Tag: Iran

Abbas Embarrassed: Trump Admin Secures Key Victory At Hostile United Nations

The Trump administration secured a key victory yesterday at the hostile United Nations, as Holocaust-denying, kleptocratic, jihad-subsidizing Palestinian Authority (PA) chieftain Mahmoud Abbas failed to rally sufficient support to merely force a U.N. Security Council vote on a Palestinian draft resolution that would have rejected the Trump administration’s recently unveiled “deal of the century” peace […]

Amid US-Iran tensions, Japanese warship heads to Middle East

A Japanese warship departed Sunday for the Middle East to ensure the safety of the country’s oil tankers in waters where tensions between the U.S. and Iran are high. The guided-missile destroyer Takanami with some 200 sailors left Japan’s main naval base in Yokosuka, near Tokyo. Its main task is primarily to gather intelligence in […]

Iran’s foreign minister cancels attendance at Davos summit

Iran’s top diplomat has cancelled his trip and will not be attending the Davos Forum, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said Monday amid a crisis with Washington and disputes with Europe over Iran’s nuclear steps. The summit in the Swiss resort also comes after Iran earlier this month shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane, killing all […]

Boris Johnson suggests ‘Trump deal’ to replace Iran nuclear deal

Under the deal brokered in 2015, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iran agreed with China, France, Germany, Russia, the UK and the US, to restrict its nuclear program. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday called on U.S. President Donald Trump to replace the Iranian nuclear deal with his own new […]

‘They killed our sons and daughters’: anger rises in Iran over Flight 752

The crowds gathered outside Tehran’s Amirkabir University, their faces illuminated by the weak winter sun, were hundreds strong, and they were angry. Grief over the deaths of 176 people killed when their plane came down outside Tehran had turned to fury overnight, after the government admitted that the Iranian military had shot down the airliner […]

Iran Opens Fire On Demonstrators. Protesters Chant: ‘Our Enemy Is Right Here; They Lie To Us That It’s America’

The Iranian government opened fire with live ammunition against demonstrators who were protesting the Islamic regime for shooting down a Ukrainian passenger plane last week and lying about it for days. The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), which is a designated terrorist organization, shot down the plane late on Tuesday night after firing numerous missiles […]

Jeremy Corbyn: Iran has ‘no excuses’ for shooting down airliner

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has told a rally in London that the shooting down of a passenger plane in Tehran was an “appalling act” for which there can be “no excuses”. Addressing a “No war on Iran” protest in Trafalgar Square on Saturday, Corbyn said the disaster, which killed 176 people, was “part of a […]

Iran Furious With Greece Over Support for Soleimani Killing

The Greek Foreign Ministry confirmed on Saturday that Iran has lodged a formal diplomatic complaint, or démarche, against Athens over Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ support for the US’ killing of General Qasem Soleimani last week. Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias confirmed that Tehran had formally lodged a démarche, protesting Greece’s stance on the killing, but he […]

Israeli intel helped the US assassinate Soleimani – report

Israeli intelligence was instrumental in the successful US assassination of the head of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Quds Force, Maj.-Gen. Qasem Soleimani, NBC News reported on Sunday. Soleimani wielded immense power and influence in his position and was crucial as the architect who spread and maintained Iran’s influence in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Yemen […]

Iran May Have Downed Passenger Plane Killing 176 People, U.S. Officials Say

U.S. officials believe that Iran shot down a Ukraine International Airlines passenger plane on Wednesday, according to CBS News, the Associated Press and multiple other news outlets citing anonymous government sources. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson supported the assessment, saying evidence indicates an Iranian surface-to-air missile downed the plane. […]