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US won’t give ‘one single dollar’ for Syria reconstruction until Iranian forces are out – Pompeo

The US will spend no more money on the reconstruction of war-ravaged Syria if it does not see off Iranian troops, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said. The US previously said it would stay in Syria as long as Iran is there. Speaking to the pro-Israel Jewish Institute for National Security of America on Wednesday, Pompeo said that ...

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'Practice swimming': Iranian official warns Netanyahu will be forced to flee across the sea

An official with Iran’s Revolutionary Guards has warned Israeli PM Netanyahu to “practice swimming,” saying he’ll soon have no other choice but to flee the region. It comes as Tehran accuses Israel of spreading Iranophobia. “Netanyahu should know that there is no way for him except fleeing the region and so he needs to learn how to swim in the ...

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‘Unwavering support’ against ‘Iranian aggression’? Israel welcomes record $38bn US military aid

Benjamin Netanyahu has welcomed a historic $ 38bn US military aid package, negotiated by the previous US administration and released just in time to help the Jewish state withstand the ‘complex’ threat posed by its arch-enemy Iran. Two years after President Barack Obama and the Israeli Prime Minister signed a Memorandum of Understanding, the 10-year military funding deal went into ...

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Iran releases footage of US carrier chased by Iranian speedboats in Hormuz Strait in March (VIDEO)

Iranian TV aired footage showing a March encounter when the USS Theodore Roosevelt was shadowed by a pack of fast attack craft apparently manned by the Islamic Republic’s elite Revolutionary Guards. The camera, said to be installed on a nearby Iranian vessel, captures the USS Roosevelt, a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, as well as her escort ship traversing waters of the ...

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Ahvaz was ‘soft target’ for terrorists, likely backed by Saudi – Iranian experts

A lower security level than in the capital Tehran and a close proximity to Iraq made the Iranian city of Ahvaz an easier target for terrorists, experts told RT, noting the alleged perpetrators have Saudi backing. The militants opened fire at the parade because they “wanted to find a soft target,” Foad Izadi, professor of political communication at the University ...

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WATCH moment Iranian Army parade is attacked by gunmen

Published time: 22 Sep, 2018 08:12 Edited time: 22 Sep, 2018 08:17 Dramatic footage made on the spot shows the moment assailants opened fire at troops participating in an Iranian Army parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz. The video emerged shortly after the attack took place. A trembling camera records soldiers lying on the ground while multiple gunshots are ...

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US cannot seek a new treaty with Iran when it violated the last one – Iranian FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has rubbished US calls for a new treaty with Tehran, and blasted the US for violating its obligations by withdrawing from the Iran deal. He said the US “only mocks calls for peace.” “US calls JCPOA ‘a personal agreement between two governments’, claiming it ‘seeks a treaty’. Wrong. It’s an int’l accord enshrined in ...

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‘Hello, Jack’: Iranian FM blasts Twitter for blocking real Iranians as ‘bots’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has accused Twitter of “shuttering” the accounts of Iranians after misidentifying them as ‘bots’ involved in influence campaigns. “Twitter has shuttered accounts of real Iranians, including TV presenters and students, for supposedly being part of an ‘influence op,’” the minister wrote on Twitter on Sunday. In his post, Zarif tagged Twitter CEO and co-founder ...

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Protesters set fire to Iranian consulate in Basra, Iraq – reports (VIDEO)

Published time: 7 Sep, 2018 15:40 Edited time: 7 Sep, 2018 15:58 Protesters have stormed and set fire to the Iranian consulate in the Iraqi oil-hub city of Basra, according to reports that cite local security sources. Protests in Basra have been ongoing since the start of the week. Violent protests in Basra have been ongoing since Monday. The rioters ...

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US intervention in Syria should be stopped immediately – Iranian president

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for an immediate end to the American and Israeli presence on Syrian territory during a trilateral meeting with his Russian and Turkish counterparts. The three leaders, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Iran’s Rouhani and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan gathered in Tehran on Friday to discuss how to stop violence in the war-torn Arab republic. READ ...

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