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Iranian militant leader speaks of a conspiracy against Saudi Arabia

Former leader of the Amariyun militia in Iran, Mehdi Taib’s speech. (Screengrab) May 26, 2017 A video of an Iranian militant leader uncovered the hidden agenda concerning the Iranian dream of military expansion in Saudi Arabia. The former leader spoke about launching an attack with a million soldiers on Saudi Arabia, in a [...]

By |May 26th, 2017|Saudi Arabia|

U.S. Senate committee advances bill to impose new sanctions on Iran

A picture taken on August 20, 2010 shows the test firing at an undisclosed location in Iran of a surface-to-surface Qiam missile, entirely designed and built domestically and powered by liquid fuel according to Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi, a day before the Islamic republic was due to launch its Russian-built first nuclear power plant. [...]

By |May 26th, 2017|North America, USA|

Bahrain holds Lebanese govt. responsible for Iranian-backed Hezbollah threats

May 26, 2017 Khaled bin Ahmed al-Khalifa, Foreign Minister of the kingdom of Bahrain is holding the Lebanese government responsible for the remarks of Hezbollah and its chief Hassan Nasrallah against the kingdom’s rulers. “The Lebanese government bears the responsibility for the insulting statements of its partner Hezbollah and its chief terrorist ,” the minister [...]

By |May 26th, 2017|Bahrain, Lebanon|

Iraqi Kurdistan hopes to entice Iranian tourists with longer visas

May 26, 2017 In an effort to attract more tourists from Iran and its Kurdish region (Iranian Kurdistan, Rojhelat) and to help boost the local economy, Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is extending visa validity from 15 to 30 days. Nadir Dosti, spokesperson of the Tourism Board in Iraqi Kurdistan, told Rudaw that the decision will not [...]

By |May 26th, 2017|Iraq|

Rouhani promises second-term, but Iran system is unlikely to allow it

May 26, 2017 When it was announced this past weekend that the incumbent Hassan Rouhani had won Iran’s presidential election with 57 percent of the vote, the victorious administration responded with promises of increased domestic freedoms and an opening of Iran to the world. In the final days of the presidential campaign, various international media [...]

By |May 26th, 2017|Iran|

Iran says its third underground missile factory is up and running as it vows to keep developing weapons despite Trump putting Tehran ‘on notice’

The head of the Iranian Republican Guard´s airspace division, Amirali Hajizadeh, announced that the third underground ballistic missile production factory was built in 'recent years' May 26, 2017 Iran has built a third underground ballistic missile production factory and will keep developing its missile program, a Iranian semi-official news agency reported on Thursday. [...]

By |May 26th, 2017|Iran, North America, USA|

Trump will find an Arab nation rising to confront Iran

May 25, 2017 When President Trump traveled to Saudi Arabia last weekend, he was addressing not just his Saudi hosts but also an ad hoc Arab and Islamic summit conference. Until recently, the Arab world was undergoing a violent crisis inside its own countries, but today it is in a crisis of existence against Iran. [...]

By |May 25th, 2017|Middle East, Saudi Arabia|

Iran’s religious war against the Baha’i

Baha'i religious leaders arrested in Iran are seen during a protest (Reuters) May 25, 2017 Tzvi Kahn May 14 marked the ninth anniversary of Iran’s imprisonment of seven Baha’i leaders for the crime of practicing their faith. This grim milestone reflects the Baha’i’s status, in the words of the United Nations, as the [...]

By |May 25th, 2017|Iran|

New clips show Iran’s IRGC navy seals training Hezbollah fighters

May 25, 2017 The clip shows lebanese hezbollah fighters being trained by the S.N.S.F (sepah navy special forces aka irgc navy seals) in a video released. Also the same IRGC dispatch training them are the same group that arrested the US navy boats and also had preiviously arrested US marines and speical forces 2 times [...]

By |May 25th, 2017|Lebanon|

Iraq and Iran energy ministers say they support extending oil output cuts for 9 months

Akos Stiller | Bloomberg | Getty Images May 25, 2017 The oil ministers of Iraq and Iran both told CNBC on Wednesday that they're ready to back a deal to extend OPEC-led production cuts through the first quarter of 2018. OPEC is meeting in Vienna to discuss rolling over its six-month deal with [...]

By |May 25th, 2017|Iraq|