Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

Iran Has Begun Naval Swarming Operation in Strait of Hormuz

Washington (CNN)Iran has begun a major military exercise in the Persian Gulf region according to a US defense official directly familiar with the …

Military

US destroyer fires warning at Iran vessel

A US Navy destroyer fired three warning shots at four of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps vessels on Sunday after they closed in at a high …

Military

Trump administration considering labeling Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist group: Report

The Trump administration is considering designating Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, a branch of Iran’s military, as a foreign terrorist …

U.S. Politics

US Iran sanctions take aim at airlines

WASHINGTON (AFP) -<p>The US ramped up sanctions on Iran Thursday, targeting several airlines it said were linked to the country's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).<p>The US Treasury placed on its blacklist nine individuals and entities in Iran and Turkey for obtaining aircraft parts, including …

South Asia

White House slams Iran for spreading terror in Middle East

The White House on Friday called out Iran’s special forces Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps for spreading terror and political unrest though the …

Middle East

Statement from the Press Secretary on Iranian Aggression Against Saudi Arabia and Israel

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) pours resources into exporting destabilizing influence throughout the Middle East, even as the …

Middle East

Statement from the Press Secretary on Iranian Regime Provocation against Israel

The United States condemns the Iranian regime’s provocative rocket attacks from Syria against Israeli citizens, and we strongly support Israel’s …

Middle East

US condemns Iran rocket attack on Israel

The United States has condemned Iran's "provocative rocket attacks" from Syria and supported Israel's right to defend itself.

Middle East

Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with King Salman of Saudi Arabia

President Donald J. Trump spoke yesterday with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia. King Salman thanked the President for hosting Crown …

Saudi Arabia

Statement by The Press Secretary on The Efforts by Yemen’s Houthis to Destabilize The Arabian Peninsula

Yemen’s Houthis have responded to efforts by the United Nations to reinvigorate a political process in Yemen by threatening to conduct more reckless …

Middle East

US sanctions nine Iranians for global cyber attacks

One of the largest state-sponsored hacks ever prosecuted.

Cybersecurity

U.S. charges, sanctions Iranians for global cyber attacks on behalf of Tehran

By Dustin Volz<p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Friday charged and sanctioned nine Iranians and an Iranian company for attempting to hack …

Cybersecurity

Threat From Cyber Hackers Is Growing, U.S. Grid Regulator Says

Hackers increasingly threaten sites in the U.S. ranging from nuclear power plants to water processing systems, according to a member of the Federal …

Cybersecurity

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Intellectual Property

Nine Iranians charged in massive hacking scheme

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department announced charges Friday against nine Iranians in what federal officials said was one of the largest state-sponsored computer hacking campaigns ever prosecuted by American authorities.<p>Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said the nine stole data from more …

World News

U.S. Charges 9 Iranians With Hacking Companies to Steal $3.4 Billion in Trade Secrets

The U.S. Justice Department on Friday charged nine Iranian citizens with hacking hundreds of companies and academic institutions to steal more than …

U.S. Justice Department

US sanctions Iranian company, 'Game of Thrones' hacker

The Trump administration on Friday sanctioned an Iranian company and nine Iranians for hacking into and stealing data from more than 300 universities …

U.S. Department of Justice

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein Delivers Remarks Announcing Nine Iranians Charged with Conducting Massive Cyber Theft Campaign on Behalf of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

Good morning. For many decades, the United States has led the world in science, technology, research, and development. Hostile individuals, …

Corruption

Trump scolds Iran for environmental 'crisis'

President Trump scolded Iran for causing an environmental disaster in a message wishing the people of the country a happy spring as they celebrate …

South Asia

Trump's holiday greeting to Iranians: Your gov't is 'brutal and corrupt'

US President Trump also reiterated his support for protesters who took to the streets at the start of the year with economic woes.<p>><br>• ><p>U.S. President …

Donald Trump

Report: Images reveal new Iranian military base outside Damascus

Western intelligence sources estimated that the base, which contains large hangars, can store ballistic missiles capable of hitting Israel.<p>><br>• ><p>A …

Middle East

Israel, Saudis Find Common Cause in Warning of Iran Expansionism

Israel and Saudi Arabia delivered twin warnings to Iran, telling a global security conference it’s time to confront the Islamic republic’s …

Middle East

Western obsession with Islamic State opened the door for Iranian aggression

Recently, we saw the inherent danger of a permanent Iranian presence in Syria. Iran launched its first direct military operation against Israel, …

Iran Tests Its Enemies’ Resolve

Twice in the past week, members of the Iran-Russia-Syria alliance challenged the U.S. and its allies. On February 7, a formation of pro-Assad …

Middle East

From the Euphrates to Beit She’an: The Islamic Republic’s dangerous game

The question that leaves is: to what degree is the Syrian regime happy with Iran’s actions that cost it soldiers and pose a risk?<p>><br>• ><p>Israeli soldiers …

Middle East

Syrian opposition leaders, in Washington for talks, deliver message to Trump administration, Congress

Members of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) left Washington, D.C., last night following several days of meetings with a White House official, members of Congress and State Department officials. Their message for President Trump was clear: Stop Iran and Al Qaeda in Syria, and they will work with his …

Middle East

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Economy

MPs call for official terrorist ban and sanctions on Iran's military guard

Amber Rudd is facing calls to designate Iran's Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organisation over its suppression of protesters and support for militants.<p>Dozens of MPs from across the Commons have backed a motion calling for the Home Secretary to include the regime's elite unit on an official …

Iran

Behind Iran's Protests: A Struggling Economy Despite Sanctions Relief

With Iran’s economy in a free fall earlier this decade, Tehran gambled on accelerating talks with the international community to remove nuclear-related sanctions in the hope that reopening the country’s doors to foreign business could lift livelihoods.<p>That bet has yet to pay off. Two years after …

South Asia

“There Is No Backup Plan”: Inside the Information War for Control of Iran

The Iranian regime is playing the long game in its battles with protesters. But access to social media has unleashed a force that the Ayatollah may not be able to contain.<p>Last week, as the rest of Washington, D.C. was on vacation, <b>Donald Trump</b> turned his attention to the sudden outpouring of …

South Asia