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  • Iranian passenger train derails, killing at least 17

    06/08/2022 8:08:49 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 5 replies
    CNN | June 8, 2022 | Ramin Mostaghim and Mostafa Salem,
    At least 17 people were killed and 50 more injured after a passenger train derailed in eastern Iran early Wednesday morning... Twenty-two rescue teams, 10 ambulances and three helicopters were deployed after five train cars derailed at 5.30 a.m. local time near the city of Tabas. The injured were transported to nearby cities for treatment, ... The death toll is expected to rise due to the severity of the injuries... The train was carrying 348 passengers when it collided with an excavator on the rail, IRNA said. It had been traveling to the city of Yazd, according to Reuters.
  • Israel’s Mossad says it stopped Iranian plot to assassinate US general

    05/12/2022 3:58:14 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 12, 2022 | Emily Crane
    Israel’s Mossad spy agency has claimed it recently thwarted an Iranian assassin’s plot to murder a US general stationed in Germany, an Israeli diplomat in Turkey and a journalist in France. Mossad agents said the man they apprehended late last month on Iranian soil is an alleged gang member with ties to Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, the Jerusalem Post reported Thursday. The suspect, Mansour Rasouli, 52, admitted during the April 30 interrogation that he’d been assigned to carry out the triple assassination, the outlet said.
  • Bennett to CNN (pro Islamists-bigots: C. Amanpour): 'I object - these are not occupied territories'

    04/21/2022 8:08:23 AM PDT · by Conservat1 · 13 replies
    INN ^ | Apr 20, 2022
    "What you've been projecting is blatantly false," responded Bennett. "I object to the symmetry you're trying to create here ... who's getting murdered? We're not seeing Israelis murdering Palestinians." Over Amanpour's protests, the Prime Minister continued: "I also object - these are not occupied territories... "Israel is peaceful," he said. "About a month ago, unfortunately, a new wave of terror was thrown upon the Israeli public. We lost 14 people in four terror attacks. In Tel Aviv center, Arab Muslim terrorists, some of them affiliated with ISIS, came with rifles and started shooting people on the street. This is unacceptable....
  • 2 posed as federal agents, gave gifts to Secret Service officers, prosecutors say

    04/06/2022 6:34:48 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 27 replies
    Washington Times ^ | April 6, 2022 | Michael Balsamo
    WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors on Wednesday charged two men they say were posing as federal agents, giving free apartments and other gifts to U.S. Secret Service agents, including one who worked on the first lady’s security detail. The two men – Arian Taherzadeh, 40, and Haider Ali, 36 – were taken into custody as more than a dozen FBI agents charged into a luxury apartment building in Southeast Washington on Wednesday evening.
  • Woman, 21, 'lures man she met on dating site Plenty of Fish to Vegas hotel, blindfolds him and STABS him in the neck in retaliation for drone strike that killed General Qasem Soleimani

    03/12/2022 12:53:18 PM PST · by algore · 87 replies
    Las Vegas police arrested a woman who allegedly stabbed her date she met online in retaliation for the US drone strike that killed an Iranian military leader in 2020. Henderson Police Department charged 21-year-old Nika Nikoubin with attempted murder last Saturday after she allegedly lured a man she met on the dating site Plenty of Fish in bed only to attack him with a knife, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. Police said that on March 5, Nikoubin and her date, who has not been identified, rented out a room together at the Sunset Station Hotel where the 21-year-old turned off...
  • Granholm: If Nuclear Deal Increases Supply of Iranian Oil, ‘So Be It’

    03/09/2022 6:20:59 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/09/2022 | Ian hatchett
    On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNBC’s “Closing Bell,” Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said that it’s possible Iranian oil might come back on the global market if a nuclear deal is reached, and if increased Iranian oil is a byproduct of the deal, “so be it.” Granholm stated, “I know that the Biden administration has conversations with allies and adversaries all the time. I know that we are looking to create partnerships with countries that may be unusual in the broader spectrum of energy, including energy technologies. I’ve been meeting with folks…who are from all manner of countries who also want to...
  • Manchin on Boosting Iranian, Venezuelan Energy: ‘Go Back’ to Domestic Production Policies ‘We’ve Had Before’

    03/08/2022 1:33:15 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/08/2022 | Ian hatchett
    While speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) reacted to the Biden administration reportedly looking to increase energy imports from Iran and Venezuela by calling for a return to prior energy production policies to boost domestic energy production. CNN Chief Congressional Correspondent Manu Raju asked, “So, should the administration ease restrictions on production?”
  • Three Foreign Billionaires Finance the Dem Dark Money Machine

    11/22/2021 5:21:15 PM PST · by george76 · 31 replies
    Front page magazine ^ | Nov 23, 2021 | Daniel Greenfield
    A Swiss human experimenter, a Hungarian Nazi collaborator, and an Iranian tech tycoon walk into Washington D.C. What do you call them? The absentee owners of the Democrat Party. It’s not a joke. Unfortunately it’s grimly serious. Politico recently reported that the Sixteen Thirty Fund, the leading dark money machine of the Left, had pumped $410 million into Dem 2020 efforts to defeat Trump and Republicans. The Sixteen Thirty Fund had raised a record $390 million that year and half the money came from just 4 donors. While the names of the donors are secret, the article did note the...
  • U.S. indicts two Iranian hackers over 2020 election misinformation campaign

    11/18/2021 2:58:29 PM PST · by Tell It Right · 13 replies
    Two alleged Iranian hackers were indicted by the U.S. Justice Department Thursday and accused of engaging in a hacking and disinformation campaign targeting American voters in the run-up to the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
  • Defector Testifies Against Terror Suspect

    01/31/2004 3:14:47 PM PST · by Lessismore · 2 replies · 114+ views
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 30.01.2004
    Mzoudi was a liaison to al Qaeda, witness said. A man claiming to be a former Iranian spy testified Friday that Abdelghani Mzoudi, the second man to be tried for an alleged role in the Sept. 11 attacks, was involved in the preparations to hit the World Trade Center. The witness, who goes by the alias Hamid Reza Zakeri, took the stand at the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court in Hamburg and claimed that Mzoudi, was "responsible for part of the organization" of the suicide attacks that destroyed the twin towers in New York and damaged the Pentagon. Zakeri testified Mzoudi...
  • Two Iranian fighter jet pilots are killed when ejector seats activate before take-off 'and smash them into hangar roof'

    06/02/2021 12:00:29 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 99 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 07:37 EDT, 1 June 2021 | Lauren Lewis and AP
    Fatal accident happened when the jet's ejector seats malfunctioned, activatedTook place at the Dezful Vahdati Air Force Base, 444km south of capital TehranIranian State TV identified the F-5 pilots as Kianoush Basati and Hossein Nami
  • Iranian ex-president Ahmadinejad making another run for office

    05/15/2021 3:24:35 PM PDT · by blueyon · 7 replies
    AmericanMiltaryNews ^ | 5/15/21 | Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty?
    Former Iranian hard-line President Mahmud Ahmadinejad has registered his candidacy for a third term in office in next month’s election.
  • Biden administration to release report blaming Saudi Crown prince for Khashoggi murder [Biden's Puppeteers]

    02/26/2021 6:49:04 AM PST · by kiryandil · 39 replies
    yahoo ^ | February 25, 2021 | cbsnews mediapuppets
    The Biden administration is set to make public a report that blames Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman for the 2018 murder of Jamal Khashoggi. The Washington Post journalist was a fierce critic of the kingdom and killed at the Saudi consulate in Turkey. CBS News senior White House correspondent Weijia Jiang joins CBSN to discuss the report and how it could affect the U.S. relationship with the kingdom.
  • 11 Iranians arrested in Arizona after jumping U.S.-Mexico border

    02/06/2021 6:59:23 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 15 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 3 Feb, 2021 | Stephen Dinan
    Border Patrol agents arrested 11 Iranians Monday after they sneaked across the border into Arizona. The five women and six men were traveling as a group, and were nabbed on a bridge near San Luis, a border crossing point. Agents said the group had just crossed the border. Iran is a “special interest” country for border apprehensions because of its nexus to terrorism, though there was no mention of those concerns in relation to this group.
  • 11 Iranian Migrants Arrested for Illegally Crossing Border into Arizona

    02/04/2021 7:28:43 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/04/2021 | Bob Price
    Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a group of Iranian migrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into Arizona on Monday. Agents identified the group of Special Interest Aliens as six males and five females. Yuma Station agents patrolling the border near San Luis, Arizona on Monday evening encountered a group of migrants who illegally entered the U.S. from Mexico near the Salinity Canal. The agents identified the group of 11 migrants as Iranian citizens, according to information obtained from Yuma Sector Border Patrol officials. Agents arrested the group and transported them to the Yuma Station for processing and...
  • Lt. Gen. Tom McInerney: ‘This is the start of a counter-offensive’ (PA sent out 1.8 million MI ballots, counted 2.4)

    11/26/2020 4:06:48 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 116 replies
    NOQ Report ^ | 11/26/2020 | Scott Boyd
    The Kraken was released. Two of them, actually, as Sidney Powell made public her lawsuits in Georgia and Michigan late yesterday. Things are starting to turn in President Trump’s favor. The Two Mikes were honored to be able to host Lt. General Tom McInerney (Ret’d) on this Thanksgiving morning. General McInerney gave a concise and very specific update on the status of the Democrats’ attempt to steal the election from Trump and loyal Americans. He noted, in particular, that the evidence presented by Mr. Giuliani and his team on Wednesday, and the evidence contained in Sidney Powell’s filings on the...
  • Iran’s rial hits new low on unofficial market; virus, sanctions weigh

    07/19/2020 2:00:35 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 25 replies
    Daily Times (Pakistan) ^ | JULY 20, 2020 | Agencies
    The Iranian rial fell to a new low against the US dollar on the unofficial market on Saturday and has now seen its value fall by almost half in 2020 as the economy comes under pressure from the coronavirus pandemic and US sanctions. The dollar was offered for as much as 255,300 rials, up from 242,500 on Friday, according to foreign exchange site Bonbast.com. The economic daily Donya-e-Eqtesad’s website gave the dollar rate as 252,300, compared with 241,300 on Friday. The currency has lost nearly 48% of its value in 2020, more than half of that in the past month,...
  • Weekly Standard to be Reborn Under Radical Anti-American Leftist Iranian Billionaire

    01/07/2019 11:29:58 AM PST · by detective · 44 replies
    Front Page ^ | January 6, 2019 | Daniel Greenfield
    The Weekly Standard was a worthwhile publication. Unfortunately its rebirth as The Bulwark is set to be a good deal uglier with a radical leftist funder notorious for his backing of terrorist propaganda and anti-Semitism. A handful of writers and editors who worked at The Weekly Standard, the now-defunct conservative magazine that was deeply critical of President Donald Trump until its sudden demise in December, have a new home. Starting Monday, Bill Kristol, a co-founder of The Weekly Standard, and Charlie Sykes, the former talk radio host and conservative commentator, will beef up The Bulwark, a conservative website that has...
  • Turkey shocked over banker's arrest in New York

    03/29/2017 2:57:05 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 24 replies
    Al Monitor ^ | March 29, 2017 | Barin Kayaoglu
    A high-ranking official from Turkey’s second-largest state-owned bank was arrested in New York City March 27. On the orders of the acting US attorney for the Southern District of New York, Joon H. Kim, FBI agents arrested Mehmet Hakan Atilla, Halkbank’s vice president for international banking, for violating the US-led sanctions against Iran. The press release from Kim’s office accused Atilla with participating “in a years-long scheme to violate American sanctions laws by helping Reza Zarrab, a major gold trader, use U.S. financial institutions to engage in prohibited financial transactions that illegally funneled millions of dollars to Iran.” Zarrab, a Turkish citizen...
  • Obama Legacy: Islamists Infest Intel, WH, & Soleimani’s Kid Is A U.S. Citizen

    01/13/2020 5:28:42 PM PST · by MAGAlady · 5 replies
    CD Media ^ | 01/13/2020 | CD Media
    Obama’s True Legacy… The seemingly inexplicable mourning of leftists and mainstream media over liquidated Iranian General Qasem Soleimani is slowly beginning to make sense. It is increasingly clear that Iran has infiltrated the U.S. government on various levels, including the very top, and it’s not a new problem. When it comes to the intelligence community, no one is handing out secrets, but the picture painted by what is known is disturbing enough to warrant investigation. Iran is the next chapter in the unfolding saga of the Democratic effort to sell and tear down America. We know about other brought-to-you-by-Democrats infiltrators:...