Iran says it will pursue aggressor even after limited attack – TV


REUTERS September 21, 2019 11:39 Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF) DUBAI – Iran will pursue any aggressor, even it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran.”Be careful, […]

Pentagon to send troops to bolster Saudi defenses after attack


“We will also work to accelerate the delivery of military equipment to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the UAE to enhance their ability to defend themselves.” By REUTERS September 21, 2019 03:44   U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper holds his first news conference at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., August 28, 2019. (photo […]

US military presenting range of options to Trump on Iran


Investigators still trying to determine if Tehran behind attacks on Saudi oil; Lawmaker urges president to go to Congress as strikes could lead to ‘a medium to large-scale war’ Lolita C. BaldorToday, 2:11 am WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon will present a broad range of military options to US President Donald Trump on Friday as […]

Exclusive: Zarif threatens ‘all-out war’ in case of military strike on Iran


By Nick Paton Walsh, CNN Updated 11:05 AM ET, Thu September 19, 2019 Tehran, Iran (CNN)Iran’s foreign minister has warned of “all-out war” in the event of US or Saudi military strikes against his country, and questioned whether Saudi Arabia was prepared to fight “to the last American soldier.” Javad Zarif told CNN that Iran […]

Saudis, Israel attack pro-Iran militias on Syria-Iraq border – report


“Saudi fighter jets have been spotted along with other fighter jets that have attacked facilities and positions belonging to Iranian militias.” By Tzvi Joffre September 19, 2019 09:11   Both Israel and Saudi Arabia have been blamed for recent airstrikes targeting pro-Iranian militias in the Albukamal area in Syria near the border with Iraq, according […]

Iran warns retaliation to any attack will not be ‘limited to its source’


REUTERS September 18, 2019 12:14 Iran’s retaliation to any military attack will not be “limited to its source,” Tehran said in an official note to Washington, Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency reported on Wednesday. “In an official note to the United States via Swiss embassy, Iran has reiterated that it was not behind attacks on […]

Iran ties Saudi oil attacks to Yemen war. Pompeo heads to Riyadh


Iran’s leaders try to contain the fallout from the attacks on Saudi oil in installations, as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to Riyadh to discuss “our response.”  Defense minister Brig. Gen. Amir Hatami denied Tehran’s involvement in the attacks, according to the semi-official Tasnim news agency. He insisted the issue is “a conflict […]

The Attack on Saudi Arabia Is the Crisis Iran Was Waiting For


Seth J. FrantzmanSeptember 17, 2019 6:30 AM Satellite view of the Aramco oil facility in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia September 14, 2019. (Planet Labs Inc/Handout via Reuters) Its precision munitions are capable of inflicting massive amounts of damage. A  sophisticated drone and cruise-missile attack on Saudi Arabia’s largest oil-processing facility on Saturday has sent shock waves through […]

Report: At least 10 killed in airstrikes in Syria


Airstrikes targeting pro-Iranian forces on Syria-Iraq border kill at least 10. Arab outlets claim Israel behind airstrikes. Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/19 13:42 Airstrike (archive) Flash 90 At least 10 people were killed in airstrikes in Syria near the border with Iraq overnight, a London-based observer group claimed Tuesday. According to a report by the Syrian […]

Iran’s Radical Axis Is Intensifying Its Efforts to Build a War Machine Against Israel


By Yaakov Lappin September 16, 2019 Qasem Soleimani, commander of Quds Force of Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution (IRGC), photo via Wikimedia Commons   BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,290, September 16, 2019 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: A shadow war raging between the Iranian-led radical Shiite axis and Israel has become public in recent […]