The State Department is dragging its feet in relocating an Iranian opposition group based in Iraq even as the Iranian regime expands its influence in the region, according to testimony at a Senate Armed Services Committee meeting Wednesday.
Some senior U.S. officials said anonymously that the Obama administration will violate federal law by implementing the Iran nuclear agreement.
Multiple Russian cruise missiles intended for targets in Syria crashed in Iran Thursday.
A State Department official closely involved in the Obama administration’s Iran push has been promoting publications from anti-Semitic conspiracy sites and other radical websites that demonize American Jewish groups and Israel, according to sources and documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
Yemeni anti-government Houthi rebel forces have been spotted in Iran receiving support and new arms, according to sources who spoke to the Arab outlet Al Arabiya.
Iran and Russia have been plotting for months on military intervention in Syria to bolster President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, according to senior regional officials.
A senior Iranian military leader warned this weekend that “all U.S. military bases in the Middle East are within the range of” Iran’s missiles and emphasized that the Islamic Republic will continue to break international bans on the construction of ballistic missiles.
Iranian oil officials are inviting U.S. companies to invest in Iran’s oil and energy sectors due to the removal of international sanctions under the recently inked nuclear accord, according to regional reports.