Tag: Iran

After Iran fires missiles at IS in Syria, Netanyahu warns it not to threaten Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran not to threaten Israel and to watch its own back Monday, hours after Tehran launched missiles into Syria in what was seen, in part, as a challenge to Israel. “I have one message for Iran: Don’t threaten Israel,” Netanyahu said. On Monday, Iran said it fired missiles against the […]

Saudi Arabia ‘has ties to terror across Middle East and West’, Iran says

The Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has accused Saudi Arabia of supporting militants inside Iran, days after Isis claimed responsibility for a terror attack which killed 17 in the capital Tehran. Speaking to reporters at a conference in Oslo, Mr Zarif said Iran had intelligence that the Saudis were “actively engaged” in promoting terrorist groups […]

Iran and Turkey Support Embattled Gulf State Accused of Sponsoring Terror

As the pressure from its neighbors starts to bite, Qatar is receiving support from two non-Arab partners, but the help from Iran and Turkey is likely to further antagonize its critics. Iran and Turkey are sending planeloads of food supplies to Qatar, while Turkey has offered to do the same and fast-tracked legislation approving the […]

AP Explains: Qatar’s ties with Iran and Islamist groups

The political crisis engulfing Qatar stems from accusations by its Arab neighbors that it supports terrorism. Qatar denies the allegations, but its ties with Iran and embrace of various Islamist groups have brought intense scrutiny, made it a regional outlier and created enough smoke to spark a fire. Last week, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United […]

Israeli Ambassador to US: Trump will address problems of Iran deal in time

Israeli Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer said that those criticizing President Donald Trump’s lack of action on his campaign promise to “rip up” the Iran deal should be patient as the administration is working through how to address the deal’s flaws. Speaking at the American Jewish Committee’s Global Forum in Washington on Monday, Dermer […]

Iran Developing Advanced Nuclear Capabilities, Heightening Time to Weapon

Iran is believed to be developing advanced nuclear-related capabilities that could significantly reduce the time it needs to build a deliverable nuclear weapon, according to statements by Iranian officials that have fueled speculation among White House officials and nuclear experts that the landmark accord has heightened rather than reduced the Islamic Regime’s nuclear threat. The […]

Iran’s leader lashes out at Trump, Saudis for anti-Tehran alliance

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei lashed out on Sunday against U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia’s leaders for their new regional alliance against Tehran, saying it would bear no fruit. Trump singled out Iran as a key source of funding and support for militant groups during his visit to Saudi Arabia in late […]

Report: Iran says has built 3rd underground ballistic missile factory

Ankara – Iran has built its third underground ballistic missile production factory and will keep developing its missile program, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Friday. “Iran’s third underground factory has been built by the Guards in the recent years … We will continue to further develop our missile capabilities forcefully,” Fars quoted head […]

Trump tells Israel Iran will never have nuclear weapons

US President Donald Trump has told Israels Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, that Iran will never have nuclear weapons.He suggested the Iranians thought they could “do what they want” since negotiating a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015.Mr Trump arrived in Israel from Saudi Arabia, where he sought to win Arab states support for fighting […]

Trump Accuses Iran of Fueling ‘The Fires of Sectarian Conflict and Terror’

Addressing Arab and Islamic leaders in Riyadh on Sunday, President Trump said the Iranian regime “speaks openly of mass murder, vowing the destruction of Israel, death to America, and ruin for many leaders and nations in this room.”   Read More: Trump Accuses Iran of Fueling ‘The Fires of Sectarian Conflict and Terror’