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The New York Times Whitewashes Nikki Haley

Washington D.C. (AHT) – The decampment of Nikki Haley from Trump’s military regime is, or ought to be, a nonstory. The United States’ ambassador to the United Nations is a ceremonial position that serves no purpose. The very idea of it is absurd. The US is a law unto itself, readily violating the UN Charter whenever the […]

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IAEA Will Not Take Israel’s Claims About “Secret” Iran Nuclear Facilities at Face Value

Tehran (TNA) – The UN nuclear watchdog said its independence is paramount and it does not take intelligence presented to it at face value, in an apparent response to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s description of a “secret atomic warehouse” in Iran. “The agency sends inspectors to sites and locations only when needed. The agency […]

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Trump Chairs UNSC Session but Faces Opposition on Iran Issue

New York (TNA) – US President Donald Trump presided over his first UN Security Council session but faced opposition from member states on his unilateral policy, particularly on the Iran issue. The UN Security Council meeting on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction was held Wednesday, one day after Trump attacked Iran at his General […]

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US Anti-Iran Summit Coincided with Foreign-based Terror Attack in Iran Killing 25

Tehran (GPA) – Terrorists in Iran launched an attack on a parade on Saturday killing 25 — including a four-year-old girl. Unsurprisingly, the group claiming responsibility for the massacre has links to foreign entities in Saudi Arabia and their allies. Also on Saturday, Donald Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, spoke at an “Iran Uprising Summit” in […]

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Erdogan Spokesman: We Weren’t Expecting Tehran Summit to be Televised

Ankara (TM) – Turkey’s presidential spokesperson İbrahim Kalın said on Tuesday they were not expecting that discussions at the Tehran Summit on Sept. 7 would be broadcast live, the T24 news website reported. “Still, the world witnessed the efforts of our President [Recep Tayyip Erdoğan],” referring to Turkey’s foreign policy objective to prevent a Russian-backed Syrian army offensive […]

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One-Time Top Turkish Journalist on the Coup, the Repression, and Turkey’s Future

Ankara (MPN) – Erdoğan began moving against the press even before the coup, and one man who knows this all too well is Abdullah Bozkurt, an early target of AKP censorship who spoke to MintPress to explain how Erdoğan’s imperial presidency came to be and what may come next. With most of the Turkish media controlled by President […]

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Israel Threatens to Use Nuclear Weapons to ‘Wipe Out’ Enemies

Tel Aviv (MEMO) – Standing next to a secretive Israeli atomic reactor earlier in the week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatened to “wipe out” his enemies. In a speech that many will see as the Jewish state breaking its long silence over the possession of nuclear weapons, the Likud leader warned that it has the means to destroy […]

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Iran Foreign Minister Holds Surprise Talks with Turkey’s Erdogan

Ankara (MEE) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held previously unannounced talks on Wednesday with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with the situation in Syria likely to have dominated the agenda. With expectation growing of an offensive by Tehran ally President Bashar al-Assad in Syria’s Idlib province bordering Turkey, Zarif met with Erdogan for an hour at […]

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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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