The Islamic Republic of Iran today is a Shiite Islamic republic with a Sunni minority under a theocratic regime which is ruled by President Hassan Rouhani since 2013. Historically, it is home to some of the world's oldest civilizations including the Persian empire. Since the 1979 Islamic revolution Iran has become more and more conservative.
Middle East Forum Berlin urges ban of "antisemitic" al-Quds rally.
Rouhani said last week that the shrines would open for three hours in the morning and three hours in the afternoon.
The posters included images of Iranian leaders and pro-Iranian groups, including Hezbollah and its leader Hassan Nasrallah.
Satellite images show Iranian ships.
"They should explicitly denounce this religious Nazi in Tehran and recall ambassadors for his genocidal threat to Jewish people."
The government has largely refused to criticize the regime over the years for its lethal antisemitism and Holocaust denial.
The avalanche of threats is portrayed as common and usual • Rouhani: Palestinian people must “resist” until they are “liberated”; Iranian armed forces head: Israel will be defeated.
“There are lots of Iranians in Iran and in the Diaspora that support Israel, reject the regime and want to see a different future between the two countries”: Foreign Ministry Digital Diplomacy head.
The picture shows a conquered Jerusalem with photos of the late Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp Quds Force leader Qassem Soleimani.
A foreign government security official said the attack was "highly accurate" and the damage to the Iranian port was more serious than described in official Iranian accounts, the Post reported.
Khamenei said Americans' actions in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria had led to them being hated, according to a transcript of a speech to students published on his website.
A senior official in the Trump administration told Reuters on Thursday the United States was considering measures it could take in response to Iran’s shipment of fuel to crisis-stricken Venezuela.
The regime's media has now adopted so many conspiracies about Israel and Jews that it doesn’t know which one to believe.
Iran’s role in Syria was mentioned by the US State Department as part of discussions between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent visit to Israel.
Iran has rejected France’s call to release Adelkhah, a 60-year-old anthropologist who has been detained since June 2019, saying the demand is an interference in Tehran’s internal affairs.
US special envoy for Iran, Brian Hook, confirmed the strategy two weeks after a US official, speaking on condition anonymity, said the United States had told Britain, France and Germany of its plan.
Iran, however beat-up, is not tired or willing to change its goals, but is happy to fight and suffer – as long as it makes its adversaries to suffer also.
Schools will open next week, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, according to the official presidency website.
Iran's human rights violations and the regime’s criminal actions are often ignored or wrapped up in larger discussions about its other behavior.
Recent praise and PFLP work with Tehran in Lebanon may point to increased Iranian support for the group.
The letter has so far garnered 384 signatures in the 435-member House and warns of “disastrous consequences” if a UN embargo is allowed to expire in October
Last year’s Quds (Jerusalem) Day,which is centered on the “liberation” of Jerusalem from the “Zionists,” featured posters and propaganda promising death to Israel.
Washington has shared the strategy and an arms embargo draft with Britain, France and Germany, the US official confirmed.
The Islamic Republic of Iran’s antisemitic targeting its tiny Jewish population, Israel, Christians and Jews in the Diaspora, was cited in the report.
The head of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gave a candid and long interview about Iran’s new success with drone technology over the weekend.
Will the fact that Iran has been hit so hard in the coronavirus crisis, and the economic aftershocks that go with it, change the nature of its threat to Israel?
US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had instructed the US Navy to fire on any Iranian ships that harass it at sea.
Tensions between Iran and the United States increased earlier this year after the United States killed Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, in a drone strike in Iraq.
The Kurdish news outlet Rudaw reported on Tuesday that “Shayan Saeedpour was among 74 inmates who escaped Saqqez prison in Iran’s Kurdistan province on March 27 after clashing with the guards.”
Why would a country that prides itself on its indigenous missile technology also claim to be copying its most hated enemy, the “Zionist regime?”
To date, Iran has violated the 2015 nuclear deal limits on uranium enrichment, but has not enriched above the 5% level.
The one-day visit comes days after alleged Israeli drone strike.
Iran's reported temporary release of 100,000 prisoners since February - including prisoners of conscience and dual and foreign nationals - was welcomed by the United Nations on Friday as a good step.
A parliamentary report released earlier this week said the coronavirus death toll might be almost double the figure announced by the health ministry, and the number of infections 8 to 10 times higher
It is a message to Israel, the US and allies: We can reach you.
"Due to health and social protocols, it is not possible to hold a parade of soldiers ... The enemy now is hidden and doctors and nurses are at the frontlines of the battlefield."
Regime thought election win would stabilize power.
"They will spend the money in Iraq, Yemen, Lebanon, and Palestine. They will not spend it on Iranians,”
Patriot missiles and 2 other short-range defense systems have been put in place at Ain Al-Assad Airbase, which was hit as a retaliation for the killing of IRGC Commander Qasem Soleimani in January.
US State Department accuses Tehran of "nuclear extortion"
Tehran to stop short of serious threat to US, Israel
US officials have said that the sanctions do not target medicine for Iran and Washington had offered to help Tehran face the outbreak. Iran has dismissed the offer as ridiculous.
Iran is the Middle Eastern country worst-affected so far by the coronavirus, with 3,739 deaths and 60,500 people infected as of Monday, official data showed.
The mass deception involved directives to issue fake death certificates. “The cover up by the mullahs is not only a health risk for the Iranians, but also for other countries."
'The US has been always [been] accused of having a role, either intentionally or accidentally, in the biological events, like the (outbreak of) Ebola'
The clerical regime has sufficient funds to combat coronavirus, says group.
HRW tells Post it stands by report cited by sympathizers of Iran's regime
Iran’s president statements contradict Zarif.
The United States had not previously disclosed its assessment on who might have been behind the incident.
The "Post" reported in March that German airports and authorities defied an announcement from Transportation Minister Andreas Scheuer to bar flights from Iran.
The coronavirus crisis could be an opportunity for Trump to cite unique and changed circumstances to show flexibility and claim that he did not blink in the two-year game of chicken with Iran.
What appears to be going on in Iraq is some jockeying for position before the war. This is like the so-called Phoney War that preceded the invasion of France in April 1940.
Islamic Republic is epicenter of the virus outbreak in the Middle East
"According to Islamic law, it is a crime to turn from Islam. The regime has always made an example of its Christian convert detainees to serve as a warning to others."
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani failed to act against virus
The Iraq-based Al-Khalisi, who subscribes to the Islamic Republic of Iran’s radical anti-Western "Guardianship of the Jurists" system, called the US and the UK "aggressors."
Iran’s regime requires a foreign enemy to distract its citizens from its failure to confront the virus last month.
According to reports within Iran, the country has around 4,000 sex reassignment surgeries every year, in an attempt to purge homosexuality from the Islamic Republic.
'The density of locusts in the swarms is so high that a 10 to 15-centimeter layer of dead locusts forms on the ground after spraying pesticides.'
66 people have died from coronavirus in Iran and over 1,500 have been infected.
Experts: Regime trying to prepare for more years of Trump.
Until this decision, the only other country blacklisted on the task force was North Korea.
"The cowardly and craven assassination of commander Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis by the Americans will lead to the liberation of Jerusalem, by the grace of God."
The report notes that the explosion was directed at a vehicle carrying US military and security equipment near Al-Adawiniya south of Baghdad.
Despite the failure of the Zafar satellite to reach orbit, Sunday's launch shows the Iranians are getting closer.
The office of German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier announced it would not send the Iranian regime a congratulatory email on the anniversary of the revolution - then accidentally sent it anyway.
"Israel is facing its end," "Death to America!" and you will hear "the glad tidings of the death of the government of Saudi Arabia,” they sang.
This messianic creed is the raison d’être for the Islamic Republic of Iran according to its founders and leaders.
After finding out that the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) tried to cover up the downing of the Ukrainian plane, Rouhani gave an ultimatum, come clean or walk.
Actual nuke still requires decision to weaponize, deliver
Hoffman said the military had seen symptoms like headaches, dizziness, sensitivity to light and nausea.
Abdolhossein Mojaddami was gunned down by two gunmen on a motorcycle.
Shine said the chances of rehabilitating the nuclear deal or of a new negotiation toward a modified “Trump deal” were “medium to low.”
The new head of the IRGC Quds Force, Maj. Gen. Esmail Ghaani, eulogized Soleimani over the weekend. “Our enemies do not understand a language other than force so we must stand firm against them.”
The U.S. State Department has said previously it had received videos of the Revolutionary Guards opening fire without warning on protesters in Mahshahr county in southwest Iran.
"No emotion. 'Two minutes and 11 seconds to live, sir. They're in the car, they're in an armored vehicle. Sir, they have approximately one minute to live, sir. Thirty seconds. Ten, 9, 8 ...'"
The Asian Football Confederation sent a letter to the Iranian Football Federation on Friday announcing the ban, but the IFF has yet to specify their reasons for receiving it.
The Iranian authorities are also prepared for experts from France, Canada and the United States to examine the data from the boxes, the semi-official, IRGC-run, news agency said.
A spokesman for Article 18 told Fox News the family discovered the desecrated grave when they went to visit on the anniversary of his hanging --December 3.
Israeli intelligence estimates that Iran will have capabilities to build a missile capable of carrying nuclear weapon within two years.
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The shooting down of Ukraine International Airlines flight 752, killing all 176 people aboard, has led to one of the biggest public challenges to the Islamic Republic's clerical rulers since 1979.
When the missiles finally landed at about 1:30 a.m., they struck “empty bunkers that had been evacuated hours before,” the intelligence source said. No one was injured or killed.
US President Donald Trump urged Iranian leaders not to kill protesters in a tweet on Sunday, referencing protests in November when over 1,000 protesters were killed and thousands more were injured and arrested.
'Most people are much more concerned about an attack they can see and feel, and can't relate to this idea of a clandestine war'
After denials, Tehran admits “disastrous mistake,” saying air defenses were fired in error after Iranian missile strikes on US targets in Iraq
"Iran’s admission that Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 was shot down by mistake by its own armed forces is an important first step," Boris Johnson said in a statement.
According to a 'Washington Post' report, US forces tried to assassinate the commander of the Quds force in Yemen, but failed.
German politician Paul Ziemiak calls Iran's leadership a "terrorist regime"; his call to sanction the clerical regime stands in sharp contrast to the position of Merkel and her coalition government.
"The United States will continue to counter the Iranian regime's destructive and destabilizing behavior," the president said in a statement.
To be continued...?
Middle Israel: Soleimani’s only known military training, by contrast, was less than two months’ basic training when he joined the Revolutionary Guards in 1979.
Behind the Lines: A large amount of noise and smoke
Following his death in an American airstrike, Khamenei confidant Gen. Qasem Soleimani’s manifesto sheds light on Iran’s war on Israel.
The president said that ISIS has been eliminated, but also that Iran and the US could find common cause by joining forces again to fight the jihadist group.