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Lawmakers Seek to Expand Sanctions on Iran over Ballistic Missile Launches

A bill introduced in the Senate on Thursday would impose sanctions on Iran for launching ballistic missiles and other provocative acts, a move that fits with President Donald Trump’s plans to take a tougher stance against the top sponsor of terror in the world, according to the U.S. Department of State.

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Iran to Hold New Military Drill Despite U.S. Warnings

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard is to conduct military drills next week, a senior commander announced Saturday, despite warnings from the United States and fresh sanctions over a ballistic missile test.

Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP

Iran Hackers Target Email, Social Media Accounts of U.S. Officials

A surge of Iranian attacks against the email and social media accounts of U.S. officials has been detected over the past few weeks, with an emphasis on officials involved in crafting Iran policy. Journalists and academics have also been targeted.

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Iranian Commander: ‘Erasing Israel Off the Map’ Is ‘Non-Negotiable’

Mohammad Reza Naqdi, head of the Basij militia unit of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, has surfaced to reassure the world that death for Israel is still very much on the table on the eve of the P+5 nuclear talks, and will never be negotiated away as part of any nuclear deal with President Obama.

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Report: Covert Iranian Cell Delivers Weapons to Terrorist Groups

A new report details the horrific exploits of “Unit 190,” an even more shadowy unit of the already-shady Quds Force of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards. Unit 190, according to Western intelligence sources quoted by Fox News, has for many years been smuggling arms to terrorist groups in conflict zones across the Middle East, including Hezbollah in Lebanon, Hamas in the Gaza Strip, and the new masters of Yemen, the Houthis.