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The ongoing Paris trial of fifteen defendants linked to Hezbollah is a sign that Europe needs to “cease minimizing the threat” from the Iran-backed terror group, two experts in terror finance asserted in a report published Monday. Despite the implications of the case, Toby Dershowitz and Serena Frechter, respectively, the...

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Iran-backed Houthi rebels launched a short-range ballistic missile against Saudi-led forces backing the internationally-recognized government of Yemen, Seth Frantzman reported  Monday in The Jerusalem Post. Citing reports in the Iranian media, Frantzman wrote that the missile, called the Badr P-1, had been unveiled last month by Houthi forces boasting that...

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British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, who arrived in Tehran on Monday for talks on the fate of the 2015 nuclear deal, said Iranian authorities must stop using dual citizens as political tools and called for the immediate release of prisoners including charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Sky News reported. “I arrive...

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The United States Coordinator for Counterterrorism said that Iran spends nearly $1 billion annually supporting terrorist groups across the Middle East, Radio Liberty/Radio Free Europe reported Thursday. Of the total, Amb. Nathan Sales said that Iran gives $700 million to the Lebanon-based terror group Hezbollah; $100 million to Hamas and other...

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The United States increased pressure on European banks and firms that engage in a special European Union initiative to protect trade with Iran, warning them on Thursday that they will be at risk from newly reimposed U.S. sanctions, Reuters reported. “European banks and European companies know that we will vigorously...

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The documents in an archive seized by Israel show that Iran had “more advanced capabilities to make nuclear weapons themselves,” according to a paper being prepared by an anti-proliferation think tank, Foreign Policy reported Tuesday. Foreign Policy, which saw an early draft of the paper being produced by the Institute...

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Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry told the Sofia Globe that three Iranians carrying forged Israeli passports were intercepted trying to enter the country from Turkey, The Jerusalem Post reported Wednesday. The three, aged 21, 28, and 32, were detained as they attempted to enter via the Kapitan Andreevo crossing, a major entry point...

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Ordinary Iranians on social media are increasingly expressing their frustration with the nation’s privileged political class, as new sanctions take hold, Reuters reported Wednesday. A deteriorating economy sparked nationwide protests beginning late last year, but Iranians are “increasingly pointing fingers at the rich and powerful, including clerics, diplomats, officials and...

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With renewed sanctions imposed on it by the United States, Iran may be poised to increase the frequency and destructiveness of its cyber-attacks, two experts warned in a paper published Tuesday by the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD). Annie Fixler, a policy analyst at FDD, and Frank Cilluffo, the director...

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On Monday, the United States completed “its full snapback of sanctions on Iran,” bringing to bear the “heaviest economic pressure ever” against the Islamic Republic, in the hope that will “change the behavior of Ayatollah Khamenei, and Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin wrote in an op-ed...

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