Thursday, July 29

Iran

Biden administration, International, Iran, iran nuclear deal, jcpoa, Politics

Biden officials reportedly warn Iran’s incoming president that time is running out to save nuclear deal

The US is warning Iran that the 2015 nuclear deal could soon be beyond saving, Axios reports. Talks aimed at reviving the deal have been stalled as Iran prepares to inaugurate a new president. The incoming president, Ebrahim Raisi, is a hardliner and close ally of Iran's supreme leader. LoadingSomething is loading. The US is warning Iran's inco...
Drought, Human Rights, Iran, Iran water protests, News UK, Politics

There’s a water shortage in Iran as temperatures hit 120F. Security forces are firing on protesters to stop demonstrations.

Blazing heat and water shortages hit Iran in July, especially the province of Khuzestan. The situation prompted protests from angry locals, which have been harshly suppressed. Report say Iranian security forces used live ammunition and killed at least 8 people. LoadingSomething is loading. Iranian security fired live rounds at protestors amid ...
Donald Trump, Iran, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, Mark Milley, Nuclear, Politics, Strike, White House

Gen. Mark Milley reportedly warned Trump not to strike Iran:’You’re gonna have a f—ing war’

Gen. Mark Milley reportedly warned Trump not to take military action against Iran. Milley told Trump "you're gonna have a f---ing war" with Iran if the US striked, per a new book. The book by the New Yorker's Susan Glasser and NYT's Peter Baker comes out next year. See more stories on Insider's business page. Top US Gen. Mark Milley feared that former President Donald Trump would take military action against Iran at the end of his presidency and repeatedly warned him not to, according to reporting for an upcoming book on the Trump presidency published in the New Yorker on Friday."If you do this, you're gonna have a f---ing war," Mi...
Biden, Iran, Iraq, Politics, Syria

GOP lawmakers say Biden hasn’t responded strongly enough to Iranian-backed attacks on US personnel at least 6 times last week in Iraq and Syria

Iran-backed militias waged multiple attacks on US personnel in Iraq and Syria, Reuters reported. In one of the at least six attacks, two US service members were injured. "Iran-backed militias' continued assault on US personnel in Iraq cannot be tolerated," GOP Sen. Jim Inhofe told Politico. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican lawmakers said President Joe Biden is not responding strongly enough after attacks numerous against US personnel in Iraq and Syria by Iran-backed militias, Politico reported. In the past week, at least six rocket and drone attacks targeted US troops and diplomats. On Wednesday, for exampl...
Analysis, Chris Murphy, International, Iran, Joe Biden, Military & Defense, Politics, Ro Khanna

Biden is fighting a’low-intensity war’ against Iran-backed militants, and it’s causing tensions with fellow Democrats

Top Democrats are criticizing Biden's recent airstrikes against Iranian proxies. Sen. Chris Murphy told NYT that Biden is waging a "low-intensity war." Democrats like Murphy have effectively accused Biden of bypassing Congress. LoadingSomething is loading. Presi...
Airstrikes, Iran, Iraq, Military & Defense, Pentagon, Syria

US carried out airstrikes in Iraq and Syria on facilities used by Iran-backed militia groups

The US carried out drone strikes in Iraq and Syria early Monday morning. The Pentagon said the targets were used by Iran-backed militia groups that were conducting attacks on US facilities in Iraq. The US aimed "to send a clear and unambiguous deterrent message," a Pentagon spokesperson said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Pentagon carried out airstrikes Monday morning in Iraq and Syria on facilities used by Iran-backed militia groups, Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said Sunday."At President Biden's direction, US military forces earlier this evening conducted defensive precision airstrikes against facilities ...
FBI, International, Iran, Military & Defense, Politics, presstv

US appears to seize web domains for Iranian state media outlets, including PressTV

Press TV is an English-language propaganda operation created by the Iranian government. The outlet, based in Tehran, was founded in 2007. It continues to operate on Facebook and Twitter. See more stories on Insider's business page. The website for the Iranian government's English-language propaganda outlet had a new message for visitors for Tuesday: It had purportedly been taken down by Washington.As of Tuesday evening, those who pulled up the website for the Tehran-based Press TV encountered an image informing them that the domain had been "seized by the United States government."The same message was also displayed Tuesday on the ...
Ebrahim Raisi, Elections, International, Iran

Iran opposition group says US and Western nations must take a different approach to dealing with country after the election of new president Ebrahim Raisi

Ebrahim Raisi, a hardliner close to Iran's Supreme Leader, won the country's presidential election. His election was condemned by human rights groups for his involvement in mass executions in 1988. Iran's opposition party said the lack of voter turnout should send a message that Iranians don't approve of this regime. See more stories on Insider's business page. Iran's opposition group abroad said Ebrahim Raisi's election as president should be a turning point for how foreign governments, mainly the US and Europe, deal with the Iranian regime. Raisi, the hardline head of the country's justice department, won Iran's election on Sat...
Hackers, Iran, Noticias, rusia

Iran and Russia Accused of Obtaining US Electoral Registration | Digital Trends Spanish

Iran and Russia obtained voter registration information to interfere in the 2020 US presidential election, US intelligence authorities claimed. "Iran and Russia have taken specific actions to influence public opinion related to our election," said Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe. The official assured that part of the voter registration information has been obtained separately by Iran and Russia. Voter registration information is generally public, so there would be no indication of cyber attacks by these countries. Anyway, Ratcliffe assured that "these data can be used by foreign actors to try to transmit erroneous information". According to intelligence authorities, Iran threatening emails, which were aimed at intimidating voters. The emails, leaked by the Washingt...
acero, acero inoxidable, espadas, excavaciones, Iran, Noticias, persas, restos arqueologicos, Tendencias

Evidence of predecessor of stainless steel found in Iran | Digital Trends Spanish

While chromium steel, also known as stainless steel, is believed to be a relatively recent innovation, new research shows that the ancient Persians had already stumbled upon an early version of this alloy around 1,000 years ago. The finding is still important, since for decades materials scientists, archaeologists, and historians have considered stainless steel to be a twentieth-century innovation. The study, published in the Journal of Archaeological Science and carried out by researchers from University College London (UCL), was made with the help of various medieval Persian manuscripts, which led the authors to move to an archaeological site in Chahak, southern Iran. Microscopic appearance of chrome steel. UCL Archeology. It all started in the 11th century Thus, sci...