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Obama: No Military Solution to Iran's Nuclear Program

Obama: No Military Solution to Iran’s Nuclear Program

Will Israel’s hawks or the Ayatollah Khemenei buy this? Or is the U.S. president truly caught between a rock and a hard place?

Andranik Teymourian, an Iranian Armenian, is the first Christian to lead Iran’s national football team as its permanent captain.

First Christian football captain in Iran as Rouhani puts focus on minorities

Christians, Jews, Zoroastrians and Sunni Muslims begin to play as more prominent role in Iranian public life

No Iran deal without full access to military sites: France

Would France allow potentially hostile powers to inspect its military sites? We suspect not and with Ayatollah Khamenei having ruled out inspections of Iran’s military sites deadlock appears to be looming

Israel drawing up ‘wish list’ of US sweetners over Iran deal

In return for a possible US nuclear deal with Iran, Israel is reported to have drawn up a list of “compensation components”, which is thought to include a substantial increase in military aid from Washington

Iran declares ‘successful’ end of negotiations with Russia on S-300 system

The delivery date has yet to be announced but Tehran has suggested that it could be by the end of 2015. Already though, Israel is preparing to take action

Top Iran officer: Islamic State a US plot to alter Mideast

While we agree that Zionists played a part in the creation of Islamic State they’re not alone. The gulf states and the U.S. were also involved

Iran denies agreement on military site inspections

Contrary to earlier reports that UN inspectors would be granted ‘managed access’ to some military sites

Iran’s Air Defense Missiles Destroy Drones of Hypothetical Enemies above N. Center

Air defence units shot down drones conducting a simulated air strike on a nuclear facility in central Iran Saturday

US officials: Iran enters Iraqi fight for key oil refinery

In the words of one analyst, Iran’s leaders may be “seeking an Iraq where Iran has dominant influence”

Iran aid ship reaches Djibouti waters, waits to enter port: activist

Potential for showdown with Saudi imposed blockade averted as the ship waits for clearance from UN inspectors before delivering aid

The Iranian ship Nejat (Rescue) sets off from the Iranian southern port city of Bandar Abbas to deliver humanitarian aid to war-torn Yemen, May 11, 2015. Click to enlarge

Iran Yemen-Bound Aid Vessel Heads to Djibouti for UN Inspection

Shadowed by Iranian and U.S. warships, the vessel’s UN inspection will significantly reduce the risk of a clash with the Saudi imposed blockade

F-35 Joint Strike Fighter: part of the price for Israel quietly acceptaning the deal? Click to enlarge

US, Israel said to discuss ‘compensation’ in wake of emerging Iran deal

Part of the price for Israel accepting an agreement with Iran would be more military aid.

GBU-57B version of bunker buster.

US Must Ensure Israel Can Destroy “Iran’s Deeply Buried Sites”, Reps Say

In addition to more F-35s currently being negotiated, U.S. Congress-whores are demanding more (and bigger) bunker busters be supplied to Israel

Conflict with Iran not in our national interest: Obama

Meeting with leaders of the Gulf Co-operation Council Saturday President said that conflict with Iran does not serve US interests or those of the Gulf states

Israeli sources: Israel willing to accept Iran deal for US compensation

However that acceptance will come at a price, for America. Part of the ‘compensation’ may be an increase in the number of F-35 fighter jets it gives Israel

Netanyahu: Nuclear talks continue even as official says Iran has God’s approval to destroy Israel

More threats against Israel? Or more Zionist disinformation?

Iranian warship Alborz

Iranian Destroyer Locks on Target in Gulf of Aden Incident

Tensions mount in the seas around Yemen, as an Iranian warship locks its missile system onto an approaching high-speed boat

The Iranian ship Nejat (Rescue) sets off from the Iranian southern port city of Bandar Abbas to deliver humanitarian aid to war-torn Yemen, May 11, 2015. Click to enlarge

No one allowed to inspect Iranian Yemen-bound aid ship: IRCS

The Iranian Red Crescent says “no one can inspect” the ship accompanied by Iranian navy vessels. However, to reach its destination it must breach a Saudi blockade

Iran threatens war if ‘aid ship’ to Yemen attacked

As U.S. calls for ship to be redirected, Iranian general warns of “war in the region” if it is prevented from reaching Yemen.

Iranian warships will escort Yemen-bound cargo ship: IRNA

Another potential confrontation looms as Saudi Arabia alleges Tehran is backing Houthi rebels. Will they now try to intercept the vessel and will this lead to confrontation with its Iranian naval escort?