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Rouhani says Iran enriching more uranium than before nuclear deal

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Thursday the country is now enriching more uranium than it was before a 2015 deal with world powers that was supposed to scale back its nuclear activities, and in particular enrichment. “We are enriching more uranium than before the deal was reached,” Rouhani said in a televised speech according to … Read More

Iran’s Secret Underground ‘Missile City’ Unveiled

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The Iranian Tansim news agency released images of the Islamic Republic’s underground “missile cities,” which hold hundreds of missiles and solid-fuel rockets ready-to-fire under five levels of concrete, Radio Farda reported on Tuesday. According to Radio Farda, Tansim also reported that two out of the 15 missiles that were fired at Ain al-Assad airbase in … Read More

Iran threatens European soldiers, ‘could be in danger’

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned in a televised speech Wednesday that European soldiers – not just Americans – “could be in danger” after leaders in Britain, France and Germany began the so-called “dispute process” for the Obama-era Iran nuclear deal with world powers. “Today, the American soldier is in danger, tomorrow the European soldier could … Read More

After Soleimani, ‘maximum pressure’ campaign against Iran has entered a critical phase

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

  Less than 24 hours after Defense Secretary Mark Esper warned of possible preemptive action against Iran, a historic strike killed Quds Force leader Qassem Soleimani, Iranian proxy militia commander Abu Mahdi al Muhandis, and other Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps officers. These individuals, and Soleimani in particular, had the blood of hundreds of American soldiers … Read More

Europeans to trigger Iran nuclear deal dispute mechanism

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

PARIS/LONDON (Reuters) – Britain, France and Germany will trigger the dispute resolution mechanism in the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, two European diplomats said on Tuesday, the biggest step the Europeans have taken in response as Tehran has backed off nuclear commitments. In one of the strongest calls yet from Europe for a new agreement … Read More

Trump warns Iran not to kill protesters, says door still open to talks

Monday, January 13, 2020

WASHINGTON (AFP) — US President Donald Trump warned Iran Sunday against killing protesters who have risen up over the regime’s downing of a civilian airliner as his defense secretary left the door open to talks with Tehran without preconditions. Trump’s salvo came as Iran’s Islamic regime faced a challenge from angry street protests, having come … Read More

As protests restart in Iran, demonstrators refuse to trample US, Israeli flags

Monday, January 13, 2020

Protesters gathered on the streets of Iran Sunday for a second day of demonstrations against the regime, prompted by the Iranian leadership’s belated admission that it accidentally downed a Ukrainian airliner last week, killing all 176 people on board. Hundreds of protesters rallied at various locations around the country, including outside a university in Tehran, … Read More