Tag: Iran

Nine Iranians Charged with Hacking Universities, Government Agencies

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) charged one Iranian entity and nine Iranians on Friday in a hacking scheme to steal intellectual property and information from at least 144 United States-based universities, various companies, and government agencies for private financial gain.

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman conducts a meeting with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May with other members of their delegations, inside 10 Downing Street, London, on Wednesday March 7, 2018. Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a royal welcome with high level political talks to begin his three day visit to Britain, although protesters criticised the visit. (Dan Kitwood/Pool via AP)

Saudi Crown Prince: Saudis Will Develop Nuclear Bomb if Iran Does

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, commonly referred to as MBS, asserted that Riyadh will pursue nuclear weapons development if Iran possesses a nuclear bomb and reiterated his claim that Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei is “very much like Hitler” in a CBS interview to air on Sunday.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 16: CIA Director Mike Pompeo arrives at the U.S. Capitol before briefing members of the House Intelligence Committee May 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. Pompeo will likely be questioned about news reports that President Donald Trump shared sensitive intelligence with Russian officials last week at the White House. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Iranian Media: Mike Pompeo Will Bring ‘Very Reckless, Violent’ Foreign Policy to State Department

A former CIA whistleblower who allegedly exposed the “deep state” and used to work as a fellow at the Heritage Foundation told Iran’s state-run Press TV Tuesday that the State Department will become “very reckless” and “violent” as a result of President Donald Trump’s decision to appoint CIA Director Mike Pompeo as America’s new secretary of state.

"I think what happened in Syria is a disgrace to humanity, and he's there, and I guess he's running things, so I guess something should happen," US President Donald Trump said of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, seen in 2016

Top U.S. Commander: Bashar al-Assad ‘Has Won’ Syrian Civil War

WASHINGTON, DC — The Russian- and Iranian-assisted regime of Bashar al-Assad is winning the civil war that has killed hundreds of thousands in Syria since 2011, suggested the top U.S. commander in the Middle East, stressing that toppling the dictator is not part of the American mission in the conflict-ridden country.

Vienna Knife-man Shot Dead Had ‘Islamist Sympathies’

AFP — The Austrian of Egyptian origin who was shot dead over the weekend after attacking a soldier with a knife outside the Iranian ambassador’s residence in Vienna had Islamist sympathies, authorities said Tuesday. Preliminary indications suggest that the 26-year-old

Netanyahu, who faces an intensifying corruption probe at home delivered a hawkish speech to the influential American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) a day after talks with President Donald Trump

WATCH: Netanyahu At AIPAC Declares ‘We must stop Iran’

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was greeted with a standing ovation Tuesday morning at pro-Israel lobby AIPAC’s annual convention, where he addressed an audience of 18,000, once again vowing to stop Iran and thanking the U.S. for its steadfast friendship under President Donald Trump.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (C-R) welcomes Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (C-L) upon his arrival in Cairo on March 4, 2018

Reformer Saudi Prince Begins First Trip Abroad to U.S., U.K., Egypt

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) will begin his first trip outside the kingdom in his official capacity as future king this week, aiming to woo support from leaders in Egypt, the U.K., and the U.S. amid the sweeping reforms he is implementing across his country.