iran and us

Iran's judiciary calls to file lawsuit against ex-US envoy Brian Hook

The State Department announced that Eliott Abrams, the US special envoy to Venezuela, will take up Hook's post in addition to his own.

11/08/2020
US special envoy for Iran Brian Hook steps down

Elliott Abrams, who is now serving as special representative for Venezuela, will assume Hook's position in addition for his current role.

Kelly Craft testifies before a Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Kelly Craft: Extending Iran arms embargo is a choice for freedom or tyranny

“We have an obligation to protect the Arab countries, to protect Israel, to protect the European countries,” Craft added.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during the cabinet meeting in Tehran, Iran, March 4, 2020
Rouhani: US demand for talks with Iran is a lie

In early June, US President Donald Trump urged Iran to make a deal with America.

By REUTERS
23/06/2020
19 Iranians killed, 15 injured after Navy vessel hit by friendly fire

The Iranian military stressed that the incident was being investigated by "expert teams" and that "any speculation" about the incident should be avoided.

11/05/2020
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro attends the end of the year ceremony with members of the Boliva
Iran seeks to benefit off Venezuela boat raid fiasco

A bizarre invasion of Venezuela that involved US Green Berets appeared to end in disaster this week.

An Iranian Shahed 171 drone dropping a bomb as part of a military exercise in the Gulf, in Iran
Iran army spokesman warns US in Persian Gulf

Recently, Iran has launched attacks on ships and on Saudi Arabia and sent proxies to target US forces in Iraq.

An SH-60 Sea Hawk flies over the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Boxer during a vertical reple
Trump to US Navy: Destroy Iranian ships if they harass us 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.

By REUTERS
22/04/2020
Trump seeks 'regime disruption' in Iran – report

US attack would “rattle the delicate internal balance of forces" within Iran.

Protestors in Iran
Iran is not a rational enemy

The Islamic Republic is engaged in a version of the Game of Thrones in which the iron throne is Mecca and Medina.

By BARRY WERNER
12/01/2020
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