Tag: Iran

Pompeo Says Iran is Al Qaeda’s New Home

Mike Pompeo has stated that Iran is the new home base for Al Qaeda. According to The Washington Free Beacon: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed Tuesday that al Qaeda’s number-two leader was killed last year in Iran, which Pompeo said has become the terror group’s primary base of operations in recent years. “Al Qaeda

Iran Makes Dangerous Move

Iran has reportly started to enrich uranium in an effort to get close to a nuclear weapon. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The EU has stated that this would be a major breach of the agreement. The United States is no longer a member of the agreement but has a major stake in the

U.S. Makes History by Sanctioning a Foreign Court

The United States has sanctioned Iran’s court system over the execution of an Olympic wrestler. According to Fox News: EXCLUSIVE: For the first time, the United States will sanction foreign judges and a court for gross violations of human rights, as it targets Iran’s Revolutionary Court system for the execution of a 27-year-old wrestler and other abuses, according

Trump Admin Furious Over European Allies Inaction on Iran

The Trump administration is not happy with the United States European allies and their inaction on placing an embargo on Iran. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The United States suffered a stinging defeat at the U.N. Security Council on Friday when not a single European nation lent support to a measure that would have renewed

U.S. Pushing Resolution to Extend Arms Embargo on Iran

The United States is putting its influence behind a resolution that will extend the arms embargo on Iran. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The United States on Tuesday introduced a new draft resolution to indefinitely extend a U.N. arms embargo on Iran that is tailored to entice European allies to back the effort, according

Trump Admin Hits Iranian Shipping Company Tied to WMDs With Sanctions

The Trump administration has placed sanctions on an Iranian shipping company tied to a WMD program. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The Trump administration on Monday reimposed sanctions on Iran’s shipping industry due to its efforts to import ballistic missile technology and other equipment used as part of Tehran’s weapons of mass destruction program.

Trump Admin Hits Chinese Firm With Sanctions Over Iran Ties

The Trump administration has sanctions a Chinese firm for its connection to Iranian weapon smuggling. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The Trump administration on Tuesday issued new sanctions on a Chinese firm that it says is providing critical services to Iran’s Mahan Air, an airline that the United States has designated for terrorism due

US Military Moving Air Defense Systems Into Iraq to Protect Troops

The United States military has announced the deployment of air defense systems into Iraq to protect troops following an increase in attacks. According to Fox News: The U.S. military said Thursday air defense systems are “moving” into Iraq following attacks on American and coalition forces in recent weeks. The weapons include Patriot surface-to-air missiles and a variant of the

Pompeo Promises Self-Defense in Iraq After Attacks

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has promised to act in self-defense after the United States was hit with attacks from Iran backed militants in Iraq. According to The Hill: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told the Iraqi prime minister that the U.S. is prepared to act in self-defense if attacked in Iraq, according to a readout of

Pompeo Reveals Trump Admin’s Plan to Counter Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has revealed the Trump administration’s plan to deal with Iran and to end the failed nuclear deal once and for all. According to The Washington Free Beacon: RIYADH, Saudi Arabia—The Trump administration is waging a multi-pronged effort to thwart Iran’s expansion across the Middle East, including efforts at the United