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US again sends B-52 bombers to deter Iran as tensions peak

The deployment is the third flight of nuclear-capable Stratofortresses to the region in less than two months Two American B-52 bombers flew over the Middle East on Wednesday in the latest show of force against Iran as tensions rise ahead of Sunday’s anniversary of the US assassination of Iranian Maj. …

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Iran’s 20% enrichment is its biggest step toward nukes – analysis

This is a major step forward to a nuclear bomb, the most significant step the Islamic Republic has taken since the 2015 nuclear deal. Most of the noise surrounding the anniversary of the death of Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani and the end of the …

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Nasrallah says Hezbollah would not be part of Iran nuclear talks

The Shiite party’s leader also said Hezbollah has doubled its missile supplies. Hezbollah’s leader Hassan Nasrallah claimed in an interview yesterday that the Lebanese Shiite party’s militant wing had doubled its supply of precision-guided missiles and can strike anywhere in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories.

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Does Iran have a plan for a successor to Khamenei?

Recent rumors regarding a decline in Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s health have led to renewed speculation about who will succeed him. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is 81 years old. For years now, a report every few months raises concern about his health. He has been described as …

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Israeli submarine reportedly crosses Suez Canal in ‘message’ to Iran

Vessel said to have surfaced and faced Persian Gulf, in show of force amid threats over killing of nuclear scientist; in similar move, US sub crosses Straight of Hormuz An Israeli submarine openly crossed the Suez Canal last week, in a show of force against Iran, the Kan public broadcaster …

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Hay’at Tahrir al-Sam Arrests 20 in Maarrat Misrin

Following the discovery of a motorcycle bomb, Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham have set a number of checkpoints and made multiple arrests reports Baladi News. The city of Maarrat Misrin in the northern countryside of Idleb witnessed, on Tuesday morning, an intense security mobilization and a wide spread of security checkpoints affiliated …

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Iran’s investment in missile technology shows its real plan all along

What is Iran’s real goal with the nuclear option? It appears that it is quite different from the nuclear weapons obtained by Pakistan or India, or the US and Soviet Union A little noticed comment by Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani about Iran’s missile program should have raised eyes abroad. He …

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Ex-NSC chief: 'Huge mistake for Biden to drop leverage on Iran'

“Biden should seek Iran nuke restrictions for 50 years.” The incoming Biden administration may waste sanctions leverage the US has against Iran simply because of an emotional reaction to undo everything the Trump administration did, former national security adviser Yaakov Amidror said Monday.

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