An Iranian official admitted the country’s lack of ability to manage natural disasters including the recent massive floods overwhelmed the country for weeks, Iranian national media reported.
The increasing role of the Islamic Republic of Iran in neighboring Iraq, especially since the US departure, has been seen by most Iraqis as destructive, negative and interventionist.
Several Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) forces were killed and wounded in clashes with the Kurdistan Free Life Party (PJAK) guerillas Wednesday on Shaho Mountain.
The Islamic Republic has threatened to shut down the Strait of Hormuz, one of the busiest waterways for exporting oil from the Middle East to global economies.
Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, commander of the Iraqi Shiite militia Hashd al-Shabi says that the umbrella organization was formed because of Iran’s support.
Nasrin Sotoudeh, an imprisoned Iranian lawyer and human rights activist has been sentenced to 33 years in Jail, her husband told IRNA, Iran’s state media on Tuesday.
Following reports by the United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that the United States will end waivers on countries currently receiving Iranian oil exports caused an almost three percent spike in oil prices on Monday.
An Iraqi Shiite militia, Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba which was branded a terrorist group by The United States in March, settled in the Iranian Kurdish border city of Shno (Oshnavieh) on late Sunday, local sources told Avatoday.
Ali Khamenei, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran dismissed the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) security commander, Ali Nasiri after classified information was leaked, confidential sources told Avatoday on Saturday.
Arch-rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia met in Baghdad on Saturday as Iraq’s Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi seeks to mediate between the two in order to improve diplomatic relations.