Netanyahu: Israel and Arab Nations Meeting to Advance “Common Interests of War With Iran”

Netanyahu: Israel and Arab Nations Meeting to Advance “Common Interests of War With Iran” By Jessica Corbett (CD) — A deleted tweet from Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ignited fresh fears about his position on Iran, after his official Twitter account provided an English translation of his remarks to reporters on Wednesday while attending an American-led summit about the Middle East hosted in Warsaw, Poland. The initial tweet, translated from Hebrew, had the prime minister saying: “What is important about this meeting, and it is not in secret, because there are many of those—is that…

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Pompeo: US Military Obligated to “Take Down” the Iranians in Venezuela

Pompeo: US Military Obligated to “Take Down” the Iranians in Venezuela By Jessica Corbett (CD) — As a U.S.-backed effort to overthrow Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro continues,U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said late Wednesday that Hezbollah “has active cells” in Venezuela—a claim that was immediately scrutinized and compared with the second Bush administration’s lies to justify the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Hezbollah, a political and militant Shi’ite Muslim group based in Lebanon, has been on the U.S. State Department’s “Designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations” list since 1997. In the interview with Fox Business, Pompeo, who previously served…

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American Anchor for Iran’s PressTV Still Jailed Without Charge

American Anchor for Iran’s PressTV Still Jailed Without Charge By Jason Ditz (ANTIWAR.COM) — It took a solid week after her detention in St. Louis, but Marzieh Hashemi, an anchor for Iran’s PressTV and an American citizen, has finally gotten into a courtroom, and learned that she is neither being accused of any crimes nor is she facing any charges. That said, they’re not expecting to let her go any time soon. Hashemi is being held as a witness for a grand jury. Federal law technically allows such detention if a judge…

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U.S. And China Tussle In South China Sea, China Orders Military “To Be Ready” Test MOAB, Russia and Iran Plan Drills In Atlantic

U.S. And China Tussle In South China Sea, China Orders Military “To Be Ready” Test MOAB, Russia and Iran Plan Drills In Atlantic By Aaron Kesel Tensions are continuing to rise between world superpowers. China has ordered its military to “enhance combat readiness” following a test of a MOAB (mother of all bombs); Russia and Iran are planning drills in the Atlantic; and the U.S. just sailed a Navy destroyer through the contested South China waters. Last week, China’s President Xi Jinping Friday ordered the Chinese armed forces People’s Liberation Army…

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Trump Will Chair UN Security Council Meeting on Iran

Trump Will Chair UN Security Council Meeting on Iran By Jason Ditz On September 26, the UN Security Council will hold a meeting on Iran. President Trump has been confirmed to personally chair the meeting, as the US holds the council presidency for the current month. US officials say Trump will focus on allegations of Iran violating international law and fueling “general instability” in the Middle East. It is not clear if there will be any resolutions proposed during this meeting. [do_widget id=text-48] This will be a high-profile public event for President…

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Google Bans 39 YouTube Channels For Ties To Iran; Facebook and Twitter Ban Accounts

Google Bans 39 YouTube Channels For Ties To Iran; Facebook and Twitter Ban Accounts By Aaron Kesel Google claims 39 YouTube channels were connected to Iran and part of a covert Iranian-backed operation to spread propaganda to U.S. viewers and 49 were part of a Russian-backed operation to spread disinfo, PC MAG reported. According to PC MAG, the propaganda campaign disguised itself by pretending to be several independent media websites, one of which was called the Liberty Front Press. Further digging shows the cybersecurity firm FireEye investigated the media group…

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65 Years Ago Today, the CIA Conspired with the UK to Overthrow Iran on Behalf of Big Oil

65 Years Ago Today, the CIA Conspired with the UK to Overthrow Iran on Behalf of Big Oil By Matt Agorist Today marks the 65th anniversary that the west carried out a coup in Iran that destabilized the county by overthrowing the country’s democratically elected leader, Mohammad Mossadeq, and installed a CIA-groomed dictator. What was once considered a conspiracy theory is now a fact as the government has since admitted to carrying out Operation Ajax that was planned by the CIA in conjunction with MI6 in the UK to exploit the…

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Iran Bans Talks With U.S. After Roll Back Of Sanctions; U.S. Threatens Sanctions On Europe

Iran Bans Talks With U.S. After Roll Back Of Sanctions; U.S. Threatens Sanctions On Europe By Aaron Kesel The leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has banned holding any direct talks with the United States, as tension between the U.S. and Iran increases, with the country testing a next-generation short-range missile. “I ban holding any talks with America … America never remains loyal to its promises in talks … just gives empty words … and never retreats from its goals for talks,” Khamenei was quoted saying by TV. This comes after…

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Why Globalists Want to Contain Iran

Why Globalists Want to Contain Iran By Chris Kanthan Forget the hullabaloo about Iran’s nuclear program—Netanyahu and the Neocons have been screaming about the imminent demise of the globe by Iran’s non-existent nukes for more than twenty years. The truth is that Iran is in the crosshairs of globalists for four main geopolitical reasons: Oil competition In terms of world’s proven reserves, Iran is #4 in oil and #2 in natural gas. Thus, a free Iran will endanger Saudi Arabia’s role as the leading oil producer. To give some historical…

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