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Iran Terrorism

I Don't Trust The MEK. But Here's Why Delisting Was The Right Decision.

Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics
Christina Wilkie

I've been reporting on the MEK for The Huffington Post since last summer, and members of the group have threatened my house and hacked my email. Still, I believe the State Department's decision Friday to remove the MEK from the list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations was a good one.

U.S. Trained Iranian Group It Considers Terrorists

newyorker.com | Posted 04.08.2012 | World

It was here that the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) conducted training, beginning in 2005, for members of the Mujahideen-e-Khalq, a dissident...

The Effort to Isolate Iran

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 12.19.2011 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

The Obama administration's charges that Iran plotted the assassination of the Saudi ambassador to the U.S. have prompted denials and counter-charges from the Iranian regime.

The Mystery Behind The Restaurant Iranians Allegedly Chose As Assassination Target

The New Republic | Timothy Noah | Posted 12.12.2011 | DC

There is much that is troubling about this plot, which the Saudi embassy properly denounced as "a despicable violation of international norms, standar...

U.S. Plans To Punish Iran For Ambassador Assassination Plot

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 12.12.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The alleged Iranian plot against the Saudi ambassador to Washington was "amateur hour," an unusually clumsy operation for Iran's el...

U.S., Mexico Cooperated To Foil D.C. Terror Plot

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

MEXICO CITY — Mexico worked closely with U.S. authorities to help foil an alleged $1.5 million plot to kill the Saudi Arabian ambassador to Wash...

Eric Holder: Iran Will Be Held Accountable For Terror Plot

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration accused Iranian government agents Tuesday of plotting to assassinate the Saudi ambassador in the United St...

Terror Plot Disrupted

Posted 12.11.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Justice Department is accusing the Iranian government of trying to assassinate Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States i...

David Wood

Iranian Weapons 'Killing Our Troops' in Iraq, U.S. Says

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 09.06.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The United States is negotiating with Iraq to extend the U.S. military presence, as the number deadly attacks against U.S. troops in Ir...

Iran's Speedy Justice

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

In what was dubbed as a "fair trial", eleven people with alleged links to Jundallah were hanged in southern Iran on Dec. 20.

Lucia Graves

Lawmakers Seek To Remove Iranian Organization From Government's Terrorist List

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Bob Filner (D-Calif.) introduced a resolution Thursday calling for the Obama administration to remove the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran...

Iran Terrorism Lawsuits: Families Of Victims Sue Over 9/11, Beirut Attacks

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK — Families of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks and a 1983 bombing of U.S. Marines in Lebanon are seeking to hold Iran acco...

Iran Arson Attack Kills 5

AP | BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An arson attack on a bank killed five people Monday in an Iranian city bordering Pakistan where authorities have s...

Iran Mosque Explosion Kills 15

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — An explosion in a mosque killed 15 people near Iran's volatile border with Pakistan and Afghanistan on Thursday and a local offic...