MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia may fulfill the delivery of S-300 air defense missile systems, long delayed after Western pressure, following a meeting between Iran and Russia’s defense ministers in Tehran, RIA state news said on Tuesday.
Senior Iranian and Hezbollah commanders were likely planning a sophisticated invasion of Israel’s northern border in the weeks before they were killed by an Israeli airstrike over the weekend, according to Major General Eyal Ben Reuven, the former deputy head of the Israeli Defense Forces Northern Command.
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu is in Iran for high-level talks with Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei about boosting Tehran’s supply of submarines, torpedoes, and sea-based cruise missiles, according to Russian media reports and sources familiar with details of the talks.
The State Department on Friday warned U.S. citizens against traveling to Iran, instructing them “to carefully consider the risks of travel to” the Islamic Republic.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama warned U.S. lawmakers on Friday not to trigger new sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program, saying such a move would upset diplomatic talks and increase the likelihood of a military conflict with Tehran.
Iran is permitted to build new nuclear reactors under the existing conditions of an interim deal with the United States meant to curb Tehran’s nuclear ambitions, a State Department official told the Washington Free Beacon less than a day after Iran announced the construction of two new nuclear plants.
Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Martin Dempsey has described Iran’s military action against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq as a “positive” development, according to recent comments.
Conspiracy theorist radio host Alex Jones endorsed Sen. Rand Paul’s likely presidential bid during his radio program on Thursday.
Iran has begun construction on two new nuclear plants as negotiations with America over its contested program continue in Geneva, according to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.