Iran

Antonov An-124 air freighters. Click to enlarge

After bombers, Russian S-400s for Iranian base

Website with links to IDF intelligence reports that Russia is deploying advanced air defence systems and Spetnaz Special Forces to a forward airbase in Iran

Russia and Iran Fly Across a Key Threshold in the Middle East

Does this TIME article indicate that the Western elite now view Russia as a target for regime change?

Russian warplanes take off from Iran to target IS in Syria

Russian Su-34 and Tu-22M3 bombers launching strikes on Islamic State from Iranian airbases

Russia delivers half of S-300 missile systems to Iran: Deputy PM

Russia delivers half of S-300 missile systems to Iran: Deputy PM

Meaning that Iran is now well on its way to being able to counter any western air campaign

Israel ordered to pay Iran $1.2 billion

Swiss court rules in favour of Iran regarding debt that dates back to before the 1979 Islamic Revolution

Amiri. Click to enlarge

Real-life spy mystery ends with scientist hanged in Iran

Iran confirmed on Sunday that it has executed an Iranian nuclear scientist who gave the U.S. intelligence about the country’s contested nuclear program.

Iran’s Khamenei renews criticism of nuclear deal

Iran’s Supreme Leader says the nuclear deal “proved the pointlessness of negotiating with the Americans … and the need not to trust America’s promises”

Candy in Tehran

Brit porn actress Candy Charms sparks outrage in Iran after revealing she visited Islamic republic for nose job

“Loved Tehran”, Candy wrote. “The people are so kind and generous”.

Iran Beefs up Its Air Defenses

Iran Beefs up Its Air Defenses

The first of the recently delivered S-300 systems is being housed at a newly constructed air-defence base near Tehran

Iran DM: S-300 Defense Shield Deployed

After many delays and false starts the first S-300 air defence systems are now operational and deployed in Iran

Iran’s FM Extolls Country’s Ability to Restore Nuke Program

Of course this is Iran’s way of saying ‘if the West doesn’t fulfil its part of the agreement …”

Iran receives the missile part of S-300 defence system from Russia – Tasnim

Iran has already received some of the air defence system’s radars, now some of the S-300 missiles have been delivered

Iran vows to continue developing ballistic missiles

Iran defiant after UN Secretary-General says its missile tests are not consistant with the spirit of the nuclear agreement

House passes measure to stop sale of Boeing aircraft to Iran

U.S. lawmakers vote to stop the sale of passenger planes amid claims they could be used to carry ballistic missiles

Camp Liberty after mortar bombardment that left 40 injured. Click to enlagre

Anti-Iran terrorists struck in Iraq: Report

Iranian exiles in Iraq blame blitz at Camp Liberty on Tehran’s Revolutionary Guard. Forty injured

Report: Russia to Send Iran Another S-300 Missile System Shipment ‘Soon’

Russian system to become fully operational by the end of the Iranian year (March 2017), alongside its Iranian counterpart the Bavar 373

Islamic State plotters featured in the TV documentary. Click to enlarge

Islamic State militants paid to stage bomb attacks in Iran – State TV

Fortunately Iranian security foiled the attacks but neither Reuters or Press TV identify who exactly paid for the planned attacks

New film blames Israel for failure of Iran malware

Benjamin Netanyahu allegedly had the malware rewritten to be more chainsaw than surgical scalpel. As a result it began crashing the wrong computers, bringing it to antivirus companies’ attention

Iran receiving 2nd part of Russian S-300 delivery

The delivery of the “game changer” air defence system is ongoing and scheduled for completion around the end of the year

Screen grab from Iranian TV news.

Report: US sailors ill-prepared for Iran encounter in Gulf

Report finds poor leadership and a lack of “war-fighting toughness” gave Iran a propaganda coup, when it seized US Navy boats with 10 sailors in January