The headquarters of three ethnic parties of Iranian Kurds have been hit in northern Iraq as Iran's Revolutionary Guard accuses the groups of smuggling weapons into Iran.
The United States said it is encouraged by the IRGC decision, saying it was working as quickly as it can to put together an appropriate response to Tehran's comments.
Iran's Foreign Ministry refuted allegations levelled by the US Justice Department that a member of the IRGC orchestrated a plot to assassinate former US national security advisor John Bolton as "baseless".
Iran’s state broadcaster said security forces arrested all members of the group and confiscated a large amount of weapons, explosives, and technical and communication equipment belonging to the group in several operations across Iran.
Iranian authorities had warned of 'punitive action' after Iranian tanker was seized in Greece.
EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell seeks a “middle way” to end the impasse to revive Tehran's 2015 nuclear pact with world powers.
Why does Washington give Tehran’s violent proxies – which today are aiding Russia against Ukraine – a free pass?
Biden administration says that it shares the idea with the army that Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps "are terrorists" as Tehran pushes to delist the key armed group.
Israel has stepped up pressure on the Biden administration due to the possibility that an agreement to restore the Iran nuclear deal could see Washington drop the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps from the “terrorist group” list.
Besides the question of Iran’s culpability in the assassination attempt on the Iraqi Prime Minister, Iraq still faces grave problems that violence and instability can exacerbate.
The militant groups want a seat at the table, and are willing to apply whatever pressure it takes to ensure that they do.
The impunity enjoyed by the militias and continued collective punishment against Sunnis can only lead to civil war.
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