Washington is making “too much of a priority out of the Islamic State” while the main strategic priority for the US is not the Islamic State but the Iranian regime, a former speechwriter for George W. Bush said on Tuesday.
Speaking about the crisis in Syria on BBC’s Newsnight, David Frum said that the militants, who currently control swathes of land across Iraq and Syria, are not the West’s most important strategic threat in the region but ‘that is Iran.’
The threat posed by Iran acquiring nuclear weapons, is the “gravest threat” facing the United States, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz said on Wednesday.
The Republican Senator from Texas warned “We are repeating the mistakes of the 1990s with regard to North Korea… but here the dangers are qualitatively greater.”
The current nuclear deal on the table with Iran will not prevent the regime from becoming a nuclear power, leading American lawyer Alan Dershowitz has warned a conference in Paris.
Professor Alan Dershowitz said he believed President Barack Obama had broken his promise when he vowed that Iran would not achieve nuclear weapons, he told delegates at the event on Saturday.
NCRI - A protest erupted in Tehran after Iranian police began removing satellite dishes from the roofs of homes and hurling them into the street below.
Police finally halted the removal of dishes in Iran Street in the Iranian capital on Sunday fearing the protest could spread to other areas of the city.
Shiite militia backed by the Iranian regime are more dangerous than Sunni extremists waging terror in the Middle East, experts and US officials have warned.
The United States should beware of the perils of collaborating with Tehran in the fight against the Islamic State terror group, regional academics said.
The United States and Britain abruptly closed their embassies in Yemen on Wednesday amid deteriorating security conditions after the takeover of the country by Iranian-linked rebels.
Jen Psaki, a spokesperson for the U.S. Department of State in Washington, said late Tuesday: "The Department of State has decided to suspend our embassy operations and our embassy staff have been temporarily relocated out of Sana'a."
The Obama Administration may be 'underwriting a new era of global nuclear proliferation' - as former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger warned - if it does not strike a tougher nuclear deal with Iran, the Wall Street Journal has warned.
The current state of talks suggests the US may be moving from 'preventing proliferation to managing it', the paper quoted Mr Kissinger as saying.
Signing a nuclear agreement with Iran would allow the regime to extend its terrorism and brutality around the world, former Democratic Congressman Patrick Kennedy warned a conference in Paris.
The mullahs in Iran must be halted from their meddling in Iraq, Syria, Yemen and throughout the Middle East, President John F Kennedy's nephew said.
NCRI - Hassan Rouhani’s government will not issue permits for women to sing solo, Ali Jannati, the minister of Culture and Guidance has declared.
Speaking in Isfahan on Friday, Ali Jannati said: “Those political currents that to seek to weaken and destroy the government offer incorrect information to religious scholars and members of parliament and distort the issue.”
A legal attempt by the Iranian regime to stop the European Union from reimposing sanctions on it over its nuclear programme has failed in a London court.
London’s High Court Judge Nicholas Green said on Monday that EU governments are due to re-include National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) on a blacklist of people and entities targeted by the bloc's sanctions.