“Majorities in many Western and some Muslim countries are willing to consider military action against Iran to prevent the Islamic republic from obtaining nuclear weapons, a global poll showed on Thursday,” reports the Sydney Morning Herald today.
The newly-discovered estimated 3-4 billion barrels of oil in the Gulf of Mexico would cover America's oil needs for up to eight months if there was a military attack on Iran that resulted in the bottling up of the Strait of Hormuz to oil tanker...
Israeli DM Warns US to Place Time Limit on Sanctions
US Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Sunday refused to address the notion of having to contain a nuclear armed Iran, saying US efforts were aimed at preventing it from acquiring atomic weapons.
Egypt allowed at least one Israeli and 11 American warships to pass through the Suez Canal as an Iranian flotilla approaches Gaza. Egypt closed the canal to protect the ships with thousands of soldiers, according to the British-based Arabic language
According to the report, traffic in the canal was halted for several hours in order to allow US Navy vessels, which included an aircraft carrier and carried infantry troops, armored vehicles and ammunition, to pass from the Mediterranean to the Red..
Iran could shower Europe with ‘scores or even hundreds’ of missiles in a single attack, America’s defence secretary warned today.
Saudi Arabia has conducted tests to stand down its air defences to enable Israeli jets to make a bombing raid on Iran’s nuclear facilities, The Times can reveal.
Whether wittingly or witlessly, President Barack Obama is pursuing a neocon-charted path on Iran that parallels the one that George W. Bush took to war with Iraq – ratcheting up sanctions against the “enemy,” refusing to tolerate more peace...
The looming UN Security Council vote on new sanctions against Iran will implement the “most significant sanctions” ever, according to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards are ready to provide a military escort to cargo ships trying to break Israel's blockade of Gaza
The vessels can remain at sea for about 50 days and stay submerged up to 1,150ft below the surface for at least a week. Some of the cruise missiles are equipped with the most advanced nuclear warheads in the Israeli arsenal.
U.N. nuclear inspectors revisiting an Iranian laboratory to follow up on activities that could be linked to a secret nuclear weapons program recently discovered that some equipment believed used in the experiments has disappeared.
It will take place over the next three months, reaching peak level in late July and early August. By then, the Pentagon plans to have at least 4 or 5 US aircraft carriers visible from Iranian shores.
We look and act like madmen in front of the world – but that, of course, doesn’t enter into the War Party’s calculations. They have their own interests, as opposed to the country’s, at heart.
Iran expects a quick response from world powers on an accord to ship much of its low enriched uranium to Turkey as part of a nuclear fuel swap deal. Iran will notify the International Atomic Energy Agency of the accord with Turkey and Brazil "in writ
Clinton said the United States and its partners "are proceeding to rally the international community on behalf of a strong sanctions resolution that will, in our view, send an unmistakable message about what is expected from Iran."
The International Atomic Energy Agency report issued Monday noting Iran's contention that it began work on the nuclear facility in 2007 but has concluded that, contrary to Tehran's claims, construction on it began as early as 2002.
A nuclear-armed Iran would blunt Israel's military autonomy, a wargame involving former Israeli generals and diplomats has concluded, though some players predicted Tehran would also exercise restraint.
At least seven foreign companies doing business in Iran's energy sector also have won U.S. government contracts during the past five years, according to new findings released on Wednesday by the Government Accountability Office.
I think the Israelis will make their move before August. They want to entangle the United States into fighting on their behalf but they will not necessarily want to humiliate Obama while doing so.
And necessary. Mike Renzulli explains why by sharing with you the text of a letter he recently wrote to President Barack Obama.
Iran's so-called "Twitter Revolution" came to a Paris shopping street in an exhibition that takes some of the thousands of mobile phone videos shot by anti-government protestors and turns them into art. International and local Iranian media were bann
Secretary Clinton will declare the 40 year-old Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty threatened by Iran and North Korea, while Iran's Ahmadinejad is expected to criticize world powers for failing at disarmament.
Last week’s partial leak of Defense Secretary Robert Gates’s January memo on Iran, and the later statements from Gates and Defense Undersecretary Michele Flournoy, reveal two crucial points. First, the Obama administration is deeply divided about
Iran has struck a secret deal with Zimbabwe to mine its untapped uranium reserves in a move to secure raw material for its steadily expanding nuclear program. The agreement was sealed last month during a visit to Tehran by a close aide to Robert Mug
Where have we heard this before? Anyone remember then-Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice’s oft-repeated quip about Iraq: that we cannot wait for the smoking gun to appear as a mushroom cloud.
Congressman Paul took to the House floor on Thursday to oppose H.R. 2194, the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act, and he warned against the war propaganda being spread in the House.
Though the memo was said to have centered around new discussions to plan for that eventuality, all indications are that Secretary Gates’ solutions were military ones, and that what he chiefly sought were specific strategies for launching a military a
Syria, Lebanon and Iraq backed Iran's atomic program on Saturday, which they said has "peaceful" aims, and insisted that Israel be stripped off its nuclear arsenal.