Russia and China praise late Iranian President Raisi, UN lowers flag to half-mast

China and Russia, both allies of the Iranian regime, offered their condolences to Tehran for the death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping described the late Iranian president as a “great” and “true” friend. Raisi and Tehran’s foreign minister, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, were killed on Sunday when their helicopter crashed into a mountain in northwestern Iran amid […]

Report: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s life in danger following a helicopter crash 

A helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian suffered a “hard landing” on Sunday, according to reports by Iranian state media. Reuters quoted an unnamed Iranian official who said  their lives were “at risk” following the accident. The helicopter was part of a convoy making its way back to Iran from Azerbaijan through a mountainous area in […]

Hezbollah threatens to flood Europe with Syrian refugees from Lebanon

The Iranian-backed terrorist group Hezbollah is reportedly using Syrian refugees to potentially trigger a refugee crisis in Europe, advancing its own interests and those of its Iranian patron. Approximately 2 million Syrian refugees reside in Lebanon, having fled the civil war in their home country. In a thinly veiled threat, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah recently […]

In apparent show of naval power, Iranian warship sails into southern hemisphere

Aircraft carrier Shahid Mahdavi, operated by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN), has sailed into the southern hemisphere, according to Iranian state media. Measuring 240 meters (nearly 800 ft), it was originally a merchant vessel that the Iranian military converted into a warship. The vessel is equipped with long-range missiles and air defense systems and was designed to carry drones and helicopters. […]

Qatar reportedly prepared to expel Hamas leaders

The State of Qatar is reportedly prepared to expel Hamas leaders from the Gulf monarchy if Washington insists, according to a source cited by the Times of Israel. In April, a U.S. official confirmed that Secretary of State Antony Blinken had demanded that Qatar expel leaders of Hama if they continued to reject Egyptian-mediated hostage deal proposals. With a proposal on the […]

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