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Whitewashing Barghouti The New York Times was widely criticized for publishing an op-ed by Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti last Sunday without initially mentioning that he was convicted of multiple murders. Yair Lapid, leader of Israel’s Yesh Atid party, blasted the paper for its decision, writing, “Instead of saying to him –...

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The United States ambassador to the United Nations identified Iran, along with its proxy group Hezbollah, as the “chief culprit” behind instability in the Middle East during a Security Council meeting on Thursday. “If we are speaking honestly about conflict in the Middle East, we need to start with the...

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran “fails to achieve the objective of a non-nuclear Iran; it only delays their goal of becoming a nuclear state.” In prepared remarks to the press, Tillerson said the deal “represents the same failed approach of the past that brought us...

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Iran army day parade

Iran displayed various missile systems in a military parade in Tehran on Tuesday, many of which were emblazoned with slogans calling for the death of Israel. The weapons included the Russian-developed S-300 anti-aircraft missile and the Iranian-made Sayyad-3 long-range missile. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was present at the parade and...

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Mattis in Saudi

Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Wednesday identified Iran as the main source of instability in the Middle East, shortly after speaking with Saudi Arabian officials during his ongoing tour of the region. Earlier in the day, Mattis held meetings with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud and Mohammed bin Salman, the...

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson denounced Iran as “a leading state sponsor of terror” on Tuesday, revealing that the Trump administration has ordered a review on whether continuing to lift nuclear-related sanctions on Iran is in the national security interest of the United States. “When the interagency review is completed, the administration looks forward...

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Murtada al-Sanadi, an exiled Bahraini Shi’ite cleric based in the Iranian holy city of Qom, speaks to Iranian media in Tehran, Iran, in this undated handout photo. Picture watermarked from source. Tasnim News Agency/Handout via REUTERS

Recent remarks by a Bahraini cleric exiled to Iran underscore the Islamic Republic’s influence in that Gulf Arab state, Reuters reported on Tuesday. Delivering a eulogy at a funeral of a Shiite militant killed in an exchange of fire with Bahraini security forces, Murtada al-Sanadi said, “The choice of resistance is widening and...

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Iran was crucial in helping Syria develop its chemical weapons program, a research fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies wrote Monday. “What the rapid-fire news cycle didn’t say early this month was that Tehran and Damascus jump-started a program to develop a sophisticated Syrian chemicals arsenal as early as 2004,” Benjamin...

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The Iranian government is cracking down on Telegram, an encrypted text messaging app that has gained widespread popularity in the Islamic Republic. Telegram allows its users to remain anonymous, allowing Iranian citizens to share and access information that’s typically censored by Tehran. The regime is now demanding “Telegram channels with...

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The United States Treasury Department announced on Thursday that it is imposing sanctions against the younger brother of a top Iranian commander, holding him liable for human rights abuses he committed as head of Iran’s notorious Evin prison. Sohrab Soleimani, a top official in Iran’s State Prison Organization and brother...

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