Iran-linked cyber spies use simple yet effective hacks: report

A cyber spying group with links to Iran and active for the past four years is targeting countries including Israel, Saudi Arabia, Germany and the United States, security researchers said on Tuesday. Sponsored Ads A new report by Tokyo-based Trend Micro (4704.T) and ClearSky of Israel detailed incidents as recently as April of this year … Continue reading Iran-linked cyber spies use simple yet effective hacks: report

US Must Stop Nuke-Seeking Iran From Becoming Another North Korea

Their letter notes: 1. Iran is operating more advanced nuclear centrifuges than it is supposed to; 2. Iran has repeatedly exceeded the limits the JCPOA places on its heavy water stocks, and sells the surplus heavy water for profit; 3. Iran is illegally trying to procure nuclear and missile technology outside of JCPOA-approved channels; 4. … Continue reading US Must Stop Nuke-Seeking Iran From Becoming Another North Korea

What a War Between Iran and America Would Look Like | The National Interest Blog

The facts are simple: Washington and Tehran are locked into a long-term geopolitical contest throughout the Middle East that will span decades—a similar contest in many ways to Washington and Beijing’s battle for influence in the Asia-Pacific and wider Indo-Pacific regions. Over the long term, the U.S.-Iranian struggle throughout the Middle East could very well … Continue reading What a War Between Iran and America Would Look Like | The National Interest Blog

Thanks to Russia, Iran’s Lebanese Missile Factories in ‘New and Very Dangerous Phase’ | Algemeiner.com

Newly-built Iranian missile factories in Lebanon can produce powerful weapons for Hezbollah — and are part of a wider trend that could set the region on fire — according to a senior former Israeli defense source. “There is no doubt that this is a new and very dangerous stage,” the source told the Investigative Project … Continue reading Thanks to Russia, Iran’s Lebanese Missile Factories in ‘New and Very Dangerous Phase’ | Algemeiner.com

U.S., Russia and Iran Battle to Build Bases in Syria as ISIS Falls

Not far from the Russia-controlled Hmeymim airbase in Latakia, Assad may have also granted Iran its own naval military installation, according to a March report by the government-run Tass news agency. Iran announced last November it was considering establishing bases in Syria, Reuters reported. Tehran is also believed to maintain a drone base not far … Continue reading U.S., Russia and Iran Battle to Build Bases in Syria as ISIS Falls

Trump Admin Expected to Hit Iran With New Sanctions as Tehran Threatens Attacks on U.S. Bases

The Trump administration is expected to ratchet up pressure on Iran with a slew of new sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s illicit ballistic missile program and regional support for terrorism as the landmark Iranian nuclear deal hits its two-year anniversary, according to senior U.S. officials who deemed Iran in violation of the agreement’s “spirit.” News … Continue reading Trump Admin Expected to Hit Iran With New Sanctions as Tehran Threatens Attacks on U.S. Bases

Report sheds light on Iranian missile factories being built in Lebanon | The Times of Israel

Sources told the French industry magazine that one of the factories is being built in northern Lebanon, near the town of Hermel in the eastern Bekaa Valley. The second facility is reportedly being constructed along the southern coast, between the towns of Sidon and Tyre. According to Intelligence Online, the Hermel facility is being used … Continue reading Report sheds light on Iranian missile factories being built in Lebanon | The Times of Israel

Will North Korea’s long-range missile success help Iran? – Middle East – Jerusalem Post

In June, ex-US ambassador to the UN John Bolton told The Jerusalem Post that “it is only a matter of time” before North Korea successfully places miniaturized nuclear warheads on missiles. “Plenty of people have already done it and the day North Korea gets nuclear weapons, Iran could have it the next day by wire … Continue reading Will North Korea’s long-range missile success help Iran? – Middle East – Jerusalem Post

Hezbollah will start a conflict backed by Iran – Washington Times

Hezbollah, instructed by Iran, is setting the stage for a new and bloodier conflict with Israel … Now, however, Iran has a new plan: Over recent months, its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has been building fortified, underground missile production factories in Lebanon. “We are fully aware” of the factories, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman told … Continue reading Hezbollah will start a conflict backed by Iran – Washington Times