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Israel Says Iran 'Playing with Fire,’ Calls for Pullout of its Militias from Southern Syria

Israel Says Iran 'Playing with Fire,’ Calls for Pullout of its Militias from Southern Syria

Israel's ambassador to Moscow said on Saturday Iranian-backed “Hezbollah” units and other Shi'ite fighters should be immediately withdrawn from Syria's southern de-escalation zone. "We prefer to talk about the implementation of different agreements on the zones of de-escalation, in our case, in t

Khamenei's Adviser Accuses Rouhani of Providing ‘Unrealistic’ Economic Data

Khamenei's Adviser Accuses Rouhani of Providing ‘Unrealistic’ Economic Data

Major General Rahim Safavi, a top military adviser to the Iranian supreme leader, has raised doubt over recent comments made by President Hassan Rouhani concerning the improvement of the economic situation in Iran. “The government has presented unrealistic numbers about economic growth, while Ira

US Administrative Changes Aim to Counter Iranian Mideast Influence

US President Donald Trump is studying a list of potential candidates to fill the new position of presidential envoy to Syria as part of a series of changes in his country’s administration that fall in line with the new strategy of retaining an “open military presence” east of the Euphrates River.

Tehran Denies Knowing About US-European Move to Modify Nuclear Deal

Tehran Denies Knowing About US-European Move to Modify Nuclear Deal

Spokesman of Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Bahram Ghasemi said Iran had no information about the forming of a joint working group to amend the Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and had not received such remarks formally from the European Union. At his weekly press conference on Monday, G

ISIS Threatens Iran from ‘Kurdish Tora Bora’ Region

ISIS Threatens Iran from ‘Kurdish Tora Bora’ Region

The ISIS terrorist group may be on the wane in Iraq and Syria but for Iran, the threat is still strong, centered on Kurdish communities along the Iraq-Iran border where militants have operated in recent years. The locals even have a nickname for the area, “Tora Bora”, after the mountain hideout a

Man Arrested for Trying to Break into Iranian’s President’s Office

Man Arrested for Trying to Break into Iranian’s President’s Office

A man was arrested on Monday for attempting to enter the office of presidential office in Tehran. Security forces shot and wounded the man in the leg when trying to pass the security gate of the presidential office in Pasteur Street in central Tehran.

Trump Zeroes in on Iran’s Threats

Trump Zeroes in on Iran’s Threats

President Donald Trump has summoned the country to a "new American moment" of unity in his first State of the Union and warned of the dangers from "rogue regimes," like Iran and North Korea. Trump's address Tuesday night blended self-congratulation and calls for optimism amid a growing economy wi

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