Iran Promises to Restart Nuclear Weapons Work as Tehran Identified as Top Global Threat

Head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi

Senior Iranian leaders on Thursday signaled the country is on the brink of restarting its contested nuclear weapons program, disclosing the Islamic Republic is prepared to restart the full-scale enrichment of uranium, the key component in a nuclear weapon, if it does not continue to receive cash windfalls from European countries still committed to the landmark nuclear agreement.

Two Missile Launchers Found in Yemen Appear to Be From Iran

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Two launch units for anti-tank guided missiles recovered by a Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen appear to have been manufactured in Iran during 2016 and 2017, according to a confidential United Nations report seen by Reuters on Tuesday.

Trump Admin. Declares War on Russian, Chinese, Iranian Propaganda

propaganda Facebook social media

The State Department has launched a new effort to counter propaganda and disinformation campaigns launched across the globe by a host of rogue nations, including Russia, China, and Iran, according to senior U.S. officials who briefed the Washington Free Beacon on the new undertaking, which they say will put the United States “on the offense” against these countries.

Iranian Forces in Yemen Demand Arms Smuggling Routes Be Opened

Swedish Foreign minister Margot Wallstrom and UN special envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths

Iranian-backed forces in Yemen are demanding the reopening of the country’s international airport, a stumbling block in tense negotiations taking place this week between warring factions in Sweden, according to U.S officials and Western sources on the ground who told the Washington Free Beacon this demand by Iran’s Houthi rebels would allow Tehran to continue importing weapons and militants in an area of the Middle East that leaves Israel vulnerable to attack.

U.S. Fears Iran Planning ‘Massive Regional War’ in Middle East

Israeli Merkava tanks parked near the border with Lebanon, after the area was declared a closed military zone by the Israeli army

The Trump administration disclosed that Iran is behind the construction of several underground tunnels leading into Israel that Hezbollah militants and other terror forces have been using to conduct attacks, according to multiple U.S. officials who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon and communicated fears that Tehran is preparing to lead a “massive regional war.”

Trump Admin Vows Penalties for European Countries Doing Business With Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's foreign secretary

BRUSSELS—The Trump administration will cut off all Iranian business interests in Europe and elsewhere as part of what it calls a “maximum pressure” campaign against Tehran that seeks to isolate the Iranian hardline regime and its allies, according to senior U.S. officials and congressional insiders who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon.

U.S. Confirms: Iran Successfully Fired Nuclear Capable Missiles

Brian Hook

Senior U.S. officials confirmed early Monday that Iran has successfully test-fired multiple nuclear-capable missiles in violation of United Nations restrictions on such activity, drawing a fierce reaction from the Trump administration, which will pressure European leaders this week to take immediate action aimed at countering Iran’s latest military moves.