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  1. Iran Prepared Missile Factory for Lebanese Hezbollah

    March 13, 2017 In an article in al-Jarida daily, an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) commander claims that Iran has established numerous arms factories in Lebanon. These factories reportedly produce various types of missiles, armed drones, and fas ...

  2. South Africa Eyes Missile System Sale to Iran: Report

    March 19, 2017 South Africa has applied to the U.N. Security Council to sell the Umkhonto surface-to-air missile system to Iran. The high velocity missile is capable of taking out both airborne and stationary targets and was designed to carry a 23 kg warh ...

  3. Lawmakers Back Measures to Protect Israel by Punishing Iran

    March 28, 2017 Richard Lardner Bipartisan sanctions legislation on Iran has been introduced in both the House and the Senate.  The House bill targets Iranian and foreign companies involved in the ballistic missile program, including the banks that support ...

  4. Iran Launches Line for Mass-Production of Missile

    July 22, 2017 Iran inaugurated a mass production line for the Sayyad (Hunter) 3 air defense missile.  The Sayyad 3 has a maximum range of 120 kilometers and was designed by the Defense Ministry’s Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO).  Defense Minister ...

  5. Watch Moment Iran Successfully Launches Simorgh Satellite Carrier

    July 27, 2017 Iran’s Imam Khomeini Space Center successfully launched the Simorgh carrier rocket, with a mission of placing Iranian satellites into low orbit. The Simorgh is capable of delivering satellites weighing as much as 250 kilograms to an orbit of ...

  6. Exclusive: Iran Revolutionary Guards Find New Route to Arm Yemen Rebels

    August 1, 2017 Jonathan Saul Reuters Western and regional sources claimed that Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has been covertly transferring arms, cash, and drugs to Houthi rebels in Yemen for the past six months, using smaller craft and ...

  7. Iran's Air Defense System Operational by March 2018: Cmdr

    September 3, 2017 Commander of Iran's Khatam al-Anbiya Air Defense Base, Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili, claimed that the country has successfully built and tested its Bavar-373 air defense system, which will be deployed by March 2018 alongside the ...

  8. U.S. Extends Some Iran Sanctions Relief Under Nuclear Deal

    September 14, 2017 Arshad Mohammed, Patricia Zengerle Reuters The U.S. State Department approved waivers of some sanctions on Iran as part of the 2015 nuclear accord in order to "maintain flexibility" in its Iran policy. The most recent sanction ...

  9. Iran's Supposed Missile Launch was Fake, U.S. Officials Say

    September 25, 2017 Lucas Tomlinson Fox News Iran displayed its Khorramshahr medium-range ballistic missile at a military parade in Tehran on September 22 and claimed that the missile was successfully tested the same day. However, video footage of the test ...

  10. Netanyahu Accuses Iran of Building Missile Production Sites in Syria

    August 28, 2017 Peter Beaumont The Guardian Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran of building missile production sites in Syria and Lebanon during a meeting in Israel with U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres. Netanyahu claimed that Ir ...

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