Iran says it has successfully launched 2,000km-range ballistic missileView Original Article
Source: SkyNews bias rating
Published: May 25, 2023
Contributing sentiments towards policy:59% : His successor, Joe Biden, pledged to rejoin the accord in which Iran agreed to dismantle much of its nuclear programme and open its facilities to more extensive international inspections in exchange for sanctions relief.
50% : With one of the biggest missile programmes in the Middle East, Iran says its weapons are capable of reaching bases in the region operated by Israel and the US.
41% : Iran claims ballistic missiles are an important deterrent as well as a retaliatory force against the US, Israel and other potential regional adversaries.
36% : On Tuesday, Israel's top general raised the prospect of "action" against Iran as efforts by six world powers to revive Tehran's 2015 nuclear deal have stalled since last September amid growing Western fears about Tehran's accelerating nuclear advances.
34% :Iran has successfully launched a 2,000km-range (1,243m) ballistic missile, according to the country's state media - two days after the chief of Israel's armed forces raised the prospect of "action" against Tehran over its nuclear programme.
33% : Israel, which is not recognised by the Islamic Republic, views Iran as an existential threat.
32% : It comes after Tehran has said it would further develop its "defensive" missile programme, despite opposition from the US and European countries.
31% : Tehran has said it would further develop its "defensive" missile programme, despite opposition from the US and European countries.
21% :Read more:Iran hangs two men for blasphemyTwo oil tankers seized by Iran
15% : Former US president Donald Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear agreement in 2018 and reimposed US sanctions on Iran, prompting Tehran to violate some of the pact's nuclear restrictions in retaliation.
*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.