Iran

The front cover of the Iranian weekly Seda depicts Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Donald Trump in a film poster

Iranian view of Donald Trump: familiar but no atomic challenger

Although Trump is viewed with much amusement in Tehran, a win by Hillary Clinton is viewed as a more daunting prospec

Major Iranian missile test to coincide with US presidential inauguration

It’s still a while away but some analysts claim Iran is preparing to launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile to coincide with the event

Kremlin Not Optimistic About Relations With NATO, EU

As a result Russia is forging closer military ties with Iran

Iran's satellite launch on Monday.

Iran may have secretly tested ballistic missile tech with ‘space launch’

There are indications that Iran may have been secretly testing intercontinental missile technology that could reach the U.S.

Russia Supplying S-300 to Iran Ahead of Schedule, May Ink New Arms Deals

Having already commenced delivery of the S-300 air defence system Russia and Iran have reportedly moved on to negotiations over further arms sales

Iran and Russia move closer but their alliance has limits

“Rouhani and Putin don’t get along that great,” says an insider. During his last visit to Tehran in November, Putin went straight from the airport to meet Khamenei, rather than seeing Rouhani first as most visitors do.

IRGC Navy Commander: Huge Loss, Damage Dissuade US from Attacking Iran

We explains why this is more than an empty boast. The U.S. might have once seriously considered military action against Iran but not anymore

General Mattis wants Iran to be a top focus for the next president

He’s been tipped as a potential contender in the race for the White House. By saying Iran is a “threat” he will ensure support from the pro-Israeli lobby, making him a real contender

Iran Qiam ballistic missile fired from Underground Silo based launchers

Iran Qiam ballistic missile fired from Underground Silo based launchers

This is why we no longer hear talk about “all options” from the U.S. Any strike on Iran would provoke immediate retaliation from installations like this (in Farsi)

Russia, Iran Poised to Break Syrian Opposition Toehold in Aleppo

As Russia and Iran prepare for a major new offensive against militants near Aleppo, a Pentagon spokesman admits: “This is something we’re concerned about”

Report: Obama Seeks Meeting With Iranian President

Senior U.S. officials have met with top Iranian officials in recent days in a move seen as preparing the ground for a future meeting between Obama and Rouhani

Part of the Russian S-300 system seen during an April 17, 2016, parade in Tehran

No S-300s or cash windfall for Iran

We highlight some pointed omissions in DEBKAfile’s assessment of Sunday’s military parade in Tehran. Includes video

Part of the Russian S-300 system seen during an April 17, 2016, parade in Tehran

Russia S-300 Defense system on show in IRAN parade

Footage from an Army Day parade in Tehran on sunday. Part of the S-300 system was displayed although NOT the missiles

Iran defense chief said eyeing arms deal with Moscow

Following the recent S-300 deal Iran is reported to be considering buying more Russian weapons, including advanced warplanes and tanks

Iranian Revolutionary Guard Commander Qassem Soleimani (L) stands at the frontline during offensive operations against Islamic State militants in the town of Tal Ksaiba in Salahuddin province, Iraq, March 8, 2015.

Iran Tests New Drones, Tanks During Military Drills As General Soleimani Lands In Russia

IRGC commander reportedly in Moscow coordinating with Russian commanders, as drills test new Iranian drones and tanks

UK military expert: Israel must strike Iran – on its own

What must sound like music to Zionists should sound more like the siren’ s songs of Greek mythology to anyone else

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and Iranian President Rhouhani host joint press conference in Tehran

Italian PM in Iran in push to win back economic clout

250-member Italian delegation aims to restore Italy’s formerly strong trade ties with Iran. A deal to build two high speed rail lines is one of the first projects announced

1st delivery of Russian S-300 air defense system arrives in Iran – Iranian FM

The long-awaited delivery of the ‘game changer’ weapons system has finally begun. Includes video

Iran Dismisses US Talk of ‘Arrangement’ on Missiles

Iranian officials and ministers reject John Kerry’s claim that “new arrangement” is possible. Suggesting that U.S. allies are covertly aiding militants

Russia Readying Flankers for Delivery to Iran

Talks are underway between Russian and Iran on the sale of advanced Su-30 fighters before the end of the year