An Iranian-backed terror group claims it will have nearly half-a-million missiles aimed at Israel within the next year amid ongoing efforts by the Islamic Republic to transfer advanced missile technology to regional hotspots such as Lebanon and Syria, which are located on Israel’s borders.
An ailing 81-year-old Iranian-American who Iranian authorities recently returned to prison against the advice of doctors was rushed the hospital with a racing heart rate Sunday, according to his attorney.
Iran unveiled a series of new homemade nuclear-capable ballistic missiles during military parades held over the weekend, a move that experts view as a bid to bolster the hardline ruling regime as dissidents continue efforts to stir protest.
JERUSALEM—A retired Israeli general said over the weekend that Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, commander of the al Quds force, an arm Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, “plans from the end,” following the downing of an Israeli F-16.
The Trump administration has yet to fill a hostage czar post created to coordinate and unify the U.S. government’s response to American hostage situations, spurring questions about who is heading up and overseeing efforts to safely return Americans unjustly imprisoned in Iran and elsewhere.
The White House has secretly been reaching out to Iran since December in an attempt to create a direct channel to negotiate the release of prisoners held by both countries, according to a new report.
The U.S. government has traced some of the $1.7 billion released to Iran by the Obama administration to Iranian-backed terrorists in the two years since the cash was transferred.
The White House on Wednesday publicly waded into a delicate hostage situation in Iran, condemning the Iranian government’s decision to return an elderly American citizen who is seriously ill back to Evin prison after granting him a weeklong medical leave.
Iranian counter-intelligence officials disclosed on Wednesday that they have discovered foreign spies who have been working to obtain information on the country’s military and aerospace industries, according to recent remarks in which Iranian officials claim to have issued the death sentence for at least one Israeli spy and the imprisonment of several Americans.