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Posts Tagged: US Iran

September 12, 2017 7:00 pm

Top Iranian Official Denounces UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief Yukiya Amano, Confirms Tehran Will Not Open Military Sites to International Inspection

A senior adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader has fiercely denounced Yukiya Amano – the head of the UN's nuclear monitoring body, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) – for...

July 10, 2017 2:18 pm

The US-Iran Syndrome: Leverage or Squander?

Western leaders tend to sacrifice long-term, complex national security strategic goals on the altar of short-term, easily-grasped tactical gain -- a strategy resulting from the realities of...

June 3, 2017 9:30 am

CIA Names New Iran Chief in Sign of Trump Administration’s Hard Line

He is known as the Dark Prince or Ayatollah Mike, nicknames he earned as the Central Intelligence Agency officer who oversaw the hunt for Osama...

May 7, 2017 10:50 am

Israeli Intelligence Minister Urges Formal US-Israel Understanding Over Iranian Threat, Calls for Recognition of Jewish State’s Sovereignty in Golan

Israel's intelligence minister has called for a new US-Israeli security understanding over the extensive presence in Syria of Iranian forces. Israel Katz, Israel's Minister for Transportation...

April 25, 2017 10:02 am

Report: Obama Whitewashed Terror, Nuclear Proliferation Ties of Iranian ‘Businessmen’ He Freed

When President Barack Obama announced the “one-time gesture” of releasing Iranian-born prisoners who “were not charged with terrorism or any violent offenses” last year, his...

September 8, 2015 4:06 pm

Report: Iran Parliament Chief Says US Interpretation of Iran Deal is ‘Unacceptable’

Ali Larijani, Iran's Parliament speaker, rejected the U.S. reading of the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, particularly regarding sanctions, NPR reported on Wednesday. Speaking to NPR...

July 21, 2014 6:22 pm

On Twitter, Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei Admits to Being the Head of the Serpent Whose Tail is Hamas in Gaza

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei admitted to providing support for Hamas in Gaza, in a series of hateful tweets against Israel on Sunday and Monday. Iran's...

July 16, 2014 10:20 am

As U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee Probes Tehran’s Global Terror Ties, Focus on Iranian Provenance of Hamas Missiles

The U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday began a hearing, entitled 'Iran's Destabilizing Role in the Middle East,' where experts fingered Iran for supplying...

June 3, 2014 11:13 am

Chairman of House Foreign Affairs Committee Royce Questions Kerry Over Reported Iran-Russia Sanctions-Busting Oil-for-Goods Deal

Ed Royce, Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, on Monday sent a formal letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry...

March 20, 2014 1:26 pm

At American Jewish Congress Gala, Hillary Clinton Backs Obama on Iran Approach

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told an audience in New York on Wednesday night that she supports President Barack Obama's policy towards Iran, the...

March 17, 2014 10:48 am

CIA Iran Chief Suspended, Department ‘Was Not Functioning’

The CIA's Iran chief of operations was suspended after sending the division that coordinates spying on Iran and its nuclear program into disarray, the Los...

March 3, 2014 9:51 pm

U.S. Reps Cantor, Hoyer United Against Iran Acquiring Nuclear Weapon

The Republican and Democratic leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives, Eric Cantor and Steny Hoyer, stood together on the dais at the 2014 AIPAC...

March 2, 2014 11:20 pm

Treasury Secretary Lew Champions Obama’s Sanctions Policy to End Iran’s Pursuit of a Nuclear Weapon

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew on Sunday told the 2014 AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., that the objective of the administration of U.S. President...

February 19, 2014 1:46 pm

Iranian Army Commander: U.S. ‘Humiliated’ by Iran

Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, on Wednesday said the U.S. has been "humiliated" by the Islamic Republic,...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...

Israeli Attractions: Givat Sher, the Judean Lowhills - In the town of Modi’in, which is situated between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lies Givat Sher (“The hill of...


European Powers Propose New Iran Sanctions to Meet Trump Ultimatum

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington...


Israel Ranks 11th in UN ‘World Happiness Report’ - Israel just missed out on a place in the top 10 happiest countries in the world, placing 11th in the latest world happiness index. “The World Happiness Report 2018,” compiled by the United Nations Sustainable...

Middle East

Abbas Meets With Released Prisoner Who Was Accomplice in Murder of Israeli - In the presidential office in Ramallah on March 14, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met with Rajaei Haddad, a terrorist from eastern Jerusalem released from prison after serving a...