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A ‘Regime’ Is a Government at Odds With the US Empire

New York (FAIR) – In the aftermath of the assassination attempt against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, an article in the Miami Herald (8/5/18) reported that “a clandestine group formed by Venezuelan military members opposed to the regime of Nicolás Maduro claimed responsibility.” A New York Times op-ed (8/10/18) mused, “No one knows whether the Maduro regime will last decades or days.” AFP (8/12/18) reported […]

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US Announces ‘Action Group’ to Coordinate Anti-Iran Efforts

Washington (MEE) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Thursday the establishment of the Iran Action Group, a task-force that would coordinate all of President Donald Trump’s efforts against Iran. The group will be led by Brian Hook, a State Department official who served as an adviser to John Bolton in 2006 when the Iran hawk […]

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The Real Reasons why US-Turkey Relations Have Hit an All-Time Low

Ankara (GPA) – Over the past week, US-Turkey relations have hit an all-time low, but how did these two allies end up at odds with each other? If you’ve been watching the news over the past week you may think the current hostility between Washington and Ankara is about the US pastor, Andrew Brunson. Brunson, who has been […]

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Trump Threatens to Ban Companies Doing Business with Iran After Sanctions

Washington (MEE) – Companies doing business with Iran will be barred from the United States, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, as new US sanctions took effect despite pleas from Washington’s allies. Washington had lifted sanctions on Iran in accordance with a 2015 international agreement that saw Tehran drastically scale back its nuclear programme. Trump pulled the US […]

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“Houthis” Call for Ceasefire, Halt Red Sea Attacks for 2 Weeks

Sana’a (GPA) – Head of Sana’a’s Supreme Revolutionary Committee, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, called for Yemeni forces to observe a 24-hour ceasefire on all fronts starting August 1st at midnight. Yemen’s Defense Ministry decided to halt all maritime retaliatory attacks in the Red Sea for two weeks to jumpstart a political solution. Members of the Saudi-led […]

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New Evidence Proves Trump Ties with MEK Terrorists [Documents]

Tehran (TNA) – The US Department of Justice has released some new documents, indicating close ties between ِDonald Trump’s inner circle and Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO or MEK), an anti-Iran terrorist group which was taken off the US’s terrorist organization list in 2009. The documents indicate that National Security Advisor John Bolton and Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor […]

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US Ready to Strike Iran in August

Tehran (SCF) –  According to ABC, the US is going to strike Iran’s nuclear facilities. An operation may start as early as next month. The UK and Australia will participate in intelligence efforts, such as identifying targets. The US-Iran relationship took a nosedive after Iran threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz in early July. President Trump told […]

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US, Israel Attempt To Destabilize Iran through Joint Group

Washington D.C. (AHT) – Israel and the United States have created a joint group a few months ago, through which they aim to destabilize Iran from the inside, sources reported. Israeli National Security Adviser Meir Ben-Shabbat and his US counterpart John Bolton met recently in Washington to develop a strategy to put pressure on the Iranian government […]

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Iran Sues US in International Court Over Sanctions

Tehran (MEE) – Iran has filed a lawsuit against the United States stating that Washington’s decision in May to impose sanctions after pulling out of a nuclear deal violates a 1955 treaty between the two countries, the International Court of Justice said on Tuesday. A State Department official said the application was without merit and the United States […]

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Who are Washington’s “Revolutionaries” in Iran?

Tehran (NEO) – The US-backed Iranian opposition is neither “revolutionary,” nor even “in” Iran. Yet they have been designated as Washington’s proxies of choice, and an alternative government they seek to place into power in Tehran.  As the US-led proxy war in Syria reaches a relative stalemate and with time on Damascus and its allies’ […]

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