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German prosecutors have charged an Iranian diplomat with activity as a foreign agent and conspiracy to commit murder, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday. Prosecutors said their investigation would not hinder Belgium’s extradition request for the suspect. Federal prosecutors announced that Vienna-based diplomat Assadollah Assadi is suspected of contracting a...

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In a speech for Quds Day last month, a top Iranian general said that an Islamic army was “awaiting orders to eradicate the evil regime,” referring to Israel, according to a translation of the entire speech published last week by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI). While English accounts...

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Tomorrow, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss events in southwestern Syria. Netanyahu has already released a statement in advance of the meeting declaring that Israel “will not tolerate the establishment of a military presence by Iran and its proxies anywhere in...

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A Malaysian agency that serves as  a sales agent for Iran’s Mahan Air was sanctioned by the United States Treasury Department for its support for Iranian terror, Reuters reported Monday. Mahan Air, which is officially a commercial airline, itself was sanctioned in 2011 by the U.S. Treasury Department for “providing financial, material...

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Both KLM, Royal Dutch Airlines, and Austrian Airlines have announced that they are canceling flights to Iran, Benjamin Weinthal reported for The Jerusalem Post. The announced cancellations, which are to take place in September, come at a time that the home countries of both airlines have ongoing diplomatic disputes with...

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Earlier this week, Gen. Gholam Reza Jalali’s accused Israel of contributing to or causing Iran’s drought by stealing its clouds and snow. “Over the past four years, the highlands from Afghanistan to the Mediterranean have been studied. The findings are that areas above 2,200 meters were full of snow but...

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The IDF targeted a Syrian army position following the landing of an errant mortar shell in a demilitarized section of the Golan Heights, The Jerusalem Post reported Friday. The shell was apparently fired during fighting between the Syrian army and rebel forces in the area. A statement from the IDF...

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Two Iranian nationals, recently arrested by France and Germany, will be extradited to Belgium in connection to a terror plot that targeted an Iranian opposition rally outside of Paris, Reuters reported Wednesday. The rally, which took place Saturday, was held by the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), an...

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The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force (IRGC-QF) praised Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for implied threats the president made against international oil supplies, CNN reported on Wednesday. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, commander of the IRGC-QF, who runs Iran’s foreign military operations, said, addressing Rouhani, “Your valuable statement that said there will be...

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An Iranian general on Monday accused Israel of manipulating the weather to prevent rain over the Islamic Republic, alleging his country was the victim of cloud “theft,” Newsweek reported. “The changing climate in Iran is suspect,” Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali, head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization, said during an...

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