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Iran says it tested radar and Bavar-373 air defense

Thursday, October 22, 2020

10/22/2020 Iran tested radar and its Bavar-373 air defense system in a showcase of its abilities. Iran is conducting air defense drills that have taken place across the country. It is part of Tehran’s attempt to show off its capabilities after an arms embargo expired this week. Iran is openly challenging the US and showing … Read More

Iran: Army, Revolutionary Guards to hold major air defense drills

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

10/20/2020 Massive drill involving electronic warfare units to include domestically manufactured air defense systems Iran’s Army and Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps are planning to hold a major joint air defense drill, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported Tuesday. The agency cited the officer in charge of the maneuvers, dubbed “Guardians of Velayat Sky-99,” as saying the war … Read More

UN nuclear watchdog inspects second Iranian site

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

09/30/2020 The UN nuclear watchdog has inspected the second of two suspected former secret atomic sites in Iran, as agreed with Tehran last month in a deal that ended a standoff over access, the agency said on Wednesday. The International Atomic Energy Agency has not named either of the two undeclared sites but it has … Read More

Fire bomb hits Iranian court where wrestler was sentenced to death

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

09/29/2020 In apparent retaliation for the execution of the reportedly innocent Iranian champion wrestler Navid Afkari, assailants on Sunday fire bombed the entrance of the revolutionary court in the city of Shiraz that sentenced him to death. Video footage of the reported explosion was posted on social media on Sunday. The Iranian regime-controlled news outlet … Read More

Iran-trained terrorists captured in Saudi Arabia, raid results in seizure of weapons, explosives

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

09/28/2020 Three of 10 operatives trained by IRGC in explosives-making, Saudi officials say Saudi Arabia arrested an alleged terrorist cell of 10 people, the Saudi Presidency of State Security said in a statement Monday. Three of them reportedly have ties to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), after receiving training with producing explosives in October … Read More

Ex-US intel. head urges Olympics to ban Iran for murder of wrestler

Monday, September 28, 2020

09/27/2020 The former US acting director of national intelligence Richard Grenell called on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to ban the Islamic Republic of Iran from sports competitions after the regime murdered the reportedly innocent champion wrestler Navid Afkari. “For engagement to work, there also needs to be moments where you say, ‘This has crossed … Read More

US slaps sanctions on Iranians over execution of wrestler

Friday, September 25, 2020

09/25/2020 The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on an Iranian judge who sentenced a wrestler to death over his role in protests — an execution that triggered international outrage. Navid Afkari, 27, who had won national competitions, was hanged earlier this month after being convicted of murder during demonstrations two years ago in the … Read More

Iran could produce nuclear weapon by end of year – report

Monday, September 21, 2020

09/20/2020 US to unveil more sanctions against Tehran on Monday Iran could gather enough fissile material for a nuclear weapon by the end of the year, an unnamed senior US official told Reuters on Sunday.  “Iran is clearly doing everything it can to keep in existence a virtual turnkey capability to get back into the … Read More

U.S. Treasury imposes sanctions on Iranian ‘cyber threat group’

Friday, September 18, 2020

09/17/2020 The United States has imposed sanctions on two Iranian entities and 45 associated individuals who carried out a malware campaign targeting Iranian dissidents, journalists and international travel companies, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Thursday. The department named one of the entities as Iranian cyber threat group Advanced Persistent Threat 39 and the other … Read More