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Trump Says Not Attacking Iran Is a Show of Strength

Trump is under fire from hawks in his own party as he waits for Saudi Arabia to decide how the U.S. should respond to a massive oil facility attack.
David Gilbert
5 days ago
iran

Iran’s Supreme Leader: No Chance of Talks With the U.S.

President Trump had suggested meeting with the Iranian president next week, after promising the U.S. is "locked and loaded."
David Gilbert
9.17.19
iran

Trump Is Convinced Iran Was Behind the Massive Attack on Saudi Oil Facilities

And now Iran is warning it's ready for a "full-fledged" war.
David Gilbert
9.16.19
Hacking

The Cyberwar In Yemen

The kinetic war rages, but the Yemeni people have also been casualty to a silent war: one that’s online.
Ben Makuch
9.6.19
Hacking

This Spreadsheet of ‘The Worst 25 Passwords’ Is Actually Malware

Hackers are getting meta.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.29.19
iran

Iran Warns U.S.: Seize Our Oil Tanker and There’ll Be Consequences

The U.S. says the ship is controlled by Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps, but a court in Gibraltar ruled it could set sail. Where it's going is a mystery.
Tim Hume
8.19.19
iran

Stuxnet, American Sanctions, and Cyberwar Are Legitimizing Iranian Internet Controls

The anxiety about cyberattacks and the perceived need for greater control in the wake of American economic sanctions has led to a loss of internet freedom in Iran.
Mahsa Alimardani
7.3.19
Canada-China

China sentences Canadian man to death for drug smuggling

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accused Beijing of "arbitrarily" applying the death penalty amid an escalating rift over the arrest of a Huawei executive.
Tamara Khandaker
1.14.19
HUMAN RIGHTS

Iran has charged environmentalists with spying after they filmed a cheetah

Former McGill student Niloufar Bayani is among those arrested.
Hilary Beaumont
11.22.18
Arms Trade

Canadian company tried selling missile technology to Iran

Canada, like many of its allies, has an arms embargo on Iran.
Ben Makuch
9.13.18
iran

Iran is running an online disinformation campaign on the scale of Russia’s troll farm

“They were running websites in at least English, Spanish and Arabic, which again suggests a fairly substantial effort."
David Gilbert
8.22.18
iran sanctions

Trump just threatened the EU for not allowing his Iran sanctions to bring about "world peace"

"Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States.”
David Gilbert
8.7.18
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