Iran Conflict

July 26, 2022

Israel’s “shadow campaign” against Iran in Syria producing “partial results”

A reported Israeli attack on a weapons storage site outside Damascus on July 22, 2022. Credit: Alma Center. by Yaakov Lappin (JNS) — The latest reminder of Israel’s shadow war in Syria aimed at preventing Iran from installing advanced weapons […]
July 6, 2022

World Games: Iran karate denied U.S. visas over alleged ties to terror groups

An Iranian judo player at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Credit: Wikimedia Commons/JNS. by Larry Brook (Israel InSight) — Iran’s karate team will not be competing in the World Games in Birmingham after the United States refused their visa applications, according […]
March 29, 2022

The new Iran deal is a disaster, and everyone knows it

by Farley Weiss (JNS) — The United States and Iran are reportedly on the cusp of a new nuclear agreement. One of the last remaining issues is said to be whether or not the Biden administration removes the Islamic Revolutionary […]
March 21, 2022

Despite attack near U.S. consulate, Biden desperate to sign dangerous Iran deal

by James Sinkinson (FLAME) — Last week, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) launched 14 missiles that landed near the U.S. consulate in Erbil, northern Iraq — though strangely, the IRGC said it was aiming for an unspecified Israeli “strategic […]
December 5, 2021

First Israel-Iran war around the corner?

by Nir Barkat (JNS) — As a Jew and an Israeli, current events are nothing short of bizarre. Iran, a terrorist state behind a global axis of evil, is once again getting the last laugh. It is hard to watch […]
August 4, 2021

Raisi’s presidency a metaphor for Iran’s regional escalation

Ebrahim Raisi. Credit: Mohammad Hossein Taaghi via Wikimedia Commons. by Israel Kasnett (JNS) — Iran’s new president Ebrahim Raisi will be sworn in on Aug. 5, and he is already making his mark. Reports on Aug. 3 that a number […]
May 6, 2021

Despite high price, Biden administration ‘dead set’ on re-entering Iran deal

Negotiations in Vienna over the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the existing Iran nuclear deal, May 2021. Source: Enrique Mora/European External Action Service/Twitter. by Dmitriy Shapiro (JNS) — In recent days, conflicting reports have emerged over the ongoing negotiations in […]
April 22, 2021

Syrian missile? What really happened over the skies of Dimona?

View of the nuclear reactor in Dimona in southern Israel. Aug. 13, 2016. Photo by Moshe Shai/Flash90. by Yaakov Lappin (JNS) — Two days before a Syrian surface-to-air missile flew into southern Israel in response to reported Israeli airstrikes on […]
April 18, 2021

Echoes of a Boom in Iran

by Jonathan Feldstein In case you missed the explosion, no worry. You may still be hearing its echoes and reverberations for a long time. This past week, reports within and outside Iran have confirmed a massive explosion deep underground at […]
April 13, 2021

Israeli observers: A lot of Iranian nuclear work in Natanz went down the drain

A view of nuclear centrifuges at the Iran nuclear energy exhibition at the Islamic Revolution & Holy Defense Museum in 2018. Credit: Inspired by Maps/Shutterstock by Yaakov Lappin (JNS) — Threats by Iran to retaliate against what it said was […]
July 26, 2020

Report: Iran uses charities, humanitarian groups as cover to export its revolution

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps with a billboard of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in the background. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. by Yaakov Lappin (JNS) — A new report that maps out the ways in which Iran’s overseas elite unit, the […]