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Pentagon: We are Closely Monitoring Iran’s Missile Testing

Pentagon: We are Closely Monitoring Iran’s Missile Testing

The United States is aware of the anti-ship missile tests Iran conducted last week, said Commander Rebecca Rebarich, a Pentagon spokeswoman. She stated that the tests were part of Iran's regional operations and considered routine exercises as part of the military drills which Tehran conducts regu

Britain's Quercus to Stop Building $570 Mn Solar Plant in Iran

Britain's Quercus to Stop Building $570 Mn Solar Plant in Iran

Quercus, the British renewable energy investor, announced on Tuesday that it was halting construction of a 500 million euro ($570 million) solar power project in Iran due to recently re-imposed US sanctions on Tehran, reported Reuters. "Following the US sanctions on Iran, we have decided to cease

Iran’s Khamenei Bans Direct Talks with US

Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei banned on Monday holding any form of direct talks with the United States, rejecting an offer by President Donald Trump for unconditional dialogue. "I ban holding any talks with America ... America never remains loyal to its promises in talks ...

Iran’s Economy on Verge of Collapse after Sanctions

Iran’s Economy on Verge of Collapse after Sanctions

Iranian government efforts to confront the country’s worsening economic crisis have backfired and things are likely to get worse after the US reimposed sanctions on the country following its withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. The government sought to stabilize

Khamenei Seeks to Downplay Concerns over Iranian Regime’s Future

Khamenei Seeks to Downplay Concerns over Iranian Regime’s Future

Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said Iran had nothing to be concerned about, in his first reaction since the return of biting US sanctions on Tuesday. "With regard to our situation do not be worried at all.

Iranian Opposition Group Reveals Details of Paris Bomb Plot against it

Iranian Opposition Group Reveals Details of Paris Bomb Plot against it

The Paris-based National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) revealed on Wednesday the details of the failed plot to bomb its conference in late June. Chairman of the NCRI’s Foreign Affairs Committee Mohammad Mohaddesin told a press conference in Brussels that the opposition group had identified

Panic in Iran over Attack on Two Saudi Oil Carriers

Panic in Iran over Attack on Two Saudi Oil Carriers

Conflicting statements issued in Iran on Tuesday unveiled panic over the attack on two Saudi oil carriers in the Red Sea’s Bab El-Mandeb Strait last month. Iranian media outlets quoted General Naser Shabani, a top official of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), as saying that the regime had

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