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Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander Vows to ‘Eliminate’ Israel if Attacked

Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander Vows to ‘Eliminate’ Israel if Attacked

Deputy head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami vowed on Monday to destroy Israel if it attacks Iran. “We announce that if Israel takes any action to wage a war against us, it will definitely lead to its own elimination and the freeing of occupied (Pal

Iran Announces Offensive Strategy against Threats

Iran Announces Offensive Strategy against Threats

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri announced on Sunday that Iran would change its defense strategy to “offensive” to defend its national interests. He stressed that his country will not remain idle against any threat, denying any ambitions to impose hegemony

Iran Senior Cleric Denies Naming Candidates to Replace Khamenei

Member of the Iranian Assembly of Experts Ahmed Khatami confirmed that no candidate has been named to succeed current Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported. Khatami, speaking at the celebrations marking 40 years since the 1979 cleric-led Iran Revolution, debunke

Iranian Ministers Send ‘Warning Letter’ to Khamenei on FATF

Iranian Ministers Send ‘Warning Letter’ to Khamenei on FATF

Several ministers in the government of President Hassan Rouhani have signed and sent a letter to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei requesting his help to finalize anti-corruption legislation related to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). The ministers demanded the urgent discussion of the go

Iran Summons Swiss Envoy of Detention of American-Born Anchor

Iran Summons Swiss Envoy of Detention of American-Born Anchor

The Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned on Tuesday the Swiss envoy in Tehran over the United States’ detention of an American-born anchorwoman. The Tuesday report by the official IRNA news agency quotes Bahram Ghasemi, ministry spokesman, as saying Tehran lodged a "strong protest" over the detentio

Head of Iranian Air Force Vows to ‘Eliminate’ Israel

Head of Iranian Air Force Vows to ‘Eliminate’ Israel

The head of Iran’s air force, Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh, has warned that Tehran is ready to “confront” and “eliminate” Israel.

Tehran Denies Allegations of Spying on German Army

Tehran Denies Allegations of Spying on German Army

Iran has dismissed allegations by German prosecutors that an army employee was spying for Tehran. The semi-official ISNA news agency quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi as saying that "enemies" were aiming to "sour relations" between Iran and Europe, according to the Associated Press

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