Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks during Friday prayers in Tehran September 14, 2007.
Netanyahu, on a tour to persuade European countries to follow the USA administration of Donald Trump in tearing up a nuclear non-proliferation deal with Iran, said the country was using proceeds from eased sanctions to finance conflict.
European signatories are scrambling to save the accord, which they see as crucial to forestalling an Iranian nuclear weapon, by seeking to ring-fence trade with Iran against new US financial sanctions to dissuade Tehran from quitting the deal.
Tensions have soared since the Trump administration withdrew from the landmark 2015 nuclear accord and vowed to restore sanctions unless Iran meets a list of strict demands. The increase he detailed in his speech would not exceed limits set by the nuclear accord, which European countries have said they hope to salvage.
Under the deal, the Islamic Republic curbed its capacity to enrich uranium for nuclear fuel and in return won a lifting of most global sanctions that had hobbled its economy.
"But we also looked closer at the influence of Iran in Syria and the whole region".
Saudi Arabia issues first driving licences to women in decades
"The general directorate of traffic started replacing worldwide driving licences recognised in the kingdom with Saudi licences". Saudi Arabia started issuing its first driving licences to women weeks before the kingdom lifts a ban on female drivers.
Trump cannot be forced to testify: lawyers
The letter lists 16 subject areas Mueller's team meant to question Trump about, including his firing of FBI Director James Comey . In April, Trump hired former NY mayor Rudy Giuliani and two other former federal prosecutors to join his legal team.
Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Schultz steps down
I'm sure nothing will drum up nationwide political interest like the prospect of a coffee billionaire from Seattle running. Starbucks then proceeded to grow into the retail giant it is today with more than 28,000 stores in 77 countries.
But the remaining backers of the accord have limited power to protect Iran's economic interests in the face of USA sanctions, with Trump showing little inclination to spare European Union companies.
Merkel has acknowledged that while European powers see the JCPOA as the best guarantee against an Iran with nuclear weapons, it is "not flawless".
That document, examined by The Times, is dated by Israel to 2001 and authorizes the Iranian military to enrich uranium hexafluoride (UF6) by centrifuges from three percent to more than 90 percent - levels which suggest that Iran meant to build a nuclear weapon.
"I will discuss with them ways to block Iran's nuclear aspirations and Iran's expansion in the Middle East", Netanyahu said last week of his European meetings, noting the issues were "crucial to Israel's security". "We will continue to back oppressed nations and resistance forces in the region", Khamenei said in his speech.
Shi'ite Muslim Iran backs President Bashar al-Assad in Syria's civil war, Shi'ite militias in Iraq, Houthi rebels in Yemen's conflict and Lebanon's heavily armed Hezbollah movement.
The document was signed on behalf of the Iranian army by Amir Daryaban Ali Shamkami, now the secretary of Iran's national security council and the military adviser to Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Some regional countries act like their own peoples' enemies...