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Monthly Archives: December 2023

UK foreign minister: Iran shares responsibility to prevent Houthi attacks in Red Sea

Al-Arabia – Britain’s foreign minister said on Sunday that he told his Iranian counterpart that Tehran shares responsibility for preventing attacks by Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis in the Red Sea. “I spoke to [Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian] today about Houthi attacks in the Red Sea, which threaten innocent lives and the global economy,” Foreign Secretary David Cameron wrote on the …

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US says Navy helicopters repel Houthi attack on Maersk container ship in Red Sea

Al-Arabia – US Navy helicopters sank three of four small boats used by Iranian-backed Houthi militants to attack a Maersk container vessel in the southern Red Sea, the US military said on Sunday. Helicopters from the USS Eisenhower and USS Gravely, responding to distress calls from the Maersk Hangzhou , returned fire on the Houthi boats in self-defense and sank …

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France: World Back To ‘Square One’ On Iran’s Nuclear Containment

iranintl – France’s ambassador to the United Nations is “extremely concerned” with Iran’s soaring uranium enrichment which he says has progressed at “dramatic rates”. “The level of threat has increased a lot so it’s time for Iran to get back to compliance and the IAEA reported on that on December 26, again, and documented the violations. So of course we …

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Iranian Media And Pundits Voice Concern Over Escalating Tensions

iranintl – Iran’s recent decision to speed up its enrichment of uranium, and attacks by Tehran’s proxies across the region, have created deep concerns among Iranians. Etemad Online in Tehran says tensions between Tehran and Washington have escalated following the UN nuclear watchdog, IAEA’s report about Iran’s nuclear escalation. Observers in Tehran have pointed out that the situation in the region …

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Iran’s Gen-Z Sentiments Embodied By Four Music Icons

iranintl – Here’s what we do and don’t know about Generation Z in Iran. We know that it has distanced itself from the anti-imperialist and Islamist ideas of the 1979 Revolution. However, we do not know what Generation exactly wants for its future and what are its objectives in life. While Gen. Z played a central role in the Mahsa …

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Tehran Let Down By Moscow’s Stance On Persian Gulf Islands

iranintl – Iranian media and politicians continued to criticize the government for its close ties with Russia, while it supports UAE claims on three islands in the Persian Gulf. Moscow has repeatedly sided with the United Arab Emirates during summits with Arab states regarding claims on Abu Mousa and Greater and Lesser Tunb islands, that have been Iran’s sovereignty since 1971. …

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Female Political Prisoners Denounce Iran Officials During Visit

iranintl – Judges and judicial officials of the Islamic Republic visiting Tehran’s Evin Prison encountered escalating protests from women political prisoners on Wednesday. The incident happened when a group of high-ranking judiciary officials paid a visit to the notorious jail, informed sources told Iran International. The female detainees boldly chanted slogans and sang revolutionary songs, demanding an end to what they …

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Air Raids Over Eastern Syria Reportedly Kill 6 Iran-backed Militants

VOA – Three overnight airstrikes on eastern Syria Saturday near a strategic border crossing with Iraq killed six Iran-backed militants, two members of Iraqi militia groups told The Associated Press. The strikes on the border region of Boukamal came hours after an umbrella group of Iran-backed Iraqi militants — known as the Islamic Resistance — claimed an attack on a …

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Pressure Increases On Iran Proxies In Syria And Lebanon

iranintl – The Israeli Defense Forces announced that they attacked targets in Syria early Saturday, responding to fire from the country, where Iran-affiliated forces are active. The IDF also said it struck Hezbollah “terror infrastructure” in southern Lebanon, including a launch site used by the Iran-backed group following a number of cross-border attacks earlier Friday. Arab media also reported that …

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