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May 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: Sen. Bob Menendez (D., N.J.) is threatening to scuttle a newly authored Senate measure that would give lawmakers a final say on any deal the Obama administration strikes with Iran over its contested nuclear program, according to Senate insiders tracking the debate. Menendez is seeking to stop a vote on a new ...

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May 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: A top Iranian naval commander said that he is prepared to order suicide attacks, drone strikes, and missile technology to “destroy the U.S. Navy” in any upcoming confrontation, according to an interview printed in Iran’s state-run media. Iranian Naval Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi, a member of Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary ...

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May 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: At least five companies with U.S. government contracts were in Tehran last week to attend the Iran Oil Show, a several day conference that enables international corporations to hobnob with top Iranian officials and plan for a full return to Tehran’s lucrative energy market, according to an analysis of the 600 ...

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May 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: Reports that Iran is sending chlorine bombs to Syria have prompted lawmakers to criticize the Obama administration for ignoring Iran’s non-nuclear efforts to foster terrorism and discord across the Middle East. Western intelligence officials suspect that Iran has been sending Chinese-made chlorine gas to Syria in a bid to bolster President Bashar ...

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May 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, seated left, listens to an official during his visit to an aerospace exhibition in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday, May 11. The exhibition revealed an advanced CIA spy drone, at front, captured in 2011 by Iran, and its Iranian-made copy, at back. Agencie France Presse: Iran said on Sunday it had ...

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May 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – On the eve of another round of international talks on its nuclear program, Iran’s leaders are sounding a defiant tone, with the supreme leader describing Western calls for limiting missile development as “stupid” and the president saying that Iran “will not accept nuclear apartheid.” “Western states expect Iran to limit its missile program while ...

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May 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE GUARDIAN: Iran and its close ally President Bashar al-Assad have won the war in Syria, and the US-orchestrated campaign in support of the opposition's attempt to topple the Syrian regime has failed, senior Iranian officials have told the Guardian. In a series of interviews in Tehran, top figures who shape Iranian foreign policy ...

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May 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Gateway Pundit: Iranian Fars News Service reported a massive explosion in Qazvin, Iran today. The origins may have been nuclear. Arutz Sheva reported: An immense explosion has been heard throughout the northern Iranian city of Qazvin, semi-official Fars news agency reported, and many casualties are expected from the blast. Around 1.1 million people live in the ...

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May 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE HILL: Iran will target U.S. aircraft carriers based in the Persian Gulf if a war were to ever erupt between both countries, an Iranian naval chief warned Tuesday. “Aircraft carriers are the symbol of America’s military might,” Adm. Ali Fadavi, according to the Fars news agency. “The carriers are responsible for supplying America’s ...

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May 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: Iran will target U.S. aircraft carriers based in the Persian Gulf if a war were to ever erupt between both countries, an Iranian naval chief warned Tuesday. "Aircraft carriers are the symbol of America's military might," Adm. Ali Fadavi, according to the Fars news agency. "The carriers are responsible for supplying America's ...

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May 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: The Iranian and Chinese defense ministers held high-level talks Monday in a bid to expand the military relationship between Tehran and Beijing, according to reports in China and Iran’s state-run media organs. Iranian Defense Minister Hussein Dehghan met with his Chinese counterpart, Chang Wanquan, in Beijing on Monday to increase “cooperation ...

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Apr 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Apr 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- An Iranian newspaper is reporting that the country's military plans to target a mock-up American aircraft carrier during upcoming war games. The Sunday report by independent Haft-e Sobh daily quotes Adm. Ali Fadavi, navy chief of the powerful Revolutionary Guards as saying Iranian forces should "target the carrier in the trainings, after ...

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Apr 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Iran Public Hanging GENEVA, - The United Nations today elected the Islamic Republic of Iran and more than a dozen other repressive regimes to top committees charged with protecting women’s rights and with overseeing the work of human rights organizations, according to an exclusive report by UN Watch, a non-governmental Geneva-based human rights group. Human rights activists ...

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Apr 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: Iran is insisting that the United States accept its decision to appoint a former terrorist as it representative to the United Nations, which held a closed-door meeting on Tuesday to address Tehran’s concerns over the matter. President Barack Obama signed into law last week a widely supported bill preventing countries from appointing ...

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Apr 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: The United States has released $1 billion in cash assets to Iran in April alone under the interim nuclear deal aimed at ratcheting back Iran’s nuclear program, according to the White House. The Obama administration unfroze Iranian assets totaling $550 million on April 10 and another $450 million on April 15. The ...

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Apr 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(Reuters) – The United States has taken steps to release a $450 million (267.9 million pounds) instalment of frozen Iranian funds following a report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) verifying that Iran is living up to its part of a landmark nuclear pact with world powers, the U.S. State Department said on Thursday. State ...

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Apr 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Guardian: When he felt the noose around his neck, Balal must have thought he was about to take his last breath. Minutes earlier, crowds had watched as guards pushed him towards the gallows for what was meant to be yet another public execution in the Islamic republic of Iran. Seven years ago Balal, ...

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Apr 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) denied that a nuclear Iran would pose a national security threat to the United States or Israel in a 2007 radio interview with talk show host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. “Even our own intelligence community consensus opinion now is that they’re not a threat. Like my ...

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Apr 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON EXAMINER: Obama on Friday signed into law a bill authored by Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz that would bar an Iranian diplomat from entering the United States, but immediately issued a statement saying he won't enforce it. Obama decided to treat the law as mere advice. "Acts of espionage and terrorism against the ...

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Apr 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NY TIMES: Obama has warned that Iran is not open for business, even as the United States has loosened some of its punishing economic sanctions as part of an interim nuclear pact. Yet, on Tuesday morning, Iran had an unlikely visitor: a plane, owned by the Bank of Utah, a community bank in Ogden ...

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Apr 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: The Iranian regime is slated to hang on Tuesday a 26-year-old woman charged with fatally stabbing her accused rapist, the Washington Free Beacon has learned. Rayhaneh Jabbari, a 26-year-old former interior designer, is scheduled to be hanged this week after serving the last seven years in prison for stabbing a doctor who ...

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Apr 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Al Arabiya: Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that the Islamic Republic will never slow down its nuclear research program, urging his negotiators to remain stern when dealing with world powers over the country’s nuclear program. “These negotiations should continue,” he told nuclear scientists in Tehran, the official IRNA news agency ...

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Apr 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Apr 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Floor Action: The Senate passed a bill Monday that would allow President Obama to block Iran’s new United Nations ambassador from entering the United States. The bill from Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) came in reaction to Iran's decision to name Hamid Abutalebi as its new U.N. representative. Cruz said Abutalebi is a member of ...

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