MESOP MIDEAST WATCH: Saudi Arabia Rejoins Iran Exports Market: Report

ERBIL 18.10.2021 Saudi Arabia has rejoined Iran exports market as tensions between the two countries have slightly decreased lately, a report revealed on Sunday.

weiterlesen / click to continue


by Simon HendersonThe HillOctober 15, 2021

A closer look at the technical progress being made under the country’s new nuclear chief—and his potential links with the Pakistani scientist who first gave Tehran weaponization know-how.


While Washington policy circles debate endlessly about Iran’s nuclear intentions and level of expertise, Tehran presses on remorselessly. On Oct. 10, Mohammad Eslami, the newly-appointed head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, announced that his country had produced more than 120 kg of 20 percent-enriched uranium, a dramatic increase from figures previously reported by the IAEA in Vienna. Lost in the reporting was the detail that this level of production is getting tantalizingly close to the magic figure of 200 kg, an amount that when further enriched to 90 percent would constitute enough to make one atomic bomb…

Simon Henderson is the Baker Fellow and director of the Bernstein Program on Gulf and Energy Policy at The Washington Institute.


MESOP MIDEAST WATCH: PKK/SDF KURDEN SETZEN AUF PUTIN -Russisch-iranischer Wettbewerb heizt sich im Südkaukasus auf

Für Moskau könnten sich Widersprüche mit Teheran als viel heikler erweisen als Streitigkeiten mit Ankara.

Kirill Semenow AL MONITOR – Oktober 15, 2021

weiterlesen / click to continue

MESOP MIDEAST WATCH: PKK/SDF KURDS COUNT ON PUTIN Russian-Iranian competition heats up in South Caucasus

For Moscow, contradictions with Tehran may turn out to be much more sensitive than disputes with Ankara.

Kirill SemenovOctober 15, 2021 AL MONITOR –

weiterlesen / click to continue

MESOP MIDEAST WATCH : Iran’s biggest ever air defense exercise – “ready for any threat” from US or Israel

DEBKA FILES ISRAEL 15.10.2021 As the answer to “Israel’s threats,” Iran has developed air defense systems “commensurate with any threats,” said Brig. Gen Alireza Sabahifard

weiterlesen / click to continue

MESOP WATCH OPINION: Biden Is Backtracking on Syria

Ilan Berman ,  American Foreign Policy Council
10/11/21 NEWSWEEK

Whatever happened to America’s Syria policy?

weiterlesen / click to continue

MESOP NEWS : HACKING WITH MICROSOFT -Iran hacked US +Israeli defense tech companies – Microsoft

The hacking “likely supports the national interests of the Islamic Republic of Iran,” Microsoft said.By JERUSALEM POST STAFF    OCTOBER 11, 2021

The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) announced on Monday that Iranian hackers successfully targeted US and Israeli defense technology companies.

weiterlesen / click to continue

MESOP WATCH NEWS : The Huseynyun: Iran’s new IRGC-backed movement in #Azerbaijan #OPINION by Omar Ahmed  10.10.2021

The distinctive symbol of the clenched fist has become synonymous with various revolutionary, social and political movements across the world. The imagery of a fist clutching an assault rifle is…



MESOP WATCH:Russian FM, Blinken discuss reviving Iran deal

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed prospects for resuming talks over the landmark nuclear deal, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.Al-Monitor Staff October 6, 2021

weiterlesen / click to continue

MESOP WATCH:Newly-found Iranian cyber-espionage may pose ‘real threat’ to Israel

An Israeli cybersecurity company details how Iranian actors are running an operation to steal information from targets around Israel. By ZEV STUB   OCTOBER 6, 2021 JERUSALEM POST –

weiterlesen / click to continue

ältere Artikel / previous articles »