Iran

China's DF-21 missile, reportedly capable of sinking US aircraft carriers. Click to enlarge

China says wants closer military ties with Iran

China wants to have closer military ties with Iran, the Chinese defence minister told the visiting head of the Iranian navy on Thursday

Chinese warship berths in the Iranian post of Bandar Abbas before sailing on joint naval exercise with Iran's navy. Click to enlarge

Navy exercises bring Iran, China closer

With the Persian Gulf so important, economically and strategically, China is now forging stonger ties with Iran to secure its influence over the waterway

Iran state TV says death of journalist in Turkey is ‘suspect’

Iranian TV has pointed the finger of blame at Turkey over the death of one of their journalist who had days earlier complained of “harassment” by Turkish authorities

What is Wrong with Gareth Porter - An Interview

What is Wrong with Gareth Porter – An Interview

Was U.S. journalist Gareth Porter forced to recant after attending a conspiracy conference in Tehran?

When the Ayatollah Said No to Nukes

In an exclusive interview, a top Iranian official tells Gareth Porter that Khomeini personally stopped him from building Iran’s WMD program

Congress Calls for Investigation into VOA for Pro-Iran Corruption

One wonders if we will ever hear the same call to investigate others in the U.S. media for pro-Israeli “corruption”?

Iran’s Special Forces Commander Qassam Suleimani Takes Center Stage In Fight Against ISIS

“Iran is showing how seriously they are taking the threat to Iraq,” said Fawaz Gerges, a political scientist

Iranian official: Turkey involved in the expansion of ISIS in region

More evidence emerges that the West and its allies are actively assisting the terror group’s advances, as Iran’s Ayatollah denounces the U.S. and ‘wicked Britain’

Defense Minister Ehud Barak and U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta in Jerusalem, August 1, 2012

‘Obama took Netanyahu’s threats to attack Iran seriously’

Recent memoirs by Hillary Clinton and Leon Panetta disclose U.S. efforts to dissuade Israel from striking Iranian nuclear facilities back in 2012.

Rich Kids of Tehran Instagram shows amazing life of Iran’s young and wealthy

Iran is a multifaceted society. Just as it is home to hard line Revolutionary Guards, Tehran’s northern suburbs also have their share of affluent young hedonists

Parchin military compound. Click to enlarge

Report: Iran ordered Hezbollah to bomb IDF troops

In retaliation for a mysterious fire at an Iranian military research complex

Making Iran the Ultimate Enemy

The determination of U.S. neocons and Israeli politicians to make Iran and its allies the great evils in the Middle East has prevented any rational U.S. policy toward the region

Netanyahu's most recent Iranian diatribe at the U.N. Click to enlarge

Israel’s prime minister is obsessed with Iran. The rest of Israel? Not so much

Netanyahu’s pre-occupation with Iran is beginning to verge on dangerous obsession. Dimi Reider explains

Iran to Launch 3 New Satellites with More Powerful Launchers

The announcement that Iran will soon launch three new satellites into orbit comes amid suggestions that it may also have doubled the range of its ballistic missiles

A Poison Pill for the Iran-Nuke Deal

A veteran CIA analyst on recent efforts to derail an agreement with Iran over its nuclear program

Iran to extend military aid to Lebanon: Official

Iran will provide military equipment and advice to help Lebanon fight Islamic militants. In making the announcement the Iranian official described the international coalition against ISIS and terrorism as “infected and fake.”

Iran state TV BBC tried to steal from ‘archives’

Not beyond the bounds of possibility given the BBC’s record for tailoring news coverage to suit Western foreign policy.

CNN's Amanpour interviews President Rouhani. Click to enlarge

Iran’s President calls airstrikes on ISIS ‘theater,’ says broader campaign needed

Underlining Iran’s deep mistrust of its old adversary, Iran’s President Rouhani suggests that US campaign is little more than “theater”

Villepinte gathering for regime change in Tehran 27 June 2014. Click to enlarge

The March to War: Fighting ISIL is a Smokescreen for US Mobilization against Syria, Iran

The fight against ISIS is part of a long agenda to effect regime change in Tehran and the Middle East

Rouhani's calm considered address at the UN was in distinct contrast to his predecessor. Click to enlarge

Iran’s Rouhani blames ‘certain intelligence agencies’ for rise of global extremism

These are the very “agencies” that claim to be fighting terror on our behalf