Iranian commander: 100,000 missiles in Lebanon ready to hit Israel

Iranian commander: 100,000 missiles in Lebanon ready to hit Israel

by WorldTribune Staff, July 3, 2016 An arsenal of some 100,000 missiles is based in Lebanon ready to strike Israel, the deputy commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said. “The opportunity to destroy Israel is now better than ever, because tens of thousands of long-range missiles all over the Islamic world are ready […]

Navy fires commander of squadron captured in Iranian waters

Navy fires commander of squadron captured in Iranian waters

by WorldTribune Staff, June 14, 2016 The commander of the 10 U.S. sailors who were captured and held by Iran in January has been relieved of his command by the U.S. Navy. The Navy said in a statement on June 9 that it had lost confidence in Cmdr. Eric Rasch, who was the executive officer […]

Iran to build statue commemorating capture of U.S. sailors

Iran to build statue commemorating capture of U.S. sailors

Special to WorldTribune.com Iran will construct a statue to commemorate its capture of 10 U.S. sailors and plans to turn it into a tourist attraction. Commander Ali Fadavi, the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps naval forces, said the monument would capture the moment the Americans surrendered to Iranian forces. “There are very many […]

Republican senators introduce bill punishing Iran missile violations

Republican senators introduce bill punishing Iran missile violations

Special to WorldTribune.com Republican senators on March 17 introduced legislation aimed at requiring the Obama administration to impose stricter sanctions on Iran for continuous defiance of international sanctions on its ballistic missile program. The bill, introduced by Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, is the GOP’s response to what it says has been President Barack […]

Iran again conducts missile tests in defiance of Obama

Iran again conducts missile tests in defiance of Obama

Special to WorldTribune.com Iran again defied U.S. sanctions imposed earlier this year by conducting multiple missile tests on March 8. In what it said was a display of “deterrent power,” short-, medium- and long-range precision guided missiles were fired from several sites to show the country’s “all-out readiness to confront threats” against its territorial integrity. […]

McCain may subpoena sailors detained by Iran

McCain may subpoena sailors detained by Iran

Special to WorldTribune.com Saying Obama administration officials are “dragging their feet” on the investigation of Iran’s detention of 10 U.S. sailors, Sen. John McCain said he may subpoena the sailors. “I guarantee you, if they don’t have a debrief by the first of March like they said, we’ll have a hearing and we’ll subpoena,” McCain, […]

Iran rolls out new underground missile depot for nuclear-capable Emads

Iran rolls out new underground missile depot for nuclear-capable Emads

Special to WorldTribune.com Iran on Jan. 5 announced a new underground missile depot in which nuclear-capable Emad missiles are stored. In video footage on state television, speaker of Iranian parliament Ali Larijani inaugurates the depot that is run by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC). It is the second such facility revealed in recent months. […]

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