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Iranian Protesters Take to the Streets in Fury after Tehran Admits Downing Ukrainian Flight

Iranian Protesters Take to the Streets in Fury after Tehran Admits Downing Ukrainian Flight

By VENUS UPADHAYAYA, EPOCH TIMES Protesters took to streets in Tehran chanting “Khamenei is a murderer and Khamenei is an illegitimate ruler” on Jan. 11 after the Iranian military admitted to shooting down the Ukranian plane that carried at least 130 Iranian citizens. The news of the protesters openly chanting slogans against Ayatollah Seyed Ali […]

Trump Versus Iran: Power Doesn’t Just Corrupt, it Deludes

Trump Versus Iran: Power Doesn’t Just Corrupt, it Deludes

  Thomas L. Knapp On January 8, US president Donald Trump addressed the American public concerning a casualty-free Iranian missile attack on US bases in Iraq, where just last week Iranian general Qasem Soleimani was killed in a US drone strike. If the speech was remarkable in any way, it was for the comparative restraint […]

176 People Reportedly Dead From Plane Crash In Iran, Country Refusing To Give Black Box To Boeing

176 People Reportedly Dead From Plane Crash In Iran, Country Refusing To Give Black Box To Boeing

By Shelby Talcott | Contributor   A Boeing 737 plane taking off from Iran and heading towards Ukraine crashed near Tehran minutes after taking off, killing everyone on board Wednesday morning. A total of 167 passengers and nine crew members died as a result of the crash. Iran recovered the plane’s black box and is reportedly […]

The Soleimani Assassination: Worse Than a Crime, a Mistake

The Soleimani Assassination: Worse Than a Crime, a Mistake

  By Thomas L. Knapp In March of 1804, French dragoons secretly crossed the Rhine into the German Margraviate of Baden. Acting on orders from Napoleon himself, they kidnapped Louis Antoine de Bourbon, Duke of Enghien. After a hastily convened court-martial on charges of bearing arms against France, the duke was shot. “C’est pire qu’un […]

US Base In Iraq Latest To Be Attacked, Reportedly Retaliation For Soleimani Death

US Base In Iraq Latest To Be Attacked, Reportedly Retaliation For Soleimani Death

By Shelby Talcott | Contributor The Iraqi and United States Armed Forces’ Al-Asad air base in Iraq is under missile attack from Iran, according to multiple reports. Jennifer Griffin, the national security correspondent for Fox News, tweeted Tuesday that a “senior US military source in Iraq” confirmed the attack. Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said they […]

Trump Explains His Decision To Strike Iran’s Qasem Soleimani

Trump Explains His Decision To Strike Iran’s Qasem Soleimani

  AMBER ATHEY WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT . President Donald Trump explained in a series of tweets Friday why the U.S. opted to strike top Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani, accusing the general of plotting to kill Americans. The Pentagon confirmed Thursday night that the U.S. was behind a drone strike that killed Soleimani, the leader of Iran’s […]

Iran Frees American Student Xiyue Wang After 3 Years in Detention

Iran Frees American Student Xiyue Wang After 3 Years in Detention

  BY ZACHARY STIEBER   Xiyue Wang, a 38-year-old PhD candidate at Princeton University, was freed by the Iranian government on Dec. 7 in a prisoner swap. “Another American is coming home. Xiyue Wang, who has been held on false charges in Iran for over three years, has been released and is on his way back to the United States. […]

One Cheer for Trump on Iran

One Cheer for Trump on Iran

  by Thomas L. Knapp On June 21, President Donald Trump informed the world (via tweet) that after getting US forces “cocked and loaded” to carry out strikes on Iranian targets the night before, he had canceled those strikes at the last minute rather than prospectively kill 150 people. “Not proportionate,” he wrote, “to [Iranian […]

Once Again, the European Elites Meddle in the Middle East’s Fate

Once Again, the European Elites Meddle in the Middle East’s Fate

    By Sigrid Weidenweber Germany, headed by Mrs. Merkel, is once again taking the lead to undo American policy. Although well aware of the breaches committed by Iran against the Obama/Europe/Iran nuclear agreement, the EU’s elitists are ready to undermine the U. S. sanctions placed on Iran. Germany’s foreign minister was greeted on Monday, […]

New European Sanctions Against Iran

New European Sanctions Against Iran

    By Sigrid Weidenweber With the exception of the Wall Street Journal, you probably would not read this news item in another newspaper. We all remember the loud clamor of disdain when President Trump removed America from the Iran accord. Because of Obama’s nuclear accord with Iran, the EU refrained from imposing sanctions on the […]

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