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An Iraqi man waves his national flag in Baghdad's Tahrir Square on December 10, 2017, during a gathering celebrating the end of the three-year war against the Islamic State (IS) group

Top U.S. General: Iran-Backed Militias in Iraq a Threat to U.S. Forces

Some factions from the Baghdad-sanctioned umbrella organization for mainly Tehran-allied Shiite militia groups known as the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) are helping Iran expand its nefarious activities in Iraq, a top U.S. Department of State (DOS) official indicated this week.

Participant hold their laptops in front of an illuminated wall at the annual Chaos Computer Club (CCC) computer hackers' congress, called 29C3, on December 28, 2012 in Hamburg, Germany. The 29th Chaos Communication Congress (29C3) attracts hundreds of participants worldwide annually to engage in workshops and lectures discussing the role …

Report: Iran Hackers Hunt Nuclear Workers, U.S. Targets

As U.S. President Donald Trump re-imposed harsh economic sanctions on Iran last month, hackers scrambled to break into personal emails of American officials tasked with enforcing them, The Associated Press has found — another sign of how deeply cyberespionage is embedded into the fabric of US-Iranian relations.

Lebanon tunnels (Mahmoud Zayyat / AFP / Getty)

Lebanese Politicians Blast Hezbollah Over Tunnels into Israel

 A growing number of Lebanese politicians and political commentators are openly accusing Hezbollah — the Iranian regime’s Shi’a proxy — of endangering their country’s security in the wake of the discovery of tunnels dug by the terrorist organization under the border with Israel.

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Hassan Rouhani: U.S. Seeking Negotiations with Iran ‘Every Day’

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani reportedly claimed this week that U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is making daily attempts to negotiate with the Islamic Republic, suggesting that America is willing to suspend sanctions against Tehran if the Shiite powerhouse gives in to its demands.

Israeli soldiers deploy excavators alongside the border wall with Lebanon on December 5, 2018, after the army announced it had discovered Hezbollah infiltration tunnels passing under it

Israel Uncovers Second Cross-Border Hezbollah Terror Tunnel

TEL AVIV – A second cross-border terror tunnel was uncovered Thursday in the western Galilee, the IDF said.  Israel demanded UN peacekeeping force UNIFIL destroy the tunnels on the Lebanese side of the border. The tunnel originated under a residential building

Israeli soldiers deploy excavators alongside the border wall with Lebanon on December 5, 2018, after the army announced it had discovered Hezbollah infiltration tunnels passing under it

IDF: Operation Northern Shield ‘Great Surprise’ to Hezbollah

TEL AVIV – The IDF’s northern operation to destroy cross-border tunnels dug by Hezbollah came as a “great surprise” to the terror group, which kept the underground program a secret from its own operatives, a senior IDF officer said Wednesday, adding that the Iranian-backed group planned on launching a surprise attack, infiltrating Israel and thus instigating a war.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (L) is greeted by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Ministry of Defence in Tel Aviv on April 29, 2018

Pompeo to Netanyahu: U.S. Committed to Defending Israel Against Iran

TEL AVIV – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday vowed to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the U.S. was committed to defending Israel on a number of fronts, including confronting Iranian aggression and fighting anti-Israel bias at the UN.

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Operation Northern Shield: IDF Mobilizes Reserves to Ward Off Hezbollah Threat

TEL AVIV – Israel has mobilized artillery and unrolled a partial mobilization of reservists from the Air Force and Military Intelligence to thwart potential attacks from Lebanese terror group Hezbollah following the launch of an IDF operation to destroy cross-border attack tunnels dug by the Iranian-backed group.