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British Media: Did UK ‘Cover Up’ Major Hezbollah Terror Plot To Protect Iran Deal?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 1:00pm 6/11/2019 at 1:00pm
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The British intelligence agency MI5 foiled a significant bomb plot linked to Iran-backed Hezbollah terror outfit, London-based Daily Telegraph disclosed.

The British intelligence service and the Metropolitan Police uncovered a secret bomb factory in North West London in the autumn of 2015. They recovered thousands of packets containing ammonium nitrate, an explosive...

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U.S. Sanctions Iran’s Terror-Linked Oil Giant

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/9/2019 at 12:00pm
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The United States has sanctioned Iran’s biggest oil company because of its links to the country’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), a designated terrorist group. Tehran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) and its 39 subsidiaries have been providing “financial lifelines to the IRGC,” the U.S. Treasury Department said.

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Report: Iran-Based Social Media Campaign Impersonated GOP Congressional Candidates, Influenced U.S. Media

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 1:00pm 5/30/2019 at 1:00pm

Facebook and Twitter have announced the decision to crack down on thousands of Iran-linked accounts carrying out disinformation campaigns in the United States. The move comes after a California-based cybersecurity company, FireEye, exposed an elaborate online network being operated from Iran. Some of the fake accounts from Iran were impersonating Republican...

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UK Foreign Secretary To Iran: Don’t Underestimate U.S. Resolve, Trump Will Retaliate If Attacked

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 1:00pm 5/21/2019 at 1:00pm
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British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told the Iranian regime not to “underestimate the resolve of the U.S.” following hostile measures by Tehran.

“They don’t want a war with Iran. But if American interests are attacked, they will retaliate,” he warned.

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Iran, EU Close to Signing Oil Deal Despite US Sanctions

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 6:30pm 5/8/2019 at 6:30pm
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Iran is close to reaching an oil sales deal with the European Union, in direct violation of the U.S. sanctions, Reuters reported. The EU and Iran were “on the brink” of an oil agreement, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif confirmed Tuesday.

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Iran Advances Nuclear Program, Boasts About Its Increased Military Power

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 2:00pm 4/13/2019 at 2:00pm
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Commemorating Iran’s National Nuclear Day, President Hassan Rouhani announced that the Islamic Republic would soon make advanced centrifuges operational, the Washington Free Beacon reported Thursday.

Rouhani, according to the report, which was based on a

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Trump Designates Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as Terrorist Group

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 8, 2019 at 11:00am 4/8/2019 at 11:00am
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The White House has officially designated Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO).

In a statement, President Donald Trump said that he and the Department of State “recognizes that Iran is not only a State Sponsor of Terrorism, but that the IRGC actively participates in, finances, and promotes...

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United Nations Appoints Iran to Global Women’s Rights Commission

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 15, 2019 at 7:00am 3/15/2019 at 7:00am
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UN Watch‘s Hillel Neuer reported that the United Nations appointed Iran to serve on the Global Women’s Rights Commission.  As he noted in his tweet, the appointment came “a day after the regime sentenced women’s rights lawyer Nasrin Sotudeh to 38 years prison & 148 lashes.”

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UK to Ban Hezbollah Terrorist Group

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 25, 2019 at 5:00pm 2/25/2019 at 5:00pm
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Britain is set to join the United States in banning the Iran-backed terrorist group Hezbollah. The United Kingdom’s home office is expected to make a formal announcement barring the Shi’a Islamist outfit from the country later this week, Reuters news agency reported Monday. The UK had outlawed the military w...

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Lawmakers Slam German President for Lauding Iran’s Islamic Revolution

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 25, 2019 at 9:00am 2/25/2019 at 9:00am

German lawmakers have criticized the country’s President Frank-Walter Steinmeier for sending a congratulatory message to the Iranian regime on the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.
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Tehran Complains as European Countries Stop Iran Oil Imports

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 8, 2019 at 7:00am 2/8/2019 at 7:00am
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In what can only be described as another diplomatic victory for President Donald Trump’s administration, European countries have stopped importing Iranian oil. The Iranian regime has admitted that European buyers have refused to touch Iranian oil despite temporary waivers extended to them by the United States.

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DOJ Charges Chinese Tech Giant Huawei and Its CFO With Stealing Trade Secrets, Misleading Banks About Iran Dealings

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 1:00pm 1/31/2019 at 1:00pm
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We have been following the developments related to Canada’s arrest of China’s Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, who faces extradition to the United States on suspicion she violated U.S. trade sanctions against Iran.

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German Army Catches Iranian Spy In Its Ranks

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 11:00am 1/17/2019 at 11:00am

German army has caught an Iranian spy working in its ranks. A 50-year-old German-Afghan man has been arrested on charges of spying for Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence (MOIS). The man, named by the state prosecutor as Abdul Hamid S., has been passing on sensitive military intelligence to the Iranian spy agency for many...

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Israel uncovers 6th and largest Hezbollah attack tunnel

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 2:00pm 1/13/2019 at 2:00pm
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Israel’s Operation Northern Shield continues to uncover Hezbollah attack tunnels dug from Lebanese civilian areas under the border into northern Israel.

The purpose of the tunnels was to surprise Israel in the next war by infiltrating special Hezbollah commando units who have been tasked with capturing an Israeli town or border community....

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EU-Iran Trade in Decline as US Sanctions Bite

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 4:00pm 1/12/2019 at 4:00pm
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Trade between Iran and the European Union is in sharp decline, official Iranian figures show. The drop comes despite EU’s ongoing efforts to bypass the U.S. sanctions. In November, President Donald Trump imposed a new round of sanctions on Iran’s oil, shipping and banking sectors.

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Israel finds and destroys 5th Hezbollah attack tunnel

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 5:00pm 12/26/2018 at 5:00pm
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Israel continues to rollout Hezbollah attack tunnel discoveries, each to much fanfare for the media and diplomats.

Although Israeli likely knows about almost all the tunnels, it waits a few days between discoveries in order to maximize the exposure and keep the news cycle going.

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We Remember: Bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, December 21, 1988

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 21, 2018 at 1:30pm 12/21/2018 at 1:30pm
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On December 21, 1988—30 years ago today—Pan Am Flight 103 dropped from the night sky killing 270 people, including all 259 of its passengers and crew and 11 people on the ground in the small town of Lockerbie, Scotland, which lies 120km southwest of Glasgow.

It was the deadliest terror attack ever...

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