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May 29, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from JPOST: The deputy commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, Brig.-Gen. Hossein Salami said that the US’s status in the world has deteriorated and that its collapse is near. “Today nowhere in the Muslim world” does anyone pull out “a red carpet for American officials and that’s why [US President Barack] Obama secretly” showed up at ...

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May 28, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NATIONAL REVIEW: The #YesAllWomen hashtag emerged following this weekend’s UC Santa Barbara killing spree, and it has managed to attract a rather surprising supporter: the Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. In his tweets, Khamenei criticizes Western culture for creating an environment where women are sexualized and objectified. Khamenei points to Islam as ...

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May 28, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Baghdad (AFP) - Attacks across Iraq, including a spate of car bombs in Baghdad, killed 38 people Wednesday, the latest in a months-long surge in violence that has left more than 4,000 dead this year. Shootings and bombings, which left dozens more wounded nationwide, also struck in restive areas of the north and west, fuelling fears ...

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May 27, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

TEHRAN, Iran – A judge in southern Iran has ordered Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear in court to answer complaints by individuals who say Facebook-owned applications Instagram and Whatsapp violate their privacy, semiofficial news agency ISNA reported Tuesday. It quoted Ruhollah Momen Nasab, an official with the paramilitary Basij force, as saying ...

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May 22, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BUSINESS INSIDER: The IRGC (Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps), the branch of Iran’s military whose role is to protect Tehran’s Islamic system, has published on Twitter an interesting drawing showing how they imagine an attack on an enemy warship entering the Persian Gulf. The plan is to use several different weapons systems in a coordinated ...

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May 22, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia plans to sign a contract with Iran this year to build two more nuclear reactors at its Bushehr power plant as part of a broader deal for up to eight reactors in the Islamic state, a source close to the negotiations told Reuters on Thursday. It was not immediately clear how this ...

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May 22, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is demanding that the Obama administration pay Tehran reparations for “hostile policies” that have cost the Iranian people “much loss and damage,” according to the country’s state-run media. Rouhani said that reparations from the United States would make him more willing to negotiate in good faith with the ...

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May 21, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Lede Just days after Iran’s president denounced Internet censorship as “cowardly,” six young Iranians were arrested and forced to repent on state television Tuesday for the grievous offense of proclaiming themselves to be “Happy in Tehran,” in a homemade music video they posted on YouTube last month. By uploading their video, recorded on ...

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May 20, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: The recent beating and re-incarceration of a hospitalized American pastor in Iran was motivated by the Iranian nuclear talks, Iranian authorities reportedly told the pastor’s family members. Saeed Abedini, an Iranian American pastor who has been imprisoned in Iran since 2012, was beaten and forcibly removed from the hospital where he had ...

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May 20, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: The fallout from a rushed, late night decision by a leading Democrat to scuttle key pro-Israel legislation in a bid to appease the Obama administration threatens to complicate efforts by Democrats to hold on to the Senate, according to sources on Capitol Hill and in the pro-Israel community. Senate Democrats led by ...

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May 19, 2014 Comments Off 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 Comments Off 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 Comments Off 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 Comments Off 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 Comments Off 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 Comments Off 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 Comments Off 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 Comments Off 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 Comments Off 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 Comments Off 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 Comments Off 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 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Apr 27, 2014 Comments Off 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 Comments Off 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 Comments Off 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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