Iran

Iranian drone purportedly shadowed a US drone over Syria. Click to enlarge

Hezbollah says footage shows Iranian drone tracking U.S. drone over Syria

Footage appears to show U.S. Predator drone, unaware that it was being shadowed by what Hezbollah claims was an Iranian drone

ISIS claims stunning attack in Iran which left 12 dead, more than 40 wounded

Meanwhile President Trump’s comments on the attack will only compound the hostility between Washington and Tehran

Picture of explosion at Iranian parliament shown on Iranian TV. Click to enlarge

Gun attacks and suicide bomb in Tehran, at least two dead

Iran twin attacks: Death toll rises to 7 in Parliament, 2 attackers arrested at Khomeini shrine; ISIS claims responsibility

Isolation by the West fuels a tech startup boom in Iran

Isolation by the West fuels a tech startup boom in Iran

The same international sanctions that have isolated Iran have been a boon for its tech sector by limiting competition

CIA’s ‘Dark Prince’ tapped to lead charge against Iran

Former CIA case officer Robert Baer, who said he knows D’Andrea by reputation, says “that war with Iran is in the cards [after D’Andrea’s appointment]”.

America’s Iran Hysteria

Danny Sjursen on some of the popular misconceptions about America’s longtime antagonist

U.S. Wants Control Over Anbar And Beyond - Iraq and Syria Will Prevent It

U.S. Wants Control Over Anbar And Beyond – Iraq and Syria Will Prevent It

The U.S. plans to impose an economic stranglehold on Iraq, Syria and Jordan with a toll road. Moon of Alabama explains

IRGC underground missile facility. Click to enlarge

Iran says it has built third underground ballistic missile factory

Amirali Hajizadeh, head of the Guard’s airspace division says the U.S. and Israel “are angry with our missile program because they want Iran to be in a weak position”

Trump in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Click to enlarge

Trump slams Iran in first foreign speech

Trump’s speech doesn’t auger well for the future as he said exactly what his Saudi hosts, and Israel, wanted to hear

In this Nov. 29, 2015, file photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif listens to a question during a news conference with his Greek counterpart Nikos Kotzias in Tehran, Iran. Zarif said Thursday, Dec. 17 there "seems to be no agreement" on two key issues just hours before the latest international conference on Syria was held Friday morning in New York.

Iranian FM responds to Trump’s anti-Tehran remarks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says US President Donald Trump’s speech in Riyadh was aimed at “milking” Saudi Arabia by promoting “Iranophobia”.

Rouhani’s win is good news for Iran, but bad news for Trump and his Sunni allies

What a contrast the Iranian election has been with those leaders lining up to meet Donald Trump in Riyadh, none of whom would dream of holding elections

Decisively re-elected, Rouhani defies hardliners, pledges to open Iran

Decisively re-elected, Rouhani defies hardliners, pledges to open Iran

President Hassan Rouhani secures a second term with a comfortable margin

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani. Click to enlarge

Rouhani Leads Initial Count: Over Seventy Per Cent Turnout

Early indications are that Rouhani will fend off hardliners and retain power

US jets bomb Assad tank convoy advancing on coalition base in Syria

US-led coalition jets struck a convoy of Iranian, Syrian and Hezbollah forces as they advanced on a base where Western special forces were training “Syrian rebels”

Iran Making Progress in Missile Development

Iran is still developing ballistic missiles that could carry nuclear warheads in violation of UN resolution’, says the Director of U.S. National Intelligence

Iran blasts high-speed torpedo as WW3 tensions with Donald Trump soar

With reported speeds of up to 250mph the torpedo could have a devastating impact in the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Includes video

Iranian warship fires Hoot torpedo

Iran tested high-speed torpedo in the Strait of Hormuz, US official says

It is believed it is able to reach a speed four times faster than the top speed of traditional torpedoes

Iran’s Army Criticizes Rouhani over ‘Ballistic’ Comments

Comments suggest a rift between Iran’s Revolutionary Guards and President Rouhani who is running for a second term

Iran and North Korea ‘SHARING EXPERTISE on ballistic missiles’ amid tensions with the US

Actually Korea may be the chief beneficiary in this partnership. Because Iran has successfully launched ballistic missiles from submarines for some time now

Senior diplomats attend the signing of a memorandum on creating safe zones in Syria during the fourth round of Syria peace talks in Astana on May 4, 2017.

Syria safe zones closed for US-led warplanes: Russian envoy

U.S. and Coalition warplanes will be barred from the descalation zones agreed by Russia, Turkey, Syria and Iran