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Iran

Iran Regime Rejects Talks With Trump Administration on Ballistic Missile Program

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Iran has no plans to extend the range of its missiles since their 2,000-kilometer (1,240-mile) reach is enough to protect the country, the Revolutionary Guards commander said on Tuesday, amid mounting US pressure over Tehran’s missile program. Iran‘s government again ruled out negotiations with US President Donald Trump over Tehran’s military capabilities and regional influence, saying … Read More

If deal fails, Iran threatens enrichment of uranium beyond accord’s limitations

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

An Iranian atomic official threatened Wednesday that should a landmark nuclear deal with world powers fall apart, his country will be ready to begin uranium enrichment beyond the limitations set by the agreement at one of its nuclear facilities and install new equipment at another. Following the US withdrawal last month from the 2015 agreement, … Read More

Can and will Iran strike Israel?

Friday, June 8, 2018

In recent months, Israel bombed Iranian objectives inside Syria several times. Iran absorbed casualties, serious damage and international humiliation. Iran is eager for revenge, but what can it do? Does Iran want to go to war? Iran still remembers the trauma of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, which cost Iran dearly. Israel today has fewer people … Read More

Netanyahu says Iran’s new uranium enrichment drive is aimed at destroying Israel

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that a newly announced plan by Iran to increase its nuclear enrichment capacity was aimed at producing nuclear weapons to be used against Israel. “Two days ago, Ayatollah Khamenei, Iran’s supreme leader, stated his intention to destroy the State of Israel,” Netanyahu said in a video posted on social … Read More

Iran’s top leader vows tenfold response to any attack

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Iran’s top leader said Monday that anyone who fires one missile at his country “will be hit by 10” in response, but dismissed fears of war as “propaganda” by the West. Tensions have soared since the US withdrew from the landmark 2015 nuclear accord, and vowed to restore sanctions unless Iran meets a list of … Read More

U.S. considers deploying defense system amid concern over Iranian threat

Friday, June 1, 2018

BERLIN – The US military has held preliminary discussions about moving a powerful missile defense system to Germany to boost European defenses, according to two sources familiar with the issue, a move that experts said could trigger fresh tensions with Moscow. The tentative proposal to send the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system to … Read More

Top IDF officer: Iran may use Gaza terrorists again to distract from Syria

Thursday, May 31, 2018

A top commander in the Israeli army said Thursday that if Iran finds itself in trouble in Syria, it could again mobilize its ally in Gaza, Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), to attack Israel as a distraction. The senior officer in the IDF’s Southern Command, in a briefing to Israeli journalists, also said Hamas and PIJ … Read More

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Army says some rockets, mortars fired from Gaza were made in Iran

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Some of the dozens of mortars and rockets fired into Israel by Gaza-based terrorists on Tuesday were made in Iran and smuggled into the Strip, the army said. In a statement, the army said that during the day more than 70 mortars and rockets were fired, with many intercepted. “Among the munitions fired at Israel … Read More