FeaturedImage_2018-05-17_122236_YouTube_Nasrallah

In the latest iteration of economic warfare against Iran and its proxies, the United States and its Gulf allies imposed new sanctions on Hezbollah and its top officials, Reuters reported Wednesday. The sanctions targeted Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, his deputy Naim Qassem, and the group’s decision-making body, the Shura Council. Hezbollah is...

Continue Reading >>
FeaturedImage_2018-05-17_WikiCommons_Sardar_Qasem_Soleimani-04

Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani, the leader of the Islamic Republic’s Quds Force, is in Baghdad to push for the formation of a new Iraqi government favorable to Iran’s interests. Reuters reported on Wednesday that Soleimani had arrived in Iraq on Saturday, the day of the parliamentary election. The unexpectedly poor results...

Continue Reading >>
FeaturedImage_2018-05-16_PressTV_Valiollah_Seifn82914482-72337756

The United State Treasury Department has sanctioned the Central Bank of Iran and its head for their support of terrorist groups, including Hezbollah, The New York Times reported Tuesday. This is the latest attempt by the Trump administration to disrupt Iran’s support for terrorism. Last week the Treasury Department announced...

Continue Reading >>
Capture

Iran is preparing fresh charges against jailed British mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, her husband has said, as he called on the British Foreign Secretary to prioritize the safety of British citizens over “commercial interests” with the Islamic Republic. “He should not just do his utmost to protect British commercial interests. He...

Continue Reading >>
FeaturedImage_2018-05-11_113422_YouTube_Iran_Nuclear_Warehouse

In the nearly two weeks since Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed that Israeli agents had recovered thousands of files documenting Iran’s secret nuclear weapons program, two experts in nuclear weapons technology expressed that the Israeli intelligence coup provided a “jackpot” of information and that the files show that Iran never...

Continue Reading >>
FeaturedImage_2018-05-11_Flickr_US_Treasury_29135373463_8cc6dadd12_k

The United States Treasury Department, working with authorities in the United Arab Emirates, broke up a money laundering scheme that provided millions of dollars to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF), Reuters reported Thursday. Treasury designated six individuals and three business entities for their role in the scheme. The...

Continue Reading >>
FeaturedImage_2018-05-10_103103_Twitter_Rocket_Launcher_Boom

Following unsuccessful rocket attacks on the Golan Heights, Israel struck back overnight at dozens of Iranian targets inside Syria, The New York Times reported Thursday. According to the IDF, some 20 rockets were fired at Israeli positions on the Golan Heights by Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps(IRGC)-Quds Force troops. Four of...

Continue Reading >>
FeaturedImage_2018-05-10_122854_YouTube_Bahraini_FM_Khalifa

Recent remarks by public figures – both official and unofficial – in the Arab world signal a process of realignment in the Middle East, in which Israel is more accepted, and Iran is increasingly isolated. In a sign of warming ties between Israel and some Arab countries, Bahrain has backed the...

Continue Reading >>
FeaturedImage_2018-05-09_124750_YouTube_Mohammad_Bin_Salman

Residents of the Gulf States who are allied with the United States expressed their support for President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, Reuters reported Wednesday. “Iran used economic gains from the lifting of sanctions to continue its activities to destabilise the region, particularly...

Continue Reading >>
FeaturedImage_2018-05-09_095050_YouTube_Syria_Airstrike

Syria accused Israel of launching an airstrike against a military installation near Damascus overnight in which eight Iranians were allegedly killed, Ynet reported Wednesday. The reported airstrike targeted an installation in the Al-Kiswah region southwest of Damascus. Israeli is believed to have struck that base in December of last year. The...

Continue Reading >>