militias Claim To Have Active Cells In Washington DC

Iranian militia groups have active cells operating in the US capital Washington DC and other US cities, according to chatrooms used by the groups. Kawtheryoon Electronic Team, a Telegram network used by Iranian militia groups and supporters, claimed in a recent posting that Iranian “resistance cells are rooted even in …

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Will Iran’s Reformists ‘hire’ a candidate for presidency?

In its struggle against all of the odds, Iran’s Reform movement says it is learning lessons from the past to avoid losing its last trench of power in the June presidential election. The more radical sectors of Iran’s embattled Reform movement say past experience has taught them not to “hire …

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