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A revival of the Iran nuclear deal could help lower global oil prices by bringing a major producer back to market, the Irish foreign minister has said. Simon Coveney, who is playing a big role in the bid to salvage the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreement, said he hoped progress could be made …

President Joe Biden holds an official press conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on January 19, 2022. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) Some days you can’t even catch up. President Biden has assured Russian despot Vladimir Putin that Biden’s proposed Iran nuclear deal would immunize Moscow from sanctions the administration otherwise describes …

Washington- As much of the world’s attention focuses on stalled efforts to revive the Iran nuclear deal and check Tehran’s nuclear weapons ambitions, a senior US commander warns of a threat Iran’s ever-growing ballistic missile arsenal. Gen. Kenneth “Frank” McKenzie of the US Central Command told lawmakers on Tuesday that Iran now has about 3,000 …

Nantoo BanerjeeThe Russian attack on Ukraine seems to have given a wake-up call to countries in Europe and Asia to drastically increase their annual defense spending to protect themselves from possible external aggression. Given the worrying security situation in Europe, a number of countries, including Germany, Sweden, Romania, Latvia, Finland, the Netherlands and Belgium, have …

Citing news reports about the yet-to-be-finalized deal, which could be torpedoed by the Russian opposition, lawmakers said in a statement that Democratic President Joe Biden’s administration could reach a deal to weaken sanctions and reduce restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program. They pledged to do everything in their power to overturn a deal that does not …

The United States is reaching out to Venezuela and Iran to boost global crude oil supplies amid sharply rising prices due to sanctions imposed on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. We look at how these sanctions have disrupted supply and what steps the United States is taking to deal with the crisis. How important …

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A group of Republican senators slammed President Biden at a press conference on Wednesday and sharply criticized him for working with Russia on a nuclear deal with Iran while Russian President Vladimir Putin unleashes chaos and violence. bloodshed in Ukraine. “This deal with Iran, if announced, will …

A growing number of Republican US senators say the Biden administration is taking advantage of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to seal the nuclear deal with Iran. Senator Bill Hagerty said on Sunday that President Joe Biden hopes the invasion of Russia “provides a distraction while he strikes another nuclear deal that gives Iran and its …

Putin says he wants to ‘demilitarize’ Ukraine Russia and Ukraine blame each other for evacuation problems Up to 1.5 million refugees expected by Sunday evening US Secretary of State Blinken in Poland for crisis talks NATO says ‘no’ to no-fly zones over Ukraine LVIV/KIEV, Ukraine, March 5 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran has likely suffered another failed launch of a rocket carrying a satellite as it tries to reinvigorate a program criticized by the West, even as Tehran faces negotiations last-minute deal with world powers to salvage his tattered nuclear deal in Vienna. On Sunday, satellite images from Maxar Technologies …

The price of a barrel of oil rose again on Wednesday as the conflict in Ukraine raged. A barrel of Brent Crude hit $111, a seven-year high, as tough sanctions against the Russian economy were imposed. Future gas prices on the European wholesale natural gas market soared more than 50% to 185 euros per megawatt …

Oil hit highs above $100 a barrel on Thursday, but stabilized well below the day’s peak as growing prospects of an Iranian nuclear deal that would allow more oil into the global market helped dampen the rally sparked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The biggest downside risk to prices is “more talk than an Iran …

Crude oil storage tanks are seen from above at the Cushing Petroleum Center in Cushing, Oklahoma March 24, 2016. REUTERS/Nick Oxford Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ukraine and Britain react cautiously to Russian decision Russia and Iran note progress in reviving Iran nuclear deal API data shows US crude, fuel stocks …

WASHINGTON — Israel pressured the Biden administration to designate Yemen’s Houthi rebels as a terrorist group, at the request of the United Arab Emirates, two officials familiar with the matter told The Times of Israel. The Iran-backed Houthis have been blamed for a series of drone and missile attacks against the United Arab Emirates and …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – A fire has broken out at a military base in western Iran, state-linked media reported on Monday, the latest in a series of fires and other incidents. affecting the country’s infrastructure in recent months. The fire broke out at a warehouse full of motor oil and flammable materials at a …

By Emily Chow BEIJING (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Friday as high U.S. inflation stoked concerns about aggressive interest rate hikes and investors await the outcome of U.S.-Iranian talks that could lead to a hike in world crude oil supply. Brent crude futures fell 25 cents, or 0.3%, to $91.16 a barrel at 0345 …

“This session is crucial,” a senior administration official said, referring to the high-level talks that have resumed in Vienna. “We are really in the very last straight line.” “Nothing with Iran is ever a straight line, but we are coming to a watershed moment,” a second administration official said. The deal, which was scrapped by …

Lt. Gen. Michael Kurilla, commander of XVIII Airborne Corps, delivers remarks during the change of command of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) on March 5, 2021. US Army Photo Iran is “the number one destabilizing factor” in the 21-nation region covered by US Central Command, the commanding candidate said on Tuesday. Army Lt. Gen. …

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has called for a greater effort to counter criticism and attacks on the Islamic Republic using “hybrid warfare”. The multiple crises facing the Iranian regime over the past four years have damaged its image domestically, as it has had to deal with US sanctions, a reinvigorated opposition and regional enemies. …

Israel will investigate allegations that police illegally used local spyware that gained notoriety abroad against its own citizens. The government will form a committee to examine a series of reports from Calcalist, a Hebrew-language business daily, that law enforcement officials used NSO Group’s Pegasus software without a court order to gain access to citizens’ phones …

In this file photo taken May 1, 1998, a worker holds up a sign condemning the US economic embargo against the communist nation during the traditional Labor Day parade in downtown Havana. AFP PARIS — Cuba, living under a US embargo for six decades, is one of many countries to have been targeted by sanctions …

WASHINGTON, DC: The Iranian opposition group that exposed Iran’s secret nuclear enrichment facilities in 2002 has released new information about the leadership structure of the Quds Force Naval Command and the facilities it uses to train and arm Iran’s terrorist proxies in the Middle East. The Quds Force is the arm of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary …

WASHINGTON- As the United States warns that Iran is only weeks away from developing the capability to make a nuclear weapon, Washington experts disagree on the likelihood of Iran rushing to build such a weapon and how the United States and its allies should manage this risk. . “[Iran] is getting to the point where …

Tehran: Iran is in talks with Russia on building two new units at its only nuclear power plant, the Islamic Republic’s Atomic Energy Agency said on Friday. “Negotiations are underway between Tehran and Moscow to build the second and third units of the Bushehr power station,” said Behrouz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Iranian Atomic Energy …

Iran Source January 20, 2022 • 10:24 a.m. ET Under Ebrahim Raisi, Iran and Turkey could enter a new phase of bilateral relations Through Hossein Aghaïe Joobani Relations between Iran and Turkey have been characterized by recurring patterns of friendship and enmity over the past two decades. Despite diverging foreign policy priorities and conflicting interests, …

Iran’s nuclear power plants are disasters waiting to happen because they are vulnerable to potential drone attacks that could trigger a disastrous meltdown. A Chernobyl-style nuclear disaster and the potential for a devastating regional conflict to ignite are hanging over the sites, a new report has warned. 6 Dr. Bahram Ghiassee, a research fellow at …

Social media reports from Iranian journalists and citizens indicate that a series of loud explosions were heard tonight in western Iran around the cities of Hamedan and Kermanshah. Some reports quote Iran’s Revolutionary Guards saying they have launched air defense exercises in the area, but this cannot be independently verified. Social media reports indicated there …

Ground forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have held joint military exercises in the southeastern province of Sistan-Balochistan. According to the Iranian press agency Sepah report, Basij paramilitary forces, law enforcement and border guards took part in the exercises titled “Muhammad Rasulullah”. The military drills centered on the IRGC’s southeast Quds base. Combined …

The Biden administration is preparing for the end of Iran nuclear deal talks by stepping up criticism of former President Donald Trump and blaming him for the current situation. In recent days, State Department spokesperson Ned Price and White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki have attacked Trump for pulling the United States out of the 2015 …

The former Israeli prime minister has rejected any possibility of a preemptive attack on Iranian nuclear facilities by the regime, saying such a notion is “nonsense”. Ehud Olmert made these remarks in a Monday interview with Israeli news channel Channel 12, during which he derided the idea that the Tel Aviv regime would be able …

Here is a summary of the news in the world. Germany, France, Britain and US discuss Ukraine crisis and Iran nuclear talks Foreign ministers of Germany, France, Great Britain and the United States discussed the situation on the Ukrainian border and the next formats for dialogue with Russia, the German foreign ministry said on Wednesday …

Israel is considering several attack scenarios against Iran, with its military saying it can act immediately if it receives the green light from the government. According to Haaretz Wednesday, Israel allocated an additional $ 2.9 billion to its military budget for the sole purpose of attacking the Islamic Republic. Military intelligence and more advanced cybersecurity …

FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks rise in trade after muted holiday NEW YORK (AP) – Shares rise in muted trading on Wall Street as traders return from the Christmas holidays. The S&P 500 rose 1.1% in afternoon trading, led by more gains at big tech companies like Apple and Nvidia. The benchmark index broke its last record. …

The first six rounds of diplomacy this spring, Malley told me, have made “real progress.” In June, he presented a nuclear package that included an end to most of Trump’s sanctions. “The collective feeling of everyone – obviously the Europeans, the Russians and the Chinese, but also the Iranian delegation at the time – was …

An explosion is seen on the surface of the water behind a member of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) during a joint military exercise called the “Great Prophet 17” in southwest Iran, on this photo obtained on December 22, 2021. IRGC / WANA (West Asia News Agency) / Document via REUTERS Register now for …

In January 2020, just days after the United States assassinated Major General Qassem Soleimani and Iran responded with a missile attack that wounded more than 100 American soldiers, then Secretary of State Mike Pompeo word titled “The Restoration of Deterrence: The Iranian Example”. Pompeo then asserted that the assassination “restores[ed] deterrence ”with Iran, but as …

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Drill comes days after the latest round of talks in Vienna to restore Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers ended without a deal. Tehran, Iran – Iran has staged an air defense exercise near its nuclear power plant southwest of Bushehr amid continuing tensions over the country’s nuclear program. State media reported that the exercise …

TEL AVIV – As diplomatic efforts to curb Iran’s nuclear program falter, Israel’s defense minister has ordered his forces to prepare a military option, warning the world that Israel will take matters into its own hands if a new nuclear deal does not did not restrict Iran sufficiently. But several current and former senior Israeli …

Grossi’s insistence that the Vienna-based IAEA remains “an auditor” to the world has come as negotiations fail in Vienna to revive Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal. Hours earlier, the head of Iran’s civilian nuclear program had insisted that his country would deny the agency access to a sensitive centrifuge assembly plant. This Karaj factory came under …

The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Mariano Grossi, gives an interview to The Associated Press, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. Grossi, the head of the organization United Nations nuclear watchdog on Tuesday warned that restrictions its inspectors in Iran threaten to give the world a …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Iran appears to be preparing for a space launch as negotiations continue in Vienna over its tattered nuclear deal with world powers, according to an expert and satellite images. The likely liftoff from Iranian spaceport Imam Khomeini comes as Iranian state media offered a list of upcoming satellite launches …

WASHINGTON – Long-standing differences over how to handle Iran’s nuclear program have erupted into new tensions between the Biden administration and Israel, with two senior Israeli officials leaving Washington this week over fears that the Americans’ commitment to restore the he 2015 nuclear deal does not lead to a flawed deal allowing Tehran to speed …

LONDON – Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized countries meet for a weekend in Liverpool, with British hosts seeking elusive unity to ease growing tensions with Russia, China and Iran. UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss is due to welcome US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other G-7 counterparts on Friday evening ahead …

OPINION: President Joe Biden’s virtual meeting on Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin could be seen as a final check before Russian troops invade Ukraine. Mr. Biden has shown only weakness since taking office. Even its threats of “consequences” seem weak. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy seemed more daring than the US president when he threatened …

Third Similarity: The direct targets of their aggression are relatively weak. Taiwan intends to increase its military budget but now spends barely 2% of its gross domestic product on defense. Ukraine has been exhausted by years of low-intensity conflict with Russian-backed separatists, not to mention the corruption and incompetence that characterize its 30 years of …

Israel has carried out three major operations in the past 18 months against Iranian nuclear sites. These attacks involved up to a thousand Mossad members and were carried out with ruthless precision using high-tech weapons, including drones and a quadcopter – and spies within the holy of holies of Tehran, its nuclear program. As President …

Deputy Defense Minister Alon Schuster on Sunday refrained from directly answering questions about an explosion near an Iranian nuclear site the day before, saying only that he “cannot say” what hit Natanz . When asked what Israel had to say about Saturday’s explosion near the Natanz site, Schuster said: “We are not asking a man …

Almost a year ago, IDF leader Aviv Kohavi took the stage at a conference by the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv and announced that he had ordered the military to start preparing new plans for a strike against Iran’s nuclear program. “Iran may decide that it wants to move towards a bomb, …

As negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program were held in Vienna on Monday, more than three years after the United States withdrew from an international deal, anti-war groups called the Biden administration “to choose the proven path of peace” and to re-enter the pact for the benefit of the Iranians, Americans and the people of the …

A day before talks to restart Iran’s nuclear program in Vienna, Foreign Secretary Yair Lapid arrived in London on Sunday for a two-day trip to the UK and France. One of Lapid’s main goals during his meetings with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron is to ensure that banking sanctions against …

The parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action will meet again in Vienna after nearly six months to discuss a mutual return to the deal by the United States and Iran, but the break has left time to de new obstacles to take root. Iran on Friday announced further advances in its uranium enrichment, …

The Iranian flag flies in front of the headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria on March 1, 2021. REUTERS / Lisi Niesner Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register now VIENNA, Nov. 26 (Reuters) – Russia on Friday berated the United States for threatening to diplomatically escalate …

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A former national security official in the Trump administration has said any negotiation with Iran that results in a weakened nuclear deal would be a “crazy deal” for US national security. Speaking in a briefing Tuesday, Rich Goldberg, the former Iranian anti-weapons of mass destruction director for …

TEHRAN – Iranian Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday they seized a contraband diesel boat in the Gulf and arrested its 11 foreign crew members. “Thanks to our intelligence services and as part of a coordinated operation, our navy seized a foreign vessel with 11 crew members in our territorial waters,” Guards Colonel Ahmad Hajian said, …

Head of UN atomic watchdog to visit Tehran next week TEHRAN, Iran – The head of the UN nuclear watchdog will visit Tehran on Monday to discuss Iran’s nuclear program, the spokesperson for the Iranian atomic agency said, as several key dates approach . The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Grossi, …

Ankara [Turkey], Nov. 15 (ANI / Sputnik): Turkey urged the United States to lift the unilateral sanctions it has imposed on Iran, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday, calling the measures punitive against the eastern neighbor of his country of “inappropriate”. “Unilateral sanctions against Iran are inappropriate, they must be lifted,” Cavusoglu said …

For the second time in a month, the military said on Thursday that Israeli F-15 fighter jets were escorting US B-1 bombers across the region, in an unspoken threat against Iran. According to the Israel Defense Forces, the fighter jets accompanied two B-1B heavy bombers and a US KC-10 refueling plane into Israeli airspace as …

Colombian Defense Minister Diego Molano has sparked new controversy after describing Iran as a “common enemy” in a controversial Israeli statement that dragged Ivan Duc’s government into international relations. During Duke’s official visit to Jerusalem, Molano’s statements included the president’s agreement with his Israeli envoy, Isaac Herzog. Extension of military contracts, cybersecurity, border and space …

The Iranian military has started its annual war games in a coastal area in the Gulf of Oman, state television reported on Sunday, less than a month before nuclear talks with the West. The report says navy and air force units as well as ground forces were participating in the exercise in an area of …

Amputation of Lebanon from Arab world gives victory to Iran The ridiculous Lebanese Foreign Minister Abdullah Bou Habib’s dismissive response to the GCC’s proposals to deal with the latest crisis was: “If they just want Hezbollah’s head on a plate, we can’t give them that.” He also ridiculously accused Saudi Arabia of flooding the Gulf …

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) – Vietnam was seeking more information on Thursday about a Vietnamese tanker that was seized at gunpoint last month by Iranian soldiers in the Gulf of Oman, while promising to ensure the safety and humane treatment of the ship’s crew. On October 24, powerful Iranian Revolutionary Guard paramilitary troops seized control of …

Tehran’s continued nuclear weapons development jeopardizes relaunch of 2015 Iran deal, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney says Jerusalem post ahead of his meeting with his Israeli counterpart Yair Lapid on the issue on Wednesday. “There is a real-time consideration here,” he told the newspaper a day earlier of the deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive …

Over the past decade, Iran has been the source of 80% of Israel’s security problems. Besides the Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah, which is under Iranian control, there are at least four other Iran-backed threats that Israel faces. The first is Iran’s attempt to establish a Hezbollah-like military force in Syria; the second is its attempts …

By Sara Avery I will never forget watching the daughter of a dear friend, normally an exuberant and fearless teenager, collapse in front of me on Skype upon hearing a thunderclap. She thought it was another bomb exploding in her neighborhood, part of the second war she was going through in her short years. It …

The United States has also sanctioned a number of other individuals and companies linked to Iran’s unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) program. The sanctions come three months after the drone attack on the ship Mercer Street, which was off the coast of Oman at the time – an assault that escalated tensions in the region, sparked …

October 25 (Reuters) – The Syrian government said Israel carried out an attack in southern Syria on Monday, state media reported, in a border area where Israel has long been concerned about the presence of Israeli-backed groups. ‘Iran. The Israeli military declined to comment. A source from the Syrian Foreign Ministry said Israel had committed …

Times are changing ‘. Iranian leaders may not be fans of Bob Dylan, but his words are likely to resonate as they consider their next steps in Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan, Lebanon and Azerbaijan. The same goes for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The president’s brilliance as a staunch defender of Muslim causes, except when there …

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency said Iran’s watchdog surveillance program was no longer “intact” after Tehran refused requests to repair surveillance equipment damaged during a attack in June against an Iranian nuclear site blamed on Israel. The drone attack in June reportedly hit the Iran Centrifuge Technology Company, or TESA, in the …

In 2007, two American academics wrote a book on “The Israel Lobby and United States Foreign Policy,” denouncing Israeli-American relations. One of the authors, John Mearsheimer, then gave a strange talk focusing on Israel and American Jews. He spoke of “the future of Palestine, and by that I mean the future of the land between …

Israel has approved a budget of some 5 billion shekels ($ 1.5 billion) to be used to prepare the military for a possible strike against Iran’s nuclear program, Channel 12 reported on Monday. The NIS 5 billion budget consists of NIS 3 billion from the previous budget and an additional NIS 2 billion from the …

Despite his promises to put “America first”, Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the Middle East has prioritized the interests of regimes like Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Israel – nations ready to take advantage of their close ties with the elites in Washington, DC, to get what they want. And they got what they wanted: a …

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev poses with a Harop drone in Jabrayil, Azerbaijan. Photo: Press Service, Republic of Azerbaijan A picture is worth a thousand guidance notes. On October 4, Ilham Aliyev, the President of Azerbaijan, assaulted the cameras. Beaming in front of reporters, he stroked, patted and put an affectionate arm around a Harop, an …

Speaking at a joint press conference on Sunday alongside Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in Jerusalem, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said negotiations to return the nuclear deal had entered “very decisive weeks”. She stressed that with each passing day without a deal, Iran continues to enrich uranium. Merkel, who is making a farewell visit to Israel …

IranSource October 8, 2021 • 6:18 a.m. ET Iranian war games on the border with Azerbaijan were truly a message to Israel Through Abbas Qaidari In recent years, Iranian politicians have viewed neighboring Azerbaijan as Israel’s proxy, which may explain why Iran has named its most significant ground military exercise in recent years on the …

Iran’s theocratic regime has stepped up its drone manufacturing operations in recent years and is now smuggling an increasingly sophisticated list of armed remote control planes to allied militant groups in the Middle East, according to intelligence gathered by a dissident group leading Iranian. The Iranian military’s adoption of drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), …

Iranian dissidents warn the hardline regime’s use of drones to cause instability in the region, saying it is using technology – whose materials are imported from China – to make up for weaknesses in its military air. The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), a coordination group of Iranian resistance groups that oppose the …

The United States is alarmed by Iran’s progress towards obtaining an atomic weapon and hopes to resume talks to curb Tehran’s nuclear program soon, a senior official in Washington said on Tuesday. Iran’s nuclear activity was also at the center of talks in Washington between the US and Israeli national security teams. Israeli national security …

Despite enriching uranium to a level never seen before, Iran still has a long way to go before acquiring a nuclear bomb, according to Israel’s military intelligence chief Major-General. Tamir Hayman. According to Hayman, while the levels of enriched uranium are “worrisome”, the Islamic Republic still has a long way to go before acquiring a …

In the ongoing battle with the United Nations nuclear watchdog, Iran has told the International Atomic Energy Agency that it will allow access to its nuclear facilities once attacks on them cease. According to the Tasnim News Agency, Khazem Garibadadi, Iran’s representative to international organizations in Vienna, said: “If the agency wants to conduct inspections, …

There is a fundamental disconnect at the heart of the Biden administration’s strategy to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. The United States has tried, so far unsuccessfully, to persuade Iran to resume compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action), and is more than ready to reverse that deal afterwards. …

Here’s the good news: Unless something extreme and dramatic happens, we won’t see Israeli F-35s or F-15s take off in the next two years to attack Iranian nuclear facilities. It may sound contradictory, but it is not. Iran remains the threat it has been for 20 years, constantly straddling the nuclear threshold while playing with …

Copenhagen, September 29 (AP) A German-Iranian professor at a Norwegian technical university was charged on Wednesday with violating sanctions against Iran by inviting four visiting researchers from the Islamic Republic and giving them access to a laboratory. A Norwegian prosecutor said visiting researchers had access to knowledge that could be useful for Iran’s nuclear program. …

The new $ 30 AirTag monitoring device Apple has a feature that allows anyone who finds one of those tiny location beacons to scan it with a cell phone and find out its owner’s phone number if the AirTag has been put into lost mode. But according to new research, that same feature can be …

White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan speaks at a White House press briefing in June. Sullivan is traveling to Saudi Arabia today to meet with Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman as the United States tries to pressure the kingdom to move towards a ceasefire in its multi-year war against the Houthi rebels in Yemen. …

Bennett’s UN speech will call for action against Iran, not focus on Palestinians Prime Minister Naftali Bennett will discuss Iran’s nuclear program at some length in his first address to the United Nations General Assembly tomorrow morning, sending a message that the time has come for concrete action to stop Tehran, a senior official said. …

WASHINGTON, September 23 (Reuters) – The window is still open to relaunch the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, but Tehran has yet to say whether it is ready to resume talks in Vienna or if it will do so based on where they are stopped in June, a senior US official said Thursday. The official told …

These include Mr. Biden’s retention of Trump-era trade tariffs, which Democrats strongly denounced before Mr. Biden took office, but his officials quickly came to view as a source of leverage in their relations with China. Likewise, Iranian officials complain bitterly that Mr. Biden failed to lift any of the many economic sanctions imposed by Mr. …

Saudi King Salman speaks in a pre-recorded video during the United Nations General Assembly via a live broadcast in New York, United States on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Image Credit: Bloomberg Abu Dhabi: King Salman of Saudi Arabia on Wednesday expressed hope that the kingdom’s direct talks with Iran will lead to the establishment of …

TEHRAN – A consultant in European and international affairs believes that the EU is absent and powerless in the face of unilateral US sanctions against other countries. “The European Union’s position is absent and powerless on US sanctions against Russia and Iran because it does not have considerable power,” Ludovic Zanker told The Tehran Times. …

Israeli agents killed Iran’s top nuclear scientist late last year using a remote machine gun and artificial intelligence, according to a report by The New York Times. Iranian intelligence knew an attack was likely on Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, but major breaches of security protocols allowed the assassination, the source told The Times. On the day of …

It is not an easy task to start a new relationship between Iran and Saudi Arabia, although in politics anything is possible. The two states barricaded themselves behind their differences in political doctrine. Yet they try! So far, they have completed three rounds of talks aimed at restoring diplomatic ties and establishing field roles to …

TEHRAN (AP) – Iran admitted on Wednesday that it removed several surveillance cameras installed by United Nations nuclear inspectors at a centrifuge assembly site that was the subject of a mysterious attack earlier this year. The country’s nuclear program chief Mohammad Eslami has sought to present the removal of the cameras as Tehran’s response to …

UN nuclear oversight chief Rafael Grossi will travel to Tehran this weekend for talks that could ease an impasse between Iran and the West, just as it threatens to escalate and derail negotiations on relaunching the Iran nuclear deal. Three diplomats who closely follow the International Atomic Energy Agency told Reuters that Grossi’s trip ahead …

The US Navy’s 5th Fleet based in the Middle East will launch a new task force that integrates aerial, sail and submarine drones after years of maritime attacks linked to continuing tensions with Iran. Navy officials have not identified the systems they will introduce from their headquarters in the island nation of Bahrain in the …

Ebrahim Raisi, who took office as Iranian president in August, speaks at a press conference in Tehran, Iran on June 21, 2021. Majid Asgaripour / WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany, September 8 (Reuters) – The Iranian president on Wednesday warned Western states against Tehran’s rebuke to the UN atomic …

WASHINGTON – In the chaotic finale of the United States’ 20-year war in Afghanistan, a Biden doctrine emerges: a foreign policy that avoids the aggressive tactics of eternal wars and nation-building, while uniting allies against the authoritarianism of the rising powers. President Biden began defining this doctrine on Tuesday when he declared the end of …

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely bogus stories and visuals of the week. None of them are legitimate, even though they have been shared widely on social media. The Associated Press verified them. Here are the facts: • • • ALLEGATION: Video of a man suspended from a helicopter in Kandahar, …

DUBAI – A senior Iranian security official on Saturday accused President Joe Biden of illegally threatening Iran after saying he could consider other options if nuclear diplomacy with Tehran failed. “The emphasis on using ‘other options’ against (Iran) amounts to unlawfully threatening another country and establishes Iran’s right to reciprocate (…) Biden told Israeli Prime …

Iran’s frozen money was another issue discussed during the meeting between Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and Iranian officials. Tehran, Iran – Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi is in Tehran for a series of high-level meetings on a range of issues, including the 2015 Iran nuclear deal with world powers and developments in Afghanistan. Motegi, …

FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates – Hijackers who captured a vessel off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in the Gulf of Oman left the targeted vessel on Wednesday, the British Navy reported, as radio traffic The tape appeared to reveal a crew member on board saying Iranian gunmen stormed the asphalt tanker. The incident …

Ebrahim Raisi, former head of the Iranian judiciary and supporter of the conservative hard line, was approved Tuesday as the country’s new president by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. After his landslide victory in the June presidential election, Raisi was officially confirmed at a ceremony in Tehran as the new president of Iran, which has …

The shift in Washington is undeniable: the Middle East is no longer an absolute priority for the United States. The US withdrawal from the wider region is evident in the departure of troops from Afghanistan and the reduction in US military commitments in Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, as well as an increased focus …

“fundamentally anti-Semitic.” During an interview with Republican National Committee Chairman Ronna McDaniel on her podcast “Real America,” Pompeo discussed the importance of “stability and peace” in Jerusalem while accusing the Biden administration of supporting the Iran versus Israel. WHAT ARE WE TALKING ABOUT ABOUT NUCLEAR IRAN? “Why would you side with Iran against our ally, …

Earlier this month, an Iranian tweet and an Israeli tweet created a storm in the already murky waters of the Mediterranean Sea. June 26, Iranian embassy in Lebanon wrote a loosely worded tweet with a photo of an Iranian ship and said Iran does not need US approval to send fuel to Lebanon. The tweet …

Presenting the Slovenian Presidency’s foreign affairs priorities to the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, Foreign Minister Anže Logar was questioned by MEPs on an unofficial document on the redistribution of the borders of the Western Balkans, the situation in North Macedonia and Albania, and the recent statements by Prime Minister Janez JanÅ¡a on Iran and …

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday urged Iranian dissidents to “continue the fight” against the radical regime in Tehran, as a prominent dissident group meets at the top to renew calls for an Iran secular and democratic. “We must continue to support the Iranian people as they fight for a freer and more …

When it comes to national security powers, most presidential mandates stem from law, creating an avalanche of questions about the parameters of those powers delegated to the president by Congress. As a result, the US president assumes various roles, which is called presidential power. The means to achieve an equal power balance may lie in …

Israeli private intelligence group The Intel Lab on Saturday released satellite photos of what it says was damage from a reported drone attack on an Iranian nuclear facility last month. Iran claimed to have foiled the June 23 attack on the Karaj site, but Israeli media reported that the facility – which was allegedly used …

The February US strike responded to an extremely reckless militia rocket attack on a US base in Iraq, but the pin prick killed only one night watchman. This first exchange of retaliation appears to have whetted the appetite of Iranian-backed militias for more attacks against the Americans. According to statistics compiled by the Washington Institute’s …