Iran

Islamic republic since monarchy overthrown in 1979, currently facing stiff international sanctions over its nuclear program. Run by supreme council of ayatollahs.

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said on Thursday any U.S. or Saudi military strike against Iran
Former White House aide and FDD member sanctioned by Iran

Goldberg called the sanctions a "badge of honor" in a tweet, drawing support from a number of activists and politicians.

03/08/2020
Danny Danon: Extending the arms embargo against Iran is urgent

In an interview to The Jerusalem Post, the outgoing ambassador spoke about his highest and lowest points, as well as what he believes is important when dealing with Iran.

Iranians protest at the Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Industrial Complex, August, 2020
Iranian workers strike amid economic crisis

Workers at the Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Industrial Complex in the Khuzestan province marked the 48th day of protests on Saturday, as they suffer from overdue wages.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
02/08/2020
An Iranian Officer of Revolutionary Guards with Israel flag drawn on his boots
Israel’s unique methods against the Iranian threat

The brilliance in Israel’s alleged reactions lay in how they have managed to face Iran on a number of fronts: in Iran, in Syria and in Lebanon.

By BENJAMIN WEIL
01/08/2020
Instagram campaign raises awareness against global violence against women

The #ChallenceAcccepted campaign has garnered traction in Iran and turkey following a wave of murders committed against women, and in the US as women's empowerment movement.

01/08/2020
Who is Jamshid Sharmahd and what is the alleged US terror group 'Thunder'?

Iran reveals secret operation against “US-backed terror group," but Tehran may be seeking a scapegoat or propaganda operation to embarrass Washington.

Merkel and German city urged to help stop executions of Iranian protesters

"We also call on Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and Chancellor Angela Merkel to show their solidarity with the democratic protests by publicly receiving Iranian opposition members."

plane crash at the Boryspil… REUTERS 19/01/2020 12:16 IRAN-NUCLEAR/IAEA FILE PHOTO: An Iranian flag
Iranian media claims intel forces arrested head of US terror group

"The surveillance of the unknown soldiers of Imam Zaman, Iranian intelligence forces, on a terrorist group based in the US has led to the arrest of this terrorist group’s ringleader."

02/08/2020
A general view of Abadan oil refinery in southwest Iran, is pictured from Iraqi side of Shatt al-Ara
Iran clears oil spill in northern Gulf region, IRNA agency reports

An Iranian official had told IRNA on Thursday that it was difficult to determine the cause of the spill because there were several fields belonging to Iran and other countries in the region.

By REUTERS
01/08/2020
White House condemns Twitter policies with comparison to Khamenei tweets

“It’s really appalling and it just speaks to their overwhelming, blinding bias against conservatives and against this president,” said Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF , CODY LEVINE
02/08/2020
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