According to Reuters on March 21, 2017. Iran is sending advanced weapons and military advisers to Yemen's rebel Houthi movement, stepping up support for its Shi'ite ally in a civil war whose outcome could sway the balance of power in the Middle East, regional and Western sources say.
On March 17, 2017.Office of the Spokesperson of the state department made the following announcement:
The Department of State has designated Ahmad Hasan Yusuf and Alsayed Murtadha Majeed Ramadhan Alawi as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGT) under Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which imposes sanctions on foreign persons who have committed, or pose a serious risk of committing,
A Saudi official has said that the Trump administration has vowed to increase intelligence sharing with the kingdom regarding Iran. The top military general, Ahmed al-Asiri, also said that the United States is committed to increase defence cooperation against the Islamic Republic’s meddling in the region and against its proxies.
NCRI - Anwar Malik, former Syria rapporteur in the Arab League and a prominent politician and writer in the Arab World, had an interview with INTV describing Iran as the main element behind the rise of terrorism under the name of Islam.
NCRI - As the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) agreed to grant Iranian citizenship to the mercenaries fighting in Syria, the Head of the Foundation of Martyrs and Veterans Affairs announced that granting citizenship to these people was ordered by the Iranian regime’s Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei.
NCRI - On the verge of Iran’s presidential elections, former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad delivered a speech using strong remarks against President Hassan Rouhani.
NCRI - By supporting terrorist groups, and fueling insecurity in the region, Iranian regime has been exporting death and destruction to neighboring countries, since the 1979 revolution, up to very this day, according to the official Saudi news agency (SPA).
Iran has spent up to $100 billion in the past five years financing operations in Syria that were instrumental in keeping President Bashar Assad in power, according to a book on the hardline Islamic theocracy’s vast business holdings and wealth. Wrote Rowan Scarborough in The Washington Times on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
We need to get Iran’ out of Syria, says U.S. envoy to U.N.
The United States supports the UN-led Syria peace talks, UN Ambassador Nikki Haley said on Wednesday, saying Syria could no longer be a “safe haven for terrorists” and that it was important “we get Iran and their proxies out.”