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  • Hillary Clinton: Biden Admin Should Not Negotiate With Iran — ‘We Need to Be on the Side of the Protesters’

    12/01/2022 5:56:05 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/01/2022 | Pam Key
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday on CNN International’s “Amanpour” that the Biden administration should not negotiate with Iran. Anchor Christiane Amanpour said, “So on Iran because clearly the whole world is watching the very brave women and girls there stand up for their rights. And we’ve also seen the crackdown. We also know that this is all sort of complicated for the United States with all sorts of other policy, trying to get Iran, you know, to come back into the nuclear accord, which, by the way, it was a US president who brought the world out...
  • Iran hiring mercenaries to kill regime opponents abroad

    12/01/2022 8:28:15 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 17 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/12/22
    The Iranian government is stepping up its efforts to eliminate the opponents of the regime who have fled the country. The Washington Post reports that the Iranians are offering hundreds of thousands of dollars to mercenaries...
  • Extraordinary Scene! Iranians cheer USA win at 2022 World Cup as support for protests continues

    11/30/2022 8:43:19 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/30/2022 | Karen Townsend
    The U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team defeated the Iranian team on Tuesday in a must-win game. Now the American team moves on the playing The Netherlands on Saturday. There was a little extra sweetness in celebrating the U.S. victory this year because of the political protests going on in Iran now. Iranians in support of the protesters celebrated the U.S. victory in Iran. One woman spoke on the condition of remaining anonymous from her home in southern Iran. “Mahoora” said, “It’s not just some people in Iran, it is the majority of people in Iran that want the U.S. to...
  • How Joe Biden Froze The Abraham Accords That Was Bringing Peace Between Israel and the Arab Countries

    11/30/2022 8:34:50 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    LOD BLOG ^ | 11/30/2022 | Jeff Dunetz
    On September 13, 2020, a little more than two years ago, President Trump announced the first of the Abraham Accords deals. The UAE agreed to recognize Israel, exchange diplomats, and begin economic cooperation. Over the next four months, Bahrain, Morocco, and Sudan were added to the list of countries making peace with the Jewish State, and we were told that other countries wanted to hop on the peace train. The Foggy Bottom rumor mill suggested that the big fish, Saudi Arabia was on the edge of joining the accords. But on January 20, 2021, the process ended as soon as...
  • USA GOES THROUGH! Christian Pulisic bundles in the only goal of the game to seal victory over Iran in do-or-die World Cup game... setting up a last-16 showdown with the Netherlands on Saturday

    11/29/2022 1:30:57 PM PST · by Cecily · 75 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | November 29, 2022 | Jefferson Fenner
    The United States booked their place in the last-16 of the World Cup in Qatar with a nerve-shredding 1-0 victory over Iran on Tuesday. Gregg Berhalter's side went into the clash knowing a win was the only result to take them through, and Christian Pulisic's first-half goal was enough to seal three points. The US will take on the Netherlands in the last 16 on Saturday.
  • Biden celebrates US World Cup win over Iran: ‘God love ’em’

    11/29/2022 2:05:49 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/29/2022 | BRETT SAMUELS
    President Biden on Tuesday cheered the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team for its win over Iran in the World Cup at an event in Michigan to promote his economic agenda. Biden, who had wrapped up his speech in Bay City and was mingling with attendees, walked back to the microphone to tell the crowd that the U.S. had won, 1-0. “USA! USA! That’s a big game, man,” Biden said. “When I spoke to the coach and the players, I said, ‘You can do this.’ They went ‘eh.’ They did it, God love ’em. Anyway, just thought you might want to...
  • Iran calls for US to be kicked out of 2022 World Cup after it changes Iran flag on social media to show support for protesters

    11/28/2022 4:21:47 AM PST · by srmanuel · 48 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/28/22 | CNN
    You don't have to like soccer to maybe have a little interesting in the Tuesday match between the USA and Iran in the World Cup, in a loser leave town match. I was never a hockey fan until the USA team with a bunch of college players defeated the hated Russians in the 1980 Winter Olympics, I was throwing things at the TV when the hated Russians defeated the USA basketball team in the 1972 Summer Olympics, in an obvious case of cheating. International sports competitions are a lot more fun when the nations playing each other have a hatred...
  • Christian Knocks Out Iran. . . U.S. Advances in World Cup Thriller

    11/29/2022 2:34:23 PM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 46 replies
    Freely Informed ^ | November 29, 2022 | FreelyInformed
    The Islamic Republic of Iran (the Radical Government) tried to turn the win-or-go-home World Cup Match with the United States today into something of a religious battle. How ironic their team was knocked out today by Christian Pulisic, who scored the only goal of the contest by literally sacrificing his body to give the United States a 1-0 lead....
  • Iranian journalists have chippy exchanges with Americans at World Cup

    11/29/2022 1:17:19 PM PST · by KingofZion · 18 replies
    SFgate ^ | November 28, 2022 | Gabe Fernandez
    Twenty-four hours ahead of a must-win World Cup group stage match against Iran following two draws, U.S. men’s national team coach Gregg Berhalter and team captain Tyler Adams had to have expected a line of tough questions, but it’s hard to imagine that they thought this is how things would go on Monday. Berhalter and Adams were hit with an intense line of questioning regarding systemic racism in the United States, strict visa rules in place against Iranian citizens and what an American fleet is doing in the Persian Gulf, among other things. These questions all came from journalists from...
  • Eric Hoffer can tell us a lot about what's going on in China right now

    11/28/2022 5:12:16 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 28 Nov, 2022 | Monica Showalter
    The huge protests engulfing China right now against lockdowns have left a lot of people wondering if these are just protests. The size, and scope, and vehemence, and fearlessness of the Chinese public against their very oppressive communist masters has made them appear to be a mass movement. In Shanghai, they are calling for the ouster of the entire Communist Party of China. When a billion-strong nation rises up on a cause that has unified them such as this, there's clearly the scent of revolution in the air. The New York Times did a huge spread on the matter this...
  • Anyone else rooting for Iran today?

    11/29/2022 6:55:25 AM PST · by bigdaddy45 · 80 replies
    Okay, before you go nuts, hear me out. Soccer just isn't our sport. We suck at it. The USMNT is going nowhere, and they're just a bunch of virtue signalers anyway. The Iranian team almost literally is playing for their lives. They have been protesting their government by not singing for the anthem, and there are reports their families are being threatened if they don't "behave". If they lose, there is a decent chance a few of them will just be disappeared. So lets say they beat the US. They will be national heroes. It will be very very difficult...
  • Report: Iran Threatens to Torture Players’ Families Ahead of USMNT Match

    11/28/2022 8:50:17 PM PST · by nuconvert · 18 replies
    MSN ^ | 11-28-22
    The team did not sing along with the national anthem before its first match against England. Iran has threatened families of players on the Iranian World Cup team with “violence and torture” if the players don’t “behave” in the match vs. the United States men's national team on Tuesday, CNN’s Sam Kiley reports. A source told Kiley that Iran has a “large number” of security eyeing how the players act while in Qatar. Additionally, the source said Iran coach Carlos Queiroz met with Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps officers following these threats, but it is unclear whether that was what the...
  • IRGC Man Says Qatar Helping Iran Silence Dissidents In World Cup

    11/28/2022 5:30:36 PM PST · by Conservat1 · 11 replies
    IranIntl ^ | 11/27/2022
    Documents obtained by Iran International show Iran was coordinating secret efforts with Qatar to control who attends the World Cup and restrict any signs of dissent. Black Reward, a hactivist group that found access to Fars News Agency files this week provided an audio tape of a meeting between a Revolutionary Guard general and a group of media managers or representatives from outfits affiliated with the IRGC about plans to use the sporting event to the benefit of the regime in Tehran. A six-minute audio segment of a tape features General Ghasem Ghoreyshi (Qasem Qoreyshi), deputy commander of the paramilitary...
  • Critics erupt after Whoopi Goldberg questions whether Hamas, Taliban are terrorists

    11/24/2022 5:05:46 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 18 replies
    World Israel News ^ | 11/24/22 | Batya Jerenberg
    Critics erupt after Whoopi Goldberg questions whether Hamas, Taliban are terrorists. Critics erupt after Whoopi Goldberg questions whether Hamas, Taliban are terrorists After a co-host on The View called the two groups out as terrorists, Goldberg said, “Depends on who you talk to.” Israel, Canada, the EU, Japan, Australia and the UK – besides the U.S. – have all designated Hamas as a terrorist organization. Critics leaped onto social media to slam Goldberg’s equivocation. Andrew Ghalili, a foreign policy analyst for the Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA) tweeted, “???? One host on The View says that Hamas...
  • We're on the brink of civil war between Jews and Arabs, warns Acre mayor

    11/28/2022 4:45:55 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 18 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 11/27/22 | Tzvi Joffre
    The State of Israel is "on the brink of civil war" between Jews and Arabs, warned Acre Mayor Shimon Lankri during an emergency conference of the Forum for Security, Governance and Settlement on Sunday. "A moment before we fall into a civil war, and I say this really after I was a witness to all the events of the May [2021, Operation Guardian of the Walls], the endpoint of the events of May will be the opening mark for the coming events," said Lankri. "Whoever hasn't understood it yet, we are on the brink of civil war in the State...
  • The Israel Air Force This Week Will Conduct Massive Drill With United States Military Simulating A Strike On Iran’s Russian-Built Nuclear Program

    11/28/2022 4:52:31 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 11 replies
    Now The End Begins ^ | 11/28/22 | Geoffrey Grider
    The Israel Air Force this week will hold one of its largest drills in years with the United States Air Force simulating offensive strikes against Iran’s nuclear program. This is the mission that no one really wants to have to carry out, an actual long-range strike on Iran’s nuclear program and facilities built for them by Russia over the last decade and an half. But at some point, either Israel and perhaps America are going to go after Iran, or Iran is actually going to build a nuclear weapon or weapons with which to fire against Israel. Either way, and...
  • Israeli airstrike on the horizon? New Damascus air defenses activated

    11/28/2022 4:41:25 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 12 replies
    World Israel News ^ | 11/27/22 | Staff
    The Syrian military and Iranian militia groups in the country have rolled out new, advanced air defense systems near Damascus, aimed at stopping Israeli air strikes in the area. According to a report from the Jerusalem Post, which cited the Syrian Capital Voice outlet, Damascus and Tehran have obtained more sophisticated air defense systems from Korean and Chinese manufacturers. Iran is believed to have paid for the air defense systems as part of a partnership with Syria, whose embattled leader, Bashar al-Assad, has given his tacit approval to Iranian assets operating throughout his country.
  • US Coach Gregg Berhalter, Captain Tyler Adams Grilled by Iranian Journalists in Surreal Press Conference

    11/28/2022 3:13:35 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 28, 2022 | Jaclyn Hendricks
    In a surreal scene, USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter and team captain Tyler Adams were quizzed on government relations Monday by Iranian journalists ahead of the US’ must-win match against Iran in the World Cup on Tuesday. Berhalter was pressed as to “why he hasn’t asked US gov’t to remove a Naval ship from around Iran,” according to USA Today Sports’ Nancy Armour. Berhalter was also asked about U.S. immigration policies, to which the 49-year-old head coach responded, “I don’t know enough about politics, I’m a soccer coach.”
  • IRGC member assassinated in Isfahan, Iran

    11/28/2022 8:30:55 AM PST · by nuconvert · 33 replies
    Jerusalam Post ^ | 11-28-22
    (excerpt) The member, identified as Reza Dastani, was killed on his way to work. Efforts are underway to identify and arrest the assailants. (excerpt)The assassination comes just days after IRGC Col. Davoud Jafari was killed in a roadside bombing near Damascus that Iran has blamed on Israel. The IRGC-affiliated Tasnim News Agency reported that Jafari served as an adviser for the IRGC Aerospace Force in Syria and was among one of the Iranian officials responsible for the seizure of two US Navy command boats carrying 10 US personnel in the Persian Gulf in January 2016. The Intelli Times blog revealed...
  • Tehran Jewish community says it sides with regime amid Iran protests

    11/27/2022 4:56:15 PM PST · by MNDude · 26 replies
    The small Jewish community in Tehran on Thursday condemned the ongoing anti-regime protests in Iran, which broke out over the death of a young woman held for allegedly violating the Islamic Republic’s strict dress code. In a letter, the Tehran Central Jewish Committee said it was standing by the Iranian regime amid a deadly crackdown on protesters