Iran

President Rouhani: Trump’s Demands for Meeting Rejected 8 Times

According to Iran’s Fars News President Trump reportedly sought meetings with Iran’s leader eight times since 2017. Each time he was rebuffed

Trump is barreling toward war with Iran. Congress must act to stop him

Writing in the Washington Post, Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) and Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) claim that Trump is “barrelling” toward war with Iran. With the adminstration prepared to use false claims about links to Al Qaeda as a pretext

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had already visited Kuwait, Qatar and Oman before travelling to the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday. Click to enlarge

President Rouhani refuses FM Zarif’s resignation: Qassemi

Late on Monday Iran’s foreign minister took to instagram to announce his intention to resign. However, President Rouhani has reportedly refused to accept his resignation

Attacking Iran

Attacking Iran

Despite Russia and Venezuela, Philip M. Giraldi explains that Iran remains a primary target for U.S. warmongers

Cruise missile launched from a (submerged) Iranian submarine during the Velayat 97 naval drill Sunday. Click to enlarge

Iran Navy successfully fires cruise missile from submarine

This is a major development that enhances Iran’s ability to take command of its coastal waters, which include the vital Straits of Hormuz

Iran Penetrates into US Command Center, Picks Up Drones Control

Iran Penetrates into US Command Center, Picks Up Drones Control

This isn’t the first time this has happened. In December 2011 the Revolutionary Guards seized control of a U.S. RQ-170 on a reconnaisance mission landed it safely in Iran

Pompeo: The Real Threat to U.S. National Security

Colin Powell’s former chief of staff says Mike Pompeo is lying about the threat posed by Iran, and unlike the former U.S. secretary of state regarding Iraq, Pompeo knows it

Fateh submarine. Click to enlarge

Rouhani unveils Iran’s cruise missile-equipped Fateh submarine

Apart from the 600-tonne Fateh submarine, a 1,300-tonne and a 3,200-tonne submarine are also on the production agenda for the Iranian armed forces

Trump’s Warsaw ‘Peace’ Conference an Orwellian Parody

What was billed as a ‘peace and security’ conference in Warsaw last week was in effect a war summit against Iran

Netanyahu appears to say war with Iran is common goal

Netanyahu appears to say war with Iran is common goal

Israeli officials later tried to dismiss the comments as a “mistranslation” but members of the US Senate Intelligence Committee say Netanyahu knew what he was saying

Former Air Force intelligence officer charged with spying for Iran and revealing defense secrets

Former Air Force intelligence officer charged with spying for Iran and revealing defense secrets

Monica Witt, who defected to Iran in 2013, has been charged in absentia with conducting cyber operations against the US

Iran releases video of its submarine sinking a US carrier

Iran releases video of its submarine sinking a US carrier

Although relatively unsophisticate Iran’s Ghadir submarines would have the advantage over U.S. carriers in Iran’s coastal waters

Missile at Iranian undergound production facility. Click to enlarge

Iran unveils underground ballistic missile plant for 1st time

Tehran’s defiant response to Western calls for it to curb its missile development program: Iran’s defence capability are not open to negotiation

From left to right : Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati (President of the Assembly of Experts, the 86 religious sages who preside over Iran) ; Ayatollah Sadeq Larijani (Chief of the Islamic Judiciary) ; Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (Supreme Leader of Iran) ; Cheikh Hassan Rohani (President of the Islamic Republic) ; Ali Larijani (brother of the Chief of the Islamic Judiciary and President of the National Assembly).

Iran is cornered

Iran unceasingly presents Israël and Saudi Arabia as its absolute enemies. However, the facts contradict the rhetoric from all three. Thierry Meyssan explains

Several Countries Plan to Be Part of Alliance Against Iran - Pompeo

Several Countries Plan to Be Part of Alliance Against Iran – Pompeo

Iran has little to worry about. The alliance will likely include Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, both of which are struggling against ragtag guerrillas in Yemen.

Trump: ‘We have to protect Israel,’ Shifting again on Syria withdrawal

Note how Trump takes credit for clearing ISIS from Syria. When in fact it was largely due to Russia and Iran but now he wants stay in Syria to “watch Iran”

Iran warns Israel against further air strikes in Syria

As Netanyahu warns that Israel will “continue to prevent Iran from entrenching in Syria”

Iran said to mount ‘guided warheads’ on missiles capable of reaching Israel

Iran said to mount ‘guided warheads’ on missiles capable of reaching Israel

Following Western pressure to limit its missile development, Iran has announced that it has improved the precision of its longest-range missiles

Iran Warns Europe Not to Force ‘Strategic Leap’ on Missile Range

A senior Revolutionary Guards commander has warned Europe not to conspire to disarm Iran. Otherwise they will force Iran to consider increasing its missile’s range

Trump Calls for Keeping Troops in Iraq to Watch Iran, Possibly Upending ISIS Fight

The U.S. has not even commenced withdrawing from Syria and Trump is already calling for renewed military presence in Iraq. Will US troops ever leave?