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Albania Expels Iran Diplomats

Iran Focus

London, 20 Dec - Albania has expelled the Iranian ambassador and another diplomat for “damaging its national security”, according to a statement by the foreign ministry on Wednesday.

The Foreign Ministry did not identify the individuals by name, say when they had been expelled, or if they had left the country, but did explain that they had consulted other members of NATO in this decision.

Iran-backed Hezbollah

Iran Focus

London, 18 Dec - Ever since the May elections, Lebanon has been unable to form a government, largely thanks to Iran-backed Hezbollah’s attempts to frustrate the process as much as possible, and now Lebanese President Michel Aoun has been forced to intervene, fearing a “catastrophe” if he doesn’t. Political scientist Dr Majid Rafizadeh explained.

Despite all of this, the international community has failed to sufficiently address Iran’s malign interference.

Iran Hackers Targeting Us Treasury Officials

Iran Focus

London, 14 Dec - Last month, Iranian hackers attempted to break into personal emails of American officials tasked with enforcing the recently reimposed sanctions, according to The Associated Press.

Data gathered by London-based cybersecurity group Certfa tracked a hacking group nicknamed Charming Kitten. The AP believes that the group spent the past month trying to break into the private emails of more than a dozen U.S. Treasury officials.

Iranian Hackers

Iran Focus

London, 17 Dec - The personal emails of American officials tasked with enforcing the recently reimposed sanctions were targeted by Iranian hackers last month, according to The Associated Press.

London-based cybersecurity group Certfa tracked a hacking group nicknamed Charming Kitten. The AP believes that the group spent the past month trying to break into the private emails of more than a dozen U.S. Treasury high-profile individuals involved in the nuclear deal between Washington and Tehran. Atomic scientists, Iranian civil society figures, and D.C. think tank employees were also allegedly targeted.

A Lebanese soldier next to the Lebanese flag

Iran Focus

London, 11 Dec - A recent protest outside the offices of the commission in Lebanon by the so-called Sabaa Party is sparking controversy, with many believing it to be another attempt by the Iran-backed Hezbollah to create chaos in the country and further frustrate attempts to form a government.

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