Khorramshahr missile on parade in Tehran Friday. Click to enlarge

Defiant Rouhani says Iran will press on with missile program

President Rouhani vows to strengthen Iran’s military, “whether you like it or not”. As new radar-evading missile, capable of reaching Israel is unveiled in Tehran

Patriot anti missile battery near Haifa. Click to enlarge

Israel Shoots Down Iranian-made Hezbollah Drone Over Syria Border

Iranian and its proxy forces are edging closer to Israel’s borders.

Iran claims to have ‘father of all bombs,’ overshadowing American ‘mother’

New Iranian bomb might trigger a paternity dispute, as Russia already possesses a non-nuclear ordnance known as the “daddy.”

Tensions surface between UK and US over Iran nuclear deal

As Trump denounced the accord as “one of the worst deals I’ve ever seen”, differences emerge between the US and its Western allies over the nuclear agreement

More than 80 experts urge Trump not to abandon Iran nuclear deal

Signatories to the statement urging Trump not to abandon the nuclear deal include academics and former State Department officials

Netanyahu appearing before the UN General Assembly in 2012 to warn of the threat posed by Iran. Since then we've seen no hard evidence of Iran's nuclear weapons drive, although we've heard plenty more allegations. Click to enlarge

Netanyahu: Only strong position on Iran ‘would avert war’

Netanyahu’s warning that Iran is “eight to ten years” from developing nuclear weapons needs to be seen in the context of his earlier alarmist statements

Trump considering more hawkish approach to Iran — report

Trump considering more hawkish approach to Iran — report

With the defeat of ISIS and the failure to oust Assad, Washington is looking for more direct ways to achieve what was its ultimate objective: regime change in Iran

Iran is Israel’s ‘shaping trauma,’ says ex-deputy chief of staff

Former Israeli Deputy Chief of Staff, Maj.-Gen. Yair Golan says Iran poses a “much, much more dangerous.” threat to Israel than Islamic State

Iran: Production Line Opens for New Sayyad-3 Missile

The Sayyad-3 marks another step in Iran’s drive for self-sufficiency in defence, as this is the missile that Iran recently threatened to use against a U.S. U2 spy plane

Haley lays out case for US to leave Iran deal

“The entire world thinks the JCPOA is untouchable but it’s not.” — US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley

Iran chased away US spy plane, drone from national airspace – commander

Iran chased away US spy plane, drone from national airspace – commander

Highlighting the improvements in Iran’s air defences that would make any Western air campaign against it too costly to contemplate

Iran says it’s testing homegrown air defense system

Iran says it’s testing homegrown air defense system

Iran’s long-range air defence system should be operational by March, as the country’s new defence chief announces plans to boost missile production

Iran sees little chance of enemy attack – military chief

This isn’t a boast or a threat. Neither the U.S. or Israel are willing to take the risk

Iran Is Sticking to the Nuclear Deal, IAEA Says

Despite Trump’s doubts that Iran is keeping with the “spirit” of the nuclear accord, UN nuclear inspectors report that Tehran is keeping to its part of the deal.

Netanyahu accuses Iran of building missile production sites in Syria

Israel has obviously misjudged the war in Syria, which it had hoped would turn into a quagmire for Iran and ultimately lead to President Assad’s overthrow. Instead, Assad remains in power and Iranian influence has grown

Benjamin Netanyahu’s nightmare comes true as Putin crushes his plans

During a recent meeting in Sochi, Netanyahu reportedly appeared emotional as he told Putin about how Iran’s forces were closing in on Israel’s borders

White House ‘pressuring’ intelligence officials to find Iran in violation of nuclear deal

White House putting pressure on intelligence officials to produce “evidence” to give the U.S. grounds to back out of the accord

As Tensions Between U.S. And Iran Spike, Haley Demands IAEA Inspections Of Iran’s Military Sites

US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley has demanded that the International Atomic Energy Agency be allowed to inspect Iran’s military sites

Photo taken by Iranian drone over U.S. carrier. Click to enlarge

In the Persian Gulf, Iran’s drones pose rising threat to US

Iranian drones fly over the U.S. carrier strike group almost daily. Includes video

‘Strong indications’ Trump won’t recertify Iranian compliance with nuclear deal

Signs the Trump administration is preparing a case to decertify Iran’s compliance with the international nuclear deal