Portugal urges Iranian ambassador to release container ship MSC Aries

Portugal’s foreign ministry summoned Iran’s ambassador on Tuesday to condemn Saturday’s attack on Israel by Tehran and to demand the immediate release of a Portuguese-flagged container ship, the MSC Aries, that was seized by Iran on April 13. The ministry said in a statement after the meeting that it “will await the results of […]

Majority Leader Steve Scalise to Post: Republicans will propose new Iranian sanctions

On Sunday night, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-LA) spoke to The Jerusalem Post before unveiling a series of bills that express support for Israel and denounce Iran. As US forces intercepted missiles and UAVs Saturday night during Iran’s unprecedented attack on Israel, Scalise announced he’d be rearranging the upcoming week’s legislative schedule to […]

Donald Trump: Iran attacks wouldn’t have happened if I were president

Former President Donald Trump took to his social media platform Truth Social on Saturday night as US forces helped Israel intercept Iranian missiles and UAVs launched at Israel.  “ISRAEL IS UNDER ATTACK!” Trump wrote. “This should never have been allowed to happen – This would NEVER have happened if I were President!” Trump falsely […]

Iran experiences country-wide internet disruption, watchdog group says

A “moderate disruption” was recorded in internet connectivity in Iran on Monday, according to the NetBlocks internet watchdog. The head of Iran’s Communications Regulatory Authority, Amir Lajevardi, stated that one of the internet providers in Iran was experiencing difficulties on Monday and needed to inform and compensate users. ℹ️ Confirmed: Metrics show a moderate […]

Tehran-Paris ties: Is Iran really strengthening ties with France? – analysis

In an rare statement about wanting closer ties with the West, Iran’s new ambassador to France has highlighted the importance of ties between Tehran and Paris. He made the comments in talks with Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian. The new ambassador to France is Mohammad Amin-Nejad.  The new envoy to France was meeting with […]

US threatens action against Iran at IAEA over continued ‘stonewalling’

The United States on Thursday threatened future action against Iran at the UN. nuclear watchdog if Tehran keeps “stonewalling” the watchdog by denying it the cooperation and answers it seeks on issues including long-unexplained uranium traces. At a quarterly meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s 35-nation Board of Governors, Washington again told Iran […]

Iran sends Russia hundreds of ballistic missiles, sources say – exclusive

Iran has provided Russia with a large number of powerful surface-to-surface ballistic missiles, six sources told Reuters, deepening the military cooperation between the two US-sanctioned countries. Iran’s provision of around 400 missiles includes many from the Fateh-110 family of short-range ballistic weapons, such as the Zolfaghar, three Iranian sources said. This road-mobile missile is […]

Swedish, Iranian ministers discuss assassination plot against Jews

Swedish Defense Minister Tobias Billström spoke with his Iranian counterpart on a suspected plot orchestrated by Iranian agents against Jewish Swedes, according to a local media report from Thursday. The issue of an imprisoned Swedish national, Johan Floderus, was also reportedly discussed. “It is very serious that Iranian agents on Swedish territory have tried to […]

Iran considering next steps against Israel, US amid strikes

Iran was active in the region over the weekend, continuing to increase its threats to Israel and US forces. For instance, Iranian proxies in Iraq used ballistic missiles and rockets to attack Al-Asad Air Base in Iraq, where US forces are stationed. Several US personnel were lightly wounded because of the attack. US Central […]

US urges restraint ‘on all sides’ amid Iran-Pakistan tensions

US officials dodged pledging military support to ally Pakistan after its military conducted a retaliatory strike Thursday morning in Iran.  At a news briefing Thursday, State Department spokesman Matthew Miller said tensions between Pakistan and Iran should not escalate in “any way, shape, or form.” “Pakistan is a major non-NATO ally of the United […]