Iran

Would a U.S. Strike Against Iran Actually Work?

James Fallows explains why neither Israel nor the U.S. are able to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons. If indeed it has a nuclear weapons program and that’s debateable

Netanyahu tries to convince U.N delegates of the nuclear threat posed by Iran in 2012

Neocons Dig in to Bomb-Bomb Iran

Veteran CIA analyst on how U.S. neocons are seeking help from Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to reopen the path to bomb-bomb-bomb Iran

Iran to hold new Holocaust Cartoon Competition

Iran to hold new Holocaust Cartoon Competition

Guaranteed to win Iran even more friends in Tel Aviv

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi

Iran: US Driven Shiite-Sunni War in Mideast Backfired

Pointed comments by Iraq’s prime minister at the World Economic Forum at Davos, where he contrasted U.S. help to fight ISIS with the assistance provided by Iran

Majlis weighing enrichment motion if US imposes new sanctions

Iranian parliament considers motion to step up uranium enrichment if new sanctions are imposed

US, Iran in bilateral meeting in Davos: official

Top level bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Davos summit

Iran vows to attack Israel from West Bank

Deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned Saturday that that a new front may open against Israel following the death of an Iranian general in an Israeli air strike

Satellite photos taken of what is claimed is an Iranian ballistic missile capable of delivering a warhead “far beyond Europe,” on a launch pad at a site close to Tehran. Click to enlarge

Report: Iran Has Ballistic Missile That Poses Threat to United States

Satellite photos taken of what is claimed is an Iranian ballistic missile capable of delivering a warhead “far beyond Europe,” on a launch pad at a site close to Tehran

5 U.S. Weapons of War Iran Should Fear

Should conflict erupt, we explain why it could prove as big a day of reckoning for the U.S. as for Iran

US intelligence with hidden agenda knew of Paris attack: Analyst

Former linguist for U.S. intelligence says some in “the intelligence community … have a hidden agenda” that is served by events like the Charlie Hebdo shooting

Yemen ‘Coup’ A Sign Of Expanding Iranian Influence In the Middle East

Yemen’s collapsing political situation offers Iran a strategic opportunity to extend its influence into the backyard of its regional archrivals, the Saudis

Iran, Russia Agree on Delivery of S300 Defense System

After years of delays following pressure from the West, Russia and Iran finally agree on delivery of the “game changer” weapons system

Russia may send S-300 missile system to Iran – media

Although it’s possible that instead of the S-300 Iran may now take delivery of the even more advanced S-400 system

Argentine prosecutor who accused Cristina Kirchner over 1994 bombings found dead

An Argentine prosecutor who accused President Cristina Kirchner of covering up Iran’s involvement in the country’s worst ever terrorist attack has been found dead, hours before he was due to present his evidence in parliament

Hezbollah’s firepower of 150,000 projectiles exceeds all European armies combined

Former Israeli national security adviser says the Zionist state must be prepared for a military operation against Iran in the near future. In addition to launching large-scale ground war against Hezbollah in Lebanon

Israeli Media Steps up Propaganda War against Syria, Hezbollah and Iran

Der Spiegel has ignited a new propaganda campaign against Syria as did the New York Times who made the same tragic mistake right before the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq. The question is, will the world buy the story again?

Iran Has Never Been More Influential In Iraq

Islamic State was covertly created as a means undermine Syria’s President Assad and ultimately attack Iran’s flank. But as Iran leads the fight back its power and influence grows

An Iranian twin-seat F-5F Tiger II flies in formation with an F-5-derived Saeghe combat aircraft (foreground). The two types can be distinguished in this picture by the twin-fin V-tail arrangement of the latter type. Source: Iran state media. Click to enlarge

Iran begins mass production of Saeghe fighter

Some of Iran’s efforts may yet prove successful in ensuring the country can maintain its air-defence capabilities despite a continuing arms embargo

Jamaran equipped with new chaff and flare dispensing systems, which are positioned behind the Fajr 27 naval gun. Click to enlarge

Iran Upgrades Naval Weapons Technology

Iran installs radar counter-measures and new phased array radar aboard locally developed warship

Iran Says it Foiled Israeli Mossad Assassination Attempt of Nuclear Scientist

Iranian intelligence has reportedly uncovered secret Mossad run bases located in “one of Iran’s western neighbours”, where teams of assassins were being trained