Iran

Iranian deputy foreign minister Seyed Abbas Araqchi, , one of the country's nuclear negotiators. Click to enlarge

Iran nuclear deal under threat from ‘dark forces’, say Tehran’s negotiators

Deputy foreign ministers hopeful of agreement by 20 July but warn of opposition from anti-Rouhani hardliners and Israel

Iran admiral says if war breaks out, US aircraft carriers in Persian Gulf will be targeted

However, U.S. naval commanders in the region are unconcerned while a Pentagon spokesman mocked the Iranian claims

Commander: IRGC Navy Can Sink US Warships in A Twinkling of An Eye

Because in the words of one Iranian rear admiral they’ve been practicing “sinking replicas of US destroyers, frigates and warships for … years.”

Iran’s frontline has reached Israeli border, declares senior official

Senior military aide to the Supreme Leader says the failure to oust Syrian President Assad represents a victory for Iran

Iran is building a replica of a Nimitz class air craft carrier in a naval shipyard near Banda Abbas. Click to enlarge

Iran to target decoy US aircraft carrier in drills

First spotted by surveillance satellites, the mock-up of a US Navy carrier even features F/A-18 Hornets adorned with skull-and-crossbones livery

Sayyad 2 missile production line. Click to enlarge

Iran: Sayyad 3 Missiles Mounted on S-200 Defense System

If the elite had any plans about igniting the fuse for World War III in Iran they may be having second thoughts

Iranian diplomat: Israel sole obstacle to nuclear weapons-free Mideast

Iran’s U.N. envoy alleges the West provides cover for Israel while it conducts “secret nuclear activities”

In Iran, Medical Authorities Say Government Censorship Causes Cancer

In Iran, Medical Authorities Say Government Censorship Causes Cancer

Like cell phones and high voltage power lines, Iran’s electronic countermeasures to block foreign TV transmissions have also been linked to cancer

Families Of Iranian Political Prisoners Protest Alleged Prison Raid

Official in charge of Iran’s prisons relieved of post following reports of abuse at Tehran penitentiary. The Voice of America doesn’t mention this but as pointed out in the footnote: there’s a telling difference between its report and the facts

Iran Designs Sayyad 3 Missile for S-200 Air Defense System

The Sayyad 3 marks a critical upgrade in Iran’s air defence system. Includes video

Iran nuclear deal on track as country slashes highly- enriched uranium by 75% ahead of schedule UN watchdog has reveals

Iran has reduced the amount of bomb-making uranium in its stockpile as International community prepares to ease sanctions in response. International Atomic Energy Committee confirms Iran’s compliance with nuclear deal

Former Iran official describes alleged US sabotage of nuke program

Former head of Iran’s nuclear program details relentless U.S. attempts to thwart the country’s nuclear development

AP NewsBreak: Iran cuts nuke weapons ability

The UN is expected to issue a report in the coming days confirming that Iran’s ability to produce a nuclear weapon has been “greatly reduced”.

Russia to Buy 500,000 barrels per day from Iran – death of dollar

Eventually, if you sanction too many people, they’ll create their own economy…and then your sanctions are toothless and you’re screwed

Iran Claims New Success in Shadow War

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps claims to have dismantled a “foreign” backed terror-espionage group

The machines seized were reportedly Leifeld metalworking machines, similar to the one pictured above, which could have been used in the precision manufacture of high-tech missile components. Click to enlarge

Spain busts group accused of plans to send arms machinery to Iran

Spanish police arrest 4 men preparing to smuggle high-tech machinery to Iran, which could have been used to manufacture missile components

Commander: Enemies’ Policies Changed after Iran’s Air Defense Drills

This is more than mere boasting. There is good reason to believe that U.S. military planners have been forced to revise their option regarding Iran

Iran Must See Ramifications if Nuclear Talks Fail, Former Advisers Say

The Obama administration is being urged to up the pressure on Iran with an increased threat of military force if it fails to comply with U.S. demands

What About The Dollar: Russia, Iran Announce $20 Billion Oil-For-Goods Deal

What About The Dollar: Russia, Iran Announce $20 Billion Oil-For-Goods Deal

Does this deal spell the end of the line for the once mighty petrodollar?

Modify Iran’s Arak plant to reduce bomb threat, US experts say

In a new way to put pressure on Tehran, Western experts propose changes be made to the design of Iran’s Arak research reactor