Qassem Soleimani

Britain and the United States are on the same page regarding “the heightened threat” from Iran, the country’s Foreign Minister, Jeremy Hunt, said Thursday. Hunt wrote on social media that he had discussed Iran with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo last week in London and again in Brussels on...

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irgc

The U.S. Department of State released a video on Tuesday of what it said is an Iranian military training base in Lebanon, located near the border with Syria, amid concerns that Tehran is preparing for a two-front war with Israel. Washington believes that the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force (IRGC-QF) –...

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aras amiri

The Islamic Republic of Iran has sentenced an employee of the British Council to ten years in prison on fabricated spying charges, the country’s judiciary confirmed Monday. The woman, an Iranian citizen, was not identified by authorities. But the Times reports that the woman fits the profile of 33-year-old Aras...

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arak nuclear facility

Iran has officially ended its compliance with several commitments under the 2015 nuclear accord, an informed official in the country’s atomic energy body told local media channels on Wednesday. The source from the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran told the semi-official ISNA news agency that the country has stopped “programs...

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saudi oil pipeline

Iranian-sponsored Houthi rebels in Yemen have claimed an “armed drones” attack on vital oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia, underscoring rising tensions in the Middle East. The kingdom said drones attacked one of its oil pipelines as another armed vehicle targeted energy infrastructure elsewhere in the country on Tuesday. The targets...

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saudi ship

The initial findings of a team of U.S. military experts have revealed that Iran or Iranian-sponsored proxies were likely behind a sabotage attack on two Saudi oil tankers and two other vessels in the Gulf of Oman on Sunday. The exact details of the attack remain unclear, but investigators believe...

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MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (Dec. 19, 2018) The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) gets underway from Morehead City, N.C. Arlington is deploying as part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group in support of maritime security operations, crisis response and theater security cooperation, while also providing a forward naval presence. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chris Roys/Released)181219-N-AT530-0031

The U.S. is sending a Patriot missile defense system and another warship to the Middle East amid escalating tension with Iran, the Pentagon said Friday. The Patriot system can counter advanced aircraft, drones, cruise missiles, and ballistic missiles. The B-52 bombers ordered by the White House arrived at Al Udeid...

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on Britain and other European allies to stand with Washington in reining in Iran’s “bloodletting and lawlessness,” after talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May in Downing Street on Wednesday. Pompeo had arrived in London to deliver the annual Margaret Thatcher lecture, after...

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john bolton meir ben-shabbat

Israeli intelligence services reportedly tipped off the United States on an impending Iranian attack on “U.S. interests in the Gulf,” senior Israeli officials told Channel 13. Israel shared the information with the White House prior to National Security Adviser John Bolton warning Iran on Sunday night that the U.S. would...

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Shazand Thermal power plant

The Islamic Republic of Iran threatened Wednesday to resume higher-level enrichment of uranium and announced the scaling back of its commitments under the 2015 nuclear accord, a year after the United States pulled out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). In a speech broadcast on national television, Iranian...

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