Eye on Iran's Proxies and Partners

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  • Iran 

    U.S. Unseals an Indictment of Eastern European Criminal Syndicate Targeting Masih Alinejad 

    On Friday, the U.S. Justice Department announced the unsealing of an Iran regime-linked murder-for-hire scheme targeting Iranian American activist Masih Alinejad. In July of last year, Khalid Mehdiyev was found with an assault rifle, two...

  • Lebanon 

    Nasrallah Addresses Presidential Elections in Speeches

    Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah gave two speeches this week, during which he addressed the stalled Lebanese presidential elections. In his first speech, he lashed out at Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi and Free Patriotic Movement chief Gebran Bassil – despite a...

  • Iranian Leaders Commemorate Third Anniversary Of Qassem Soleimani’s Death

    Throughout the week, the Iranian establishment marked the third anniversary of the U.S. strike which killed the Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Quds Force Qassem Soleimani on January 3, 2020. On January 1, Iran’s supreme leader hosted members...

  • Lebanon 

    U.N. Peacekeeper Killed in Southern Lebanon

    A U.N. peacekeeper in southern Lebanon was shot and killed Wednesday night when the armored vehicle he was in came under gunfire in an incident that is under investigation. The peacekeepers, part of a United Nations mission deployed along the Lebanese border...

  • Iraq

    Iraq’s New Prime Minister Visits Iran 

    This week, Iraq’s new Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani traveled to Iran for his first visit since taking office. It was not his first trip abroad as prime minister—he previously traveled to Jordan. This stood in contrast to his predecessor who made...

  • On Monday, Iran’s IRGC again launched ballistic missile and drone attacks across the border at the Kurdish Iranian opposition bases in Iraq, killing at least two people and wounding eight others after what an Iranian official said were repeated warnings to Iraq to expel the groups. This latest operation is...

  • Israel 

    Israel Targets Hamas Positions In Gaza Strip In Response To Rocket Fire 

    Israeli fighter jets early Friday targeted a rocket manufacturing site in the Gaza Strip, in response to rockets fired towards Israel, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said. One of the rockets was intercepted and three...

  • Iraq 

    Iraqi Lawmakers Approve New Government 

    After a year of stalemate, Iraq’s lawmakers approved a new government on Thursday. It is being headed by Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani, a former minister of human rights and labor and social affairs. Sudani is seen as close to former Iraqi...

  • Iran 

    Ukrainian Official Claims Kyiv’s Forces Killed 10 Iranians Operating Alongside Russian Forces 

    A Ukrainian official told Israeli KAN News on Friday that, in the past week, 10 Iranians were killed in attacks carried out by Ukraine’s armed forces. The Iranians were on the ground training Russian soldiers...

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