"We support Iraqi sovereignty and have repeatedly spoken out against any potential actions by neighbors that could lead to violence in Iraq" adds @DeptofDefense's Cmdr Sean Robertson - "Iraqis have a right to control their own internal security and protect their democracy"
Zarif: The nuclear agreement cannot be renegotiated
Iranian FM describes his talks with French President on the nuclear file as "constructive"
British official: There is no change in London's support for the nuclear deal with Iran under the Johnson government
The New York Times: The headquarters that was bombed north of Baghdad was used by the Revolutionary Guard to transport weapons to Syria.
U.S. State Department official: US shipping sector has been notified of sanctions on Iranian tanker
Official head of Iraq paramilitary forces walks back his deputy's accusations that the US was behind a string of recent explosions at bases
Israel PM Netanyahu tonight: "We are not giving Iran immunity anywhere, We are operating in many places against a country who wants to destroy us" (Netanyahu in an Interview to Israel Channel 9)
Iraqi Hezbollah Brigades: "We send a final warning to the American enemy that any new targeting will be punished by a harsh and brutal response by the Iraqi Hezbollah Brigades to the Americans."
Targeted UAV flying over the base of the 12th Brigade of the Popular Mobilization Forces PMF (الحشد الشعبي) near Baghdad
1 year ago
Iraq, North Baghdad – Iran-proxy Shiite-Iraqi Militia Base Within Balad Airbase strike (20 August 2019) – Aftereffect
Norway: We are discussing a number of measures to help secure navigation in the Strait of Hormuz
Rouhani blames the United States of being behind the region's problems
1 year ago
Wreckage of MQ-9 UCAV which was downed by Houthis over Dhamar using a new missile will be revealed soon
Kyriakos Mitsotakis at France 24: the Iranian oil ship "is not heading for Greece"
Iran is ready to work on France's proposals on a nuclear deal, Iran's foreign minister says
Iranian Foreign Minister: We will not start a war in the Gulf, but we are ready to defend ourselves
US Department of State: All measures will be taken against ships transporting oil to Syria under US sanctions
1 year ago
Bavar-373 Hot Vertical Lunch system. Combination of S-300 and Patriot lunching method
Defense Secretary @EsperDoD asked by @JenGriffinFNC whether the US will hold Iran responsible for the downing of a US drone: "We did lose an MQ-9 over Yemen and once we determine that and sort out the facts, then we'll figure out the next steps as appropriate."
While attempting to land on the USSAbraham Lincoln CVN72 aircraft carrier in the Arabian Sea earlier this month, 1 Hawkeye E-2D propeller plane struck 2 FA-18 Super Hornet aircraft and sent debris into 2 more FA-18s on the flight deck
Pompeo: We welcome Paraguay's decision to designate Hizballah, al-Qa'ida, ISIS, and Hamas as terrorist organizations. Hizballah is a violent proxy of the Iranian government and has no business being in South America. We call on all nations to take action against Iran-sponsored terrorism
White House NSC Spokesman on MQ-9 shotdown: "The President has been briefed. This attack is only possible because of Iran's lethal aid to the Houthis and serves as yet another example of the government's relentless efforts to escalate conflict and threaten regional stability"
: "We are investigating reports of an attack by Iranian-backed Houthis forces on a U.S. unmanned aircraft system operating in authorized airspace over Yemen."
A US official confirms to VOA that an American MQ-9 drone was shot down over Yemen late Tuesday- "It's the Houthis but its enabled by Iran" the official tells @CarlaBabbVOA
Khamenei: The U.S., Europe andeven the former USSR made every effort they could against the Islamic Republic but they failed to achieve any results. Of course, they did disturb, and made troubles but they failed to halt the Islamic establishment's movement and progress
Khamenei: The enemy cannot do a single thing and the next 40 years of the Islamic Republic will definitely be better for us and worse for the enemies
Deputy commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards: Ensuring the security of the Gulf is the responsibility of Iran and the countries of the region and no one else can do it
Khamenei: The current situation in Kashmir andthe disputes between India andPakistan regarding it are a result of the vicious British government's measures while leaving the Indian subcontinent. The British intentionally left this wound in that region in order to sustain conflicts in Kashmir
Khamenei: We're concerned about Muslims' situation in Kashmir. We have good relations with India, but we expect the Indian government to adopt a just policy towards the noble people of Kashmir and prevent the oppression and bullying of Muslims in this region