Iran holds major aerial defense drill

The Iranian armed forces and the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps have launched a major joint air defense exercise. The drill, codenamed 'Modafean Aseman Velayat' (Defenders of Velayat Skies in Farsi)…

UN sanctions on Iran expire

The 2007 United Nations Security Council arms embargo on Iran expired as slated on Sunday, in accordance with terms of the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal…

US enacts UN sanctions on Iran

The United States announced that sanctions are being reimposed on Iran pursuant to the snapback process under United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231. The passing of the 30-day requirement since…

Israel & UK reaffirm ties

Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi welcomed his counterpart from the United Kingdom, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Dominic Raab to Jerusalem, where they demonstrated the unbreakable bond between their…

Pompeo opens peace tour in Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hosted U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Jerusalem this morning, where he commended the Trump Administration. “You have stood up to Iran’s aggression and triggered…

Iran riles regional tensions

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) unveiled new locally designed and manufactured ballistic and cruise missile systems this morning. The weaponry was named in honor of the late IRGC Quds…