Israel tells US: Iran’s President Raisi is “deranged misfit”

Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency on Tuesday gave the CIA a dossier on Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi, warning that the newly elected Iranian leader is a “deranged misfit” who is incapable of abiding by any international treaty on nuclear arms, Ynet News reports.

Ultraconservative cleric expected to win Iran’s presidential election

Iran may be about to take an even harder stance against the West, as it is expected ultraconservative cleric Ebrahim Raisi will replace “moderate” President Hassan Rouhani in the country’s presidential election on June 18, the Times of Israel reports. After three of the seven candidates dropped out of the race on Wednesday, the election is widely viewed as a foregone conclusion in favor of Raisi, and a record low turnout is anticipated.

At the UN, Israel sets red lines for Iran

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the United Nations General Assembly and reminded the world of Israel’s resourcefulness and courage.

Iran’s supreme leader opposes nuclear deal

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is opposed to a landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers last month, a prominent Iranian hard-liner claimed Saturday.

Iran: ‘We Will Trample Upon America’

A senior Iranian cleric delivered Friday prayers in Tehran while standing behind a podium that declared, “We Will Trample Upon America,” according to photos released by Iran’s state-controlled media.

Khamenei: We Need ‘190,000’ Centrifuges

With a July 20 deadline rapidly approaching, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei revealed that it ultimately wants 190,000 nuclear centrifuges — nearly 20 times more than world powers want to allow.

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