Iran Air Force Mig-29 over Tehran. Iraqi Air Force Mig-29s were among many Iraqi planes flown to Iran to escape destruction during the 1991 Persian Gulf War. Iran impounded the planes and pressed some into service in the Iranian Air Force in lieu reparations for Iraq's attacking Iran at the outset of the First Persian Gulf War 1980-1988. Click to enlarge

Iran returns military aircraft to Iraq after 20 years

The planes, which were flown to Iran at the outbreak of the Gulf War in 1991, have been held in lieu reparations for Iraq’s having triggered the First Persian Gulf War 1980-1988

Ted Cruz: Negotiating With Iran Poses National Security Risk

Texas senator says negotiating with Iran over the ongoing strife in Iraq poses a threat to America’s national security

Senior Saudi ISIL Commander Killed in Iraq

More indications of Saudi backing for militants in Iraq, even as Riyadh rejects such accusations as “ludicrous”

Saudis give apparent warning to Iran: don’t meddle in Iraq

From those who covertly armed and financed the militants wreaking mayhem in Iraq

US Leading Iran Into Iraq Quagmire

Let’s not forget that the gulf states originally armed and financed ISIS. So is the West’s sudden rapprochement with Iran all it seems? Or is it a ploy to draw Iran into a debilitating conflict in Iraq?

Britain in talks with Iran about threat from ISIS as Hague offers ‘technical support’ to beleaguered Iraqi government

So now the West is trying to engage with the nation once described as part of the ‘Axis of Evil’ as it tries to stem the tide of Sunni extremism, that its gulf allies helped create

President Rouhani Denies Iranian Troops in Iraq

While as the West ponders military action controversy rages over the fallout from the original 2003 invasion. With one British Member of Parliament describing the current crisis as “Blair’s legacy

Iran says envisages Iraq role with U.S. if Washington tackles regional militants

Iranian President Rouhani says he is ready to cooperate with the U.S. in combating extremists in Iraq as Gulf Arab states try to distance themselves from Sunni militants

Beleaguered Iraqis Court Iranian Mastermind of the Shiites Who Fought the U.S.

The commander of Iran’s elite Quds Force is reportedly in Baghdad to advise Iraqi leaders on how to contain Sunni extremists

The Jewish Plan For the Middle East and Beyond

The Jewish Plan For the Middle East and Beyond

It’s not just Zionists or their Anglo-American collaborators who are helping foment strife in the Middle East. As Gilad Atzmon explains, “gay” activists are also playing a part

Trail of jihadist victories in Iraq could force renewed military action from US

Trail of jihadist victories in Iraq could force renewed military action from US

Although it’s unlikely to result in extensive U.S. troop deployment, we will probably soon see more U.S. drone strikes and the arrival of more military advisors

Iran to Combat Terrorism in the Gulf

President Rouhanis says Iran will assist in the fight against the Sunni extremists who have sworn to take Baghdad

Iran Deploys Forces to Fight al Qaeda-Inspired Militants in Iraq

Two battalions of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards have reportedly deployed in Iraq to help fight Sunni militants

Cruz: Israel Strike Against Iran ‘Could Happen In A Matter Of Months’

Significantly Cruz, who met with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu during a trip to the Jewish state in May, didn’t say how he came to believe that Israeli might launch a strike

Israeli Dolphin submarine. Click to enlarge

Israel Submarines Headed for Persian Gulf

Israel reportedly plans to have a nuclear armed submarine permanently on station in the Persian Gulf

Iran's supreme leader says US has given up on military attack

Iran’s supreme leader says US has given up on military attack

It might seem so but it would only take one false flag to change that

Iran boasts of ‘unmatched’ air defense, warns U.S. its time is limited

This is more than mere “boasting”. Should America decides to use military force against Iran it could be in for a very nasty surprise.

Iran Preparing to Launch Air Defense System More Advanced than S-300

Iran Preparing to Launch Air Defense System More Advanced than S-300

Although intriguingly the deputy commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said the new system would not be displayed and will “remain confidential”, for now

Former Mossad chief Meir Dagan

“Iran is a Nuclear Threshold State”

At a recent symposium former Mossad chief Meir Dagan revealed that contrary to prevailing beliefs “The Americans and the Iranians have been communicating for many years”

Obama lauds Iran talks, says unilateral action still an option

Time is running out for the U.S. to exercise “all options”, as Iran steadily builds up its military technology, so it’s difficult to know if Obama really means this? Or whether he’s just trying to placate Israel and the Jewish lobby