Category: Iran

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Jan
2021

Iran Begins Research On Key Nuclear Weapons Material In Latest Breach Of Nuclear DealIran Begins Research On Key Nuclear Weapons Material In Latest Breach Of Nuclear Deal

Iran has started research on the production of uranium metal, an important component used to produce nuclear weapons, a top Iranian official announced Wednesday. Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations, Kazem Gharib Abadi, claimed the country plans to produce uranium metal at its nuclear facility in Tehran in order to develop a new type of […]

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Jan
2021

Twitter Hides Iran Supreme Leader’s COVID-19 Vaccine Conspiracy Theory TweetTwitter Hides Iran Supreme Leader’s COVID-19 Vaccine Conspiracy Theory Tweet

Twitter has reportedly hidden a post Friday by Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei for promoting conspiracy theories about COVID-19 vaccines produced in the West. The tweet from Khamanei’s official handle asserted that COVID-19 vaccines imported from the United States and Great Britain were “completely untrustworthy,” according to the Associated Press. (RELATED: Iranian Foreign Minister Warns Trump […]

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Jan
2021

Overseas Rivals React To Capitol RiotsOverseas Rivals React To Capitol Riots

Many American geopolitical rivals issued statements following riots at the United States Capitol that left four dead and temporarily delayed the certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. China Chinese state media compared the Capitol riots to the pro-democracy Hong Kong protests, accusing Americans of hypocrisy. (RELATED: Ted Cruz Compares Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protests To Berlin […]

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Jan
2021

Gulf unity as the curtain falls on the Trump termGulf unity as the curtain falls on the Trump term

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Persian Gulf monarchies have met today at the 41st annual six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit held at Al-Ula, Saudi Arabia.  This marks the first step toward ending a three-year diplomatic crisis that divided US defense partners. “The 41st summit marks the beginning of a new chapter for the GCC […]

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Jan
2021

Report: Iranian Official Threatens ‘Decisive Response’ Against Israel After Netanyahu Slams Uranium EnrichmentReport: Iranian Official Threatens ‘Decisive Response’ Against Israel After Netanyahu Slams Uranium Enrichment

An Iranian security official threatened to deliver a “decisive response” to any Israeli action after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons and slammed Iran’s recent uranium enrichment efforts. The unnamed security official told Iranian outlet Nour News in a statement Tuesday that Israel was “waiting for the consequences […]

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Jan
2021

Iran Says It’s Showing Off ‘Suicide Drones’ In Major Exercises After Anniversary Of Soleimani KillingIran Says It’s Showing Off ‘Suicide Drones’ In Major Exercises After Anniversary Of Soleimani Killing

January 05, 2021 3:17 PM ET The Iranian military reportedly kicked off its first ever major two-day drone exercise, which will inlcude so-called “suicide drones,” Tuesday.  The major aerial exercises features unmanned combat and surveillance drones, as well as “suicide drones” that are said to be capable of diving down and destroying targets from above […]

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Jan
2021

Iran Asks Interpol To Help Arrest Trump For Killing Qasem SoleimaniIran Asks Interpol To Help Arrest Trump For Killing Qasem Soleimani

Iran requested help from international police organization Interpol in arresting President Donald Trump and 47 other U.S. officials for their role in killing Qasem Soleimani in early 2020. Gholamhossein Esmaili, the Iranian judiciary spokesperson, announced the Red Notice requests made to Interpol during a Tuesday press conference, saying, “The Islamic Republic of Iran is very […]

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Jan
2021

Thousands Of Iraqis Attend Baghdad Rally On One-Year Anniversary Of Soleimani’s DeathThousands Of Iraqis Attend Baghdad Rally On One-Year Anniversary Of Soleimani’s Death

Thousands of Iraqis assembled Sunday in Baghdad to commemorate the anniversaries of the deaths of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia head Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, both of whom were killed together in a Trump-ordered drone strike Jan. 3. 2020. Authorities sealed off roads leading to Tahrir Square and maintained tight security as crowds, chanting […]

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