Netanyahu urged Trump to attack Iran after he lost the presidency — report

General Mark Milley said to have battled against former US president’s push for a missile strike, facing down his ‘circle of Iran hawks,’ including VP Pence and the then-Israeli PM Former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged Donald Trump to launch a military strike against Iran after it was clear that the former US president hadContinue reading “Netanyahu urged Trump to attack Iran after he lost the presidency — report”

Conservative cleric Raisi elected Iran’s president

Hardliner Ebrahim Raisi easily won Friday’s presidential election in Iran, recording 62% of the vote with more than 90% of ballots counted. Why it matters: Currently the head of Iran’s judiciary, Raisi is a close confidant of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and has the support of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). His victory solidifies himContinue reading “Conservative cleric Raisi elected Iran’s president”

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