Iran released video footage showing a drone shadowing U.S. military forces operating in Syria just a day before an unmanned aerial vehicle launched a strike on American forces in the war-torn country, a move that has raised concerns among U.S. officials about the Islamic Republic’s increasing willingness to use military force in the region.
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard blamed Saudi Arabia for launching coordinated terrorist attacks Wednesday in Tehran against the national Parliament and a shrine dedicated to the nation’s founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, according to a statement from the military group.
Nuclear defense experts called for a bipartisan effort to revitalize the U.S. ballistic missile programs at this year’s nuclear posture review in a report discussed at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on Tuesday.
Terrorists presumed to be affiliated with the Islamic State terror group launched a coordinated strike on the Iranian parliament and a holy shrine dedicated to former Iranian Supreme Leader Khomeini, according to reports by Iran’s state-controlled news agency, which is reporting that a number of civilians were killed and wounded.
State Department officials determined that Iran hacked their emails and social media accounts during a particularly sensitive week for the nuclear deal in the fall of 2015, according to multiple sources familiar with the details of the cyber attack.
The Arab world’s strongest powers cut ties with Qatar on Monday over alleged support for Islamists and Iran, re-opening a festering wound just two weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump’s demand for Muslim states to fight terrorism.
Iran is believed to be developing advanced nuclear-related capabilities that could significantly reduce the time it needs to build a deliverable nuclear weapon, according to statements by Iranian officials that have fueled speculation among White House officials and nuclear experts that the landmark accord has heightened rather than reduced the Islamic Regime’s nuclear threat.
President Donald Trump’s administration on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to revive his plan to temporarily ban travelers from six Muslim-majority nations after it was blocked by lower courts that found it was discriminatory.
Recently re-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani lashed out at the Trump administration this week, describing it as ignorant and saying that Iran “needs missiles” to confront the United States and its allies, according to recent remarks certain to rile leaders in Washington, D.C.