Sunday, 6 May 2018
A fully-fledged war between Israel and Iran is no longer a question of if, but when. The confrontation has already begun with Israeli aircraft recently bombing a Syrian air base, which killed a number of Iranian military personnel, an act of defiance against Tehran. There have been two rounds so far in this direct confrontation. The first took place on February 10, when Iran sent a drone over Israeli-controlled airspace and was downed. The second was when Israeli aircraft raided the T-4 base in ...
Wednesday, 26 July 2017
A US Navy ship fired warning shots when an Iranian vessel in the Gulf came within 150 yards (137 meters) on Tuesday in the first such incident since President Donald Trump took office in January, US officials said. The last major incident was earlier in January, though there have been instances when a US vessel fired a flare as well as an event in March when a US Navy ship was forced to change course after multiple fast-attack vessels from the Islamic Revolutionary Guard came too close. In a ...
Thursday, 20 July 2017
In an analysis piece, the Washington Post said that the US and Iran are heading toward a crisis. The newspaper added that Iran remains the (US) president's No. 1 geopolitical bugbear. According to the piece, Trump, repeatedly cast the deal as a capitulation to the Islamic Republic, and according to Peter Baker of the New York Times, “Trump had told his security team that he would not keep [certifying Iran's compliance] indefinitely” and complained at an hour-long meeting last week ...
Friday, 15 January 2016
The vessels were apprehended by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards while en route from Kuwait to Bahrain
Wednesday, 24 June 2015
The United States and other nations are ready to offer high-tech reactors to Iran if it agrees to crimp programs that can make atomic arms
Tuesday, 3 March 2015
Obama said that a rift over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned speech to Congress was a distraction
Wednesday, 24 December 2014
Tehran and the so-called P5+1 group of nations have been locked in talks since February
Saturday, 6 December 2014
Cheng is accused of conspiring with Seyed Abolfazl Shahab Jamili of Iran
Friday, 28 November 2014
The extension will make the talks much more difficult
Monday, 24 November 2014
“Both Iran and the U.S. appear to gain geopolitical, geostrategic, and economic interests from this extension:” Majid Rafizadeh