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US Vows ‘Swift Response’ if Iran Targets American Facilities in Iraq

US Vows ‘Swift Response’ if Iran Targets American Facilities in Iraq

The United States threatened Iran on Tuesday with a “swift” and “decisive” response if Tehran’s allies in Iraq attacked American facilities or personnel in the country.

Tehran Offers Beijing Strategy to Face US Sanctions

Tehran Offers Beijing Strategy to Face US Sanctions

The head of the Iranian Foreign Policy Strategic Council, Kamal Kharrazi, unveiled Tuesday in Beijing a list of proposals to promote strategic cooperation with China, in an attempt to lure the first trading partner to face US sanctions. He called on the Chinese side to participate in the reconstr

Tehran Demands Baghdad, Erbil to Hand over Kurds

Tehran on Tuesday asked Baghdad and Erbil to hand over Iranian Kurdish separatists, threatening to launch more attacks similar to last Saturday's strikes in the Koya area east of Erbil, which killed at least 16 and injured several dozen others. Quoted by Fars news agency, Armed Forces Chairman of

14 Iranians Arrested for Illegally Entering Bahrain

14 Iranians Arrested for Illegally Entering Bahrain

Bahrain announced on Saturday the arrest of 14 Iranians for illegally entering the country. The Interior Ministry said that the Iranians attempted to enter the island nation on “forged Asian passports.” It revealed that the detainees paid for the Asian passports in cash to be able to enter the

Iran's Khamenei Expresses Reservations against Bodies Operating in Parallel to Govt.

Iran's Khamenei Expresses Reservations against Bodies Operating in Parallel to Govt.

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khameni attempted Thursday to distance himself from criticism directed at agencies that exist parallel to the state, by expressing his reservations against the emergence of these bodies. He warned against trading accusations among political powers and their negative eff

US-Iranian Conflict of Interests Impedes Iraqi Government Formation

US-Iranian Conflict of Interests Impedes Iraqi Government Formation

Iraq’s parliament gave winning parliamentary blocs until September 15 to name candidates for the federal republic’s top three posts-- president, prime minister and parliament speaker. According to a well-known Iraqi politician, the United States and Iran have gone to unprecedented lengths to sway

Iran Recruits over 2,000 Syrian Combatants

Iran Recruits over 2,000 Syrian Combatants

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights obtained documented information from a number of reliable sources on Iranian forces having recruited over 2,000 Syrian nationals, most of whom are Deir Ezzor locals. Recruits receive direct funding, military and logistical support from Iranian forces operat

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