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A bipartisan bill targeting Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), its ballistic missile program, and human rights violations was introduced in the Senate on Thursday. The Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act Of 2017, which was brought forth by Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Bob Corker (R – Tenn.), has seven Republican and...

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Tens of thousands of Yemenites have lost their homes and livelihoods, the country’s ambassador to the United States wrote in Newsweek on Monday—and now Iran is accelerating its support for the Houthi rebels. The Islamic Republic is sending military advisors and advanced weapons, including drones, to sway the outcome of a...

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Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned on Sunday that gender equality is a “Zionist plot” to corrupt the role of women in society. “Making women a commodity and an object of gratification in the Western world is most likely among Zionist plots aiming to destroy the society,” Khamenei said in...

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The Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah is attempting to acquire game-changing weapons in anticipation of launching another war against Israel, a former Israeli security chief told reporters on Monday. Brig. Gen. (res.) Nitzan Nuriel, who served as the director of Israel’s Counter-Terrorism Bureau from 2007 to 2012, referenced three recent Israeli strikes against...

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The Palestinian Non-Authority Another Palestinian terror faction announced on Tuesday that it will not participate in upcoming local elections. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) stated that it would boycott the May municipal contests to protest the Palestinian Authority’s “suppressive” tactics against demonstrators. Hamas, the terror organization that...

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The son of an Iranian opposition leader who has been under house arrest since 2011 has himself been sentenced to six months in prison on charges of distributing anti-government propaganda, Radio Free Europe reported Tuesday. Green Movement leader Mehdi Karroubi ran as a reformist presidential candidate in 2009 against incumbent Mahmoud...

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An Iran-backed Iraqi Shiite militia announced the creation of a “Golan Liberation Brigade” this week, Amir Toumaj reported in the Long War Journal. Called Harakat al-Nujaba (Movement of the Noble), the militia is an offshoot of Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq and Kata’ib Hezbollah, which have received financing, weapons, and training from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary...

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A dual American-Iranian citizen and his wife have been sentenced to death by an Iranian court after being convicted of founding a “cult” and “holding mixed parties” that involved serving alcohol, the Financial Times reported Sunday. Tehran prosecutor-general Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi said in a statement on Sunday that the case “is related...

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RED SEA (June 21, 2011) The aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) is underway behind the guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) during a transit of the Strait of Bab el Mandeb in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brooks B. Patton Jr./Released)

Iran-backed Houthi rebels reportedly planted a naval mine in the Bab al-Mandeb strait, killing two Yemeni sailors in an explosion on Friday and raising concerns over threats to the free passage of vessels through the strategic waterway. Yemeni security officials said that eight sailors were also wounded in the blast, including the...

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There is a “real risk” that Iran and North Korea are engaged in illicit nuclear cooperation, a former United Nations weapons inspector and nuclear non-proliferation expert told The Algemeiner on Thursday. David Albright, president of the Institute for Science and International Security, called on the Trump administration to investigate any potential nuclear...

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