Map. History of Iran conflict

18 December 2017
Saudi king, CIA chief discuss regional developments in Riyadh
Iran to file complaint at UN over US missile claim; says pieces will have to be handed over for inspection
Daughter of the former Iran President Hashemi Rafsanjani said the radioactive material found in father's body were 10 times above safe level
First Iran|ian military convoy reported entering Syria from Iraq with IRGC and Iraq|i militias using land bridge recently established.
UAE Ambassador to the US, Yousef Al Otaiba's statement on US gov't assessment of Iranian arms exports: The UAE welcomes the US' leadership to call out Iran's destabilizing and expansionist behavior in the region
SecDef Mattis just came by to chat with Pentagon press. On Iran, he said additional pressure/coalition would be diplomatic, not military
East Syria: among several Iranians killed by ISIS past days North of AbuKemal, Mehdi Qareh Muhamadi belonged to IRGC Elite Saberin Battalion.
Russia says Iran nuclear deal breakdown would hurt effort to manage North Korea
China's CNPC weighs taking over Iran project if Total leaves
US presented for the first time pieces of what it said were Iranian weapons supplied to the Iran-aligned Houthi militia in Yemen. Iran says : It's "fabricated"
Finally debris of the Burkan-2H ballistic missile launched at SaudiArabia by Houthi rebels on 04/11/17 was unveiled by US gov today. It shows that the missile is similar to IRGC's Qiyam-1 IRBM. All or majority of the missile parts are manufactured in Iran
The Defense Department has posted 78 photos and 5 videos from afternoon's briefing on Iranian weapons proliferation
Iran's largest airline may be forced to turn to domestic banks to finance the large number of new planes it is buying from Airbus and Boeing, amid continued reluctance by international banks to enter the Iranian market.
DoD is being quite transparent with this Houthi-fired Burqan-2H (Scud-C derivative) that the US is claiming is a modified Iranian Qiam. Huge gallery of high-resolution images
U.S Amb. to UN Nikki Haley: "The fight against Iranian aggression is the world's fight This missile was used to attack an international civilian airport in Saudi Arabia. Just imagine if this missile had been launched at Dulles Airport or JFK, or the airports in Paris, London, or Berlin."
The U.S. is arguing that the missile (Burkan-2) the Houthis fired at Saudi Arabia was allegedly an Iranian Qiam. (Notice the display in the background.)
Coalition spokesman: Iran must be held accountable for arms smuggling to the Houthis
Iranian Foreign Minister @JZarif on latest stunt by Nikki Haley.
"We're not done yet" on Iran, per US Amb @nikkihaley
US "specific steps" per @nikkihaley to include "calling out Iran on what they're doing, decertifying the process, having the president say to Congress, 'We've got to look at this behavior,' working with the Secretary-General"
"We've also seen cyber attacks and other things" from Iran that violating the @UN Security Council resolution, per @nikkihaley
US Amb to @UN @nikkihaley says push back vs Iran will involve multiple steps but that "we're going to be forceful about this"
"Now they realize they can't look the other way any longer," per Amb @nikkihaley "You will see us build a coalition to really push back against Iran"
"We are already getting [international] support for the fact that we have to do something" per @nikkihaley "Now they see the president [@POTUS] actually was right" on Iran
"You will see us build a coalition to really push back against Iran and what they're doing," @nikkihaley says, standing in front of remnants of alleged Iran missile fired from Yemen into Saudi Arabia.
The Iran missile behind her, other evidence on display today "is from the last 2 attacks coming from Yemen" per @nikkihaley "This is blatant violation of what they are not supposed to be doing"
"These are the things that will be dangerous, that will lead us to the next North Korea if we don't do something to stop it" per US Amb @nikkihaley re Iran
"Iran has hidden behind the nuclear deal constantly threatening to get out of it" per @nikkihaley "but these are the things they're doing while we're all looking the other way"
"There is a lot more of uncomfortable evidence that the int'l community will look at and realize how dangerous this is" per @nikkihaley Iran "a growing threat"
US looking to "find ways to stop Iran from what it's doing" with @UN Security Council, per @nikkihaley