US Sanctions Iran’s Space Program; Iran Claims It Can Launch Satellite Into Earth Orbit

The Trump administration on Tuesday announced sanctions against the Iranian Space Agency. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement that the sanctions will be implemented against the Iran Space Agency and two of its research institutes. “This is the first time the United States is designating Iran’s civilian space agency for activities […]

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Fighting Dramatically Escalates As Both Sides Prepare For “The Final War” Between Israel And Iran

World War 3 could erupt in the Middle East.  Over the past several days, Israel has attempted to prevent attacks by Iranian forces and their allies by striking targets in Syria, Gaza, Lebanon and Iraq.  Political leaders in both Lebanon and Iraq are now accusing Israel of a “declaration of war”, and Hezbollah is pledging […]

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Trump: Few US Tankers Use Strait of Hormuz Now ‘Because We Have Our Own Oil and Gas’

(CNSNews.com) – President Trump said Tuesday the Iranians were not seizing U.S. ships in the Strait of Hormuz because few U.S. tankers use the Persian Gulf chokepoint nowadays – “because we have our own oil and gas.” “Very few American boats are there,” Trump told an audience at a petrochemicals plant in western Pennsylvania. The […]

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Did Israeli stealth fighters bomb Iraq?

Israeli fighter jets struck two targets deep inside Iraqi territory earlier this month, Arab media outlets have claimed. According to a report by the London-based Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper that Israeli F-35I fighter jets bombed a target in the northern Iraqi Salahuddin province on July 19th. The target struck by the Israeli fighters was reported to […]

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House bars Trump from going to war with Iran without approval

The US House of Representatives on Friday overwhelmingly passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) barring President Donald Trump from going to war with Iran without congressional approval, CBS News reported. The amendment, sponsored by Democrat Rep. Ro Khanna and Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, would prevent federal funds from being used for […]

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Booker, Gabbard, Klobuchar Portray Obama’s Iran Nuclear Deal as Imperfect

(CNSNews.com) – Several of the Democrats running for their party’s 2020 presidential nomination gave a less than resounding endorsement during Wednesday night’s NBC News debate for President Obama’s 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, characterizing it as imperfect. The Obama administration touted the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) as one of its foremost foreign policy […]

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Iran’s ‘Moderate’ Foreign Minister Zarif is Upcoming Sanctions Target

(CNSNews.com) – Iran’s globe-trotting foreign minister, Javad Zarif, will be designated for U.S. sanctions later this week, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said at the White House on Monday. “The president has also designated – instructed me that we will be designating Zarif later this week,” he told reporters, while discussing the latest sanctions developments. President […]

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