Tag: Iran

Right From Wrong: North Korea on Israel’s doorstep

Iran is reacting angrily to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s announcement last Tuesday, and to subsequent comments made by US Defense Secretary James Mattis Wednesday during a visit to Saudi Arabia, about the launch of a review of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action signed between Tehran and world powers in July 2015. On […]

John Bolton: Tillerson State Department’s Certification of Iran’s Nuclear Deal Compliance ‘Embarrassing, Inexplicable, Patently False’

Former U.N. ambassador John Bolton took stock of President Trump’s foreign policy on Thursday’s Breitbart News Daily with SiriusXM host Alex Marlow. “The president, during the campaign, always talked about an America First foreign policy. What he said expressly he meant by that was that American national interests have to dominate what a president does […]

Jewish Group Praises Trump Administration For ‘Strong Stand’ Against Iran

On the eve of Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, a U.S. Jewish human rights NGO has praised the Trump administration for taking the Iranian threat against the Jews and the Jewish state seriously as opposed to the Obama administration, which based its policy on “wishful thinking.” “The Jewish people have learned the brutal lesson from the Nazi […]

PM Benjamin Netanyahu to warn US Defense Secretary Mattis against Iran base in Syria

Israel’s concern about Iran establishing a permanent base in Syria the day after the civil war there ends will feature prominently when Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets US Defense Secretary James Mattis on Friday, senior diplomatic officials said on Thursday. Netanyahu is expected to meet with Mattis, who arrived in Israel on Thursday for his […]

US accuses Iran of ‘alarming provocations’ amid nuclear tensions

The US secretary of state has accused Iran of “alarming ongoing provocations” aimed at destabilising the Middle East and undermining America’s interests. “An unchecked Iran has the potential to travel the same path as North Korea and to take the world along with it,” Rex Tillerson said. The US has ordered a review of the […]

US says Iran complies with nuke deal but orders review on lifting sanctions

The Trump administration said on Tuesday it was launching an inter-agency review of whether the lifting of sanctions against Iran was in the United States’ national security interests, while acknowledging that Tehran was complying with a deal to rein in its nuclear program. In a letter to US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, the […]

Iran vows ‘Death to Israel’ as it unveils latest missiles

Iran has paraded a missile with the sign ‘Death to Israel’ attached to it during a huge military parade showcasing deadly weapons this morning. The ceremony was held in the capital Tehran and troops from all units took part to mark National Army Day in the country, but one weapon in particular looked a lot like […]

Ahmadinejad is back

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad submitted this morning, Wednesday, his candidacy to once again become president of Iran. Ahmadinejad announced his registration as a candidate in Iran’s presidential election that is to take place in May, according to Iranian state media. His announcement comes in direct opposition to the instruction of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah […]

Russia, Iran condemn US strike in Syria as Britain, Turkey give support

Russia and Iran condemned a US strike on a Syrian airbase on Friday as Australia, Britain and Turkey gave their support, with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull calling it a “proportionate” response to the use of chemical weapons. US President Donald Trump ordered missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which a deadly chemical weapons […]

Saudi Arabia looking to get hold of ‘nukes to combat Iran’

The Saudi Government has accelerated research into nuclear programmes and has begun building a team of experts, according to a new report by. Labelled a nuclear ”newcomer” the Saudi Kingdom is pushing to arm itself with new technologies, the Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) said. The Washington DC-based group wrote since nuclear action […]