Iran Steps Up Support for Houthis in Yemen’s War

Iran is sending advanced weapons and military advisers to Yemen’s rebel Houthi movement, stepping up support for its Shi’ite ally in a civil war whose outcome could sway the balance of power in the Middle East, regional and Western sources say.

Trump Admin Warns Against Iran Travel as Tehran Mulls Own U.S. Travel Ban

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gives a press conference in Tehran

The Trump administration is emphasizing warnings against travel to Iran by U.S. citizens in light of the Islamic Republic’s latest effort to implement its own travel ban on Americans, which comes in response to the White House’s new immigration order temporarily halting all immigration from Iran and several other Muslim-majority nations designated as terrorism hotspots, according to U.S. officials.

Trump Admin Blasted for Continuing Obama Admin Effort to Sell Iran Planes

Iran Air

The Trump administration is under increasing criticism from Republican lawmakers for continuing Obama-era policies to provide material support to the Iranian regime, including airplanes, which many have warned could be used to illegally ferry weapons across the Middle East on behalf of the Islamic Republic’s war effort, according to lawmakers and veteran congressional insiders who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon.