Iran is "sending spoofed emails designed to intimidate voters, incite social unrest, and damage President Trump," Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said Wednesday.
Iran's conventional military and the elite Revolutionary Guard began the Guardians of the Sky Velayat-99 exercise as Armenia-Azerbaijan tensions spilled over the border and a decades-long U.N. arms embargo expired.
With a rapidly transforming Middle East, Kuwait has the opportunity to utilize its change in leadership to shift its diplomatic energies towards staving off Iranian aggression.
Armenia's ambassador to the U.S. told Newsweek "Iran has the capacity and could use its leverages to restrain Azerbaijan and urge Turkey not to add fuel to fire in Nagorno Karabakh," while Azerbaijan's envoy "appreciates every offer to help with reaching the much needed peace in our region."
Robertson said Trump's re-election will usher in an era of assassination attempts, civil unrest, world war and ultimately the "End Times."
Iranian officials have condemned the U.S. for imposing additional rounds of sanctions even as the country grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Whatever one's views are on Turkey's trajectory, pro or con, America must have Azerbaijan's back.
"Today the international community once again expressed support for multilateralism," Iran's Ambassador to the U.K. Hamid Baeidinejad said.
Azerbaijan's ambassador to the United States Elin Suleymanov told Newsweek his country "appreciates every offer to help with reaching the much needed peace in our region."
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"Iran will be relieved from arms restrictions as early as Oct. 18. Naturally, from that date, we'll trade, on the basis of our national interests, with other countries in this field," Iranian mission to the U.N. spokesperson Alireza Miryousefi told Newsweek.
Judicial officials said they would set up special courts to prosecute those behind sanctions, though this would be a purely symbolic move.
As supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei assured Iranians that their country alone held the solutions to the country's overlapping crises, his officials were shoring up relations with China and Russia in a bid to further defy the U.S.
The Trump administration has warned that letting the embargo lapse will allow Tehran to flood the Middle East with new weapons.
Foreign Minister Javad Zarif criticized the U.S., claiming sanctions have cut off food and medical supplies desperately needed in a pandemic.
"The people of Iran have proven to be resilient and not intimidated by such inappropriate, irresponsible and empty rhetoric," Iranian mission to the United Nations spokesperson Alireza Miryousefi told Newsweek.
Mohammad Javad Zarif warned that the "culprits" behind sanctions that stop medicines "will face justice."
"Iran will not allow anyone to bring terrorists, whom we have fought for many years in Syria, to our border points under any pretext," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said as conflict raged nearby between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
Trump's "maximum pressure" campaign has failed to force Tehran to the table, and the odds for a fresh nuclear deal in the next four years look slim.
The U.S. has unsuccessfully pressed other nations to extend a United Nations arms embargo on Iran which is due to expire in mid-October.
Iran is closely watching the November contest, hoping for relief from Trump's "maximum pressure" campaign.
On Tuesday, both Turkey and Iran reportedly found themselves directly involved in the battle, while the U.S. and Russia remained closely engaged, calling for an immediate de-escalation.
The new Zolfaqar-e Basir is the naval variant of the ballistic missile used to attack U.S. troops in Iraq in January.
"It's nothing new," Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said as his Council of Foreign Relations talk was interrupted by yet even more stringent measures by the United States against the Islamic Republic.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday the U.S. had reimposed international sanctions on Iran, but American allies disputed the announcement.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has outlined further details of the ongoing sanctions against the Iranian government.
The head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said "everybody who had a role" in killing Qasem Soleimani will be targeted.
There has been outrage at the death of Navid Afkari, 27, who took part in protests in 2018 and said he was tortured into confessing a murder.
Former Iranian president Ahmadinejad was also challenged by Radio Free Europe about his human rights record.