Iran


Iran: Magnitude 5.9 Earthquake

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck Iran’s Bushehr province on Thursday, state media reported. The southern province is home to a nuclear power plant. There were no immediate reports of casualties…

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Iran Says Will Make or Buy Any Weapons It Needs

President Hassan Rouhani said Iran would make or buy any weapons it needed to defend itself in a region beset by “invading powers,” as the military paraded missiles and soldiers…

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Iran Cranks Up Retaliation Rhetoric

Iran cranked up its threat propaganda on Tuesday, as Brigadier General Kioumars Heydari, the commander of the Iranian ground forces, claimed that “the date has already been set” for the…

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NYT: Israel Targeted T-4 Base Over Iranian Actions

Israel attacked a military base in central Syria earlier this month in order to attack Iranian military personnel, according to Thomas Friedman of The New York Times. Friedman quoted “a…

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Iran Threatens Israel Over Syria Base Attack

Iran on Tuesday threatened Israel over its alleged attack early Monday on a Syrian air base. Syrian media on Tuesday quoted Ali Akbar Velayati, an aide to Iran’s supreme leader…

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