Iran’s state TV reports the country has unveiled two new missiles, as the US heads to the UN to trigger snapback sanctions after the Security Council rejected Washington's bid to extend Tehran's arms embargo.
The judiciary in June said Mahmoud Mousavi Majd, who was arrested in 2018, had spied on various security fields including the Quds Force which was headed by former Revolutionary Guards commander Qassem Soleimani.
The raid was the most brazen action by Iraqi forces against a major Iran-backed militia group in years and targeted the Kataib Hezbollah faction.
A White House spokesman said Michael White's release may lead to an opening in the otherwise deeply bitter relationship between Iran and the United States.
While the virus has struck both countries, killing thousands of people, they continue to target each other on foreign battlegrounds.
The US alleges Iran's satellite programme is a cover for its development of missiles, while the Islamic republic has previously insisted its aerospace activities comply with its international obligations.
It was not immediately clear what information Trump was referring to in his tweet, which was posted after he was scheduled to have an intelligence briefing.
The US strikes that target Shia militias actually target a branch of the Iraqi Army.
The disqualification of some 9,000 potential candidates, most of them reformists and moderates, raised the possibility of lower-than-usual turnout.
"It was launched with success and ... we have reached most [of] our aims ... but the "Zafar" satellite did not reach orbit as planned," a top defence ministry official says.
Mohammed Allawi represents the same establishment protesters want to get rid of, and this is best encapsulated by Moqtada al Sadr's u-turn on the protest movement.
Iran's Technology Minister Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi says the "Zafar satellite" will be launched by the end of this week, a programme the US sees as camouflage for Tehran's missile development.
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