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‚Mental Retardation‘: Iran’s Rouhani Mocks Trump White House

Juni 25, 2019No Comments

Iran’s President Rouhani sneered at U.S. President Trump and his White House team on Tuesday, saying they are „afflicted by mental retardation.“

Iran Warns U.S. ‚Thirst for War‘ Means ‚Permanent Closure‘ of Diplomacy

Juni 25, 2019No Comments

A new round of U.S. economic sanctions targeting Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top officials meant a “permanent closure” of diplomacy now exists between Tehran and Washington, the Islamic Republic warned Tuesday.

Pompeo Lands in Saudi Arabia for Iran Crisis Talks

Juni 24, 2019No Comments

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Saudi Arabia early Monday morning for talks with the close ally amid mounting tensions with Iran.

Bolton Tells Iran: Do Not Mistake U.S. ‘Prudence‘ for Weakness

Juni 23, 2019No Comments

Iran should not “mistake U.S. prudence and discretion for weakness” U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Sunday.

‚Full of Strategic Blunders‘: Pakistani Lawmaker Shreds U.S. Foreign Policy

Juni 23, 2019No Comments

A senior Pakistani lawmaker said on Sunday history is full of „U.S. strategic blunders“ and Washington „must realize it cannot blackmail other countries for its own strategic interests.“

Tehran Warns U.S. Forces Will Be ‚Annihilated‘ in Any Attack on Iran

Juni 23, 2019No Comments

Any U.S. attack on Iran will be met with a massive loss of life by American forces, senior Iranian military commanders warned on Sunday.

Report: U.S. Hit Iran with Cyber Attack After Drone Takedown

Juni 23, 2019No Comments

The U.S. launched a cyber attack against Iranian spy assets in the hours after the Islamic republic downed an American reconnaissance drone last week, according to various reports.

Watch: U.S. Navy Releases Video of Drone Shoot Down over Strait of Hormuz

Juni 21, 2019No Comments

U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) released vision Friday morning that confirms a U.S. Navy Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (or BAMS-D) ISR Global Hawk drone was lost to an Iranian surface-to-air missile.

U.S.-Registered Commercial Airlines Barred from Mideast Airspace

Juni 21, 2019No Comments

American-registered aircraft were barred from entering Iranian-administered airspace in the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman on Friday, just 24-hours after the Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) downed a U.S. military surveillance drone.

‚Message to America‘: Iran Shoots Down U.S. ‚Spy Drone‘

Juni 20, 2019No Comments

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said Thursday it had shot down a U.S. „spy drone“ over its territory, sending “a clear message” to America in doing so.