Senior Russian officials have “angrily dismissed” reports that the upcoming sale of a highly advanced missile defense system to Iran could result in U.S. sanctions, according to Russian language reports flagged by the CIA’s Open Source Center (OSC).
Sanctions relief provided to Iran under a recently inked nuclear accord is expected to boost the Islamic Republic’s military spending by nearly $5 billion dollars, with much of that money going to fund Iran’s terror forces, according to a new study by a Washington, D.C.-based think-tank.
Italy has agreed to give Iran a more than $3 billion dollar line of credit following several meetings this week between senior Iranian and Italian officials, according to Persian language reports.
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rallied more than 10,000 Jewish leaders and activists to reject a recently inked nuclear accord with Iran that the Israeli leader believes “will bring war” to the region and provide the Islamic Republic with a nuclear weapon within 10 to 15 years.
Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said the nuclear inspection organization is barred from revealing to the United States any details of deals it has inked with Tehran to inspect its contested nuclear program going forward, according to regional reports.
A majority of House lawmakers now support a resolution to reject the recently signed nuclear agreement with Iran, marking another blow to the White House’s aggressive push to convince Congress to back the deal, according to sources on Capitol Hill.
The commander of the U.S. Strategic Command on Wednesday gave qualified support to the Obama administration’s controversial nuclear deal with Iran.
Senior Iranian officials are accusing the Obama administration of lying about the details of a recently inked nuclear deal in order to soothe fears among U.S. lawmakers and Americans about the implications of the deal, which will release billions of dollars to the Islamic Republic while temporarily freezing its nuclear program, according to regional reports.
More Americans want Congress to vote down the Iran nuclear deal than to approve it, according to two new polls released this week.