Iran Declares War on the US’s Covert Influence in Iraq

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When US officials visited Baghdad and met with the Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi, they had two requests: first, to close all commerce and financial exchanges with Iran to strangle the Iranian economy and bring it to its knees. … Read More

Iran: Ballistic missile program not up for negotiation

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Iran denies Pompeo’s assertion that it is willing to negotiate over its ballistic missile program. Iranian ballistic missile – Reuters Iran denied on Tuesday that it was willing to negotiate over its ballistic missile program after Secretary of State Mike … Read More

Fox News Exclusive: Trump delivers stern warning to Iran after calling off retaliatory military strike

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President Trump, after calling off a military strike on Iran following the downing of an American drone last month, delivered a stern warning to the regime during an interview with Fox News. Speaking exclusively with Tucker Carlson, Trump said he “built up … Read More

Iranian official: There won’t be war with the US

Ali Shamkhani, senior Iranian official, says ‘no reason for war’ with US, demands reduction of Iran’s obligations under nuclear deal. Ali Shamkhani, secretary of the Iranian Supreme National Security Council – Reuters A senior Iranian official on Wednesday promised that … Read More

US planning ‘tactical assault’ on Iran in response to ‘tanker attack’ — report

U.S. Navy photo UN sources believe that the United States is planning to carry out a “tactical assault on Iran” in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, which it blamed Tehran for without … Read More

‘A Moment of Maximum Danger’: As US-Iran Tensions Rise, Kurdish Opposition Prepares for War

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Sourya Pairwan beside the grave of her husband, a peshmerga leader who died in an Iranian missile attack in September. (Photo: Nolan Peterson/The Daily Signal) KOYA, Iraq—Just outside this town in Iraqi Kurdistan, a cemetery sits on a raised plot … Read More

Russia Unlikely to Stay Neutral if U.S. and Iran Go to War

Frode Bjorshol / Flickr (CC BY 2.0) Russia’s Middle East policy is marked with balancing acts that secure the country’s role as an agile and effective balancing power. The fall of the Islamic Republic could undermine Moscow’s capacity for balancing … Read More

Citing Iran threat, U.S. to send up to 1,500 more troops to Middle East

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The U.S. aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln, shown on May 8, is part of a group of ships that have been sent to the Persian Gulf, adding pressure on Iran. (Jason Waite / AFP/Getty Images) The Pentagon said Friday it was … Read More

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