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In reaction to President Donald Trump’s announcement last Friday of his administration’s new policy towards Tehran, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) called the president “featherbrained” and insisted it would continue to improve Iran’s missile program, the IRGC-related Tasnim website reported Thursday. The statement, according to Tasnim, said that “the featherbrained...

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The Trump administration announced on Thursday that it would once again waive sanctions against Iran’s banking and oil industries in line with the 2015 nuclear deal, but signaled that it would take a tougher stance towards enforcing the deal’s implementation. The announcement of the waiver came hours after the United...

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Senior officials in the United Kingdom’s Foreign Office believe that Iran has aided North Korea in the latter’s development of nuclear bombs that can be mounted onto ballistic missile The Sunday Telegraph reported. It is not yet clear what kind of device was detonated in the latest North Korean nuclear test,...

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The former Obama administration ambassador to Syria said this week that Iran’s presence in Syria is “the new reality that we have to accept, and there isn’t much we can do about it,” and that this reality “has made the situation worse for Israel.” Iran’s growing hegemony in the Middle East, marked...

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Iran’s atomic energy chief said Tuesday that the Islamic Republic would just need five days to ramp up its uranium enrichment to weapons-grade uranium. Ali Akbar Salehi, chief of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran said, “If there is a plan for a reaction and a challenge, we will definitely surprise them,” the...

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After threatening to back out of the 2015 nuclear deal “within hours” if faced with new American sanctions, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani added that if Tehran restarted its nuclear program, it would be “far more advanced” than it was before nuclear negotiations began in 2013. The New York Times asserted on Tuesday that with a more advanced...

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In a speech before Iran’s parliament on Tuesday, newly reelected President Hassan Rouhani threatened that if the United States continued to impose new non-nuclear sanctions on Iran, Iran could resume its nuclear program at a more advanced level than before the negotiations began. “The new US administration officials should know...

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A senior Iranian official accused the United States on Saturday of violating the 2015 nuclear deal by sanctioning the Islamic Republic over its illicit ballistic missile program. “Undoubtedly, the U.S. breach of the [nuclear deal] won’t go unanswered,” said Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s state-owned PressTV...

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Friday marks the second anniversary since Iran signed a landmark nuclear agreement with six major world powers led by the United States. Over the past two years, the Islamic Republic has violated the nuclear terms of the deal at the margins and pursued a much more aggressive military campaign across the...

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Reports from German intelligence agencies show that Iran is still attempt to procure illicit technology, including parts for the operation of its heavy water reactor, which was shuttered under the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal, Benjamin Weinthal reported for The Weekly Standard on Friday. A report from the state of Hamburg...

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