Iran

Iranian Leadership Trust in ‘Pragmatic’ Trump

An Iran expert who has just returned from a conference in Tehran says Iran’s leaders believe that they can deal with Trump — if he can ignore hawkish colleagues

Iran to build nuclear-powered ships after US ‘breaches’ atomic deal

Responding to the U.S. Senate’s decision to renew sanctions, Iranian President has ordered scientists to look into the prospect of building nuclear-powered ships

Iranian Youth Oblivious to Satanist  (Zionist) Threat

Iranian Youth Oblivious to Satanist (Zionist) Threat

Brendon O’Connell reports from Tehran where he finds some young Iranians have also been taken in by Western propaganda

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Lindsey Graham, center and former Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., right, arrive on stage at a town hall meeting at the 3 West Club to launch Graham's “No Nukes for Iran” tour Monday, July 20, 2015, in New York.  (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)

US Hawks Lay Out Plan For War With Iran At Adelson Backed Conference

They don’t give up and when President elect Trump assumes office we will hear a lot more from them

Why Phil Giraldi Can't be Secretary of State

Why Phil Giraldi Can’t be Secretary of State

Phil Giraldi explains how the Anti-Semitism bill makes Jews and Jewish interests a legally protected class, immune from any criticism

Iran hawks lay out their wish list for Trump era

Trump urged to extend sanctions and “put the military option back on the table”

Will the Trump Administration Start a War with Iran?

Will the Trump Administration Start a War with Iran?

9/11 made it possible to sell the Iraq War. It won’t take anything on the same scale for a war with Iran, which is what some of Trump’s administration will be pushing for

Beijing and Tehran call on world powers to honour Iran nuclear deal after US sanctions extension

China urges all parties in the Iran nuclear accord to honour the agreement. As Netanyahu prepares to discuss with president elect Trump what to do about the “bad deal”

Iran Threatens to Walk Away From Nuke Deal, Retaliate Against U.S. for New Sanctions

Following U.S. Senate’s vote to renew sanctions on Iran for another decade

Another anti-Iran zealot picked for Trump’s cabinet

If confirmed, Mattis will join National Security Adviser Mike Flynn and CIA Director Mike Pompeo as another belligerent anti-Iran agitator in Trump’s cabinet

Iran says U.S. extension of sanctions act violates nuclear deal

Iran says U.S. extension of sanctions act violates nuclear deal

Nonetheless, President Obama is expected to sign the bill before he leaves office. Confirming for Iranian hardliners that the U.S. is not to be trusted

Report: Iran owns 4.5% share in German company building Israeli subs

Although Iranian ownership amounts to less than 5%, the question remains: how much intelligence has Iran gleaned on Israeli submarines?

Trump taps Gen. James Mattis, an Iran deal foe, for defense secretary

Trump taps Gen. James Mattis, an Iran deal foe, for defense secretary

Gen James Mattis identified Iran as “the single most enduring threat to stability and peace in the Middle East” in a speech in April.

Senate votes unanimously to renew Iran sanctions law

Overwhelmingly endorsed by the House and the Senate, the bill will now be sent to President Obama to authorise

Iran, Russia Inching Closer to Su-30 Fighter Jet Deal

Iran’s defense minister recently announced that Moscow has accepted Tehran’s conditions for a possible fighter jet deal

Iran to buy new fighter jets to boost defense capabilities: Senior commander

Although the Brig. Gen. Pourdastan didn’t specify what type of fighters would be purchased there’s good reason to believe that they will be Russian Su-30s. Includes video

Death toll among Iran’s forces in Syrian war passes 1,000

Although many of the soldiers the Shi’ite Muslim Iran sends are its own nationals, it is casting its recruitment net wide, training and deploying Shi’ites from neighboring Afghanistan and Pakistan as well

Richard and Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliff. Click to enlarge

British mum jailed for ‘spying’ in Iran is being held over £500million arms debt

Husband fears that Iranian-born wife, who was jailed for 5 years for spying, is really being held as a “bargaining chip” for an unpaid arms debt

John Bolton calls for regime change in Iran, warns Obama on Israel

Bolton has been tipped for a possible post in the Trump administration. IF, and that’s a big if, he is offered a position then alarm bells should start ringing

Russia may sell Iran $10 billion worth of tanks and jets in new arms deal

Russia and Iran have a troubled history, but they have emerged as de-facto allies on a number of issues in recent years