U.S. blames Iran for oil tanker attack

The United States has directly accused the Islamic Republic of Iran for yesterday’s "reported attacks" on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Attesting Tehran's involvement, the U.S. Navy…

Iran increases enriched uranium production rate

Iran has followed through on its threat to accelerate its production of enriched uranium. After Washington's decision to withdraw from the 2015 multilateral nuclear agreement with Tehran, which consequently lead…

Iran Is Too Smart to Go to War

By Prof. Hillel Frisch, Expert on Palestinian and Islamic politics, institutions and military strategies; Israeli Arabs; Islamic fundamentalism in the Middle East; Palestinian-Jordanian relations; and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt…

U.S. imposes fresh sanctions on Iran

The United States has slapped another round of sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran, this time against its petrochemical industry. The new punitive economic measures specifically target the “Persian…

Israel: U.S. has ‘unmatched global superiority’

The Israeli military's Intelligence Branch believes that the last few months provided unequivocal proof that the United States, and not Russia, is the most influential superpower in all theaters of…

US-Russia-Israel to hold summit on Iran

The National Security Advisers of the United States, Russia and Israel are scheduled to meet in Jerusalem this month, to discuss growing concerns of a regional military escalation due to…

Iran vows not to capitulate to U.S. pressure

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stepped up his combative' rhetoric against the United States. In an address that was broadcast live by Iranian state television, President Rouhani vowed that the Islamic…

U.S.-Iran stand-off threatens regional stability

Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan confirmed reports of discussions taking place about the possible deployment of additional American troops to the Middle East. During a meeting with Vietnamese…