Zarif Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected the resignation of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is now back on the job, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. According to reports, Zarif, who is often described as a moderate, submitted his resignation after a series of perceived slights, including his exclusion from a meeting...

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While in Moscow, where he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that the Israelis would “continue to operate” against Iran’s entrenchment in Syria, The Jerusalem Post reported Wednesday. Netanyahu said that he and Putin mostly discussed the deployment of Russian S-300 air defense systems...

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Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, under whose rule an estimated 500,000 were killed during a seven-year civil war, was welcomed to Iran by top government officials, Reuters reported Monday. It was Assad’s first visit to Iran since 2010. The Syria ruler was embraced by Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. According to Syrian...

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Iranian Zelzal Rocket for Hezbollah

Israel has been countering Iranian efforts to use suitcases to smuggle GPS components into Syria to upgrade Hezbollah’s rocket arsenal, Neri Zilber reported Thursday for The Daily Beast. In 2017, once it appeared that Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad would survive the civil war that was tearing his country apart, Zilber,...

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Israel charged that Iran has built another factory to produce precision-guided missiles for its terror proxy, Hezbollah, The Jerusalem Post reported Thursday. Israel’s Channel 12 reported that the secret facility was being built outside of the town of Safita, in northwestern Syria. According to the report, Israel intends to publicize Iran’s attempts...

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The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is set to disproportionately single out Israel in the body’s upcoming 40th meeting in Geneva, which will take place from February 25 to March 22, The Jerusalem Post reported on Wednesday. Of a list of 79 reports to be dealt with, seven separate...

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The United States Treasury Department has imposed sanctions on two private airline companies for allegedly aiding Iran, including transferring weapons and troops from Tehran into Syria, The Washington Post reported on Thursday. Action was also taken against two Syria-based, Iran-backed militias consisting mostly of foreign nationals from Afghan and Pakistani...

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The United States should recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) has said. A spokesperson for Hoyer confirmed in response to an inquiry from The Jewish Insider on Thursday that the Congressman believes “Israel should maintain control of the Golan Heights.” Israel captured most...

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Following a weekend that saw Israel retaliate for an Iranian attack on the Golan Heights, Iran’s air force chief said that his forces were ready to fight a war culminating in “Israel’s disappearance,” The Times of Israel reported Monday. “We’re ready for the decisive war that will bring about Israel’s disappearance...

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A general of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said that Iran would keep its military forces in Syria, despite a warning from Israel earlier this week, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported Wednesday. “The Islamic Republic of Iran will keep its military advisers, revolutionary forces, and its weapons in Syria,” Major...

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