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At a debate with five other approved candidates ahead of Iran’s May 19 presidential elections, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani blamed Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) of sabotaging the 2015 nuclear deal Iran agreed to with the United States and five other powers, Agence France-Presse reported Friday. “We saw how they...

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A submarine used in the failed underwater launch of a cruise missile by Iran this week points to the Islamic Republic’s military cooperation with North Korea, Pentagon officials told Fox News on Friday. Iran used a “midget” submarine for the underwater launch of a Jask – 2 cruise missile, which U.S. Defense Department...

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The United Arab Emirates sentenced a man to ten years in prison for smuggling parts to Iran for use in its nuclear program, the Associated Press reported Thursday. The man, an Iranian citizen identified only by his initials S.M.A.R., was convicted of smuggling an electric motor and other devices. While the UAE’s official press...

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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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North Korea attempted last year to sell a metal used in nuclear weapons development to an unidentified buyer on the international market, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The news comes amid growing signs that the Hermit Kingdom is collaborating with Iran on illicit nuclear and ballistic missile research. According to...

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Iran test-fired two short-range ballistic missiles over the weekend, while its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps harassed American and British ships in the Straits of Hormuz, Fox News reported Tuesday. The two Fateh-110 Mod 3 ballistic missiles used in the launches were outfitted with “active seeker” technology, allowing them to more accurately target...

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The International Atomic Energy Agency’s latest report on Iranian compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal suggests “that Iran is not fully complying with the [agreement], or is at least pushing the envelope of compliance in a detrimental direction,” the influential Institute for Science and International Security charged in a report (.pdf)...

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Iran is using its strategic ties to North Korea to advance its illicit nuclear weapons program, two experts for the Begin-Sadat Center wrote in a paper published Tuesday. Lt. Col. (ret.) Dr. Refael Ofek and Lt. Col. (res.) Dr. Dany Shoham wrote that if Iran “is unwilling to lose years...

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German intelligence believes that Iran has tested a nuclear-capable cruise missile, the German newspaper Die Welt reported Thursday. In addition to a ballistic missile test that Iran itself revealed, Germany believes that Iran also test-fired a Sumar cruise missile, which could have a range of 2,000-3,000 kilometers (1,250-1,875 miles) and could...

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The top two congressmen on the House Foreign Affairs Committee held a joint event on Wednesday, a few weeks after the one-year anniversary of the implementation of the Iran nuclear deal, to highlight the dangerous implications of Iran’s destabilizing behavior and emphasize the importance of pressuring it to abide by the terms...

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