Israel has "eight days" to launch a military strike against Iran's Bushehr nuclear facility and stop Tehran from acquiring a functioning atomic plant, a former US envoy to the UN has said.
Pro-Israeli journalist Jeffrey Goldberg's article in The Atlantic magazine was evidently aimed at showing why the Barack Obama administration should worry that it risks an attack by the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Iran in the c
News that Russia will load nuclear fuel rods into an Iranian reactor has touched off a countdown to a point of no return, a deadline by which Israel would have to launch an attack on Iran's Bushehr reactor
The country’s atomic energy chief, Ali Akbar Salehi, said they were preparing to transfer the fuel inside the Bushehr power station in southern Iran next week before transferring it to the reactor core.
Russia will load fuel into Iran's first nuclear power plant next week despite U.S. demands to prevent Iran obtaining nuclear energy until the country proves that it's not pursuing a weapons capacity. Uranium fuel shipped by Russia will be loaded into
In the broadcast, the woman identified as Ashtiani said she unwittingly played a role in her husband's murder. Her face was blurred and a woman who was not seen translated her words into Farsi from Azeri Turkish, which is spoken in parts of Iran.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the United States remains "open to engagement" with Iran amid tensions over its nuclear aims, according to an interview transcript released Sunday.
Despite all the saber rattling and jawboning, Iran remains uncowed. In fact, judging by the stock market, Iran is doing just fine. The Tehran Stock Exchange hit an all time high on Monday and is up more than 60% this year. Furthermore, the TSE rema
An 18-year-old Iranian is facing imminent execution on charges of homosexuality, even though he has no legal representation. Ebrahim Hamidi, who is not gay, was sentenced to death for lavat, or sodomy, on the basis of "judge's knowledge", a legal loo
Speaking at a Tehran conference, Ahmadinejad said there was no evidence that the death toll at New York's World Trade Center, destroyed in the attacks, was as high as reported and said "Zionists" had been tipped off in advance.
The site features caricatures including a Jew with a hook nose and a black hat emblazoned with a Star of David tracing fake bodies on the ground at a concentration camp using Nazi imagery, with the icon for flipping pages marked with a swastika.
If the U.S. tries to open the Strait of Hormuz by force against Iran, I think it's likely that most of the fleet will soon be turned into an artificial reef that divers in future decades will explore with morbid fascination.
On August 2nd while addressing a group of Iranians living abroad, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad claimed that "Israel has hired people to assassinate him." In the speech Ahmadinejad stated, "The Zionists have sent people to assassinate me.
Scott Horton is Assistant Editor at Antiwar.com and host of Anti War Radio. This is an excerpt from a debate on, "Obama's Challenge: Iran, Nuclear Weapons and the Fate of the Middle East" that took place at the University of California Riverside.
August 3, 2010 - MEMORANDUM FOR: The President - FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) - SUBJECT: War With Iran
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was unharmed by an attack with a homemade explosive device on his motorcade during a visit to the western city of Hamadan. Ahmadinejad's convoy was targeted as he was traveling from Hamadan's airport
"Almost all [targets] are in isolated areas where civilian casualties would not be much of a problem," Mr. Pike said. "Most of them have co-located staff housing. Bomb the housing, kill the staff, set back the program by a generation."
Rangel specifically said the legislation is designed to be used “during time of war.” On the day before Rangel’s slavery bill went to the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel, Texas Rep. Louis Buller Gohmert introduced House...
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called on U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday to face him in a televised one-on-one debate to see who has the best solutions for the world's problems.
Just weeks ahead of a planned P5+1 talk with Iran, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Michael Mullen announced on Meet the Press that the military has drawn up plans to attack Iran, though he insisted they would only do so ‘if necessary‘
Rep. Charles Rangel may be in trouble because he is your standard corrupt district of criminals opportunist, but that has not killed his mandatory slavery bill. On July 15, Rangel introduced H.R. 5741, the Universal National Service Act, and it was r
Netanyahu must be feeling good about the prospects for pressuring Barack Obama to join an Israeli war of aggression against Iran. It was Netanyahu, after all, who declared in 2001, “I know what America is. America is a thing you can move very easily
Despite an Iranian claim that scientist Shahram Amiri was a double agent who gave Iran an “intelligence victory” over the CIA, US officials continue to maintain the line that Amiri had been a valuable long-term US intelligence asset who had provided
Iran expects the US to launch a military strike on "at least two countries" in the Middle East in the next 3 months, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said. He did not specify whether he thought Iran itself would be attacked nor did he say what i
Russia condemned new EU sanctions on Iran, tempering hopes of closer cooperation between Moscow and the West over Iran's nuclear program. EU foreign ministers approved a range of extra restrictions on Iran that went well beyond UN sanctions
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday that Israel and the United States would never strike Iran, saying that "both the U.S. and Zionist regime face internal problems and they know that we make many troubles for them if they attack I
Computers in Iran have been hardest hit by a dangerous computer worm that tries to steal information from industrial control systems. 60% of all systems infected by the worm are located in Iran. Indonesia and India have also been hard-hit by the mali
On July 25, 2010, Hayden said military action against Iran now seems more likely because no matter what the U.S. does diplomatically, Tehran keeps pushing ahead with its suspected nuclear program.
Iran will react swiftly if its commercial shipping or aviation are subjected to inspection, President Ahmadinejad said. A UN Security Council resolution imposed restrictions on Iranian shipping to persuade Tehran to curb its nuclear enrichment activ
There is overwhelming agreement among economists that the Second World War was responsible for decisively ending the Great Depression. When asked why the wars in Iran and Afghanistan are failing to make the same impact today, they often claim that th