Tag Archives: Iran

Trump Celebrates “Peaceful” Iranian Protesters, Called For Violence Against US Protesters At His Own Rallies

Politico reports: President Donald Trump has repeatedly voiced support for anti-government protests in Iran in recent days, joining a bipartisan and international chorus in support of the peaceful demonstrators. Trump’s support for the Iranian demonstrators stands in stark contrast to his frequent criticism of Americans who protest his own government in the United States. He frequently called for violence against ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will answer reporters’ questions on Tuesday afternoon for the first time in the new year. President Trump returned to Washington, D.C., on Monday evening after spending the holidays at his private beach club in Palm Breach, Fla.

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Trump Endorses Regime Change In Iran

The Hill reports: President Trump on Tuesday said the Iranian people are “finally” taking action against the country’s “brutal and corrupt” rule, again warning its leaders that “the U.S. is watching.” The Trump administration has publicly said it supports peaceful protesters demonstrating against the Iranian government. In a New Year’s Day tweet, Trump said it is “time for change” in ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Rants Uselessly About Iran Deal

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump is expected to put the 2015 Iran nuclear deal squarely in the hands of Congress, refusing to certify that Iran is in compliance with the deal but letting lawmakers decide whether to tear it up. Congress will now have to decide if they will reimpose sanctions on Iran with regard to the country’s nuclear ...

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Fox News: Iran Fooled Trump With Fake Missile Video

Fox News reports: Iranian state television released video footage Friday claiming to show the launch of a new type of medium-range ballistic missile, a few hours after it was displayed during a military parade in Tehran. But it turns out Iran never fired a ballistic missile, sources say. The video released by the Iranians was more than seven months old ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Will Sean Spicer address the Bowling Green Massacre? Will he escalate the verbal war on our allies? Will he advance the possible literal war on Iran? Will the vomitous Milo get a question? Watch below.

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Fox News Analyst On Trump’s War Threat To Iran: It’s Like A Crusade, We’re Doing It Under God [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump and his administration put Iran “on notice” this week after it launched a missile, and conservative Fox News analyst Ed Rollins said it showed the president’s commitment to Old Testament-style toughness. Appearing on Fox on Thursday, Rollins linked Trump’s warning to Iran with the Bible, and said Trump and his team are modern-day Crusaders. ...

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Trump Doubles-Down On Iran War Rhetoric

The Los Angeles Times reports: Iran was on the verge of collapse until the U.S. gave it a “lifeline” in the form of the nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, President Trump said Thursday. “Iran has been formally PUT ON NOTICE for firing a ballistic missile,” Trump tweeted. “Should have been thankful for the terrible deal the U.S. ...

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Iran Retaliates With Ban On US Citizens

Reuters reports: Iran said on Saturday it would stop U.S. citizens entering the country in retaliation to Washington’s visa ban against Tehran and six other majority-Muslim countries announced by new U.S. President Donald Trump. “While respecting the American people and distinguishing between them and the hostile policies of the U.S. government, Iran will implement the principle of reciprocity until the ...

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Trump Admits He Never Saw “Ransom” Plane

Politico reports: Donald Trump did something unusual Friday: He admitted he was wrong. “The plane I saw on television was the hostage plane in Geneva, Switzerland, not the plane carrying $400 million in cash going to Iran!” the Republican nominee tweeted, a day after he doubled down on his claim that he had seen footage of a plane unloading money ...

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UNITED NATIONS: Russia Leads Effort To Block Resolution Calling For Decriminalizing Homosexuality

Radio Free Europe reports: Russia led an effort at the United Nations to strip language from an AIDS resolution that would have called for the decriminalization of homosexuality and drug use. Russia was joined by Iran, Poland, and several Gulf states in blocking the decriminalization language from being included in a resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly on June ...

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IRAN: Government Official Claims GOP Tried To Delay Prisoner Swap Until Eve Of US Presidential Election

Whoa. If true, the GOP did the same thing to Jimmy Carter. Via Talking Points Memo: An Iranian official said “Republican rivals of the current US administration” attempted to stall last month’s Iranian-U.S. prisoner swap until the eve of the U.S. presidential election, Tasnim News Agency reported. According to the semi-official Iranian news outlet, Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran’s ...

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IRAN: New App Alerts Against Morality Police

A smartphone app just launched in Iran allows the user to alert others if the morality policy are nearby. France 24 reports: In the Islamic Republic of Iran, the morality police, a unit of the National Police, are charged with insuring that Iranian citizens comply with so-called Islamic law. For example, morality officers have to make sure that women wear ...

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Sarah Palin: Obama Is “Bending Over” For Iran

“Here we go again, coddling the enemy and implementing rules of engagement that prohibit our military from doing its job. Iran captures our warriors before forcing the U.S. to apologize for the ENEMY’S bullying and endangerment, all to send a (false) message that America is now so weak we’ve fallen insurmountably far under the enemy. As Sen. McCain just said ...

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Yesterday Louie Gohmert Wanted To Bomb Iran

Watch below. “When our Navy ships have problems, we don’t call Iran. We call the rest of the Navy, we can call the Air Force, the Army, the Marines, the Coast Guard. We don’t call Iran! For the Iranians to even issue a statement at all saying, ‘We are going to release them soon,’ tells you that they control whether ...

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Iranian Military Seizes Two US Navy Boats

Really unfortunate timing with the SOTU only hours away. NBC News reports: Iranian military forces seized two U.S. Navy boats Tuesday and are detaining them on Iran’s Farsi Island in the Persian Gulf, senior U.S. officials told NBC News. The 10 American sailors were on a training mission around noon ET when one of the boats may have experienced mechanical ...

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Saudi Arabia Cuts Diplomatic Ties To Iran

Responding to the torching of its Tehran embassy, yesterday Saudi Arabia cut its diplomatic ties to Iran. A ripple effect is taking place today in pro-Saudi nations. The BBC reports: A number of Saudi Arabia’s allies have joined diplomatic action against Iran after the Saudi embassy in Tehran was attacked amid a row over the execution of a Shia Muslim ...

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UNITED NATIONS: Netanyahu Glares Silently For 45 Seconds After Slamming Iran Deal [VIDEO]

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu punctuated his denouncement of the “utter silence” over the Iran deal today by glaring wordlessly at members of the United Nation General Assembly for nearly a full minute. Reaction to the ploy has ranged from “chilling” to “creepy” to “intimidating.” Watch below.

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IRAN: Eight Members Of National Female Soccer Team Accused Of Being “Not Fully Women”

Via the Times Of Israel: Iranian soccer fans were left reeling earlier this week after eight members of the women’s national team were found to be men, the Al-Arabiya website reported on Monday. Mojtabi Sharifi, described as an official connected to the Iranian soccer league, said that the footballers “have been playing with Iran’s female team without completing sex change ...

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“Confrontational” Obama Speaks At United Nations, Calls Out Russia, China, & Iran [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: President Obama took on a confrontational tone in his speech this morning to the United Nations General Assembly, specifically calling out Russia, China and Iran for destabilizing activities in various world conflicts. Obama opened his speech directly decrying “strong states that seek to impose their will on weaker ones,” then alluded to Russian support for Syrian President ...

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