IRGC Commander Warns Iran will ‘Retaliate at any Scale’ Against Enemy Countries
Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) chief commander Hossein Salami has issued another warning to Iran’s ‘enemies’, vowing that the Islamic Republic would immediately retaliate against their possible unfriendly steps. “Enemies should be careful because the Iranian nation is great, strong and resistant; we tell America, England, Israel, and their... Read more
Iranian Navy to Receive Sophisticated Drones
Iran Navy’s commander says the force will soon be flying sophisticated unmanned aerial vehicles from its warships, saying the new gear will be even more versatile than the Navy’s current lineup of drones in terms of range and other technologies. “Today, the Navy’s warships are equipped with drones that... Read more
Russia Slams Israel Over Last Week’s Attack on Damascus
BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:45 P.M.) – The Russian Ambassador to Israel, Anatoly Viktorov, told i24News on Wednesday that Israel’s attack on southern and western Damascus last week was a violation of international law and needs to be halted. “In our contacts with our Israeli colleagues,” he said, “we are trying... Read more
Israel Calls on UN to Recognize Hezbollah as a Terrorist Organization
BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:00 P.M.) – Israeli Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz has called on the United Nations to declare Lebanon’s Hezbollah a terrorist organization. Katz welcomed U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres’ report against Hezbollah in which he called on the Lebanese government to disarm all armed groups, Channel 7 television reported... Read more
ISIS Terrorists Break Out of Prison in Mosul
BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:45 P.M.) – Several Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) terrorists managed to break out of a prison in Mosul on Wednesday after killing two Iraqi police officers. A number of prisoners escaped from al-Tasfirat prison in al-Faisaliah area in Mosul, the capital city of the Nineveh Governorate. According to... Read more
A Group of Iraqi Protesters Burn Down Iranian Consulate
BAGHDAD — Iraqi protesters in the southern city of Najaf burned down the Iranian Consulate there on Wednesday night in an outburst of anger at Iran, witnesses said. The government imposed a curfew until further notice. Video showed sizable crowds outside the consulate shouting and waving Iraqi flags. This... Read more
Syrian President says US Operation to Kill Baghdadi is No Different than Hollywood
In an interview with the French magazine Paris Match published on Wednesday, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad confirmed his sceptical stance on the destruction of Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi by US special forces, also quipping at President Trump’s words of thanks to Damascus for its alleged contribution to the... Read more
Iran Claims 8 People with CIA Links Have Been Arrested
At least 8 people with alleged links to the CIA were detained by Iranian authorities amid the ongoing protests in the Middle Eastern country. “These elements had received CIA-funded training in various countries under the cover of becoming citizen-journalists,” the Iranian Intelligence Ministry was quoted as saying by the... Read more
Erdogan Slams Israel for ‘Putting Region and World in Danger’
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the 42nd Mukhtars Meeting at the Presidential Complex in Ankara on December 20, 2017. (Photo by AFP) BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:30 P.M.) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed Israel in a statement on Wednesday, claiming that the latter is putting the region and... Read more
IRGC to Receive Large Delivery of Speed Boats
BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:40 P.M.) – The head of the Marine Industries Organization of Iran, General Amir Rastegari, announced that a large number of speed boats will be delivered to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy in the next few months. “A large number of speed boats will be... Read more