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UN Must Stop Trump and Netanyahu From Attacking Iran and Waging Nuclear war in the Middle East ... and the international community, the Netanyahu government in Israel has advanced plans to attack Iranian cities and nuclear power centres by colluding with Trump to use American naval and air forces ...
Eventually we will realize that his landlocked, loveless sister embodies author Shahriar Mandanipour's critique of the aftermath of the Iranian Revolution; his frustrated and at ... Mandanipour served in the Iran-Iraq war and often wrote, with admirable determination, while buried within the dusty trenches.

Iran has condemned the U.S. plan to create a 30,000-strong force inside Syria to protect territory held by the Kurdish-Arab coalition that helped oust the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) from most of northeastern Syria. The U.S.-led coalition worked with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), made up of the ...
Moscow will not accept any changes to the Iran nuclear pact made by the United States, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said during a press ... The two countries have been at opposing ends of some of the most internecine conflicts of the past several years, particularly Syria's civil war and the ...
the Pentagon building was already in use when it was dedicated 75 years ago today, at the height of World War II. Built just across the Potomac River from Washington in less than two years, the Pentagon was home to 22,000 workers by the end of 1942. It remains one of the world's largest office buildings, ...
US President Donald Trump has publicly vowed to relaunch all-out economic warfare against Iran by no later than mid-May unless the European powers ... It denounced Iran as the "world's leading state sponsor of terror" and, in a revealing admission, boasted that the US is "countering Iranian proxy wars in ...

The unrest revealed a profound frustration with Iran's leadership that runs deeper than seemingly anyone realized, spread far beyond liberals in the capital, Tehran, to conservatives in the hinterland. analysts told VICE News that uprising was all about Iranian people declaring themselves fed up -- about ...
"Simply put, if Trump had not waived the sanctions, the U.S. would've been in breach of the nuclear deal," Reza H. Akbari, a researcher on Iranian politics at the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, told Newsweek. "Despite Trump's bombastic rhetoric, the U.S. administration is not ready to be the first to ...
"In early 2003, even as U.S. forces were on the brink of war with Iraq, the army had already begun conducting an analysis for a full-scale war with Iran. The analysis, called TIRANNT, for "theater Iran near term," was coupled with a mock scenario for a Marine Corps invasion and a simulation of the Iranian ...
Iran's involvement in Syria's civil war did not grow simply out of its strategic interests in the region. The importance of events in Syria transcends mere worldly matters and is rooted in Iran's messianic vision of the Shi'ite apocalypse. Iranian religious leaders believe the Islamic revolution that founded their ...
In demonstrations across Iran, chants are going up against the military's vast and shadowy war in Syria, one of Tehran's closest allies and a frontline state in its confrontation with its archenemy, Israel. ... the Iranian-backed Lebanese militant group that has been a key instrument of Tehran in Syria's war.
Iran has long supported militant Lebanese and Palestinian groups opposed to Israel and, as forces backed by Iran overcame rebels and jihadis battling for control of Syria, Israel has warned it would not tolerate Iranian presence in the neighboring, war-torn country. "This regime tries desperately to sow hate ...
Liberal democracy currently has less legitimacy than at any time since World War II, and the global order is unraveling. There has been plenty ... Iran will push back. If the nuclear deal fails, Iran would ramp up its nuclear program, and the threat of U.S. and/or Israeli strikes would again hang over the region.
Left-wing Israeli newspaper Haaretz quotes unnamed "Western intelligence sources" who claim that hardliners want to "capitalise" on money spent during Syria's civil war to "entrench [Iran's] presence by building a permanent air base and docking facilities on the Mediterranean coast". This would cost "at ...
Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, said, "Hashtags and messages about the situation in Iran come from the United States, Britain, and Saudi Arabia. What is happening on social networks concerning the situation in the country is a proxy war against the Iranian people.
That's several years before Iran stepped up its cyber warfare capabilities in response to the 2010 revelation of the Stuxnet virus attack. Infy has since become one of the primary malware agents operating out of Iran, with a particular focus on Iranian civil society, according to a 2016 paper by researchers Colin Anderson and ...
Between January 11 and 17, Trump will have a chance to fulfill his campaign promise of ripping up the Iranian nuclear deal. Why those specific dates? Because that's when Trump will have to sign a number of documents extending the temporary waiver of key economic sanctions against Iran - which were ...

Iran's leadership has blamed foreign powers, especially the U.S., for having a hand in recent, deadly protests that have swept the country, pointing to President Donald Trump's immediate support for demonstrators on social media and the U.S.'s long history of invasions and interventions that includes an ...
In recent months, one of the major behind-the-scenes debates in the Iranian establishment has been whether to make a further major investment in Syria. As the Syrian civil war seems to be dying down, the Revolutionary Guards have sought to capitalize on the money they spent there and entrench their ...
Of course, this isn't the first time Israel has played the Iran card in its PR wars. In fact ... There are also reports of the first casualties being shot by Iranian security forces and government attempts to slow down internet traffic, in order to make it more difficult to transmit messages on social media. All of this ...
In Iraq the Iranian-backed militias have been provided with Iranian air support, artillery, electronic warfare equipment and medical support. Badr, the main Shiite militia in Iraq, fought as a military division in the Iranian order of battle during the Iran-Iraq war. Badr now leads Iraq's largest security institution, ...
Also complicating Haley's claim that Iranian weapons "are turning up in war zones across the region" -- or at least the moral authority of the United States to complain about that -- is that our ... It's not entirely clear how the Trump Administration would juggle full-scale wars with both Iran and North Korea.
In the 1970's, the Shah of Iran sought to expand the regional influence of his country spending lavishly one the best military he could leverage his economy to ... The Middle East has changed from a landscape of early, mostly sectarian, post-colonial fiefdoms to a 12th century religious philosophy war zone ...
If none of these forces would retreat, a war might erupt. There are still no signs of a retreat of the Iranian side." He went on: "In the past two years, Iran has succeeded in existing in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and Yemen and deepened its influence in Oman and Bahrain. The Iranian administration - especially ...
Last Tuesday, Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen launched a ballistic missile against Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Fortunately, the ... The American public is understandably weary of never-ending wars in the Middle East. ... So, I want to be clear: I'm not calling for armed conflict with Iran. What I ...
Damascus, Syria (03:40) - According to top Iranian official Ali Akbar Velayati, the destructive Saudi war on Yemen and its failure to subdue the ... Velayati concluded by dismissing the "worthless" claims by United States UN representative Nikki Haley that Iran would have been the one supplying missiles ...
Iran is risking war with Saudi Arabia in order to assess the strategic philosophy of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. That's my ... That isn't simply because the rebels claim the missile employed was an H-2 Volcano, which both the U.S. and Saudi Arabia have said is actually an Iranian platform.
Iran says accusations by Saudi Arabia and the US that it supplied the missile fired by Yemen's Houthi rebels at Riyadh on Tuesday are "baseless". A foreign ... Later, the US permanent representative to the UN said the missile "bears all the hallmarks of previous attacks using Iranian-provided weapons".
A viral propaganda video depicting a Saudi Arabian invasion of Iran has dominated social media in the Middle East in recent days as the proxy war between the two rival nations has continued to play out across the region to devastating effect. The animated video, titled "Saudi Strike Force," has been ...
There is a fear that the United States might become embroiled in war in 2018 with Iran, North Korea, or possibly both. In view of the inflammatory rhetoric directed by the United States and North Korea toward one another over the past several months, it would appear at first glance that the risk of war with ...
cyber warfare Iran hacks United States An aide unveils a wanted poster before U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey hold a news conference to announce indictments on Iranian hackers for a coordinated campaign of cyberattacks in 2012 ...
According to Syrian media - government and opposition alike - the Israeli Air Force (IAF) struck military targets in Syria three, probably four times in the last week. As is normal in such cases, Israel keeps silent, neither confirms nor denies. Among the targets attacked was a Syrian military camp in Ein ...
Somewhere in the mountains of northern Yemen, the missile lifted off in a dense cloud of fire and smoke and began its arc over Saudi Arabia. After roaring north for some 600 miles, the Iranian-made Qiam-1 reached its target, the international airport just outside of Riyadh. The Saudis claimed they blew the ...
The UN's humanitarian co-ordinator for Syria has rebuked Russia and Iran for not doing more to give aid agencies access to a besieged rebel enclave. Jan Egeland told the BBC the failure to persuade the Syrian government, their ally, to allow desperately ill children to be evacuated from the Eastern ...
'He's declaring war on 1.5bn Muslims' Iran, Pope, Russia & China warn Trump over Jerusalem. Donald Trump risks sparking a religious war in the Middle East and "angering Muslims" after recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital city today, Turkey and Iran have warned. By Belinda Robinson.
Israel's ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer, warned Monday that the threat of conflict between his country and Iranian proxies in Syria and Lebanon is increasing by the week. Dermer said in an interview with Politico that as long as the Iranian-backed threat from Syria was not countered, war ...
Supreme Leader of Iran Ali Khamenei addresses the Iranian army members as part of the National Army Day, in Tehran, Iran, on April 19, 2017 ...
Netanyahu needs a war because he's desperate, and because a war ... that Israel had secretly vowed to destroy any Iranian facilities deployed ...
investors should be concerned about war breaking out between Israel and ... The Quds Force, an Iranian military group active throughout the ...
Yemen has been in the midst of a civil war since 2015, meaning that it has a ... time Tehran has used counterfeiting as a tool of economic warfare: Iran was tied to a ... explained that there was a 94 percent increase in Iranian-European trade in ... M. in international criminal justice and armed conflict from the ...
Saudi-Iranian Cold War in Middle East heats up in Lebanon ... and players concerned to stop wars and bring peace to the Middle East. ... of territory it once held, the cold proxy war between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran is ...
Saudi Arabia to introduce first ever tourist visas as tensions with Iran risk .... Iran deteriorating recently due to the ongoing civil war in Yemen ...
Iran: Israel Will Be 'Eradicated' In Next War With Hezbollah ... regime," Jafri said, according to the semi-official Iranian news agency Fars. ... Iran and Saudi Arabia over the rival nation's proxy wars across the Middle East but ...
Relations between the Sunni-majority Saudi Arabia and the Shia-dominated Iran have deteriorated recently due to the ongoing civil war in Yemen and the political crisis in Lebanon. Tensions increased a few weeks ago between the two countries when Saudi Arabia accused Iran of being behind a ballistic ...
Iranian warships are set to leave the waters of the Persian gulf to sail across the world and tour another gulf--the one that lies between the U.S. ...
Saudi Arabia and Iran's ongoing battle for power and influence rages on in the ... A source in the Iranian government, who asked to remain ...
Then, Russia joined the war in September 2015. Along with Hezbollah and Iranian forces, the Russian intervention gave al-Assad a lifeline.
That set off a fierce war of words between Riyadh and Tehran, with Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accusing Iran of "direct military aggression." Tehran denied any involvement in the missile attack, with President Hassan Rouhani warning that Iranian "might" would fend off ...
The threat a Saudi-Iranian war is looking increasingly credible as tensions rise in the Middle East. The impact on the global economy would be ...
"It was an Iranian missile, launched by Hizballah from territory .... For Iran, an escalation of the proxy wars into a direct confrontation with Saudi ...


 

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