Israel / Middle East

Iranian Lawmaker Offers $3 Million Cash to ‘Whoever Kills Trump’

Speaking in the Iranian parliament on Tuesday, lawmaker Ahmad Hamzeh offered a $3 million cash reward “on behalf of the people of Kerman province” to anyone who kills U.S. President Donald Trump. Kerman, which Hamzeh represents, is the hometown of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Gen. Qasem Soleimani, the top Iranian terrorist mastermind who was eliminated by a U.S. airstrike in December.

U.S. President Donald Trump on field during the national anthem prior to the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Alabama Crimson Tide at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

U.S. Helps Iranian Protesters Bypass Regime Censorship

Iranian opposition leaders said on Monday that protests against the regime are ongoing, with helpful assistance from U.S. initiatives to provide hardware and software that allows Iranians to bypass Internet censorship from their repressive government.

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Weekend Riots in Lebanon Leave Hundreds Injured

Protests in Lebanon turned violent again over the weekend, with over 400 injuries reported. There were several claims of security forces using live ammunition against protesters in addition to water cannons and tear gas.

Lebanese protesters take cover as riot police spray them with water from behind a barricaded road leading to parliament in central Beirut on January 19, 2020 amid ongoing anti-government demonstrations. - Lebanese anti-riot police fired rubber bullets and water cannons at stone-throwing demonstrators in the Lebanese capital today, as hundreds …

Iran Flip-Flops on Nuclear Deal: ‘Tehran Still Remains in the Deal’

The Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Monday that claims of nuclear deal violations by European participants in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) are groundless and Tehran still respects the deal, despite having systematically abrogated most of its terms in an effort to squeeze more financial concessions out of the Europeans.

A picture taken on November 10, 2019, shows an Iranian flag in Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant, during an official ceremony to kick-start works on a second reactor at the facility. - Bushehr is Iran's only nuclear power station and is currently running on imported fuel from Russia that is …