Iraq: Tillerson tells Iran-backed militia to head back home

Top US diplomat Sunday in Riyadh invited Iran-backed militia, which have been fighting the Islamic State group (IS) alongside the Iraqi army, to go back home now that the terror group is almost defeated. Tillerson at a joint press conference Read more

“We Will Fire Iranian Missiles”, Iran Warns US Aircrafts

Provocation and tension between Iranian and US Forces in the Persian Gulf reached a new level after it was revealed that Iranian air-defense stations threatened to shoot down two US reconnaissance aircrafts. According to Commander Bill Urban, spokesman for the Read more

Hezbollah, Iran Warn Bahrain of Dire Consequences of Measures against Shiite Cleric

Hezbollah, the Lebanon-based politico-military group, and Iran have vehemently responded to Bahrain’s decision to strip Shiite Cleric Ayatollah Isa Qassim of his citizenship because he “serves foreign interests and promotes… sectarianism and violence.” Hezbollah warned that the decision “pushes the Read more

Iran Threatens to Close Strait of Hormuz

Brigadier general Hossein Salami, deputy commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC,) has warned that Iran will react to threats against it in the Strait of Hormuz by closing the passage. Salami who was directing his message at the Read more

Iran: Ballistic Missile Tests are National Interests

Iranian state television reported that the Aerospace Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards ( IRGC) test – fired several locally developed ballistic missiles. The test could incite a new round of diplomatic tussle between Iran and the US. State Department Read more

Iran: Khamenei speaks about Saudi embassy ransack, hails IRGC

“Attacking the Saudi Embassy (in Tehran) was really bad and harmed Iran and Islam, but this should not be an excuse to criticize our devout young people,” Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei said during his address to electoral officials ahead Read more

Iran shows underground missile base, warns against attack “mistakes”

In an unusual footage, Iran’s Fars news agency aired video footage of an underground missile bunker manned by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) with military chief Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, aerospace division commander, warning against attacking the country. Read more