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  • Putin orders Netanyahu to halt military strikes on Iranian targets

    02/13/2018 8:27:06 PM PST · by Candor7 · 39 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11:29 EST, 12 February 2018 | Chris Pleasance
    F-16 jet was shot down on Saturday over northern Israel, prompting retaliation Israeli forces launched a series of bombardments against bases in Syria But Benjamin Netanyahu backed down after a call from Putin, it is reported Putin warned him against escalating the conflict in the region after Russia has spent years propping up the Assad regime Vladimir Putin warned Benjamin Netanyahu to back off from military strikes in Syria after an Israeli warplane was shot down in the region on Saturday. The Russian President told Netanyahu in a phone call on Saturday evening to avoid a course of action that...
  • Syrian anti-aircraft fire shoots down Israeli fighter jet, Israeli military says

    02/10/2018 12:43:35 AM PST · by Lera · 112 replies
    ABC ^ | 2/10/18
    The Israeli military has shot down an Iranian drone that infiltrated the country and has struck Iranian targets in Syria that launched it, in what the military called a "severe and irregular violation of Israeli sovereignty". The military said its planes faced heavy anti-aircraft counter fire from Syria that forced Israeli pilots to abandon an F-16 jet that crashed in northern Israel. It said the pilots were injured and evacuated to a hospital. Sirens sounded in northern Israel as a result of massive Syrian fire. Explosions could be heard in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley region near the Syrian border. Israeli military...
  • Would Iranians really bring back the Shah?

    01/03/2018 4:21:27 PM PST · by Kaslin · 47 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | January 3, 2018 | Monica Showalter
    Pundits have marveled at what a big surprise it is that ordinary Iranians have revolted against the mullahs. It's a surprise to them, but no surprise to American Thinker's readers, whose Iranian contributors have kept us posted for years about what is really going on in Iran. Just look at these pieces by Hamid Bahrami, Reza Shafiee, Hassan Mahmoudi, Amil Imani, and Shahriar Kia. Over and over again, these writers warned there is a problem, and now Iranians' protests against corruption, soaring prices, environmental ruin, Revolutionary Guards thuggery, poverty, and bank collapses have become the "surprise" story of the day....
  • Women’s March draws fire for silence on Iran protests

    01/02/2018 11:07:08 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 24 replies
    Washington Times ^ | January 2, 2018 | Bradford Richardson
    The Women’s March is facing intense pressure to come out in support of Iranian women protesting the fundamentalist Islamic regime. Women have become symbolic leaders of the protests, which are entering their sixth day, by removing their hijab in defiance of laws mandating they cover their faces and hair. One image that has gone viral shows a young woman standing above a crowd, waving her jettisoned white hijab like a flag. The death toll from the anti-government protests rose to 21 overnight, and at least 450 people have been arrested. The Women’s March is busy rolling out its anniversary protest...
  • Report: US gives Israel go-ahead to kill powerful Iranian general

    01/01/2018 8:43:53 AM PST · by qaz123 · 32 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 010118 | Sue Surkes
    US intelligence agencies have given Israel the green light to assassinate the senior Iranian responsible for coordinating military activity on behalf of the Islamic Republic in Lebanon, Syria and Iraq, according to the Kuwaiti newspaper al-Jarid
  • PUK’s latest statement on the attacks against Kirkuk (PUK = Talibani elements)

    10/19/2017 9:09:43 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 6 replies
    ANF News ^ | Thursday, 19 Oct 2017, 17:02 | ANF HEWLER
    Hakan Fidan, Undersecretary of Turkey’s secret intelligence MIT, and Qasem Soleimani, Commander of the Iranian Qods Forces, took part in the operation of the Iraqi army and the Hashd al-Shaabi forces against Kirkuk, PUK Spokesperson Sadi Ehmed Pire said. Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) Spokesperson Sadi Ehmed Pire organized a press conference in Hewler and answered the questions of journalists concerning the operations against Kirkuk by the Iraqi army and Hashd al-Shaabi forces on October 16. The PUK Spokesperson stated that the attacks against Kirkuk were promoted by both Major-General Qasem Soleimani, Commander of the Qods Forces of the Islamic...
  • Turkey to deport Iranian journalist who wrote for Israeli site

    07/26/2017 10:53:31 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 2 replies
    Time is running out. This is a call for activism. Neda Amin, a female Iranian journalist who works for an Israeli news outlet and a UN refugee in Turkey, will soon be deported to Iran by Turkish authorities. Amin said that she has been harassed by Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MIT) for a long time. “People who said they work for the Turkish intelligence organization called me on the phone five or six times one-and-a-half years ago. Then they interrogated me at a foreigners' branch directorate. They kept asking me why I wrote for an Israeli newspaper and with whom...
  • REVEALED: Iranian cancer researcher detained with his family for 30 hours at Boston airport (TR)

    07/13/2017 4:23:25 PM PDT · by mom aka the evil dictator · 49 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 13 July 2017 | Daniel Roth
    The former leader of a student paramilitary organization in Iran was denied entry into the US on Tuesday as he headed to a prominent Boston hospital to work as a medical scholar.
  • US aircraft shoots down Iranian-made drone in Syria

    06/09/2017 5:08:23 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 10 replies
    CNN ^ | 06/08/2017 | Barbara Starr, Ryan Browne and Zachary Cohen,
    US aircraft shot down an Iranian-made drone that fired on coalition forces patrolling with partner forces in southern Syria, a coalition spokesman told reporters on Thursday. This is the first time that pro-Syrian regime forces -- which the US says includes Iranian-backed Shia militias -- have fired on the US-led coalition. A US official told CNN that a US F-15 jet shot down the Iranian-made Shahed 129 drone, which was being controlled from a location in Syria north of At Tanf. It was shot down after it dropped one of several weapons it was carrying near a position where coalition...
  • BREAKING: Iran parliament shooting: Several injured, one dead as explosion in Tehran

    06/07/2017 1:11:08 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 84 replies
    (UK) Express ^ | June 7, 2017 | Jon Rogers
    THE Iranian Parliament is under fire with a gunman shooting guards, with at least eight injured. Iranian state TV has reported that there were four attackers in parliament with one person killed and eight people injured. The situation is still ongoing, according to the broadcaster. [Snip] [Additionally] an armed man opened fire at the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini in southern Tehran and wounded a number of people. A gunman opened fire at pilgrims at the late Imam Khomeini mausoleum in southern Tehran on Wednesday injuring a number of people. There are reports of witnesses saying that they heard an explosion...
  • Best Foreign Film Oscar Winner Attacks Trump During Acceptance Speech - Gets Massive Applause

    02/27/2017 7:10:10 AM PST · by tony75034 · 26 replies
    Whatfinger.com ^ | 2/27/2017 | Thomas Billet
    "Don't look up to someone who spends their careers pretending to be someone they are not" The Salesman won the best foreign language film at the 2017 Oscars, and so the director Asghar Farhadi, who is Iranian, decided to attack President Donald Trump's "inhuman travel ban” during his acceptance speech which was read by a friend since he decided to “boycott” the event. Media analyst Mark Dice has the story.
  • Lindsey Graham in Clemsin today to support detained Iranian

    01/30/2017 4:55:36 AM PST · by Mamzelle · 34 replies
    Twitter feeds ^ | Mamzelke
    Lindsey Graham is joining radical campus activists at Clemson University to protest the detainment of an Iranian national who is a student at Clemson.
  • Drone stealing - WWRD? (What Would Reagan Do?)

    12/19/2016 10:41:05 PM PST · by Az Joe · 11 replies
    LA Slimes ^ | 10-19-87
    10-19-87 MANAMA, Bahrain — “The United States destroyed two Iranian offshore oil platforms in the central Persian Gulf today in retaliation for a missile attack on a U.S.-flagged tanker, U.S. officials announced”
  • Mohamed El Baradei has an Iranian wife? (Cueball nukes inspector)

    12/06/2004 3:56:51 AM PST · by dennisw · 21 replies · 6,850+ views
    free republic ^ | dec 5 2004 | Awatcher2
    Perhaps it was just a little “Pillow Talk” with his Iranian wife!  Who is Dr. Mohamed El Baradei? A quick Google search yields the following general biographical information:Dr. ElBaradei is the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency [IAEA], an inter-governmental organization based in Vienna, and formed under the auspices of the United Nations in 1957. He was appointed to the office effective Dec. 1 1997, and re-appointed to a second term in Sept. 2001. El Baradi was born in Egypt in 1942. He gained a Bachelor’s degree in Law in 1962 at the University of Cairo, and a...
  • Missing Iranian scientist surfaces in Washington

    07/13/2010 12:01:04 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 18 replies
    Yahoo AP ^ | July 11, 2010 | Matthew Lee
    A missing Iranian nuclear scientist, who Tehran claims was abducted by the U.S., has taken refuge at a Pakistani embassy office in Washington and is planning to return to his homeland, the State Department said Tuesday. It was the latest development in a murky case that has been shrouded in mystery since the scientist, Shahram Amiri, disappeared while on a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia in June 2009. "He has been in the United States of his own free will and obviously he is free to go," department spokesman P.J. Crowley said. "In fact, he was scheduled to travel to Iran...
  • Should Execution of Iranian Nuclear Scientist Disqualify Clinton to be Our Next President?

    08/09/2016 1:26:55 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 9, 2016 | Fres Fleitz
    Yesterday on Fox News Sunday, Senator Tom Cotton made an extraordinary revelation: Hillary Clinton’s staff discussed an Iranian nuclear scientist who was recently executed in emails found on Clinton’s private email server. The nuclear scientist, Shahram Amiri, was an expert in radioactive isotopes at Tehran’s Malek Ashtar University and reportedly gave information to the United States on Iran’s nuclear program.  According to Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Eje’I, a former Iranian intelligence chief, “This person had obtained top secret information and established contacts with our number one sworn enemy, America, and passed on our country’s most crucial intelligence to the enemy.” According to the Washington Post, “Amiri...
  • Iranian grad student at Georgia Tech burns self with Molotov cocktail, media yawns

    02/28/2014 9:54:43 AM PST · by servo1969 · 35 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2-28-2014 | Jim Treacher
    As you read the following, keep in mind that this happened three weeks ago. The only reason I know about it is because Glenn Reynolds linked to it this morning.WXIA in Atlanta, Feb. 5: The FBI says a Georgia Tech graduate student was burned by a Molotov cocktail at his apartment in the 200 block of 10th Street, not far from Piedmont Park. Atlanta police spokeswoman Kim Jones said Saamer Akhshabi suffered third-degree burns over 90 percent of his body. Lighter fluid and a charred pillow and mattress were found inside the apartment, along with the Molotov cocktail and several...
  • Investigators find Molotov cocktail, bottles with flamable liquid in burned student's apartment

    02/05/2014 1:09:50 PM PST · by BelleAl · 95 replies
    ATLANTA — Friends say a Georgia Tech graduate student is in critical condition after an apartment fire off 10th Street in midtown. Atlanta police told Channel 2’s Erica Byfield that Saamar Akhshabi was burned from an incendiary device in the incident. WSBTV.com reported the explosion as breaking news Tuesday just after 8:30 p.m. When investigators arrived on scene they found the international student with severe burns to his hands, arms and chest.
  • Burned Georgia Tech Student Dies From Injuries (Iranian Grad Student Was Making Molotov Firebombs)

    03/12/2014 7:39:20 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 57 replies
    AJC.com ^ | Thursday, March 6, 2014 | Alexis Stevens
    Burned Georgia Tech student dies from injuries The Georgia Tech graduate student burned over 90 percent of his body last month died Thursday, the Institute said. Saamer Akhshabi was burned in a Feb. 4 explosion inside his apartment, where investigators found a suspected Molotov cocktail and several plastic bottles filled with gasoline and kerosene. Akhshabi, 26, was transported in critical condition to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he died early Thursday, Georgia Tech shared with the campus. "We have worked closely with other law enforcement agencies during the investigation of this tragic incident," Robert Connolly, interim police chief for Georgia Tech,...
  • Here’s The Iranian Video Of “Hostages for Pallets of Money” CNN and Washington Post Claim…

    08/05/2016 10:37:40 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 53 replies
    ConservativeTreehouse ^ | August 5, 2016 | sundance
    Here’s The Iranian Video Of “Hostages for Pallets of Money” CNN and Washington Post Claim Doesn’t Exist… This is a great example of the current state, and competence, of American Journalism. Worse yet, this example shows the U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, didn’t even know what’s going on, and Vice-Presidential Candidate Tim Kaine also joins the crew of the clueless. CNN and The Washington Post are both making an absurd attack Donald Trump story out of the most simple and easy to prove claim. Donald Trump said there was video (yes, that’s a screen grab of the video above),...