Tag: Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly on September 25, 2018 in New York City. The United Nations General Assembly, or UNGA, is expected to attract 84 heads of state and 44 heads of government in New York City for a week of speeches, talks and high …

Trump to UN: Jerusalem Embassy Move Advances Peace, Not Harms It

US President Donald Trump urged the international community to isolate Iran on Tuesday, during a combative address before the United Nations General Assembly, in which he accused the Tehran regime of sowing “death and destruction.”

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani listens to a question during a press conference in New York on September 20, 2017, on the sideline of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General assembly

Trump and Iran’s Rouhani Have No Plans to Meet at U.N.

Both U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday they have no plans to meet at the U.N. General Assembly, refuting speculation that a summit meeting between the two might occur.

US National Security Advisor John Bolton's comments about the possibility of land swaps between Servia and Kosovo signal a shift in the US position

John Bolton: U.S. to Stay in Syria Until Iran Leaves

U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton asserted on Monday that the United States does not expect to limit its presence in Syria unless Iran and its terrorist proxies fully withdraw from the country.

WARSAW, POLAND - JULY 08: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Secretary of State John Kerry attend the meeting of the North Atlantic Council at the Warsaw NATO Summit on July 8, 2016 in Warsaw, Poland. NATO member heads of state, foreign ministers and defense ministers are gathering for a …

Zumwalt: Time to Tell Obama and Friends They Are Out of Office

The name of General Douglas MacArthur was a household word during World War II and the Korean War. In April 1951, fired by President Harry Truman after 52 years of service, MacArthur gave a farewell speech to Congress, famously referencing a barracks’ ballad that proclaimed, “old soldiers never die; they just fade away.”

TEHRAN, IRAN: Russian-made Sam-6 surface-to-air missiles are seen in front of a portrait of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei at a war exhibition to commemorate the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war at Baharestan square, south of Tehran 25 September 2005. Saudi Arabia is concerned that US policies are helping Iran make …

Iran Video Threatens Missile Strikes on Israel, Saudi Arabia

TEHRAN, Iran — A semi-official news agency in Iran believed to be close to the country’s hard-line Revolutionary Guard has published a video threatening the capitals of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates with missile attacks.

Yemeni women and children wait during food distribution in the province of Hodeida on May 30, 2018. - Hodeida port, Yemen's largest entry point for aid, is now in the crosshairs of the Saudi-led coalition which is intent on cutting off the Huthi rebels from alleged Iranian arms shipments. The …

U.N.: 70% of Yemeni Women Forced to Marry Before 18 to Cope with War

About 70 percent of girls in Yemen are forced to marry before they reach the age of 18 as “a coping strategy” against the “worsening” humanitarian crisis in the country driven by hunger and disease, a United Nations official declared on Monday.

Soldiers and a Muslim cleric take cover during an attack on a military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz on September 22, 2018

Islamic State Video Claims to Show Perpetrators of Terrorist Attack in Iran

The Islamic State is circulating a video that claims to show the perpetrators of the Saturday attack on a military parade in Ahvaz, Iran, that killed 25 military personnel and civilians. Iran does not seem to believe ISIS was behind the attack, instead blaming Arab separatists it claims were funded, trained, and equipped by the United States, Israel, and Saudi Arabia.

In this picture taken on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, Iranian Revolutionary Guards members march during a parade ceremony, marking the 28th anniversary of the onset of the Iran-Iraq war (1980-1988), in front of the mausoleum of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran. Speaking to Arab …

World View: Gunmen Kill IRGC Soldiers During Military Parade in Iran

Contents: Gunmen massacre IRGC soldiers and their families during military parade in Ahvaz, Iran; Iran reflexively blames Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel, Mossad, and United States; Attack blamed on a local Arab terrorist group, al-Ahvazi separatist movement

Latest appointee to President Donald Trump's legal team and former Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani speaks at the Conference on Iran on May 5, 2018 in Washington, DC. Over one thousand delegates from representing Iranian communities from forty states attends the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and …

Rudy Giuliani Predicts Overthrow of Iran Regime

Tough U.S. sanctions on Iran are driving economic pain that could lead to a “successful revolution,” Rudy Giuliani told an expat group in New York on Saturday.

Undated handout photo provided by Northrup Grumman shows an Iranian F-14 firing a Phoenix missile. President Bush signed legislation Monday, Jan. 28, 2008, banning the Pentagon from selling leftover F-14 fighter jet parts, a move prompted by security gaps that made the military's surplus auction a prime place for Iran …

Iran Launches Air Maneuvers Near Strategic Strait of Hormuz

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s official IRNA news agency says the country’s air force is carrying out a drill near the strategic Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf, the passageway for nearly a third of all oil traded by sea.

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Cybersecurity Firm Warns Iranian Hacking on the Rise as U.S. Sanctions Intensify

Cybersecurity firm FireEye warned on Tuesday that Iranian hacking activity increased significantly after President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Iran nuclear deal. The firm tracked an especially vigorous “cyberespionage” effort against targets in the Middle East, U.S., and Japan through the month of July.

US Ambassador to the United Nation Nikki Haley, seen here at the State Department June 19, 2018, accuses human rights groups of "unrelenting bias" against Israel

Report: White House Backs Away from U.N. Security Council Meeting on Iran

The United Nations General Assembly opened on Tuesday with a bit of American political controversy, as the White House appeared to back away from U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley’s proposal for a Security Council session to “address Iran’s violations of international law.”