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A prominent Iranian cleric said last week that Hezbollah, the terrorist organization that exercises complete political and military control over Lebanon, will “turn Haifa and Tel Aviv into ghost-towns,” The Jerusalem Post reported Saturday. Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami, who made the threat in his Friday sermon, is a senior member of Iran’s...

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On the occasion of its National Nuclear Day, Iran boasted that it could enrich uranium to 20% in just two days’ time, if the United States would withdraw from the deal, the Associated Press reported Monday. The threat is an indication that the 2015 nuclear deal left much of the...

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Referring to an airstrike in Syria, attributed to Israel, which killed at least seven Iranian military personnel, a top adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader has said that, “The crimes will not remain unanswered,” Iran’s official Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported Tuesday. Ali Akbar Velayati, a foreign policy adviser to Ayatollah Ali...

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Two United States government officials told NBC News that Israel informed the Trump administration prior to its attack against the Tiyas airbase in Syria, Haaretz reported Monday. Prior to the report, Russia and Syria had initially blamed Israel for the attack, which reportedly killed 14 military personnel belonging either to Iran’s...

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As Iraqis prepare to go to the polls on May 12, Iran’s influence in the country is growing, raising concerns over Tehran’s sectarian agenda and interference in Iraq’s democratic election process, Fox News reported Wednesday. Iran and Iraq, both Shiite-majority counties, share a 1,500-kilometer (900-mile) border and maintain deep economic...

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The Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen have reportedly hit a Saudi oil tanker in the Red Sea on Tuesday, the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen reported. Coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Malki said the “terrorist attack” threatened the Gulf-Europe oil trade in the vital Bab al-Mandeb strait. According to a report from...

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Members of the European Union are balking at imposing sanctions on Iran for its ballistic missile program, The Times of Israel reported last week. EU members Spain, Italy and Austria rejected proposed penalties by the United Kingdom, France, and Germany, which would penalize Iran for its continued ballistic missile program and support...

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In a conference call with The Israel Project on Tuesday, Dr. Jonathan Spyer, a Middle East journalist and analyst, said that Syria has “become a subcontractor for the ambitions of outside powers,” notably the Islamic Republic of Iran. Spyer explained that Iran’s involvement in Syria is a key part of its...

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A lack of water has been spurring protests in Iran against the regime since the beginning of the year, Reuters reported Thursday. Gathering information from online videos, Reuters reported that the protests over the water crisis have taken place mostly in Isfahan, located in central Iran, and, the Khuzestan province...

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A new report says roadside bombs disguised as rocks in Yemen bear similarities to others used by Iran’s terror proxy Hezbollah in southern Lebanon and by insurgents in Iraq and Bahrain, the Associated Press reported Monday. The study by Conflict Armament Research comes as the West and United Nations researchers identified...

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