Tag Archives: Iran

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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Michele Bachmann: Drop Bombs On Iran’s Nukes

Jesus is taking way too long to come back, but Michele Bachmann knows how to hurry him up. Via World Net Daily: Forget the sanctions, said former Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn. The only way to stop Iran from getting a nuclear weapon is to bomb their facilities, she told WND. “There is only one tried and true method that stops ...

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Michael Stipe On Donald Trump Using REM’s Music At Tea Party Iran Deal Protest: “Go Fuck Yourself”

CNN reports: Donald Trump has been blaring R.E.M. on the campaign trail, and the band doesn’t feel fine about it. The GOP presidential candidate took to the podium Wednesday on the steps of Capitol Hill to slam President Barack Obama’s proposed Iran nuclear deal. His walk-up music? R.E.M.’s 1987 hit “It’s the End of the World as We Know It ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Teabagger Iran Deal Protest

Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck and a cavalcade of clown car crackpots are rallying outside the US Capitol in protest of the pending Iran deal. At this writing Cruz is onstage ranting about Kim Davis, which somehow has something to do with nuclear weapons. Because Jesus, probably.

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