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  • Iranian commander: Missiles ready for the ‘annihilation’ of Israel

    July 8, 2016 | 10:15 am

    The deputy commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard said the country has over 100,000 missiles in Lebanon alone readied for the “annihilation” of Israel.

    Speaking before Friday prayers on Iran’s state-run IRIB TV, Hossein Salami also said that Iran has “tens of thousands”...

  • Ahmadinejad’s return to public eye in Iran fuels talk of a comeback

    May 12, 2016 | 11:38 am

    On a podium decorated as a bunker from the Iran-Iraq war, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad woos a crowd of hundreds with an anti-Western speech reminiscent of his fiery addresses as Iran's president.

    At the end of the event in Jiroft in southeast Iran, held partly to honor victims of the...

  • Iranian nuclear physicist killed by Revolutionary Guard, not Israel, sister says

    September 29, 2014 | 2:51 pm

    This story originally appeared on themedialine.org.
    The sister of a leading Iranian nuclear physicist widely believed to have been assassinated by Israel as part of an effort to derail the Islamic Republic’s drive to create nuclear weapons says her brother was murdered by...
  • Iran claims successful test of its air defense system

    September 25, 2012 | 9:21 am

    Iran said it successfully test-fired a domestically produced anti-aircraft missile system.

    The Ra'd air defense system, a midrange missile system, hit a large flying target and destroyed it, the Iranian Fars news agency reported late Monday.

    "The indigenous system has been...

  • When they killed Cousin Ebi with a bullet to the heart, my family finally decided it was time to leave Iran

    By Karmel Melamed

    July 22, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    "He was shot with one bullet to his heart," said my cousin Abe Berookhim, a Los Angeles Iranian Jewish businessman. At a Sinai Temple Men's Club meeting earlier this month, Berookhim publicly shared the 30-year-old heart-wrenching story of his 31-year-old uncle's arrest and...