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Chaos & Suspicion: The Killing Of Iran’s Nuclear Scientists

New details are emerging about an attack that killed Iran’s most senior nuclear scientist last Friday. Initially, it was thought that Mohsen Fakhrizadeh’s car was attacked by undentified gunmen armed with automatic weapons and explosives. However, a Fars news agency report on Sunday evening states that Fakhrizadeh was actually killed by a remote-controlled weapon mounted…

Iran’s ‘Retaliation’ Begins: Parliament Votes To Raise Uranium Enrichment To 20%

Via AlMasdarNews.com, On Sunday, the Iranian parliament voted by an overwhelming majority on the draft law about “strategic measures to abolish sanctions,” which includes raising uranium enrichment to 20%. The law includes restoring the old design of the Arak heavy water reactor. The parliamentary meeting was attended by 232 deputies out of 246, and they…

Head Of Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Project Assassinated?

By Tyler Durden Amid speculation that Israel is on war footing over a possible strike in Iran in the coming weeks, moments ago Iranian state media reported that the country’s top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was assassinated in Damavand, east of Tehran. He was reportedly accompanied by his bodyguard when they were attacked by a…

Iran’s Mega South Pars Gas Field Nears Completion

Submitted by Simon Watkins of OilPrice.com The net present value of Iran’s supergiant South Pars natural gas field has jumped from an estimated US$116 billion at this point last year to US$135 billion now, a senior oil and gas industry source who works closely with Iran’s Petroleum Ministry exclusively told OilPrice.com last week. The key…

Iran’s Rouhani Invites Biden To Return To Nuclear Deal Commitments

Authored by Jason Ditz via AntiWar.com, In weekend comments, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on President-elect Joe Biden to return to fulfilling commitments under the P5+1 nuclear deal, saying Iran would continue its resistance to the US until they return to the deal. There have been indications that Biden wants to return the US to the deal,…