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Iran Calls Off Executions of Three Protesters Trump Tweeted About

Monday, July 20, 2020

Iran has reportedly suspended the decision to execute three protesters whose cases were part of a global social media campaign that eventually became the subject of a US President Donald Trump tweet. According to reports the sentence was suspended and the lawyer for the protesters has sought a retrial with the Supreme Court. It now … Read More

Rare Daytime Rocket Attack Hits Baghdad As Iran Foreign Minister Visits

Monday, July 20, 2020

BAGHDAD — A rare daytime rocket attack hit Baghdad’s Green Zone on Sunday, security sources said, as Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met top Iraqi officials. At least two rockets hit outside the US embassy in the high-security zone, they told AFP. Diplomats based in the neighborhood said they could hear sirens blaring for … Read More

Iran Vows To ‘Decisively’ Deal With Anti-Regime, Economy Crisis Protests

Friday, July 17, 2020

Iran promised on Friday to deal “decisively” with further protests over economic hardship, a day after security forces fired teargas to disperse demonstrators in the southwestern city of Behbahan, Reuters reported.  Iranian police urged people in a statement on Friday to “vigilantly refrain from any gathering that could provide a pretext for the counter-revolutionary movement,” … Read More

Report: At Least 7 Ships Engulfed In Flames In Iran’s Bushehr Port

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

At least seven ships docked in the Iranian port of Bushehr were seen engulfed by massive fires, local media sources reported on Wednesday. The reason behind the blaze remains unknown. Authorities have opened a preliminary investigation into the incident. The fire at the Delvar Shipyard in Bushehr, located in southwestern Iran, comes after a similar … Read More

Large Fire Breaks Out At Iranian Shipyard

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

A large fire broke out at an Iranian shipyard in the port city of Bushehr in southeastern Iran on Wednesday shortly after a fire was reported at an aluminum factory in Lamerd in southern Iran. The fire at the Delvar Shipyard in Bushehr filled the city with thick smoke and firefighters struggled to contain and … Read More

Iran Executes Former Defense Staffer Accused Of Selling Secrets To CIA

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The Iranian judiciary announced on Tuesday that it had executed a former defense ministry staffer who sold information to the CIA, reported Reuters. According to the report, based on Iranian news sources, judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili said that Reza Asgari had worked for the defense ministry for many years when he developed connections with the CIA … Read More

US Military Convoy Attacked in Iraq By Pro-Iranian Militia

Sunday, July 12, 2020

A US military convoy was ambushed in southwestern Iraq on Saturday, as gunmen attacked and torched three large trucks carrying equipment and logistical materials for US forces in the country, according to London-based daily Al-Araby Al-Jadeed. The trucks were traveling from Basra when they were targeted between Diwaniya and Samawah. Gunmen forced the drivers to exit … Read More

Iran Sought Illegal Goods For Nuke Program – German Federal Intel

Friday, July 10, 2020

Iran’s regime made efforts to secure illicit goods for its nuclear program, adding new urgency to the crisis surrounding Tehran’s alleged atomic weapons activity, the domestic intelligence service of the Federal Republic of Germany disclosed in its new report on Thursday. According to the intelligence document reviewed by The Jerusalem Post, “In 2019, the BfV … Read More

Multiple Explosions Heard West of Tehran, Triggering Sirens, Power Outage

Friday, July 10, 2020

Sirens, power outages reporteafter explosion rocks area west of Tehran, allegedly in IRGC military base A series of explosions were reported west of Tehran early on Friday, according to media sources. Iranian state run confirmed reports of an explosion, yet divulged no more information. The Iranian Mehr News Agency also reported explosions in nearby cities … Read More

Explosions, Power Outages Reported Near Tehran

Friday, July 10, 2020

Explosions were reported west of Tehran on Thursday night, with some initial reports claiming that the explosions occurred at a missile depot belonging to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC). According to the Iranian Mehr News Agency, the explosions were reported by social media users west of Tehran and in the cities of Garmdareh and … Read More